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    US acknowledges drone return, calls on China to obey international law

    Reuters | Updated at 12:43pm on December 20, 2016

    The United States on Tuesday said it had received an underwater drone ‘unlawfully seized’ by a Chinese vessel last week and called on China to...

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    Prostate cancer laser treatment 'truly transformative'

    BBC | Updated at 09:07am on December 20, 2016

    Surgeons have described a new treatment for early stage prostate cancer as ‘truly transformative’...

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    Trump wins US electoral college vote

    Reuters | Updated at 09:01am on December 20, 2016

    Republican Donald Trump prevailed in US electoral college voting on Monday to officially win election as the next president, easily dashing a long-shot push...

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    Putin says ambassador murder is ploy to wreck Syrian peace process

    Reuters . Moscow | Updated at 02:31am on December 20, 2016

    Russia’s president Vladimir Putin said on Monday that the killing of its ambassador to Turkey was a provocation to try to spoil Russia-Turkey ties and...

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    Arrested man may not be Berlin attacker

    Reuters | Updated at 02:25am on December 20, 2016

    Police said on Tuesday that the driver who rammed a truck into a crowded Christmas market in the heart of the German capital, killing at least...

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    Offenders go unpunished, reports HRW

    Agence France-Presse . New Delhi | Updated at 01:18am on December 20, 2016

    Police in India are torturing suspects to death in custody with impunity and blaming suicide or natural causes, Human Rights Watch said Monday...

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    Russian ambassador shot dead in Ankara

    Reuters | Updated at 10:49pm on December 19, 2016

    The Russian ambassador to Ankara was shot dead in an attack at an art gallery in the Turkish capital on Monday by a gunman shouting ‘Don't forget Aleppo’...

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    Russia, Iran, Turkey to hold Syria talks on Tuesday

    Reuters | Updated at 06:52pm on December 19, 2016

    The foreign and defence ministers of Russia, Iran and Turkey will discuss the future of Syria and the city of Aleppo at talks in Moscow on Tuesday, Turkish and Russian officials said...

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    Myanmar faces pressure over Rohingya crisis

    Agence France Presse | Updated at 06:48pm on December 19, 2016

    Malaysia's top diplomat turned the screws on Aung San Suu Kyi at emergency talks in Myanmar on Monday, warning that an army crackdown on the Rohingya minority could...

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    South Korea, Japan step up poultry cull to contain bird flu

    Reuters | Updated at 03:28pm on December 19, 2016

    South Korea and Japan have ordered fresh culls of poultry stocks to contain outbreaks of avian flu, authorities in the two countries...