Why Indonesia’s capital Jakarta is one of the world’s fastest-sinking megacities.
Image copyright Reuters Image caption Republican Mitch McConnell arrives at Congress. Most people are in the dark The US Congress has begun rare Saturday sessions to try to break the impasse over budget spending that has led to a partial shutdown of the government. The shutdown began at midnight on Friday after Democrats resisted President […]
Image copyright Reuters Image caption The raid targeted a group of Central American migrants, many of them travelling with children Mexico has detained nearly 400 Central American migrants who were travelling through the south of the country trying to reach the US border, officials say. Monday’s operation in Chiapas state targeted a group of some […]
Image copyright Reuters Image caption Saturday’s accident occurred off Uganda’s Mukono district, near Kampala At least 29 people are now known to have died after a cruise boat carrying party revellers capsized on Lake Victoria, Ugandan police say. The vessel was carrying close to 100 people when it sank on Saturday near Uganda’s capital, Kampala. […]