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Zimbabwe’s president didn’t get the welcome home he hoped for

Zimbabwe’s president didn’t get the welcome home he hoped forWhen the scarf-clad Zimbabwean president, Emmerson Mnangagwa, touched down at Harare’s scruffy-looking airport, he did not get the sort of reception that I am sure he was hoping for.

James Gandolfini’s son to play young Tony Soprano

James Gandolfini’s son to play young Tony SopranoJames Gandolfini’s son is to continue his legacy by playing a young Tony Soprano in the much anticipated prequel.

Bali bombings cleric must renounce radicalism before release

Bali bombings cleric must renounce radicalism before releaseThe alleged mastermind of the Bali bombings will not be released from prison early unless he renounces radicalism, Indonesia’s president has said – backtracking from plans to free him imminently without conditions.

Concrete-filled bodies found are missing activist’s aides

Concrete-filled bodies found are missing activist’s aidesTwo mutilated bodies washed up on the shore of the Mekong River in northeast Thailand have been identified as anti-government activists.

Former marine ‘had secret Russian files on USB drive’

Former marine ‘had secret Russian files on USB drive’A former US marine held in Moscow on suspicion of spying was found with classified Russian materials when he was arrested, his lawyer has said.

‘No-deal’ Brexit means hard Irish border, says EU

‘No-deal’ Brexit means hard Irish border, says EUThe EU believes a hard border on the island of Ireland is an “obvious” result of a “no-deal” Brexit  – as signs of a split with Dublin emerged over the issue.

Trump backs teens accused of mocking Native American

Trump backs teens accused of mocking Native AmericanDonald Trump has defended a group of high school students accused of disrespecting a Native American activist, tweeting that the teenagers have been “smeared by the media”.

Natural world at severe risk, Attenborough tells Prince William

Natural world at severe risk, Attenborough tells Prince WilliamSir David Attenborough warned of the “echoes and implications” in the natural world of everything humans do in the urban world as he took questions from old friend Prince William.

‘Drunk man’ demands flight to Afghanistan in ‘hijacking’

‘Drunk man’ demands flight to Afghanistan in ‘hijacking’A drunk passenger who tried to hijack a passenger jet over Russia has been arrested, police have said.

Oscars 2019: Roma and The Favourite lead nominations

Oscars 2019: Roma and The Favourite lead nominationsRegal comedy drama The Favourite and black-and-white epic Roma are the Oscars frontrunners after receiving 10 nods each, with several other nominees also making Academy Awards history.