The United Nations on Monday said that at least 13 civilians, mostly children, lost their lives in an air strike by “international forces” in the northern Afghan city of Kunduz late last week.

Transport officials in the Midlands have initiated a novel project in Coventry to incentivise people to leave their vehicles at home and use public transport by using ‘credits’ through a new app on travelling in the region.

On Tuesday, Pakistan's Supreme Court granted bail to the imprisoned former Pakistani Prime Minister, Nawaz Sharif for 6 weeks in a corruption case on medical grounds.

On Monday, acting Pentagon chief Patrick Shanahan said that he had authorized $1 billion to build part of the wall sought by President Donald Trump along the US-Mexico border.

On Tuesday, China strongly denounced a US State Department report that denounced Beijing for “systematically” obstructing Americans including Washington’s envoy from travelling to Tibet.

He warned Australian laws had "extra-territorial reach" regardless of where a company is based.

But the court ruled he cannot go out of the country during this period.

On Monday, a local official told AFP that a United Airlines Boeing 787-900 jet was diverted to the French Pacific territory of New Caledonia after reports of smoke coming from the cockpit.

A media report on Monday said that a British Airways flight which had taken off for Dusseldorf in Germany landed in the Scottish capital Edinburgh by mistake after the flight paperwork was submitted incorrectly.

The authorities have detained a woman and a child who are being questioned by the police, the report mentions.

On Monday, the United States military said that it has successfully tested a missile defence system to knock down an Intercontinental Ballistic Missile class target, demonstrating its ability to defend against ICBMs from countries like North Korea.

On Tuesday, the Islamabad High Court ordered the Pakistani government to make sure the protection and take the custody of two minor Hindu girls who were reportedly abducted, forced to convert to Islam and were then married forcefully.

The preliminary report on the March 10 Ethiopian Airlines crash will very likely be released this week.

According to a media report, customs officials in China have destroyed 30,000 world maps printed in the country for not mentioning Arunachal Pradesh and Taiwan as part of its territory.

Mr. Khan also claimed that he cancelled his scheduled meeting with the Taliban in Islamabad due to “concerns” expressed by the Afghan government.

According to the Pentagon's Missile Defense Agency, on Monday, the United States successfully intercepted an intercontinental ballistic projectile by two ground-based interceptors in a first-time "milestone" achievement.

This was in response to Israeli air strikes that pounded Hamas positions in Gaza.

The award has been endorsed by Abu Dhabi’s Supreme Petroleum Council.

One of the birds was worth more than 10 million dirhams.

Flood warnings have been issued in almost all provinces, including the capital Tehran.

Thursday's explosion in Yancheng city, eastern Jiangsu province razed an industrial park and blew out the windows of surrounding homes.

According to the UN, at least 32,000 civilians have been killed and another 60,000 wounded in the last decade.

They are due to join the country's president for an official dinner.

An area stretching from Karratha to Port Hedland was enduring gale-force winds of more than 125km/h, the Bureau of Meteorology said.

There was no immediate claim of responsibility for Monday's incident.

Ms Ardern said the formal inquiry would also look at questions surrounding the accessibility of semi-automatic weapons and the role social media played in the attacks.

Iraq’s Supreme Judicial Council said on Thursday that nine people had been detained over the deadly accident.

Australian Brenton Tarrant, 28, has been charged with murder in the attacks and is scheduled to make his next court appearance on April 5.

The explosion rocked the warehouse where construction materials, including gas cylinders and explosives, were stored.

The UN Office for the Co-ordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) said on Saturday that the Buzi and Zambezi rivers were at risk of breaking their banks again.

The National Accountability Bureau filed three corruption cases against Sharif on the orders of the Supreme Court following the publication of Panama Papers.

In a separate video, the minor girls can be seen saying that they accepted Islam of their own free will.

I am jealous of New Zealand. Every nation deserves to have their own Jacinda Ardern

The quake was felt in Ternate but residents were unconcerned, a local said.

The attack began with twin bombings of the complex housing Somalia's ministries of works and labour, which were then stormed by terrorists.

At least 115 people were killed in one of the deadliest attack by the fighters of an ethnic militant group at a village of the central province on Saturday.

The theme of World TB Day 2019 was “It’s time.”

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