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    Five dead in India from Nipah virus, dozens quarantined

    Agence France-Presse | Updated at 12:13pm on May 22, 2018

    A deadly virus carried by fruit bats has killed at least five people in southern India and more than 90 people are in quarantine, a top health...

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    'No alternative' to Iran deal, EU's Mogherini tells US

    Agence France-Presse | Updated at 11:32am on May 22, 2018

    The EU's foreign policy chief warned Monday there was ‘no alternative’ to the Iran nuclear deal, after US secretary of state Mike Pompeo vowed unprecedented...

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    Malaysia’s Najib quizzed over scandal, graft fighter reveals threats

    Agence France-Presse | Updated at 01:36pm on May 22, 2018

    Former Malaysian leader Najib Razak was questioned by anti-corruption authorities Tuesday over a financial scandal after his shock election loss, as...

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    Five killed, 22 wounded by Houthi missile in Yemen's city of Marib

    Reuters | Updated at 10:32am on May 22, 2018

    Five people were killed and 22 wounded by a Houthi missile fired at the Yemeni city of Marib, which falls under control of the internationally...

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    Syria says capital ‘completely secure’, IS ousted

    Agence France-Presse . Damascus | Updated at 11:05pm on May 21, 2018

    Syria’s army said Monday it was in full control of the capital Damascus and its outskirts after ousting the Islamic State group, marking a major milestone in the seven-year war....

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    US to impose strongest ever Iran sanctions

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 12:05am on May 22, 2018

    US secretary of state Mike Pompeo on Monday warned Iran would be hit with the ‘strongest sanctions in history’ and cautioned European firms against continuing to do business in Tehran, toughening up Washington’s policy line after its withdrawal from the nuclear pact....

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    Trump ‘demands’ probe of spying on his campaign

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 09:10am on May 21, 2018

    US president Donald Trump sharpened Sunday his accusations that his presidential campaign was ‘infiltrated’ or spied on for political purposes, saying he would officially ‘demand’ a Justice Department investigation....

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    Venezuela's Maduro re-elected amid outcry over vote

    Reuters | Updated at 10:22am on May 21, 2018

    Venezuela's leftist leader Nicolas Maduro won a new six-year term on Sunday, but his main rivals disavowed the election alleging massive irregularities in a process...