Sunday, 20 August 2017

World

08/19/2017 - 05:20

A court in Los Angeles has refused a plea by a sex-abuse victim of the film director Roman Polanski to have the 40 year-old rape case dismissed.

Samantha Geimer, who is now 54, had told the Los Angeles Superior Court she had forgiven him and wanted to move on.

08/16/2017 - 22:55

The memorial to President Abraham Lincoln, who led the US through the Civil War, has been vandalised in Washington DC.

The vandals appear to have used red spray paint to write "[expletive] law" early on Tuesday morning, the National Park Service said in a statement.

08/16/2017 - 22:52

The chief White House strategist Steve Bannon has attacked white nationalists as "clowns" as the fallout from violent protests in Charlottesville continues.

08/16/2017 - 22:50

Chinese state media has released a propaganda video that lambasts India over a border dispute, sparking accusations of racism.

The English-language clip, which accuses India of committing "sins", features a Chinese actor in a turban, mockingly speaking in an Indian accent.

08/13/2017 - 00:18

At least 60 children have died at a public hospital in northern India, officials say, amid allegations that the oxygen supply was cut over unpaid bills.

Officials in Uttar Pradesh state admitted the supply had been disrupted but said this did not cause the deaths.

08/13/2017 - 00:17

US President Donald Trump is facing criticism for his response to the violence at a white supremacist rally.

A woman was killed and 19 people injured when a car ploughed into a crowd of counter-protesters in Charlottesville, Virginia.

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