Game of Thrones writers Benioff and Weiss leave Star Wars trilogy

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The pair brought the Game of Thrones books to the…

Hong Kong: Joshua Wong calls his election ban ‘politically driven’

Joshua Wong, the high profile pro-democracy activist from Hong Kong, has been disqualified from running in…

Aya Maasarwe: Australian jailed for student’s high-profile murder

Image copyright Aya Maasarwe / Instagram Image caption Aya Maasarwe had been studying at Melbourne’s La…

Nirmal Purja: Ex-soldier climbs 14 highest mountains in seven months

Image copyright EPA Image caption Nirmal Purja speaks at a news conference in Kathmandu, Nepal, on…

Sadako Ogata: First female UN refugee chief dies at 92

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Ogata at a refugee camp in Sudan in 2000 A…

Syrian Kurds ‘should defend their land’, PKK says

On Tuesday, the fragile ceasefire between Turkey and Kurdish-led forces in northern Syria is due to…

California faces huge power cuts as wildfires rage

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionWildfire rages in Los Angeles An estimated 1.5…

‘Game changing’ tuberculosis vaccine a step closer

Image copyright AFP Image caption India is is the global TB epicentre – the country records…

Hong Kong’s leader issues fresh recession warning

Image copyright Getty Images Hong Kong’s leader Carrie Lam said the territory is likely to record…

More Women in Latin America are Working, but Gender Gap Persists, New UN Figures Show

UNITED NATIONS, Oct 28 (IPS) – More women areĀ enteringĀ the workforce across Latin America, with an increase…