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    Outrage as calf killed in protest over India slaughter ban

    Agence France-Presse . New Delhi | Updated at 12:50am on May 30, 2017

    The youth wing of India’s main opposition Congress party caused outrage Monday after killing a calf in public to protest against a controversial ban on the sale of cattle for slaughter...

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    Students shoved towards pvt univs

    Mohiuddin Alamgir | Updated at 12:44am on May 30, 2017

    Public universities, one after another, are barring students from taking admission test for a second time, pushing many of them to receive costly private education....

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    US weighs banning laptop computers on international flights

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 12:37am on May 30, 2017

    US homeland security secretary John Kelly on Sunday said he was considering banning laptop computers on international flights into and out of the country amid signs of ‘a real threat.’...

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    Facebook ‘ban’ of anti-Muslim slur sparks Myanmar outcry

    Agence France-Presse . Yangon | Updated at 12:24am on May 30, 2017

    Myanmar netizens were in an uproar on Monday after Facebook seemingly banned people from posting the word ‘kalar,’ often used as a slur against Muslims, at a time of rising Islamophobia in the country...

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    Paul Pogba, world's most expensive footballer, visits Makkah

    BBC | Updated at 09:05am on May 29, 2017

    The world's most expensive footballer is on a pilgrimage to Islam's holiest city as he marks the start of Ramadan...

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    MI5 probes Manchester bomber 'warnings'

    BBC | Updated at 08:50am on May 29, 2017

    MI5 is to hold an inquiry into the way it dealt with warnings from the public that the Manchester suicide bomber, Salman Abedi, was a potential threat...

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    North Korea fires Scud-class ballistic missile, Japan protests

    Reuters | Updated at 09:24am on May 29, 2017

    North Korea fired what appeared to be a short-range ballistic missile on Monday that landed in the sea off its east coast, the latest in a series of missile tests defying world pressure and threats of more sanctions...

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    BA flights chaos continues at Heathrow

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 01:01am on May 29, 2017

    Thousands of travellers faced further chaos on Sunday as British Airways cancelled around 40 flights from London’s Heathrow Airport following an IT system failure...

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    India imposes security lockdown in Kashmir to stop protests

    Associated Press | Updated at 02:44pm on May 28, 2017

    Government forces have enforced strict curfew in parts of Indian-controlled Kashmir after Indian soldiers killed a prominent rebel...

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    Trump tells ‘confidants’ US will leave Paris climate deal

    Reuters | Updated at 12:39pm on May 28, 2017

    US president Donald Trump has told ‘confidants,’ including the head of the Environmental Protection Agency Scott Pruitt, that he plans to...