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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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    Theresa May facing ministerial resignations over Brexit plan

    Reuters . London | Updated at 12:00am on September 23, 2018

    Some of British prime minister Theresa May’s ministers will demand a ‘Plan B’ on her Brexit proposal next week and could quit if she does not change course, the Telegraph newspaper reported late on Friday, citing unnamed sources....

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    Modi faces calls for resignation over French jet deal

    Reuters . New Delhi | Updated at 12:00am on September 23, 2018

    Indian prime minister Narendra Modi faced calls for his resignation over allegations of corruption in a military jet deal with France after former French president Francois Hollande was quoted as saying New Delhi had influenced the choice of a local partner....

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    Yemen faces worsening threat of famine: UN

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

    International aid agencies are losing the fight against famine in Yemen, where 3.5 million people may soon be added to the eight million Yemenis already facing starvation, the UN aid chief warned Friday....

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    Imran Khan decries ‘arrogant’ India for cancelling talks

    Reuters . Islamabad | Updated at 12:00am on September 23, 2018

    Pakistani prime minister Imran Khan labelled India arrogant on Saturday for cancelling what would have been the countries’ first high-level talks in years, decrying ‘small men occupying big offices’ who opposed change....

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    Iran will defeat Trump just like it did Saddam: Rouhani

    Reuters . Dubai | Updated at 12:00am on September 23, 2018

    US 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 the war between the two Middle Eastern powers and vowing that Tehran will not abandon its missiles...

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    Palestinian killed by Israeli fire in fresh Gaza clashes

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

    A Palestinian was killed by Israeli fire in new clashes along the Gaza border on Friday, the health ministry in the Hamas-controlled territory sai...

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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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    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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    New bombshell revives debate on Trump fitness for office

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

    Donald Trump faced a new challenge to his authority Friday after US media reported that his deputy attorney general had discussed ways to force him from office on grounds of incompetence, just months into his presidency....

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