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    Maldives leader blames defeat on ‘disappearing ink’

    Agence France-Presse . Colombo | Updated at 11:52pm on October 15, 2018

    Outgoing Maldives president Abdulla Yameen has told the Supreme Court that disappearing ink and specially treated ballot papers were to blame for his heavy election defeat last month....

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    Harry, Meghan expecting first baby

    Reuters . London | Updated at 12:00am on October 16, 2018

    Queen Elizabeth’s grandson Prince Harry and his wife Meghan Markle are expecting their first child, due in the spring of 2019, the couple’s office Kensington Palace announced on Monday...

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    Bishop Mulakkal granted bail in nun rape case

    Agence France-Presse . New Delhi | Updated at 04:40pm on October 15, 2018

    An Indian bishop accused of raping a nun was granted bail Monday in a case that has triggered rare dissent within the country’s...

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    Turkey to search Saudi consulate Monday

    Agence France-Presse . Ankara | Updated at 04:36pm on October 15, 2018

    Turkey will search the Saudi consulate in Istanbul later on Monday as part of an investigation into the disappearance of prominent journalist Jamal Khashoggi, a Turkish...

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    MJ Akbar sues Ramani for defamation

    Reuters . New Delhi | Updated at 04:24pm on October 15, 2018

    Indian government minister MJ Akbar filed a defamation suit on Monday against one of at least 10 women accusing him of sexual harassment, calling the...

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    US wants ‘regime change’ in Iran: Rouhani

    Reuters . Iran | Updated at 01:42pm on October 15, 2018

    The United States is seeking ‘regime change’ in Iran, president Hassan Rouhani said on Sunday, adding that the current US administration is the most hostile...

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    Maldives opposition supporters protest as court reviews election challenge

    Reuters . Male | Updated at 12:04am on October 15, 2018

    Hundreds of Maldivians protested on Sunday demanding the arrest of defeated president Abdulla Yameen as its top court began to hear a petition challenging the outcome of last’s month election in the island nation....

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    Saudi threatens to retaliate against any sanctions over Khashoggi disappearance

    Reuters . Dubai | Updated at 06:51pm on October 14, 2018

    Saudi Arabia rejected threats to punish it over the disappearance of journalist Jamal Khashoggi in Istanbul, saying the kingdom would retaliate against any sanctions with...

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    MJ Akbar says sexual assault allegations baseless

    Reuters . Mumbai | Updated at 05:59pm on October 14, 2018

    Indian minister of state for external affairs MJ Akbar said he will take legal action against those who have accused him of sexual assault ruling out...

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    22 killed as truck carrying migrants crashes in Turkey

    Reuters . Istanbul | Updated at 02:09pm on October 14, 2018

    Twenty-two people, including children, were killed when a truck carrying migrants crashed in the western Turkish province of Izmir on Sunday, the...

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