Business & Economy

Uneasy calm in Zimbabwe amid stay-at-home fuel price protest

Internet blackouts and business closures follow days of deadly protest in Zimbabwe's major cities.

Uneasy calm in Zimbabwe amid stay-at-home fuel price protest

Brexit

Brexit: Twitter users mock Theresa May's 'epic fail'

British prime minister's Brexit humiliation felt not only in parliament, but on social media too.

Brexit: Twitter users mock Theresa May's 'epic fail'

Middle East

Sudan protests: Opposition groups divided over demands

Some say the government should step down now, while others prefer to wait for the election for transfer of power.

United States

US arrests journalist working for Iran's state Press TV

Iranian broadcaster says Marzieh Hashemi was arrested after landing at St Louis international airport.

US arrests journalist working for Iran's state Press TV

Brexit

Cornered Theresa May faces no-confidence vote over Brexit

British prime minister's EU divorce plan in tatters as parliamentarians prepare to vote on her leadership's future.

Cornered Theresa May faces no-confidence vote over Brexit

Social media

NYT faces Twitter backlash for Nairobi attack coverage

Newspaper's use of graphic images of victims sparks online fury and allegations of disrespectful and biased reporting.

New York Times faces Twitter backlash for Nairobi attack coverage

Weather

Another winter storm brings further misery to Syrian refugees

Damaging winds slam the eastern Mediterranean, bringing heavy rain and snow.

Another winter storm brings further misery to Syrian refugees

Asia

US envoy due in Islamabad as Afghan peace talks falter

Zalmay Khalilzad likely to meet Pakistani officials as Afghan Taliban threaten to quit talks to end the 17-year war.

US envoy due in Islamabad as Afghan peace talks falter

Syria's War

Syrian Kurds reject Turkey-controlled security zone

Senior political leader says any 'security' role for Turkey will upset the balance in the region as attack fears rise.

Syrian Kurds reject Turkey-controlled security zone

Asia

Kabul's air pollution kills more people than war

The government says if air quality levels reach dangerous levels, there are other measures that can be implemented.

Social media

YouTube warns against dangerous pranks as risky memes rage

Videos showing people biting into laundry soap or driving blindfolded 'have no place on YouTube', the company says.

YouTube warns against dangerous pranks as risky memes rage

US & Canada

Automakers urge to end US-China trade war

Two of the biggest automakers here at the show say tariffs are cutting 2018 profits by a billion dollars each.