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    Fire at Indian airshow destroys hundreds of cars

    Reuters . New Delhi | Updated at 06:43pm on February 23, 2019

    A fire at an airshow in India destroyed three hundred cars on Saturday, a senior fire official said, the latest accident to mar the government-run...

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    Trump sees India-Pakistan standoff ‘very dangerous’

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 11:19am on February 23, 2019

    US president Donald Trump voiced alarm Friday at the ‘very dangerous situation’ between India and Pakistan, warning that New Delhi was considering ‘very strong’ action...

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    ‘Abused’ Saudi sisters trapped in Hong Kong risk deportation

    Agence France-Presse . Hong Kong | Updated at 11:02am on February 23, 2019

    Two Saudi sisters trapped in Hong Kong say chronic physical abuse by male family members prompted them to flee the kingdom, where they now fear...

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    Civilians leave IS enclave in Syria

    Agence France-Presse . Omar oil field, Syria | Updated at 12:11pm on February 22, 2019

    US-backed fighters trucked out civilians from the last speck of the Islamic State group’s dying ‘caliphate’ in Syria on Friday, eager to press on with the dragging battle to crush the jihadists....

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    Bootleg liquor kills 84 in Assam, 200 hospitalised

    Reuters . Guwahati | Updated at 11:51am on February 23, 2019

    At least 41 Indian tea plantation workers have died from drinking toxic bootleg liquor after receiving their weekly wages, and 20 are critically ill in...

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    Trump bars US-born IS woman from returning

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 12:00am on February 23, 2019

    President Donald Trump said Wednesday he is barring a US-born former Islamic State propagandist from returning home, making the highly unusual case that she is not a US citizen....

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    Maduro starts shutting borders

    Reuters . Caracas | Updated at 11:58am on February 22, 2019

    Venezuela president Nicolas Maduro threatened to close the border with Colombia on Thursday as opposition leader Juan Guaido and some 80 lawmakers ran a gauntlet of roadblocks trying to get to the frontier to receive humanitarian aid...

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    Putin ready for Cuban missile style crisis

    Reuters . Moscow | Updated at 12:00am on February 23, 2019

    Russian president Vladimir Putin said Russia is militarily ready for a Cuban Missile-style crisis if the United States wanted one and threatened to place hypersonic nuclear missiles on ships or submarines near US territorial waters....