As thousands of Rohingya refugees — including many children — having fled violence in Myanmar continue to arrive in Bangladesh, a United Nations-supported vaccination campaign has been initiated to prevent the spread of potentially deadly diseases.
Midwives in the UK are to end their campaign for ‘normal births’ and change the way they talk about childbirth in a move intended to avoid making mothers who opt for medical interventions feel like failures.
Qatar has expressed “regret and utter surprise” over the move by a number of Arab states to close their borders and airspace, and sever diplomatic relations with Doha, stressing that the Persian Gulf kingdom has been subjected to a campaign of lies.
US President Donald Trump on Saturday accused former president Barack Obama of wiretapping him in October during the late stages of the presidential election campaign, but offered no evidence to support the allegation.
French presidential candidate Francois Fillon suffered a new blow to his campaign, with his spokesman saying he is quitting, as Marine Le Pen, the other presidential candidate's bid to become the next president hit another stumble after members of the European Parliament voted to lift her immunity from prosecution.
Turkey’s Prime Minister Binali Yildirim officially launched his ruling party’s campaign for a "yes" vote in a referendum on ushering in a presidential system, which critics fear will concentrate too many powers in the hands of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.