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    Civilian deaths in Afghanistan hit record as suicide attacks surge

    Reuters . Kabul | Updated at 11:30pm on July 15, 2018

    The number of civilians killed in Afghanistan reached a record in the first half of the year, despite last month’s ceasefire, with a surge in suicide attacks claimed by Islamic State, the United Nations said on Sunday...

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    Haiti prime minister resigns after deadly unrest

    Agence France-Presse | Updated at 11:47am on July 15, 2018

    Embattled Haiti prime minister Jack Guy Lafontant resigned on Saturday following deadly violence and looting sparked by a now-abandoned plan to...

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    After no end of drama, Trump and Putin take to summit stage

    Agence France-Presse | Updated at 10:38am on July 15, 2018

    Before coming to Europe, US president Donald Trump raised eyebrows by predicting that Monday's historic Helsinki summit with Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin would be the...

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    Israeli air strikes hit Gaza

    Agence France-Presse . Gaza City | Updated at 03:12am on July 15, 2018

    Israel’s military said it had launched air strikes targeting Hamas in the Gaza Strip early Saturday, following border clashes in which two Palestinians including a teenager were killed and many injured....

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    British PM May warns of ‘no Brexit at all’

    Reuters | Updated at 02:47pm on July 15, 2018

    British prime minister Theresa May warned her divided party on Sunday that there may be ‘no Brexit at all’ if they wrecked her plan to forge a close relationship with the...

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    Suicide bomb kills 128 at Pak poll rally

    Agence France-Presse . Quetta, Pakistan | Updated at 02:20am on July 14, 2018

    A suicide bomber targeting a political rally in southwest Pakistan Friday killed 128 people, officials said, in one of the deadliest attacks in the country’s history....

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    Trump vows ‘great’ trade deal with UK, abruptly changing track on May’s Brexit plan

    Reuters | Updated at 11:25am on July 14, 2018

    President Donald Trump said on Friday the United States and Britain could secure a ‘great’ post-Brexit trade deal, lavishing praise on prime minister Theresa May and contradicting his...

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    Ex-Pak PM Nawaz Sharif, daughter detained

    Reuters . Lahore | Updated at 02:50am on July 14, 2018

    Ousted Pakistani prime minister Nawaz Sharif and his daughter Maryam were arrested on Friday after flying back to the country to face lengthy prison sentences, in a high-stakes gamble to galvanise their beleaguered party ahead of a July 25 election...