World News Stories
19 June 2013 Last updated at 04:41 ET Riot police tried to quell protests in the city of Sao Paulo on Tuesday Brazil’s government says it will deploy a national security force to five major cities after a wave of … Continue reading
Manchester United manager David Moyes has been handed a first match in charge at Swansea as the full 2013-14 football fixtures are announced. Jose Mourinho starts his second spell at Chelsea with a home game against newly promoted Hull on … Continue reading
19 June 2013 Last updated at 04:56 ET The row centres on the name given to the Taliban office, which opened in Qatar on Tuesday Afghanistan has suspended talks under way in Kabul on a bilateral security agreement with the … Continue reading
19 June 2013 Last updated at 04:28 ET Joshua Titcombe died nine days after being born at Furness General Hospital England’s healthcare regulator may have covered up knowledge of its own failings after a series of baby deaths at a … Continue reading
Several people have been killed and wounded in Yemen’s northern Saada town when a suicide bomber riding a motorbike blew himself up in a busy market, a defence ministry statement said. No further details were immediately available on the incident on Wednesday. Saada, near … Continue reading
The number of people who have been forcibly displaced by war and other crises worldwide has risen to its highest level for almost two decades, hitting 45.2 million, according to the UN’s refugee agency. Annual figures released by the United … Continue reading
At least 130 people have been killed and 70,000 others left stranded in devastating flash floods to hit northern India, private television channel NDTV has reported. The channel said on Wednesday that thousands of houses in the states of Uttarakhand and … Continue reading
Tens of thousands of people have taken to the streets of several Brazilian cities for a second night of largely peaceful protests over poor public services, high prices and corruption. In Sao Paulo an estimated 50,000 people participated in Tuesday’s … Continue reading
The Afghan government has announced that it is suspending security negotiations with Washington because of the United States’ “inconsistent statement and action” over the Taliban peace process. The move on Wednesday came a day after the US said that it would … Continue reading
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