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    Facing arrest, Peru ex-president Garcia kills self

    Agence France-Presse . Lima | Updated at 01:52am on April 18, 2019

    Peru’s former president Alan Garcia died in hospital on Wednesday after shooting himself in the head at his home as police were about to arrest...

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    Second phase of mammoth Indian polls begins

    Reuters. Bengaluru | Updated at 11:41am on April 18, 2019

    Voters across swaths of southern India began queuing up early on Thursday in the second phase of a mammoth, staggered general election in which opposition parties are trying to stop Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi from .......

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    Bashir moved to Khartoum prison amid doctors’ rally

    Agence France-Presse . Khartoum | Updated at 12:00am on April 18, 2019

    Sudan’s military rulers have transferred ousted president Omar al-Bashir to prison, a family source said Wednesday, as doctors marched through the capital to join a...

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    Trump vetoes bill to end US support for Saudi-led Yemen war

    Agence-France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 12:00am on April 18, 2019

    American president Donald Trump on Tuesday vetoed a resolution from Congress directing him to end US support for the Saudi-led war in Yemen, the second...

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    France launches global contest to design new Notre-Dame spire

    Agence France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 12:00am on April 18, 2019

    France will invite architects from around the world to submit designs for rebuilding the spire of Notre-Dame cathedral that was destroyed in a devastating blaze,...

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    Israel razes home of killed Palestinian shooting suspect

    Agence-France-Presse . Jerusalem | Updated at 12:00am on April 18, 2019

    Israeli forces destroyed the home on Wednesday of a Palestinian who was killed during his attempted arrest on suspicion of carrying out a December shooting.Seven...

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    North Korea nuclear site revived: US

    Reuters. Washington | Updated at 11:50am on April 17, 2019

    Satellite images from last week show movement at North Korea’s main nuclear site that could be associated with the reprocessing of radioactive material into bomb fuel, a US think tank said on Tuesday. Any new reprocessing activity would underscore ........

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    Quake jolts parts of Taiwan

    Reuters. Taipei | Updated at 05:55pm on April 18, 2019

    A 6.1 magnitude earthquake struck Taiwan's coastal city of Hualien on Thursday, shaking buildings and temporarily halting subway services in the capital Taipei, but there were no immediate reports of serious damage or casualties.