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    Trump tells Venezuela military to back Guaido or ‘lose everything’

    Agence France-Presse . Miami | Updated at 11:39am on February 19, 2019

    US president Donald Trump on Monday urged Venezuela’s military to accept opposition leader Juan Guaido’s amnesty offer, or stand to ‘lose everything,’ as...

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    Saudi vows to de-escalate India-Pak tension

    Agence France-Presse . Islamabad | Updated at 10:45am on February 18, 2019

    Saudi Arabia vowed to ‘de-escalate’ rising tensions between Pakistan and India during a high-profile summit in Islamabad Monday as crown prince Mohammed bin Salman prepares to travel from Islamabad to New Delhi....

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    9 dead in new Kashmir battle

    Agence France-Presse . Srinagar | Updated at 12:00am on February 19, 2019

    Indian troops suffered new losses Monday in a battle with Kashmir militants that left nine dead, officials said, just days after a major suicide bomb attack escalated tensions with neighbouring Pakistan....

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    Death row ‘spy’ must be freed

    Agence France-Presse . The Hague | Updated at 12:00am on February 19, 2019

    Islamabad should be ordered to free an Indian man sentenced to death for alleged spying in Pakistan, India’s lawyers told the UN’s top court Monday, saying his military trial was a ‘farcical case’ based on ‘malicious propaganda’....

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    19 Palestinians injured in Gaza clashes

    Agence France-Presse . Gaza City | Updated at 12:00am on February 19, 2019

    Nineteen Palestinians and one Israeli soldier were wounded Sunday during clashes in the northern Gaza Strip, the Israeli army and Palestinian medical sources said....

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    Khamenei warns Iran govt about deception by EU

    Reuters . Dubai | Updated at 12:00am on February 19, 2019

    Iran’s supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei on Monday warned his country’s government not to be deceived by European countries that say they want to salvage the 2015 nuclear deal abandoned by US president Donald Trump last year....

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    4 Pak soldiers killed in Baluchistan attack

    Reuters . Quetta | Updated at 12:17am on February 19, 2019

    Gunmen have attacked a Pakistani security post in the resource-rich province of Baluchistan killing four paramilitary soldiers, officials said on Monday....

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    India kills two ‘masterminds’ of Kashmir bombing

    Reuters . Srinagar | Updated at 03:47pm on February 18, 2019

    Indian security forces on Monday killed two suspected organisers of a deadly suicide bombing in the disputed region of Kashmir that has fuelled tension between...