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    May defiant in face of leadership challenge over Brexit

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 12:00am on December 13, 2018

    British prime minister Theresa May vowed to fight ‘with everything I’ve got’ an attempt on Wednesday by her own Conservative party to remove her from office over her unpopular Brexit deal...

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    Police sound ‘all clear’ after bomb threat at Facebook's Silicon Valley campus

    Reuters . San Francisco | Updated at 12:25pm on December 12, 2018

    A bomb threat prompted authorities on Tuesday to evacuate a building at the Silicon Valley headquarters of Facebook Inc, police said, but gave the ‘all...

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    Trump says could intervene in Chinese exec's case

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 11:22am on December 12, 2018

    US president Donald Trump said in an interview Tuesday that he may intervene in the US case against a top Huawei executive detained and bailed...

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    Activists fear states will fall short on UN migration pact

    Agence France-Presse . Marrakesh | Updated at 02:02am on December 12, 2018

    As heads of state and government jetted out of Morocco on Tuesday after formally adopting a UN deal on migration, NGOs raised doubts about its implementation on the ground and the high seas....

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    Accused attacks cops in Ctg

    Staff Correspondent . Chattogram | Updated at 01:59am on December 12, 2018

    A fugitive accused sustained bullet injuries in police firing after he allegedly swooped on law enforcers with a lethal weapon at Asadganj in the city which left three people, including two policemen, injured early Tuesday....

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    Thousands without power in US southeast after snow storm

    Reuters . Atlanta | Updated at 01:58am on December 12, 2018

    At least three people had died and thousands of homes were left without power in the Carolinas and Virginia early on Tuesday after a storm dumped up to two feet of snow in parts of the southeastern United States....

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    May tours Europe in desperate bid to save Brexit deal

    Agence France-Presse . Berlin | Updated at 01:27am on December 12, 2018

    Embattled British prime minister Theresa May embarked on a tour of European capitals on Tuesday in a desperate bid to salvage her Brexit deal, a day after delaying a parliamentary vote on the text to avoid a crushing defeat....

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    Khashoggi, other journalists named Time ‘Person of the Year’

    Agence France-Presse . New York | Updated at 01:26am on December 12, 2018

    Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, who was murdered in October at his country’s Istanbul consulate, was on Tuesday named Time magazine’s ‘Person of the Year’ alongside...

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    Climate policies put world on track for 3.3C warming

    Reuters . Katowice, Poland | Updated at 12:11am on December 12, 2018

    Average world temperatures are on course to far exceed the main goal set in the 2015 Paris Agreement on limiting global warming, a study showed on Tuesday....

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    Modi stares at defeat in Indian state elections

    Agence France-Presse . New Delhi | Updated at 12:00am on December 12, 2018

    India’s ruling party looked set Tuesday for stinging election defeats in at least two stronghold states, in a big blow to prime minister Narendra Modi ahead of national polls in 2019....

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