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    UK, EU agree new Brexit deal

    Reuters . Brussels | Updated at 02:19pm on October 17, 2019

    British and EU negotiators worked late into the night into Thursday in the hopes of presenting a last-minute Brexit deal to leaders meeting for a crunch European summit...

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    Turkey defiant on Syria operation as US demands ceasefire

    Agence France-Presse . Ceylanpinar, Turkey | Updated at 12:00am on October 17, 2019

    Turkey rebuffed international pressure to curb its military offensive against Kurdish militants in Syria on Wednesday as US president Donald Trump dispatched his deputy Mike...

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    Trump impeachment probe claims ‘dramatic progress’

    Agence-France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 12:00am on October 17, 2019

    The leader of the impeachment investigation of president Donald Trump said Tuesday that witnesses had provided substantial support for allegations that Trump illegally tried to...

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    Pope finds overeating ‘avenue of personal destruction’

    Agence France-Presse . Vatican City | Updated at 06:00pm on October 16, 2019

    The pope on Wednesday contrasted the world’s 820 million hungry people with those who turn food into ‘an avenue of personal destruction’ through overeating, in...

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    No-deal Brexit poses significant border risks: UK

    Agence-France-Presse . London | Updated at 12:00am on October 17, 2019

    British government efforts to minimise border chaos should the UK leave the EU without a negotiated deal face ‘significant risks’ that are largely outside its...

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    US House passes Hong Kong ‘Democracy Act’

    Agence-France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 12:00am on October 17, 2019

    The US House of Representatives passed a bill Tuesday sought by pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong that aims to defend civil rights in the semi-autonomous...

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    Kim’s horseback ride spurs policy shift speculation

    Agence France-Presse . Seoul | Updated at 12:00am on October 17, 2019

    New pictures of Kim Jong Un riding a white horse through a winter landscape to the summit of Mount Paektu, a sacred peak for North...

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    3 separatists killed in Kashmir

    Reuters . Srinagar | Updated at 12:08am on October 17, 2019

    Indian security forces killed three separatist fighters, while suspected militants shot dead a migrant worker on one of the bloodiest days in Kashmir since New...