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    Death sentence over deadly 1984 anti-Sikh riots

    Agence France-Presse . New Delhi | Updated at 01:37am on November 21, 2018

    An Indian court Tuesday handed down a rare death sentence over anti-Sikh riots in 1984 that left nearly 3,000 dead following the assassination of prime minister Indira Gandhi....

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    Sri Lanka reinstates top detective after outcry

    Agence-France-Presse . Colombo | Updated at 01:26am on November 21, 2018

    Sri Lankan police reversed on Tuesday a decision sacking a top detective investigating a string of high-profile gruesome cases involving the rich and powerful, following intense protests....

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    Chicago hospital shooting leaves 4 dead

    Reuters . Chicago | Updated at 12:15am on November 21, 2018

    A gunman shot a doctor to death outside a Chicago hospital on Monday before storming the facility and killing a pharmaceutical assistant and a police officer during an exchange of gunfire and dying in the rampage, officials said....

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    50 killed in suicide attack on Kabul religious gathering

    Agence France-Presse . Kabul | Updated at 12:00am on November 21, 2018

    At least 50 people were killed in a suicide attack on a religious celebration in Kabul on Tuesday, officials said, in one of the deadliest assaults to strike Afghanistan this year....

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    Ivanka Trump used personal email for govt business: report

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 01:13pm on November 20, 2018

    The US president's daughter and senior advisor Ivanka Trump used a personal email account for government business in violation of federal records rules, the Washington...

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    Six killed, 10 injured in explosion near ordnance depot in India

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:00pm on November 20, 2018

    At least six people were killed and 10 others injured on Tuesday morning after an artillery shell exploded during handling at an ordnance depot in...

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    Saudi king backs son amid furore over Khashoggi murder

    Agence France-Presse . Riyadh | Updated at 11:40am on November 20, 2018

    Saudi king Salman stood by the crown prince and heaped praise on the judiciary Monday, in his first public remarks since critic Jamal Khashoggi's murder...

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    Chicago hospital shooting leaves four dead

    Reuters . Chicago | Updated at 10:53am on November 20, 2018

    A gunman shot a doctor to death outside a Chicago hospital on Monday before storming the facility and killing a pharmaceutical assistant and a police...

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    Nobel literature body expands jury after scandal

    Agence France-Presse . Stockholm, Sweden | Updated at 12:33am on November 20, 2018

    The Swedish Academy, which has awarded the Nobel Literature Prize since 1901, said Monday it would expand its prize jury to include outsiders for the first time following a scandal that forced it to postpone this year’s award....

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    Lanka removes top Rajapakse investigator amid crisis

    Agence France-Presse . Colombo | Updated at 12:23am on November 20, 2018

    Sri Lanka’s president ordered the removal of a police chief investigating alleged crimes by the family and associates of his preferred candidate for prime minister Mahinda Rajapakse, officials said Monday....

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