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Bangladesh wont seek US help over Rohingya crisis given Trumps stance on refugees

Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina said she spoke to US President Donald Trump about Rohingya Muslims flooding into her country from Myanmar. But since Trump has made his stance on refugees so clear in the past, she added that it was not worth asking him for help with the Rohingya crisis. The two leaders had a brief conversation after an event at the UN in New York on Monday (18 September). 3 hours ago

Aung San Suu Kyi breaks silence on Rohingya crisis

In an televised address Aung San Suu Kyi condemned all human rights violations in regards to the violent clashes in the Rakhine state that has seen over 400,000 minority Rohingya flee to Bangladesh. The defacto leader had previously been criticised for not speaking out. She stated she did not fear international scrutiny and wanted to find out why the Rohingya were leaving. Suu Kyi said she was committed to the restoration of peace and stability and the rule of law. 4 hours ago

Toys R Us files for bankruptcy

The largest toy store chain in the US, Toys R Us, has filed for bankruptcy protection. The chain has been facing pressure from online retailers and discount stores in recent years, and this latest move casts doubt on the future of thousands of staff, and their stores across the US and Canada. 4 hours ago

Over 80 arrested at Stockley protest

A third night of protests started peacefully but turned violent following the acquittal of Jason Stockley, a white former St. Louis officer found not guilty in the 2011 shooting death of black driver Anthony Lamar Smith. 5 hours ago

Hillary Clinton on Trump and Putin: I ran against both of them

Former Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton said President Donald Trump poses a clear and present danger to the future of our country. Speaking during an event prompting her new book on Monday (18 September), she refused to say if she preferred Trump to Vladimir Putin. 6 hours ago

Celebrating respect for the aged day In Japan

Japan may have the fastest ageing population but that doesnt stop the elderly being active.  On todays Respect For the Aged Day in Tokyo, the elderly came together to do a special work out to promote healthy living.  The exercise includes light weights and chewing gum.  9 hours ago

Who is Trumps ambassador to Russia mominee?

Former Utah Governor Jon Huntsman is Trumps pick to be the US ambassador to Russia. Huntsmans track record shows he has never been rejected by the Senate and served as the US ambassador to China, under President Obama and to Singapore, under President George HW Bush. 9 hours ago

How breeding rare giant sea snails could save the Great Barrier Reef

Predatory crown-of-thorns starfish, which munch coral, are naturally-occurring but have proliferated due to pollution and agricultural run-off at the struggling World Heritage-listed ecosystem. Now Australian Institute of Marine Science (AIMS) research has shown they avoid areas where the Pacific triton sea snail - also known as the giant triton - is present. 22 hours ago

How breeding rare giant sea snails could save the Great Barrier Reef

Predatory crown-of-thorns starfish, which munch coral, are naturally-occurring but have proliferated due to pollution and agricultural run-off at the struggling World Heritage-listed ecosystem. Now Australian Institute of Marine Science (AIMS) research has shown they avoid areas where the Pacific triton sea snail - also known as the giant triton - is present. 22 hours ago

Brexit, Boris Johnson, and that £350m NHS claim

We send the EU £350 million a week, lets fund our NHS instead. These now infamous words, written on the side of a Vote Leave bus during the EU referendum in 2016, sparked one of the biggest debates during the Brexit campaign. Now, with U.K. Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson once again pledging the highly disputed figure for healthcare in the country, we take a look at why this issue has continued to make headlines. 1 day ago

Wayne Rooney pleads guilty to drink driving

Footballer Wayne Rooney was met by photographers as he arrived at Stockport Magistrates court on 18 September, as he faced drink-driving charges. Rooney pleaded guilty to the charges and has been banned from driving for two years and ordered to perform 100 hours of unpaid work. 1 day ago

CCTV appears to show Parsons Green bomb suspect

CCTV footage appears to show images of the Parsons Green bomb suspect on his way to plant the device. The images were filmed in Sunbury, where a home was under police investigation. 1 day ago

CCTV appears to show Parsons Green bomb suspect

CCTV footage appears to show images of the Parsons Green bomb suspect on his way to plant the device. The images were filmed in Sunbury, where a home was under police investigation. 1 day ago