Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 01:20am on March 24, 2019
Special counsel Robert Mueller on Friday submitted his long-awaited report into an explosive two-year investigation of Russian meddling in Donald Trump’s 2016 election - a probe the president denounces as a ‘witch hunt’ and opponents say could fuel impeachment.....
Shahidul Islam Chowdhury | Updated at 12:48am on March 24, 2019
China on Friday voted against renewal of appointment of Yanghee Lee as the UN special rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Myanmar....
New Age Desk | Updated at 12:45am on March 24, 2019
Indian prime minister Narendra Modi on Friday greeted his Pakistani counterpart Imran Khan ahead of Pakistan Day as both countries emphasised peace and prosperity for the region, reports Dawn online...
Reuters . Christchurch | Updated at 12:10am on March 24, 2019
Smelling of fresh paint, the two mosques in the New Zealand city of Christchurch where a gunman killed 50 worshippers last week reopened their doors on Saturday, with many survivors among the first to walk in and pray for those who died....
Agence France-Presse . Baghouz | Updated at 12:00am on March 24, 2019
Kurdish-led forces pronounced the death of the Islamic State group’s nearly five-year-old ‘caliphate’ Saturday after flushing out diehard jihadists from their very last bastion in eastern Syria....
Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 12:00am on March 24, 2019
British prime minister Theresa May tried to persuade MPs to back the EU divorce deal, seeking to build bridges after lashing out at lawmakers for their indecision on Brexit....
Agence France-Presse . New York | Updated at 12:00am on March 24, 2019
UN secretary general Antonio Guterres on Friday pledged action to help protect religious sites worldwide, during a visit to a New York Islamic centre one week after the New Zealand mosque shootings that shocked the world....
Reuters . Lecheria, Venezuela | Updated at 12:00am on March 24, 2019
Venezuelan president Nicolas Maduro’s administration has reached its final stage and there will soon be a change in government, opposition leader Juan Guaido said, adding that his allies have spoken with high-ranking military members about changing sides....
Reuters . Yangon | Updated at 12:00am on March 24, 2019
The United Nations is making plans to help Bangladesh relocate thousands of Rohingya refugees to a remote island off its coast, documents seen by Reuters show, a move opposed by many refugees and that some human rights experts fear could spark a new crisis...
Reuters. Beira, Mozambique | Updated at 06:12pm on March 23, 2019
The death toll in Mozambique after a cyclone tore through southern Africa and triggered devastating floods has jumped to 417, Land and Environment Minister Celso Correia said on Saturday, adding that the situation remained critical.