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    Trump backs away from commitment to Palestinian state

    Reuters . Washington | Updated at 02:05am on February 16, 2017

    US president Donald Trump on Wednesday dropped US insistence on a two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, a longstanding bedrock of Middle East policy, even...

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    Woman arrested in killing of North Korean leader's half brother

    Associated Press | Updated at 08:45pm on February 15, 2017

    Malaysian police arrested a woman Wednesday in the apparent assassination of Kim Jong Nam, the North Korean leader's exiled half brother who South Korean spies say once begged his sibling to spare his life...

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    Former Myanmar armyman suspected in killing of lawyer: President's office

    Reuters | Updated at 08:50pm on February 15, 2017

    The office of Myanmar's civilian president on Wednesday said a former military officer is suspected to have hired the killer of a prominent lawyer advising Nobel laureate Aung San Suu Kyi's ruling party, in a likely bid to destabilise the country...

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    India launches record 104 satellites at one go

    Reuters | Updated at 01:45pm on February 15, 2017

    India successfully launched 104 satellites in a single mission on Wednesday, setting what its space agency says is a world record of...

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    Indonesians vote in local polls after bitter fight to run Jakarta

    Reuters | Updated at 09:28am on February 15, 2017

    Indonesians began voting on Wednesday in local elections across the sprawling archipelago, after a bitterly fought campaign to win the prize of governing the capital...

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    China death toll from bird flu soars to 79 in Jan

    Reuters | Updated at 09:23am on February 15, 2017

    China reported as many as 79 fatalities from H7N9 bird flu in January, the government said, far surpassing the number of deaths in recent years and stoking fears...

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    Trump knew of Flynn issues 'weeks ago'

    BBC | Updated at 09:18am on February 15, 2017

    President Donald Trump knew weeks ago there were problems with Michael Flynn's Russia phone calls, a White House spokesman has said...

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    N Korean leader Kim’s half-brother killed

    Agence Fracnce-Presse | Updated at 08:08pm on February 14, 2017

        The half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un has been assassinated in Malaysia, South Korean media reported Tuesday, with one TV station saying...

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    Three soldiers, one extremist dead in Kashmir gun battle

    Reuters | Updated at 03:53pm on February 14, 2017

    Three Indian soldiers and one extremist were killed on Tuesday in a gun battle in its restive region of Kashmir, in the second deadly clash between security forces...

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    Sasikala guilty of corruption

    Reuters | Updated at 02:26pm on February 14, 2017

    India's Supreme Court convicted a confidante of the late chief minister of Tamil Nadu on Tuesday in a corruption case that will put her behind...