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    Zimbabwe's Mnangagwa wins first post-Mugabe election

    Reuters | Updated at 10:36am on August 03, 2018

    Zimbabwe president Emmerson Mnangagwa, a former spy chief installed after Robert Mugabe's removal in a coup in November, was elected on Thursday after a poll...

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    Pak opposition to challenge Khan with own PM candidate in parliament

    Reuters. Islamabad | Updated at 01:22am on August 03, 2018

    Pakistan's two former dominant political parties said on Thursday they would join forces to field their own candidate for prime minister in parliament, challenging former cricket star Imran Khan, whose party won last week's general election....

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    Zimbabwe presidential rivals both signal election victory

    Reuters . Harare | Updated at 12:58am on August 03, 2018

    Both leading contestants in Zimbabwe’s disputed presidential election signalled they had won on Thursday as a nervous nation awaited the official results three days after voting....

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    Myanmar scales back Chinese-backed port project

    Reuters . Naypyitaw | Updated at 12:18am on August 03, 2018

    Myanmar has scaled back plans for a Chinese-backed port on its western coast, sharply reducing the cost of the project after concerns it could leave the Southeast Asian nation heavily indebted, a top government official and an advisor said....

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    Three killed as Zimbabwe troops, protesters clash after vote

    Reuters | Updated at 11:20am on August 02, 2018

    Zimbabwe police said three people were killed in Harare on Wednesday as soldiers dispersed stone-throwing opposition supporters who accused the ruling party of trying to...

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    Trump thanks Kim for sending war remains, hopes to see him 'soon'

    Reuters | Updated at 11:11am on August 02, 2018

    US president Donald Trump said he looked forward to meeting Kim Jong Un soon and thanked the North Korean leader for sending the suspected remains...

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    ‘Victory is near,’ Assad tells troops

    Agence France-Presse . Damascus | Updated at 01:41am on August 02, 2018

    Syrian president Bashar al-Assad told his troops on Wednesday they were close to winning the country’s seven-year civil war after inflicting a succession of defeats on rebels....

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    UAE offers ‘visa amnesty’ for migrant workers

    Agence-Presse . Dubai | Updated at 12:38am on August 02, 2018

    The United Arab Emirates, a major hub for migrant labourers, on Wednesday began an amnesty for workers who entered the country without a visa or overstayed their work permit....

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    Arun Jaitley defends citizenship test, citing Muslim growth

    Reuters | Updated at 07:06pm on August 01, 2018

    An Indian minister on Wednesday defended a controversial citizens' list to detect illegal immigrants from mainly Muslim Bangladesh, saying the growth in the Hindu population...

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    After ‘civil war, bloodbath’ remark, police case against Mamata Banerjee

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:32am on August 01, 2018

    Mamata Banerjee has been accused of inciting ‘hate and tension’ among communities in a police complaint filed by activists of the ruling BJP in Assam,...