10 must-reads for today

Students outside Buckingham Palace in central London taking part in the Global Climate Strike yesterday.
Students outside Buckingham Palace in central London taking part in the Global Climate Strike yesterday.PHOTO: AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE

Thousands of school students across the world in capitals and cities from Wellington to Washington walked out of classes yesterday in a global student strike to protest against government inaction on climate change.

A deadly terror attack on two New Zealand mosques killed 49 people yesterday, triggering global condemnation and leaving the nation struggling to come to terms with the carnage that has shattered its peaceful, safe image.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on March 16, 2019, with the headline '10 must-reads for today'. Subscribe