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    More than 150,000 displaced in NW Syria in one week: UN

    Agence France-Presse . Kafr Nabl | Updated at 12:00am on May 09, 2019

    Violence in the northwestern Syrian region of Idlib has displaced more than 150,000 people in the past week, the UN said Tuesday, as the regime...

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    Iran suspends N-deal curbs to push for relief from US sanctions

    Agence France-Presse . Tehran | Updated at 12:00am on May 09, 2019

    Iran said Wednesday it had stopped respecting limits on its nuclear activities agreed under a 2015 deal with major powers until they find a way...

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    Asia Bibi ‘safely reunited’ with family

    Agence France-Presse . Islamabad | Updated at 01:17pm on May 08, 2019

    Asia Bibi, the Christian woman at the centre of a decade-long blasphemy row, is ‘free’ and has been reunited with her family, US secretary of...

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    Suicide blast at Pak shrine kills 10

    Agence France-Presse . Lahore | Updated at 01:07pm on May 08, 2019

    A suicide blast at one of Pakistan’s oldest and most popular Sufi shrines killed at least 10 people and wounded 24 in the eastern city...

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    Freedom of expression in Myanmar still ‘dire’: UN

    Agence France-Presse . Geneva | Updated at 01:07am on May 08, 2019

    The UN on Tuesday praised the release of two Reuters journalists jailed for reporting on the Rohingya crisis in Myanmar, but warned that freedom of...

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    Modi should get ‘tight slap’ of democracy: Mamata

    New Age Desk | Updated at 12:49am on May 08, 2019

    ‘Narendra Modi should get a tight slap of democracy,’ a furious TMC supremo Mamata Banerjee said on Tuesday, hitting back at the prime minister for...

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    Scientists develop device to detect bacteria in minutes

    Agence-France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 12:00am on May 08, 2019

    The era of doctors prescribing patients powerful antibiotics while they wait for lab reports could soon be numbered, with a new device returning results within...

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    Risks rise as US warns Iran with aircraft carrier

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 12:00am on May 08, 2019

    Fears of conflict rose Monday as the US vowed to send a message to Iran by deploying an aircraft carrier strike group, amid a report...

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    Protests erupt in India after top judge cleared of sexual harassment

    Reuters . New Delhi | Updated at 12:00am on May 08, 2019

    Dozens of protesters gathered outside India’s Supreme Court on Tuesday, a day after a panel of judges dismissed a sexual harassment complaint against the chief...

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    Save nature to save ourselves: UN report

    Agence-France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 12:00am on May 08, 2019

    Humanity is rapidly destroying the natural world upon which our prosperity — and ultimately our survival — depends, according to a landmark UN assessment of...