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    Car drives into US base gate in England

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 01:22am on December 19, 2017

    British police arrested a man at a US air base in eastern England on Monday after a car apparently drove into a checkpoint gate, prompting military personnel to open fire, various sources said...

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    Myanmar govt nods to case against Reuters journalists

    Reuters | Updated at 06:47pm on December 18, 2017

    Myanmar's civilian president Htin Kyaw, a close ally of government leader Aung San Suu Kyi, has authorised the police to proceed with a case against...

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    Militant attack ongoing at Kabul intelligence training centre

    Agence France-Presse | Updated at 02:28pm on December 18, 2017

    Militants stormed an intelligence agency training facility in Kabul on Monday, officials said, triggering intense fighting with police in the latest attack to hit the Afghan capital...

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    Trump says he won't fire Robert Mueller

    Agence France-Presse | Updated at 09:25am on December 18, 2017

    President Donald Trump insisted Sunday he has no plans to fire special counsel Robert Mueller, despite his team's recent attacks on the credibility of the probe into Russian meddling in the US election...

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    New villages destroyed after deal: HRW

    Agence France-Presse . Yangon | Updated at 12:05am on December 19, 2017

    Myanmar’s army burned down dozens of Rohingya homes within days of signing a refugee repatriation deal with Bangladesh, showing the agreement was a mere ‘public relations stunt’, Human Rights Watch said Monday...

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    Power restored to Atlanta airport after daylong outage paralyzes travel

    BBC | Updated at 08:55am on December 18, 2017

    A power cut at Atlanta's Hartsfield-Jackson international airport has led to partial shut-down and major delays to flights...

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    BJP crosses key 100 lead mark in Gujarat

    BBC | Updated at 09:44am on December 18, 2017

    Prime minister Narendra Modi’s ruling Bharatiya Janata Party has comfortably pulled ahead with leads released for all 182 seats in crucial...

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    UN's Zeid toughens warning of ‘genocide’ in Myanmar

    Reuters | Updated at 08:40am on December 18, 2017

    The top UN human rights official has said he would not be surprised if a court one day ruled that acts of genocide had been committed against the Rohingya Muslim minority in Myanmar, according to a television interview to be shown on Monday...

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    Putin thanks Trump for help in foiling attack plot

    Agence France-Presse . Moscow | Updated at 01:15am on December 18, 2017

    Russian president Vladimir Putin thanked his US counterpart Donald Trump on Sunday for the CIA’s help in thwarting a plot to attack the city of Saint Petersburg, the Kremlin said...

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    Pakistan church attack kills eight

    Agence France-Presse . Quetta | Updated at 12:08am on December 18, 2017

    A suicide bomb attack on a Pakistan church claimed by the Islamic State group killed at least eight people and wounded 30 during a service on Sunday, just over a week before Christmas...