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    Protesters disrupt US fossil fuel event at climate talks

    Reuters . Katowice | Updated at 12:12am on December 11, 2018

    Protesters disturbed a US-sponsored event promoting fossil fuels on the side-lines of UN climate change talks on Monday, saying attempts to rebrand coal as a...

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    Heavy screen time appears to impact childrens’ brains

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 12:00am on December 11, 2018

    Researchers have found ‘different patterns’ in brain scans among children who record heavy smart device and video game use, according to initial data from a...

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    Taj Mahal ticket price hiked fivefold for Indians

    Agence France-Presse . New Delhi | Updated at 12:00am on December 11, 2018

    Authorities have hiked fivefold ticket prices for Indian visitors to the Taj Mahal, in the latest attempt to lower tourist numbers and reduce damage at...

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    Serbia wants baby boom, but couples seem not in mood

    Agence France-Presse . Belgrade | Updated at 12:00am on December 11, 2018

    ‘Give birth, don’t delay!’, says a rousing call by the Serbian state to young couples.‘Let babies’ cries be heard!’ is another of the baby-making slogans...

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    Some migrants trapped in Bosnia may not survive winter: ICRC

    Agence France-Presse . Geneva | Updated at 12:00am on December 11, 2018

    Thousands of migrants trapped near the Bosnian border with Croatia are ill-equipped to survive freezing temperatures and some might not make it through winter, the...

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    Thousands throng funeral for ‘youngest’ rebel killed in Kashmir

    Agence France-Presse . Srinagar | Updated at 12:00am on December 11, 2018

    Thousands of mourners thronged the funeral on Monday of a 14-year-old rebel shot dead by Indian troops in Kashmir, the youngest-ever fighter killed in the...

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    State elections could halt Modi’s winning streak

    Reuters . New Delhi | Updated at 12:00am on December 11, 2018

    Indian prime minister Narendra Modi is staring at election losses in big heartland states, polls show, suggesting that farm distress and a lack of jobs...

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    May is said to withdraw parliamentary vote

    Reuters . London | Updated at 12:00am on December 11, 2018

    British prime minister Theresa May abruptly decided on Monday to pull a parliamentary vote on her Brexit deal, throwing Britain’s plan to leave the European...

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    Historian Mushirul Hasan no more

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 08:02pm on December 10, 2018

    Indian historian Mushirul Hasan, who worked extensively on partition of the Indian sub-continent, passed away on Monday. He was 69. Mushirul was the vice-chancellor of...

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    UK PM faces fight for her political life in Brexit deal vote

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 12:23pm on December 10, 2018

    British prime minister Theresa May faces a fight for her political life this week in a parliamentary vote that will decide the fate of her...

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