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    Chinese military personnel parade near HK border

    Agence France-Presse . Shenzhen, China | Updated at 12:10am on August 16, 2019

    Thousands of Chinese military personnel waving red flags paraded at a sports stadium in a city across the border from Hong Kong on Thursday, an...

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    BBC expands shortwave radio news coverage in Kashmir

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 12:00am on August 16, 2019

    The BBC said Thursday it will expand shortwave radio news coverage in Kashmir to ease the impact of a communications blackout imposed by the Indian...

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    US ‘piracy’ attempt failed, Iran says after court orders tanker release

    Agence France-Presse . Tehran | Updated at 12:00am on August 16, 2019

    Iran’s top diplomat said a US attempt at ‘piracy’ had failed after a Gibraltar court on Thursday ordered the release of a tanker carrying Iranian...

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    Abe sends offering to Yasukuni shrine

    Agence France-Presse . Tokyo | Updated at 12:00am on August 16, 2019

    Japan’s premier sent a ritual cash offering to a controversial Tokyo war shrine to mark the end of World War II Thursday but did not...

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    Mexico rescues 45,000 migrants from human traffickers in 8 months

    Agence-France-Presse .  Mexico City | Updated at 12:00am on August 16, 2019

    Mexico said Wednesday it has rescued more than 45,000 undocumented migrants from human traffickers since president Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador took office last December. The...

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    Russians hail ‘hero’ pilot

    Agence-France-Presse . Moscow | Updated at 12:00am on August 16, 2019

    A Russian pilot was being hailed as a hero on Thursday for landing an Airbus carrying more than 230 people in a Moscow corn field...

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    Thousands rally in Aden to support separatist takeover

    Reuters . Yemen | Updated at 12:00am on August 16, 2019

    Tens of thousands of Yemenis rallied in Aden on Thursday in support of separatist forces who took over the southern port, the temporary seat of...

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    Thousands of women march in Brazil against president

    Agence-France-Presse . Brazil | Updated at 12:00am on August 16, 2019

    Tens of thousands of women took to the streets of Brazil’s capital Wednesday to denounce president Jair Bolsonaro, in the third anti-government protest in the...

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    Labour vows to bring down Johnson, delay Brexit

    Reuters . London | Updated at 12:00am on August 16, 2019

    Britain’s opposition Labour Party began its campaign to bring down prime minister Boris Johnson, urging lawmakers to back a no-confidence vote and unite behind a...

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    India, Pakistan exchange fire in Kashmir

    Reuters . Islamabad | Updated at 07:40pm on August 15, 2019

    Pakistan said on Thursday three of its soldiers were killed in a cross-border exchange of fire in the contested Kashmir region, but India denied that...

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