Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 12:50am on November 16, 2019
An ousted US envoy to Ukraine who said she felt threatened by Donald Trump testified Friday on Day Two of impeachment hearings looking into whether...
Agence France-Presse . Islamabad | Updated at 12:49am on November 16, 2019
A political dogfight in Pakistan is delaying efforts to secure treatment overseas for ailing ex-prime minister Nawaz Sharif, whose health remains ‘critical’ according to his...
Reuters . Colombo | Updated at 12:33am on November 16, 2019
Sri Lankans elect a new president on Saturday in a ‘finely balanced’ race between the early favourite, former defence chief Gotabaya Rajapaksa, and government minister...
Agence France-Presse . Huailai | Updated at 10:19pm on November 15, 2019
China on Thursday completed a test of its Mars exploration lander ahead of Beijing’s first mission to the red planet slated for 2020. Beijing is...
Reuters . Bangkok | Updated at 10:16pm on November 15, 2019
Five Southeast Asian countries, China, and the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime agreed on Friday to improve intelligence sharing and law enforcement operations...
Reuters . Seoul | Updated at 10:12pm on November 15, 2019
North Korea said on Thursday it had turned down a US offer for fresh talks, saying it was not interested in more talks merely aimed...
Agence France-Presse . Seoul | Updated at 10:08pm on November 15, 2019
North Korea has launched a visceral diatribe against US Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden, calling the former vice-president a ‘rabid dog’ - while also borrowing...
Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 10:04pm on November 15, 2019
The United States and its European allies clashed Thursday over what to do with thousands of jihadists jailed in Syria, with Washington calling a French...
Reuters. London | Updated at 09:48pm on November 15, 2019
Next year will see the first major European city to ban private cars, a leading tech investor has predicted, saying a boom in electric-powered bikes and scooters was driving a green ‘revolution’.
Reuters. Venice | Updated at 09:17pm on November 15, 2019
Venice was inundated by exceptionally high water levels on Friday just days after the lagoon city suffered the worst flood in more than 50 years.