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    Two Koreas, UN Command discuss demilitarising border

    Agence France-Presse . Seoul | Updated at 01:03am on October 17, 2018

    The two Koreas and the US-led United Nations Command held talks Tuesday on demilitarising a section of the heavily fortified border dividing the peninsula, as a diplomatic thaw gathers pace....

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    Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen dies

    Reuters . Washington | Updated at 11:50am on October 16, 2018

    Microsoft Corp co-founder Paul Allen, the man who persuaded school-friend Bill Gates to drop out of Harvard to start what became the world's biggest software...

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    UK PM rallies ministers on eve of Brexit summit

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 01:04am on October 17, 2018

    British prime minister Theresa May gathered her divided cabinet Tuesday to seek their support for her approach to Brexit, the day before she addresses EU leaders at a crucial Brussels summit....

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    Pompeo meets Saudi king on Khashoggi case, Turks study ‘toxic materials’

    Reuters . Riyadh, Istanbul | Updated at 11:31am on October 16, 2018

    Saudi Arabia is preparing to acknowledge the death of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi in a botched interrogation, CNN and the New York Times said on...

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    Saudi king Salman orders Khashoggi probe

    Reuters . Ankara | Updated at 11:27am on October 15, 2018

    Saudi Arabia’s King Salman on Monday ordered an internal probe into the unexplained disappearance of prominent journalist Jamal Khashoggi as a joint Turkish-Saudi team was set to search the Saudi consulate in Istanbul where he was last seen on October 2....

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    13 dead as flooding hits SW France

    Agence France-Presse . Toulouse | Updated at 12:00am on October 16, 2018

    At least 13 people died as violent rainstorms turned rivers into raging torrents in southwestern France on Monday in the latest episode of wild weather in Europe, officials said...

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    Anwar in triumphant return to parliament

    Agence France-Presse. Kuala Lumpur | Updated at 12:00am on October 16, 2018

    Malaysia’s leader in waiting Anwar Ibrahim returned to parliament as a lawmaker Monday, and vowed to give former nemesis Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad space to get on with running the country....

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    Harry, Meghan expecting first baby

    Reuters . London | Updated at 12:00am on October 16, 2018

    Queen Elizabeth’s grandson Prince Harry and his wife Meghan Markle are expecting their first child, due in the spring of 2019, the couple’s office Kensington Palace announced on Monday...

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