Agence-France-Presse . Fiji | Updated at 03:13am on October 25, 2018
British royal Meghan Markle sent adoring crowds into a frenzy in Fiji on Wednesday when she took centre stage from husband Prince Harry to passionately promote women’s rights...
Reuters . New Delhi | Updated at 01:06am on October 25, 2018
Four Indian cabinet ministers will suggest steps to address sexual harassment at work, the government said on Wednesday, after a growing #MeToo movement sparked accusations against more than a dozen men and forced a minister to resign...
Agence France-Presse . Colombo | Updated at 12:59am on October 25, 2018
The Maldives opposition moved closer Wednesday to impeaching the speaker of parliament, a staunch loyalist of outgoing strongman president Abdulla Yameen who was defeated in last month’s election...
Reuters . New Delhi | Updated at 12:28am on October 25, 2018
India’s government on Wednesday ordered a probe at the country’s top crime fighting bureau after its two senior officers accused each other of bribery and interference in police investigations.
Agence France-Presse . Tehran | Updated at 08:40pm on October 24, 2018
Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi’s ‘heinous murder’ would have been unthinkable ‘without US backing,’ Iranian pesident Hassan Rouhani said on Wednesday....
Reuters . Istanbul | Updated at 08:39pm on October 24, 2018
US president Donald Trump, in his toughest comments yet, said Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince bore ultimate responsibility for the operation that led to Jamal Khashoggi’s killing, piling pressure on his ally amid a global outcry over the journalist’s death....
Reuters . Islamabad | Updated at 12:27pm on October 24, 2018
Pakistani shares soared 3.3 per cent in early trading on Wednesday after overnight news that staunch ally Saudi Arabia has offered a $6 billion rescue...
Reuters . Washington, Ankara | Updated at 10:58am on October 24, 2018
US president Donald Trump said on Tuesday Saudi authorities staged the ‘worst cover-up ever’ in the killing of prominent journalist Jamal Khashoggi this month, as...
Agence France-Presse . Ankara | Updated at 03:05am on October 24, 2018
Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Tuesday said that the ‘savage murder’ of journalist Jamal Khashoggi at the Saudi consulate in Istanbul was meticulously planned, demanding that all those linked to the killing face punishment....
Agence France-Presse . Beijing | Updated at 03:02am on October 24, 2018
China said Tuesday it has expressed concern to the United States over what it considered an affront to its sovereignty after two US warships sailed through the Taiwan Strait....