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    Philippine cyclone leaves 22 dead

    Reuters . Manila | Updated at 01:27am on December 31, 2018

    At least 22 people have died due to landslides and flooding triggered by a tropical cyclone that brought heavy rains to central Philippines, a disaster...

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    Moscow is open for dialogue: Putin tells Trump

    Reuters . Moscow | Updated at 01:26am on December 31, 2018

    Russian president Vladimir Putin told his US counterpart Donald Trump in a New Year letter on Sunday that Moscow was ready for dialogue on a...

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    Bali’s Agung volcano spews ash in fresh eruption

    Agence France-Presse . Jakarta | Updated at 01:22am on December 31, 2018

    A volcano on the Indonesian holiday island of Bali erupted Sunday, belching ash high into the air and over nearby villages as officials warned tourists...

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    North Korea's Kim vows more summits with South next year: Seoul

    Agence France-Presse . Seoul | Updated at 02:51pm on December 30, 2018

    North Korean leader Kim Jong Un vowed to meet the South's president Moon Jae-in ‘frequently’ next year to discuss denuclearisation of the peninsula in a...

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    Colombia condemns alleged plot to kill president

    Agence France-Presse . Bogota | Updated at 01:09pm on December 30, 2018

    Colombia's foreign minister on Saturday condemned an alleged plot to kill president Ivan Duque and said three Venezuelan citizens had been detained in possession of...

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    Volatile DR Congo votes after two-year delay

    Agence France-Presse . Kinshasa | Updated at 12:47pm on December 30, 2018

    Presidential elections that will shape the future of one of Africa’s biggest and most unstable countries were underway in the Democratic Republic of Congo on...

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    Indonesian tsunami volcano lost two-thirds of its height

    Agence-France-Presse . Indonesia | Updated at 12:40am on December 30, 2018

    The Indonesian volcano which caused a tsunami that killed more than 400 people last week lost more than two-thirds of its height following the eruption which triggered the killer waves....

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    Egypt kills 40 in crackdown after Giza attack

    Agence France-Presse . Giza | Updated at 12:15am on December 30, 2018

    Egyptian police killed 40 suspects in a crackdown on Saturday after a roadside bomb hit a tour bus claiming the lives of three Vietnamese holidaymakers and an Egyptian guide....

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    Spiegel suspends two editors after fake news scandal

    Agence-France-Presse . Berlin | Updated at 12:00am on December 30, 2018

    Influential German news weekly Der Spiegel, shaken by a scandal over a reporter who admitted faking stories for years, said it has suspended two senior editors....

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    US winter storms kill 7

    Agence France-Presse . Chicago | Updated at 12:00am on December 30, 2018

    Parts of the United States were digging out Saturday from winter storms that media reports said led to at least seven deaths, while warmer regions braced for potential flooding during the New Year’s travel period....