Agence France-Presse . Kuala Lumpur | Updated at 12:00am on August 20, 2019
Malaysian ex-leader Najib Razak’s most significant 1MDB trial, which centres on claims huge sums ended up in his bank account, was postponed Monday for a...
Reuters . Kampala | Updated at 12:00am on August 20, 2019
At least 19 people were killed when a fuel truck exploded after losing control and ramming into three cars in western Uganda on Sunday, police...
Reuters . London | Updated at 12:00am on August 20, 2019
Britain’s parliament needs to be recalled immediately to discuss Brexit, the opposition Labour Party’s finance spokesman John McDonnell said on Monday, after leaked official documents...
Reuters . Brussels | Updated at 12:00am on August 20, 2019
The European Commission said on Monday that the EU was ready for a no-deal Brexit and that Britain would suffer most under such a scenario....
Agence France-Presse . Khartoum | Updated at 12:00am on August 20, 2019
Sudan’s deposed military leader Omar al-Bashir, who ruled the country for 30 years, arrived in court Monday in Khartoum for the start of his trial...
Agence France-Presse . Bormes-les-Mimosas | Updated at 12:00am on August 20, 2019
French president Emmanuel Macron on Monday hosts Vladimir Putin for a rare bilateral visit by the Russian strongman to a major EU power, seeking to...
Reuters . Islamabad/ Srinagar | Updated at 05:43pm on August 19, 2019
Accusing India of waging ‘fifth-generation warfare’, Pakistan said on Monday New Delhi had failed to inform it about the release of water from a dam...
Reuters. Jakarta | Updated at 02:11pm on August 19, 2019
Indonesia’s police chief said on Monday that authorities in the easternmost Papua region were regaining control after protesters set fire to tyres and torched a local parliament building over the recent detention of scores of Papuan students.
Agence France-Presse. Jerusalem | Updated at 02:01pm on August 19, 2019
Israel’s prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu embarked Sunday on an official visit to Ukraine — from which many Israelis hail — a month ahead of the Jewish state’s elections.
Reuters . Dubai | Updated at 12:52pm on August 19, 2019
An Iranian tanker sailed through the Mediterranean towards Greece on Monday after it was released from detention off Gibraltar, and Tehran said that any at...