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    New Zealand minister sacked after 'physical altercation'

    Agence France-Presse . Wellington | Updated at 01:51pm on September 20, 2018

    A government minister who allegedly had a physical altercation with a press secretary was fired by New Zealand premier Jacinda Ardern on Thursday, the second...

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    Tensions rise as EU prepares for final Brexit stretch

    Agence France-Presse . Salzburg | Updated at 11:10am on September 20, 2018

    EU leaders will on Thursday make preparations for the final stretch of Brexit negotiations, after clashing with Britain over how to bridge their differences to...

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    Israeli troops kill 2 Gaza protesters

    Reuters . Gaza | Updated at 12:00am on September 20, 2018

    Israeli forces opened fire during a demonstration in the northern Gaza Strip near a border crossing on Tuesday, killing two Palestinian protesters and injuring 46 others, the Palestinian health ministry said....

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    Imran Khan in KSA on maiden visit

    Agence France-Presse . Riyadh | Updated at 12:00am on September 20, 2018

    Pakistan prime minister Imran Khan arrived in Saudi Arabia Tuesday on his first foreign visit since coming to power, with speculation swirling that he may be seeking economic assistance from the oil-rich ally....

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    ‘Triple talaq’ punishable offence in India

    Reuters . New Delhi | Updated at 02:24pm on September 19, 2018

    India's cabinet has approved an executive order to make instant divorce among Muslims, a procedure called ‘triple talaq’, a punishable offence, a government minister said...

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    5.2 million children at famine risk in Yemen: charity

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 11:41am on September 19, 2018

    More than five million children are at risk of famine in Yemen as the ongoing war causes food and fuel prices to soar across the...

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    N Korea agrees with South on nuke

    Reuters . Seoul | Updated at 12:00am on September 20, 2018

    North Korea said on Wednesday it would permanently abolish its key missile facilities in the presence of foreign experts, the latest gesture by leader Kim Jong Un to revive faltering talks with Washington over his country’s nuclear programme....

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    Syria’s Idlib spared attack

    Reuters . Ankara/ Amman | Updated at 12:00am on September 20, 2018

    Turkey will send more troops into Syria’s Idlib province after striking a deal with Russia that has averted a government offensive and delighted rebels who said it kept the area out of president Bashar al-Assad’s hands....

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