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    Alcohol responsible for one in 20 deaths worldwide: WHO

    Agence France-Presse . Geneva | Updated at 12:00am on September 23, 2018

    Alcohol kills three million people worldwide each year — more than AIDS, violence and road accidents combined, the World Health Organisation said Friday, adding that men are particularly at risk....

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    Africa / Search for Tanzania ferry disaster survivors goes on as toll tops 161

    Reuters . Dar Es Salaam | Updated at 09:40am on September 21, 2018

    The death toll from a ferry capsize in Lake Victoria climbed to 126 on Friday, as Tanzanian rescue workers pressed on with the search to find scores more people feared drowned...

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    Iran will defeat Trump just like it did Saddam: Rouhani

    Reuters . Dubai | Updated at 11:47am on September 22, 2018

    President Donald Trump will fail in his confrontation with Iran, just like Iraq’s Saddam Hussein, Iranian president Hassan Rouhani said on Saturday, referring to...

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    29 killed in attack on Iran military parade

    Agence France-Presse . Tehran | Updated at 12:00am on September 23, 2018

    Militants shot dead at least 29 people including women and children in an attack Saturday on an Iranian military parade claimed by the Islamic State group, as Tehran accused a US ally in the region of the assault....

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    US sanctions China for buying Russian fighter jets, missiles

    Reuters . Washington | Updated at 10:12am on September 21, 2018

    The Trump administration imposed sanctions on the Chinese military on Thursday for buying fighter jets and missile systems from Russia, in breach of a sweeping...

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    Swiss region overwhelmingly votes for 'burqa ban'

    Agence France-Presse . Geneva | Updated at 05:39pm on September 23, 2018

    A second Swiss canton will introduce a regional ‘burqa ban’, after voters in St Gallen overwhelmingly voted Sunday to prohibit all face-covering garments in public...

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    Police raid Maldives opposition HQ ahead of vote

    Agence France-Presse . Colombo | Updated at 01:04am on September 23, 2018

    Maldivian police raided the opposition campaign headquarters on Saturday, the opposition said, on the eve of Sunday’s presidential election that international monitors fear will be rigged....

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    Canada declares Myanmar treatment of Rohingya to be genocide

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 12:54am on September 23, 2018

    Canada’s Parliament has unanimously adopted a motion declaring crimes committed against Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar to be genocide....

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    Indian police arrest bishop accused of raping nun in Kerala

    Reuters . Kochi, India | Updated at 11:19pm on September 21, 2018

    Police in the south Indian state of Kerala on Friday arrested a Roman Catholic bishop accused of raping a nun, a day after the Vatican accepted the bishop's request to be temporarily relieved of his duties...

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    Indian police arrest bishop accused of raping nun in Kerala

    Reuters . Kochi, India | Updated at 11:17pm on September 21, 2018

    Police in the south Indian state of Kerala on Friday arrested a Roman Catholic bishop accused of raping a nun, a day after the Vatican accepted the bishop's request to be temporarily relieved of his duties...

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