Court deals fresh blow to Trump’s travel ban

A federal court in California dealt a new blow Thursday to the Trump administration’s travel ban, ruling that some refugees must be allowed into the country, AFP reports. It is

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Irma: State of emergency declared in British Caribbean territory

A state of emergency has been declared in a British Overseas Territory hit by Hurricane Irma in the Caribbean. British Virgin Islands governor Gus Jaspert said there were reports of

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Dead teenage girl saves 8 persons with organs donation

A 13-year-old girl who died from a brain aneurysm has helped a record eight different people, including five children, through organ donation. Jemima Layzell, from Somerset, who died in 2012,

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Hurricane Irma kills 14 in Caribbean islands

Hurricane Irma has pummelled the Turks and Caicos Islands after leaving a trail of destruction across the Caribbean, killing at least 14 people. Howling winds and rough seas battered the

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Strongest earthquake hits Mexico

An earthquake described by Mexico’s president as the country’s strongest in a century has struck off the southern coast, killing at least six people. One person also died in neighbouring

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Outspoken Indian journalist shot dead

A prominent Indian journalist critical of Hindu nationalist politics has been shot dead in the southern state of Karnataka, police say. Gauri Lankesh, 55, was found lying in a pool

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Brazilian police find huge cash linked to ex-minister

Brazilian police on Tuesday found suitcases overflowing with millions of dollars worth of cash in an apartment believed to be linked to a former government minister accused of corruption. According

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Looming Hurricane Irma threatens American islands

Islands in the Caribbean have made last-minute preparations for Hurricane Irma, the most powerful Atlantic storm in a decade, with officials warning of its “potentially catastrophic” effects. The category five

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Lesotho Army Chief shot dead

The head of Lesotho’s army, Lt Gen Khoantle Motsomotso, and two other senior officers have been killed in a shootout at a barracks in the capital, Maseru. Eyewitnesses said the

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Trump ends amnesty for 800,000 immigrants

President Donald Trump on Tuesday ended an amnesty that protected from deportation 800,000 people brought to the United States illegally as minors, AFP reports. “I am here today to announce

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