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    Dozens killed in Afghanistan

    Reuters . Kabul | Updated at 11:50pm on August 15, 2018

    A Taliban attack on an Afghan military outpost killed up to 44 policemen and soldiers on Wednesday, while a separate suicide blast in Kabul killed at least 48 people as a relentless wave of violence continued across Afghanistan...

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    22 children dead in Nile boat accident

    Reuters . Cairo | Updated at 07:07pm on August 15, 2018

    Twenty-two children drowned on Wednesday when their boat sank in the Nile in Sudan while they were on their way to school, official media said....

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    Search for survivors after Italian motorway collapse kills 35

    Reuters | Updated at 11:14am on August 15, 2018

    Firefighters searched into the night on Tuesday for survivors and bodies amid the rubble of a motorway bridge that collapsed in the northern Italian port...

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    India to launch first manned space mission by 2022

    Reuters | Updated at 10:45am on August 15, 2018

    India will launch its first manned space mission by 2022, prime minister Narendra Modi said on Wednesday, which could make it the fourth nation to...

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    Dozens of casualties reported after Taliban attack on Afghan base

    Reuters | Updated at 01:53pm on August 15, 2018

    A Taliban attack on a military outpost in the northern province of Baghlan in the early hours of Wednesday killed as many as 44 Afghan...

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    In first, transgender woman wins Democratic nomination for Vermont governor

    Reuters | Updated at 11:48am on August 15, 2018

    Vermont Democrats made Christine Hallquist the first openly transgender person to win a major party nomination for statewide office in US history as she clinched...

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    Putin ready to meet Norht Korea's Kim at 'early date': KCNA

    Agence France-Presse | Updated at 12:11pm on August 15, 2018

    Russian president Vladimir Putin is ready to meet with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un ‘at an early date’, the North's state media reported Wednesday,...

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    30 dead as highway bridge collapses in Italy

    Agence France-Presse . Genoa | Updated at 01:50am on August 15, 2018

    At least 30 people were killed on Tuesday when a giant motorway bridge collapsed in the Italian city of Genoa, with more feared dead in what one official described as an ‘immense tragedy’....