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    May takes pot-shot at plotters

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 12:00am on November 18, 2018

    British prime minister Theresa May on Saturday told the plotters planning to overthrow her that their alternative Brexit plans would not make all the problems...

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    Rouhani sees Iran, Iraq ties

    Reuters . Dubai | Updated at 12:00am on November 18, 2018

    Iran and Iraq could raise their annual bilateral trade to $20 billion from the current level of $12 billion, president Hassan Rouhani said on Saturday,...

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    CNN reporter returns to White House

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 12:00am on November 18, 2018

    The White House agreed Friday to allow CNN reporter Jim Acosta back in after a judge ruled that the star journalist was improperly banned following...

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    US votes against UN censure of Israel

    Agence France-Presse . United Nations | Updated at 12:00am on November 18, 2018

    For the first time, the United States voted Friday against an annual UN resolution condemning Israel’s occupation of the Golan Heights, dropping its practice of...

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    Trump answers to Russia probe

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 12:00am on November 18, 2018

    US president Donald Trump said Friday he had personally written - though not yet submitted - answers to the questions put to the White House...

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    Anti-IS coalition raids kill 43 in Syria

    Agence France-Presse . Beirut | Updated at 12:00am on November 18, 2018

    Air strikes by the US-led coalition Saturday killed 43 people, mostly civilians, in a holdout of the Islamic State group in eastern Syria, a Britain-based...

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    Facebook asked to protect users in simmering Sri Lanka

    Agence France-Presse . Colombo | Updated at 01:24pm on November 17, 2018

    Sri Lanka’s largest political party Saturday asked Facebook to protect the identity of its supporters, fearing a crackdown by what it called the ‘illegal’ government.The...

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    Over 1000 missing in California fire

    Agence France-Presse . Chico | Updated at 12:30pm on November 17, 2018

    The number of people listed as missing in a northern California wildfire jumped past 1,000 as searchers found the remains of eight more victims on...

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    Saudi crown prince ordered Khashoggi’s killing: CIA

    Reuters . Washington | Updated at 12:00am on November 18, 2018

    The CIA believes Saudi crown prince Mohammed bin Salman ordered the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi in Istanbul, sources familiar with the matter said on Friday, complicating president Donald Trump’s efforts to preserve ties with a key US ally....

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    11 killed as Cyclone Gaja ravages Indian coast

    Agence France-Presse . Chennai | Updated at 01:01am on November 17, 2018

    At least 11 people were reported dead Friday as a powerful cyclone battered India’s eastern coast, authorities said.Thousands of trees were felled by winds that...