• Images

    Fossil fuel polluters from US to China far off climate targets: UN

    Reuters . London | Updated at 01:50am on November 21, 2019

    The world’s major fossil fuel producers are set to bust global environmental goals with excessive coal, oil and gas extraction in the next decade, the...

  • Images

    Schools close across Australia’s south

    Reuters . Sydney | Updated at 10:52pm on November 20, 2019

    More than 100 schools in Australia’s southeast were closed on Wednesday and officials warned people in high-risk zones to be ready to evacuate as forecast...

  • Images

    Key impeachment witness says Ukraine offered defence post

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 10:55pm on November 20, 2019

    A key witness in the impeachment investigation into US president Donald Trump’s alleged arms-for-investigations Ukraine scandal testified Tuesday that a senior Kiev official offered him...

  • Images

    Pope lands in Thailand

    Agence France-Presse . Bangkok | Updated at 10:56pm on November 20, 2019

    Pope Francis arrived in Thailand on Wednesday greeted by cheering faithful, on the first leg of an Asian tour that will sweep in Japan and...

  • Images

    Former UK consulate worker says Chinese police tortured him

    Agence-France-Presse . Hong Kong | Updated at 10:57pm on November 20, 2019

    A former employee of Britain’s consulate in Hong Kong said Wednesday that Chinese secret police tortured and interrogated him about London’s role in protests in...

  • Images

    850,000 documents on Nazi victims put online

    Agence France-Presse . Berlin | Updated at 10:57pm on November 20, 2019

    Hundreds of thousands of documents on Nazi crimes with information on some 10 million people were made accessible online on Tuesday, the Germany-based International Center...

  • Images

    Three dead in Oklahoma Walmart shooting

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 12:33am on November 20, 2019

    Three people were killed in a shooting early Monday outside a Walmart store in Oklahoma, including the assailant, police said — the latest in a...

  • Images

    Nawaz Sharif flown by air ambulance to London

    Agence France-Presse . Lahore | Updated at 12:19am on November 20, 2019

    Pakistan’s ailing ex-prime minister Nawaz Sharif left by air ambulance Tuesday for London, where he is due to receive medical treatment after battling the government...

  • Images

    Four Indian soldiers, two civilians killed in Siachen avalanche

    Agence France Presse . Srinagar | Updated at 12:06am on November 20, 2019

    An avalanche on Monday hit an Indian patrol in the world’s highest militarised zone in the Himalayas, killing four soldiers and two porters, an army...

  • Images

    UN dismisses US policy change, says Israeli settlements illegal

    Agence France-Presse . Geneva | Updated at 10:42pm on November 19, 2019

    A US policy change has no impact on the legality of Israeli settlements in the West Bank and in annexed east Jerusalem, the UN said Tuesday, insisting that the settlements breach...

Advertisement

images