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    Brexit fuels calls for second Scottish independence vote

    Agence-France-Presse . Edinburgh | Updated at 11:00pm on January 28, 2020

    Britain’s departure from the European Union has revived the debate for an independent Scotland, which was thought to have been settled in a landmark referendum...

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    Palestinians, settlers mobilise against Trump peace plan

    Agence France-Presse . Ramallah | Updated at 10:58pm on January 28, 2020

    Palestinians launched protests Tuesday against US president Donald Trump’s Middle East peace plan, hours before it was to be unveiled in Washington. Thousands demonstrated in...

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    Taliban, Afghan forces clash near US jet crash site

    Agence France-Presse . Ghazni, Afghanistan | Updated at 11:01pm on January 28, 2020

    Coalition forces flew sorties over the site of a crashed US military jet in eastern Afghanistan Tuesday, hours after Afghan security forces trying to reach...

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    Bolton had concerns about Trump favours to autocrats: report

    Agence-France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 11:02pm on January 28, 2020

    Former national security advisor John Bolton privately told the US attorney general last year about concerns that president Donald Trump was essentially granting favours to...

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    Hundreds of rescued migrants allowed to dock in Italy: charity

    Agence France-Presse . Rome | Updated at 11:03pm on January 28, 2020

    More than 400 migrants pulled from the sea in recent days will be allowed to disembark in Italy, a rescue charity said on Tuesday. ‘Forced...

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    Wuhan virus feared to last for months

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 12:26am on January 29, 2020

    The deadly new coronavirus that has broken out in China, 2019-nCoV, will afflict a minimum of tens of thousands of people and will last at...

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    Lawyers of Trump attack Bidens at trial

    Agence-France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 12:49am on January 29, 2020

    US president Donald Trump’s lawyers on Monday defended his request that Ukraine investigate Joe Biden and his son Hunter, arguing at his Senate impeachment trial...

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    US bombing of Afghanistan hits 10-year high

    Agence France-Presse . Kabul | Updated at 12:52am on January 29, 2020

    American warplanes dropped more bombs on Afghanistan in 2019 than at any other time in at least a decade, according to the US Air Force,...