Malawi

Malawi votes in tight election as Mutharika seeks second term

Mutharika is facing stiff challenge from deputy Chilima and former baptist preacher Chakwera.

Malawi votes in tight election as Mutharika seeks second term

Libya

Libya armed group cuts off water supply to Tripoli

UN says water interruption by armed group 'may be considered war crime', as Tripoli government blames Haftar's forces.

Libya armed group cuts off water supply to Tripoli

New Zealand attack

Christchurch mosques attacker Tarrant charged with terrorism

Self-confessed white supremacist accused of killing 51 people in two New Zealand mosques.

Christchurch mosques attacker Tarrant charged with terrorism

Sport

Niki Lauda, Austrian Formula One legend, dies at 70

The three-time world champion, who survived a horrific crash in 1976, passed away peacefully, his family says.

Myanmar

Life of trauma, depression for ex-political prisoners

Freed prisoners struggle to find work, resume normal life after their release amid stigma and lack of support.

Myanmar's political prisoners struggle with life after jail

Business & Economy

Singapore's economy slows to decade low as trade war bites

Official figures show Singapore's GDP expanded 1.2 percent year-on-year in the three months ending March 31.

Singapore's economy slows to decade low as trade war bites

Asia Pacific

Joko Widodo wins re-election as Indonesia's president

Early announcement by elections commission comes hours before expected opposition protests challenging the results.

Indonesia election: Joko Widodo wins second term

Business & Economy

Huawei founder defiant in escalating dispute with US

Ren Zhengfei tells Chinese state media that US 'underestimates' Huawei and technology transfer ban will have no effect.

Asia Pacific

A Thai mother's long fight for justice over 2010 deadly crackdown

Kamonket Akkahad was shot as she treated the wounded in the bloody crackdown on the Red Shirt protests nine years ago.

A Thai mother's long fight for justice over 2010 deadly crackdown

United States

Trump loses lawsuit challenging subpoena for financial records

US judges rules in favour of House panel seeking Trump's financial records from his accounting firm.

Trump loses lawsuit challenging subpoena for financial records

Latin America

Maduro proposes early elections for opposition-run congress

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro proposes early elections for the National Assembly, which is headed by Juan Guaido.

Maduro proposes early elections for opposition-run congress

Business & Economy

Worries of longer, costlier US-China trade war hits markets

Analysts warn US-China trade dispute could push the global economy towards recession

Worries of longer, costlier US-China trade war hits markets