Image copyright Reuters Image caption Those exposed by the breach included survivors of Hurricane Harvey, which hit Texas in 2017 The US Federal Emergency Management Agency (Fema) exposed 2.3 million disaster survivors to possible identity theft, according to a new report. The Department of Homeland Security's Office of Inspector General said Fema improperly shared personal…
Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionKurdish TV showed the SDF raising a yellow flag on top of buildings seized from IS in BaghuzThe Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) says the Islamic State group's five-year "caliphate" is over after the militants' defeat in Syria. SDF fighters have been raising victory flags in Baghuz,…
Image copyright Reuters Image caption Cyclone Idai is an "unprecedented natural disaster" that no-one could have predicted, a Mozambican minister has said The UN has said the final casualty figure after Cyclone Idai tore through southern Africa more than a week ago will only be known once the flood waters have receded. At least 417…
Image copyright AFP Image caption The young male was found drugged A Russian man has been arrested in Bali on suspicion of trying to smuggle a young orangutan out of Indonesia. The two-year-old male was found drugged inside a rattan basket when Andrei Zhestkov was stopped at security at Denpasar airport on Friday night. Mr…
Fifty people died and dozens more were injured in the attacks on two mosques in Christchurch on 15 March. A lone gunman is believed to be responsible for the shootings at the Al Noor mosque and the Linwood Islamic centre, a 10-minute drive away. Below are the names and, where available, photos of those who…
Image copyright Reuters Image caption Pete Buttigieg has attracted attention for his language skills Democratic candidate Pete Buttigieg speaks Norwegian, and several other candidates in the 2020 race also speak a second language. But for presidential contenders, being bilingual is not always a plus. Why are Americans surprised when politicians speak a foreign language? Writer…
Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Police stepped in to break up the brawl on Alexanderplatz in Berlin city centre More than 100 police officers were deployed to break up a mass brawl reportedly organised by two rival YouTube stars in Berlin. The fight broke out on Thursday evening on Alexanderplatz square in the German…
Image copyright AFP/Getty Image caption President Donald Trump (left) has criticised Robert Mueller's (right) investigation as a "witch hunt" Special Counsel Robert Mueller has submitted his long-awaited report on alleged collusion between Russia and President Donald Trump's 2016 campaign. The Attorney General William Barr will now summarise the report and decide how much to share…
Image copyright Getty Images Markets in the UK and US have tumbled with analysts attributing the drop to growing fears of a global slowdown. The FTSE 100 saw its worst day of trading this year, closing 2% lower. In the US, the three main indexes ended between 1.9% and 2.5% lower. The falls came after…
Image copyright AFP/Getty Images Image caption President Trump did not elaborate on which sanctions he was referring to US President Donald Trump says he has ordered the withdrawal of recently imposed sanctions against North Korea. In a tweet on Friday, he mentioned "additional large-scale sanctions" by the US Treasury that had been added to already…
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