United Kingdom

Brexit-backer Dyson moves company's main office to Singapore

Billionaire James Dyson, who revolutionised vacuum cleaners with bagless technology, is a well-known UK entrepreneur.

Brexit-backer Dyson moves company's main office to Singapore

Aviation

US Newark airport disrupted after drone sightings

Flights were briefly halted at New Jersey's Newark airport, one of the main transport hubs for New York City.

US Newark airport disrupted after drone sightings

Arts & Culture

Nadine Labaki's film Capernaum receives Academy Award nod

Lebanese director Nadine Labaki makes Oscars' history as first female Arab filmmaker nominated.

Latin America

Mexico pipeline blast: President promises end to fuel theft

Mexico's deadly pipeline explosion proves to be a test for the country's new president.

Weather

Flooding in Mozambique as Tropical Cyclone Desmond makes landfall

Region on high alert as a second storm begins to emerge to the east of the country.

Flooding in Mozambique as Tropical Cyclone Desmond makes landfall

United States

Boys school shuts down amid fallout over Washington videos

Officials concerned for students' security after protesters gather outside Kentucky school's diocese over viral video.

Boys school shuts down amid fallout over Washington videos

Tennis

Australian Open: Serena Williams stunned by Karolina Pliskova

The Czech seventh seed stages comeback to defeat the seven-time champion in the quarterfinals at Melbourne.

Australian Open: Serena Williams stunned by Karolina Pliskova

Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe activist seeks bail as hundreds face trial after protest

Pastor Evan Mawarire faces 20 years in prison if convicted on subversion charges amid deadly demonstrations.

United States

US teens arrested in anti-Muslim bomb plot

Bombs, dozens of guns found, as former Boy Scouts are accused of planning to attack Muslim enclave in upstate New York.

Four arrested for plotting to bomb New York Muslim community

Middle East

Moscow talks: Erdogan to discuss Syria with Putin

Turkey's president meets Vladimir Putin in Moscow on Wednesday to discuss the situation in Syria.

Business & Economy

Gulf Arab economies to grow more slowly through 2020: economists

OPEC supply cuts are likely to support oil prices to an extent but will weigh on GDP growth for Gulf energy producers.

Gulf Arab economies to grow more slowly through 2020: economists

Hong Kong

Jail, hefty fines proposed for booing China's anthem

Critics say proposal that includes jail terms of up to three years and hefty fines raises fears over freedom of speech.

Hong Kong unveils bill making mocking of China's anthem a crime