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    Russia accuses US, Syria rebels of blocking refugee evacuation

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

    Russia on Wednesday accused the US and Syrian rebels of blocking the evacuation of a refugee camp in southern Syria, where the UN has described...

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    Netanyahu, Gantz deadlocked after Israeli polls

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

    Prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his main challenger Benny Gantz were deadlocked Wednesday after a general election, Israeli media reported, raising the possibility of a...

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    Thai police order for intel on Muslim students sparks outrage

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

    A Thai Muslim student group Wednesday called for police to drop an order requesting universities to provide ‘intelligence’ on Muslim students and their activities in...

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    Imran Khan warns Pakistanis against jihad in Kashmir

    Agence France-Presse . Islamabad | Updated at 12:39am on September 19, 2019

    Pakistan prime minister Imran Khan warned citizens Wednesday that anyone who goes to fight jihad in Kashmir will hurt the territory’s cause, as anger simmers...

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    Mamata meets Modi, invites him to Bengal

    New Age Desk | Updated at 12:41am on September 19, 2019

    West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee met prime minister Narendra Modi at his residence in New Delhi on Wednesday, reports India Today. As she reached...

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    Greta meets with Obama

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

    Barack Obama met with teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg in Washington, the former US president said Tuesday. Obama announced the Monday meeting via Twitter, hailing...

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    Taliban tells teachers, students to block polls or risk death

    Reuters . Kabul | Updated at 12:42am on September 19, 2019

    Afghanistan’s Taliban insurgent group on Wednesday warned teachers, students and other education workers to avoid the upcoming presidential vote or risk dying in attacks on...

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    Pakistani plan for media courts sparks fears for press freedom

    Reuters . Islamabad | Updated at 12:00am on September 19, 2019

    Pakistani government plans to launch specialist media courts sparked a furious backlash on Wednesday from media and rights advocates who said the move was an...