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    UAE exempts Qataris married to Emiratis from expulsion order: paper

    Reuters . Dubai | Updated at 12:59am on June 13, 2017

    The United Arab Emirates will not deport Qataris who are married to Emirati nationals, Abu Dhabi-based newspaper The National reported on Monday, a week after severing ties with Doha and giving Qataris 14 days to leave...

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    UN Rohingya probe would increase tensions: Suu Kyi

    Reuters . Stockholm | Updated at 12:54am on June 13, 2017

    A United Nations probe into alleged human rights abuses by Myanmar’s military against the minority Rohingya people last year would inflame ethnic tensions, the country’s de-facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi said on Monday...

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    British PM May not sobbing over election, Brexit minister says

    Reuters | Updated at 01:47pm on June 12, 2017

    Brexit secretary David Davis said British prime minister Theresa May was not sobbing over last week’s failed election gamble when he...

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    Pakistani PM to appear before court

    Associated Press | Updated at 01:03pm on June 12, 2017

    A Pakistani official says the country’s prime minister will appear before a supreme court-appointed team investigating allegations against his...

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    Qatar fears food shortage

    Agence France-Presse | Updated at 10:25am on June 12, 2017

    Iran has sent five planes of vegetables to Qatar, Iran’s national carrier said on Sunday, days after Gulf countries cut off air and other transport...

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    France election: Macron party set for big parliamentary win

    BBC | Updated at 10:04am on June 12, 2017

    The centrist party of French president Emmanuel Macron looks on course to win a landslide victory following the first round of parliamentary elections. Projections show...

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    Lanka makes first arrest over hate crimes against Muslims

    Agence France-Presse . Colombo | Updated at 12:58am on June 12, 2017

    Police in Sri Lanka have arrested a key figure from an extremist Buddhist organisation blamed for a series of hate crimes against Muslims that has drawn international censure...

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    Pakistan sentences man to death for blasphemy on FB

    Reuters . Lahore | Updated at 12:54am on June 12, 2017

    A Pakistani counter-terrorism court has sentenced to death a man who allegedly committed blasphemy on Facebook, a government prosecutor said on Sunday, the first time someone has been handed the death penalty for blaspheming on social media...

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    Bangladeshi migrant killed in Tripoli

    Reuters . Tripoli | Updated at 12:46am on June 12, 2017

    Bangladeshi migrant had been killed and two wounded in crossfire when coastguards from Zawiya, just west of Tripoli, had clashed on Friday with smugglers escorting migrant boats out to sea, coastguard spokesman Ayoub Qassem said...

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    Qatar fears food shortage

    Agence France-Presse . Tehran | Updated at 12:44am on June 12, 2017

    Iran has sent five planes of vegetables to Qatar, Iran’s national carrier said on Sunday, days after Gulf countries cut off air and other transport links to the emirate...

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