24 July 2017
Updated 16:30

Colombia's FARC rebels will launch as political party on September 1

Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for reaching an historic deal with the FARC

Colombia's leftist FARC rebels announced Monday they will launch as a political party on September 1, a major step as the group transitions into civilian life as part of a historic peace agreement.

Russia has deployed military police to monitor two safe zones being established in Syria, the defence ministry in Moscow said

Russia has deployed military police to monitor two safe zones being established in Syria, the defence ministry in Moscow said

Russia says has deployed forces to police Syria safe zones

Russia has deployed military police to monitor two safe zones being established in Syria, the defence ministry in Moscow said Monday.

Kuwait MP proposes jail terms for Hezbollah backers

Young women wave Lebanese Shiite movement Hezbollah flags as well as an Iranian flag in the southern Lebanese town of Bint Jbeil on August 13, 2016

A Kuwaiti Islamist member of parliament on Monday proposed legislation calling for members and supporters of Lebanon's Shiite Hezbollah movement be sentenced to up to 20 years in jail.

People attend the opening ceremony of the July 15 martyrs’ monument in Ankara on July 16, 2017

People attend the opening ceremony of the July 15 martyrs’ monument in Ankara on July 16, 2017

EU warns Turkey economy at risk in Germany row

The European Union warned Turkey on Monday that its economy could be harmed if growing tensions with the bloc, and especially with Germany, get out of hand.

Polish president vetoes controversial court reforms

Poland's president has vetoed controversial judicial reforms which would have increased political control over the judiciary and set Warsaw on a collision course with Brussels

Poland's president on Monday vetoed controversial judicial reforms that had prompted huge street protests and threats of unprecedented EU sanctions.

French full-back Benjamin Mendy is the world's most expensive defender after signing a contract with Premier League side Manchester City

French full-back Benjamin Mendy is the world's most expensive defender after signing a contract with Premier League side Manchester City

Monaco's Benjamin Mendy completes record Man City move

Monaco full-back Benjamin Mendy on Monday signed a mega five-year contract with Manchester City making him the world's most expensive defender.

Erdogan in Qatar for talks on Gulf crisis

This handout photo  released by Turkey's presidential press service on July 24, 2017 shows Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan (C) and wife Emine (2L) being welcomed by the emir of Qatar, Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani (2R), at Doha airport

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan arrived in Doha ON Monday as part of a Gulf tour aimed at defusing a dispute between Turkey's ally Qatar and neighbouring Arab states.

Lahore has been hit by significant militant attacks in Pakistan's more than decade-long war on extremism

Lahore has been hit by significant militant attacks in Pakistan's more than decade-long war on extremism

Blast kills at least 20, injures dozens in Pakistan's Lahore

An explosion killed at least 20 people and injured dozens in a busy vegetable market in the Pakistani city of Lahore Monday, officials said, but the cause of the blast was not immediately clear.

Pan-Islamic body to meet over Jerusalem crisis

A general view taken on May 31, 2017 shows the city of Jerusalem with Al-Aqsa mosque compound, scene of renewed Palestinina-Israeli tensions

The Organisation of Islamic Cooperation will meet in Istanbul next week for talks on the crisis around Jerusalem's Al-Aqsa mosque, after a weekend of violence left eight people dead.

Tokyo governor Yuriko Koike waves the Olympic flag during a ceremony marking three years before the start of the Olympics

Tokyo governor Yuriko Koike waves the Olympic flag during a ceremony marking three years before the start of the Olympics

Olympics: Japan marks three years to Tokyo 2020 as issues linger

Japan Monday marked three years before the 2020 Tokyo Olympics with celebrations and fanfare -- even as organisers struggle to contain soaring costs and restore credibility.

Blast kills 15, injures 20 in Pakistan's Lahore: officials

Lahore city has been hit by significant militant attacks in Pakistan's more than decade-long war on extremism, but they have been less frequent in recent years

An explosion killed at least 15 people and injured 20 in Pakistan's eastern city of Lahore Monday, rescue officials said, but it was not immediately clear what caused the blast.

Garbage on Colombo's streets has contributed to a record dengue fever outbreak

Garbage on Colombo's streets has contributed to a record dengue fever outbreak

Hospitals overwhelmed as Sri Lanka dengue toll nears 300

Sri Lanka announced Monday it was intensifying its war on dengue fever, with schools to shut across the island to help curb the unprecedented outbreak of the mosquito-borne virus that has claimed nearly 300 lives.

Lebanon's Hezbollah says Syria border assault 'nearing end'

A picture released by the media office of Lebanon's Shiite militant group Hezbollah on July 23, 2017 shows an artillery gun firing towards militant jihadists' position in Jurud Arsal mountainous region bordering Syria

Lebanese movement Hezbollah said on Monday its fight against militant groups along the eastern border with war-ravaged Syria was "nearing its end", and called on fighters to surrender.

Senior White House advisor Jared Kushner is to testify on Monday

Senior White House advisor Jared Kushner is to testify on Monday

Kushner says met Russians four times, denies collusion

Senior White House advisor Jared Kushner said Monday he had contacts with Russian officials four times but denied any collusion to help his father-in-law Donald Trump win the presidency, US media reported.

Protesters wall off access to French migrant shelter

More than 2,800 people were evacuated earlier this month from a makeshift camp that sprung up around a packed migrant centre in northern Paris

Protesters in a town in southwest France have built a nearly-two-metre-high wall around the entrance to a disused hotel to try to prevent it being turned into a migrant shelter.

The Dalori camps are home to thousands of people displaced by Boko Haram violence around Maiduguri, northeast Nigeria

The Dalori camps are home to thousands of people displaced by Boko Haram violence around Maiduguri, northeast Nigeria

Four killed in northeast Nigeria suicide attacks

Four people were killed in suicide bomb attacks at a camp for those displaced by the Boko Haram conflict in northeast Nigeria, the emergency services said on Monday.

Greece to return to bond markets on Tuesday

Greece will make its first return to the debt markets in three years, testing the waters to see if it can begin to wean itself off bailout loans after tough reforms

Greece will make its first return to the debt markets in three years on Tuesday, testing the waters to see if it can begin to wean itself off bailout loans after tough reforms.

DIARIO TV

Returns the Minions, in Los Angeles the first of «Despicable Me 3»

In Los Angeles, the first of «Despicable Me 3», the third animated series coming to Italy on August 24 after the preview at the Giffoni Film Festival. The story tells the family adventures right after the marriage between Crane and Lucy. The now wicked one will have to face it with a middle-aged crisis and a twin.

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Khamenei prays for the end of Ramadan

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Life & Style

Actor Russell Crowe will chair a jury to decide the best Asian production at Australia's annual film awards this year

Actor Russell Crowe will chair a jury to decide the best Asian production at Australia's annual film awards this year

Russell Crowe to lead new Asian film jury in Australia

Hollywood star Russell Crowe will chair a jury to decide the best Asian production at Australia's annual film awards this year, which will recognise excellence in Asian movie-making for the first time.

Violinist shines new spotlight on Australia nuclear tests

The name Maralinga brings blank stares from most people, the melodic word hardly indicative of what happened in that isolated stretch of Australia -- secret nuclear tests by Britain.

Paris «love locks» sale raises thousands for refugees

A charity auction selling off «love locks» from Paris bridges to raise money for refugees on Saturday brought in over $270,000, though the event was briefly interrupted by protests from far-right nationalists.

Sports

Mexico's midfielder Javier Aquino (R) challenges Germany's forward Timo Werner during the 2017 FIFA Confederations Cup semi-final football match June 29, 2017

Mexico's midfielder Javier Aquino (R) challenges Germany's forward Timo Werner during the 2017 FIFA Confederations Cup semi-final football match June 29, 2017

Rapid-fire Goretzka puts Germany in Confed Cup final

Germany booked their place in the Confederations Cup final as Leon Goretzka scored twice in a devastating opening spell to Thursday's 4-1 semi-final win over Mexico.

Usain Bolt confirms he is in final season of «wonderful career»

Jamaican sprint star Usain Bolt insists this «emotional» season will indeed be his last, bringing the curtain down on a glittering career which galvanised track and field at a time of doping and corruption scandals.

Italy close to being competitive RugbyU force - O'Shea

Italy coach Conor O'Shea says he's gutted to come so close to upsetting Australia but proud of the strides the Azzurri have made to become a competitive rugby force.

SciTech

Apple CEO Tim Cook says the company is focusing on «the most important project in artificial intelligence» - software that powers self-driving vehicles

Apple CEO Tim Cook says the company is focusing on «the most important project in artificial intelligence» - software that powers self-driving vehicles

Could Apple's next big thing be a car?

The California technology colossus behind the iPhone has confirmed its interest in self-driving cars, but experts are trying to deduce the secretive company's plans for traction in a market where others have been speeding along.

Apple opens first official store in Southeast Asia

Apple opened its first Southeast Asia store in Singapore on Saturday, drawing hundreds of excited fans to the swanky two-storey site in the city's upmarket shopping district.

Ransomware, the weapon wielded in cyber attacks

A software that demands a ransom was the weapon of choice used in a wave of unprecedented global cyber attacks Friday that affected 130,000 systems in more than 100 countries.

Health

Brett Hartman gives his dogs Cayley, a six-year-old-Labrador Retriever drops of a cannabis based medicinal tincture to treat hip pain and anxiety

Brett Hartman gives his dogs Cayley, a six-year-old-Labrador Retriever drops of a cannabis based medicinal tincture to treat hip pain and anxiety

Medical marijuana woos four-legged fans

It's early morning, just after breakfast, and six-year-old Cayley is wide awake, eagerly anticipating her daily dose of cannabis.

Indian doctors defend 500kg Egyptian's weight loss amid row

Indian doctors on Tuesday angrily rejected claims that they had lied about the amount of weight an Egyptian once believed to be the world's heaviest woman had lost following surgery.

First large-scale malaria vaccine trials for Africa

A new malaria vaccine will be tested on a large scale in Kenya, Ghana and Malawi, the World Health Organization said Monday, with 360,000 children to be vaccinated between 2018 and 2020.