• Philippine lawyer takes Rodrigo Duterte to ICC for 'crimes against humanity'

    Philippine lawyer takes Rodrigo Duterte to ICC for 'crimes against humanity'

    A Philippine lawyer filed a complaint at the world's only permanent war crimes court against President Rodrigo Duterte, alleging his war on drugs has caused some 8,000 deaths

  • Chinese President Xi Jinping wants all sides to show 'restraint'

    Chinese President Xi Jinping wants all sides to show 'restraint'

    Chinese President Xi Jinping urged "restraint" over North Korea in a phone call with Donald Trump, even as Trump criticised Korea's "continued belligerence". Meanwhile, Japan joined exercises with an American supercarrier currently heading to the Korean peninsula

  • Turkey says EU didn't honour migrant deal

    Turkey says EU didn't honour migrant deal

    Turkey on Monday claimed that it has received only 790 million euros ($857 million) of a 3 billion euro package promised by the European Union under a deal to limit the flow of migrants from Turkey into the bloc, Turkish presidential spokesman Ibrahim Kalin said

  • Militants ambush convoy with off-duty Iraq soldiers, kill 10

    Militants in Iraq ambushed a convoy of off-duty soldiers near a town in the country’s sprawling western desert, killing at least 10 and wounding 20, officials said yesterday

  • Which way will France sway?

    Which way will France sway?

    Independent centrist Macron emerges as top opponent to far-right candidate Le Pen; final duel on May 7

  • Now, UK schools want to teach a 'netiquette' course

    Now, UK schools want to teach a 'netiquette' course

    Schools in the UK are teaching children "netiquette" to stop them from texting at mealtimes, announcing deaths on Facebook or dumping romantic partners via Whats-App, according to a report

  • Australia to import Indian mangoes for first time

    Australia to import Indian mangoes for first time

    Indian mangoes will be imported to Australia for the first time after protocols were revised to allow the Asian-grown fruit into the local economy, a media report said

  • 38 Indians, including nine women detained in UK for visa breach

    38 Indians, including nine women detained in UK for visa breach

    Britain's immigration officials have detained 38 Indians, including nine women, for overstaying their visas or working illegally after conducting raids in two clothing factories in Leicester

  • Apple apologises to users for iCloud subscription goof-up

    Apple apologises to users for iCloud subscription goof-up

    Days after an error led to false iCloud cancellation emails sent to subscribers, Apple has followed up with another note apologising for the bug and reassuring them that their plan remains in good standing

  • New York City: Five people including children dead in house blaze

    New York City: Five people including children dead in house blaze

    New York City officials say five people, including children died and multiple people got injured in a house fire n the Queens Village neighborhood of Queens

  • US-led international alliance bombings kill 7,631 in Syria

    US-led international alliance bombings kill 7,631 in Syria

    At least 7,631 persons have been killed in Syria since the US-led international coalition started bombing the IS there almost three years ago, a British war monitor reported

  • Donald Trump may be able to avoid stairs on UK trip

    Donald Trump may be able to avoid stairs on UK trip

    Donald Trump's proposed state visit to the UK later this year is being planned to avoid the US President having to climb any staircases after reports of his phobia of steps and slopes

  • France goes to vote in a presidential nail-biter

    France goes to vote in a presidential nail-biter

    France voted on Sunday in the first round of the presidential poll, amid high security following a deadly attack in Paris three days ago. This election is the most unpredictable presidential election in decades, with the outcome seen as vital for the future of the beleaguered European Union

  • 138 soldiers killed in Taliban attack: Afghanistan declares day of mourning

    138 soldiers killed in Taliban attack: Afghanistan declares day of mourning

    Afghanistan on Sunday declared a day of national mourning for the 138 soldiers killed in a Taliban attack in what was one of the most deadly strikes against the country's armed forces and underscores their growing strength more than 15 years after they were ousted from power

  • US naval armada in Sea of Japan 'in days', N Korea says it's ready

    US naval armada in Sea of Japan 'in days', N Korea says it's ready

    The US strike group is steaming towards North Korea amid fears of a sixth nuclear test; Pyongyang threatens to hit back at any provocation

  • Pakistan man lives on leaves, wood for 25 years

    A man in Pakistan's Punjab province has been surviving on fresh leaves and wood for the last 25 years and has never fallen ill

  • Over 100 Afghan soldiers killed in Taliban attack

    Over 100 Afghan soldiers killed in Taliban attack

    All the attackers were dressed in Afghan army uniforms and arrived in military vehicles

  • American Airlines staff removed after he hits woman with stroller

    American Airlines staff removed after he hits woman with stroller

    An American Airlines (AA) flight attendant has been suspended pending an investigation after he allegedly smacked a mother with her baby stroller on board a domestic flight

  • 80 die in Afghan army base attack

    80 die in Afghan army base attack

    At least 80 persons were killed and many injured when Taliban militants attacked an Afghan army base in Balkh province, the media reported on Saturday

  • Maryam Sharif cleared by Pak SC in Panamagate case

    Maryam Sharif cleared by Pak SC in Panamagate case

    Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's media savvy daughter Maryam Sharif's name has been virtually cleared by the Supreme Court in the high-profile Panama case, according to a media report

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