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    Pakistan plane carrying 48 crashes

    Agence France-Presse . Saddha Batolni | Updated at 12:34am on December 08, 2016

    A Pakistani plane carrying 48 people crashed Wednesday in the country’s mountainous north and burst into flames, authorities said, as rescue workers pulled dozens of bodies from the wreckage and officials expressed little hope for survivors...

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    Time magazine picks Trump as person of the year

    BBC | Updated at 09:00pm on December 07, 2016

    US president-elect Donald Trump has been named Time magazine's Person of the Year for 2016...

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    Pope warns media over ‘sin’ of spreading fake news

    Reuters | Updated at 08:18pm on December 07, 2016

    Media that focus on scandals and spread fake news to smear politicians risk becoming like people who have a morbid fascination with excrement, Pope Francis said in an interview published on Wednesday.

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    PIA plane crashes with 47 passengers

    Reuters | Updated at 06:09pm on December 07, 2016

    A Pakistan International Airlines plane with 47 people on board has crashed after taking off from the northern city of Chitral on...

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    Ship with 64 passengers on board sinks off Yemen coast

    Reuters | Updated at 01:06pm on December 07, 2016

    A passenger ship carrying more than 60 passengers, including women and children, sank while sailing to Socotra island in the Indian Ocean from...

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    Indonesia quake kills 97

    Agence France-Presse . Meureudu | Updated at 10:55am on December 08, 2016

    Rescuers scrabbled through the rubble of shattered homes, shops and mosques in search of survivors Wednesday after a powerful earthquake struck western Indonesia and killed at least 97 people...

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    Trump says Air Force One Boeing order should be cancelled

    BBC | Updated at 09:56am on December 07, 2016

    US president-elect Donald Trump has said he wants to cut government costs by cancelling the order for new planes to carry the American president...

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    Aleppo battle: Syrian army presses advance against rebels

    BBC | Updated at 09:38am on December 07, 2016

    Syrian government troops pressed on with their offensive against rebel-held eastern parts of the city of Aleppo late into the evening....

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    Mass grief as Jayalalithaa buried

    Agence France-Presse . Chennai | Updated at 01:04am on December 07, 2016

    Hundreds of thousands of mourners paid an emotional final farewell Tuesday to Indian politician Jayalalithaa Jayaram as the former movie star who enjoyed god-like status was buried alongside her screen lover...

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    PM to start honouring martyred Indian soldiers: FM

    Diplomatic Correspondent | Updated at 12:37am on December 07, 2016

    Prime minister Sheikh Hasina would start honouring about 1,700 Indian soldiers, who were martyred in the 1971 War of Independence, during her forthcoming visit to New Delhi, foreign minister AH Mahmood Ali said on Tuesday...