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    Attack hits mourners in Yemen, killing nine women

    Reuters | Updated at 03:50pm on February 16, 2017

    Warplanes of the Saudi-led coalition struck a house north of Yemen's capital on Wednesday where mourners had gathered to offer condolences after a woman died...

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    Military operation in Rakhine ends: Myanmar

    Reuters . Yangon | Updated at 12:10am on February 17, 2017

    Myanmar’s military has ended a clearance operation in the country’s troubled Rakhine State, government officials said, ending a four-month sweep that the United Nations said may amount to crimes against humanity and possibly ethnic cleansing...

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    Malaysia arrests second woman in suspected assassination of North Korean

    Reuters | Updated at 09:10am on February 16, 2017

    Malaysian police detained a second woman on Thursday suspected of involvement in the apparent assassination of the estranged half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un...

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    Trump backs away from commitment to Palestinian state

    Reuters . Washington | Updated at 02:05am on February 16, 2017

    US president Donald Trump on Wednesday dropped US insistence on a two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, a longstanding bedrock of Middle East policy, even...

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    Woman arrested in killing of North Korean leader's half brother

    Associated Press | Updated at 08:45pm on February 15, 2017

    Malaysian police arrested a woman Wednesday in the apparent assassination of Kim Jong Nam, the North Korean leader's exiled half brother who South Korean spies say once begged his sibling to spare his life...

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    Former Myanmar armyman suspected in killing of lawyer: President's office

    Reuters | Updated at 08:50pm on February 15, 2017

    The office of Myanmar's civilian president on Wednesday said a former military officer is suspected to have hired the killer of a prominent lawyer advising Nobel laureate Aung San Suu Kyi's ruling party, in a likely bid to destabilise the country...

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    India launches record 104 satellites at one go

    Reuters | Updated at 01:45pm on February 15, 2017

    India successfully launched 104 satellites in a single mission on Wednesday, setting what its space agency says is a world record of...

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    Indonesians vote in local polls after bitter fight to run Jakarta

    Reuters | Updated at 09:28am on February 15, 2017

    Indonesians began voting on Wednesday in local elections across the sprawling archipelago, after a bitterly fought campaign to win the prize of governing the capital...

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    China death toll from bird flu soars to 79 in Jan

    Reuters | Updated at 09:23am on February 15, 2017

    China reported as many as 79 fatalities from H7N9 bird flu in January, the government said, far surpassing the number of deaths in recent years and stoking fears...

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    Trump knew of Flynn issues 'weeks ago'

    BBC | Updated at 09:18am on February 15, 2017

    President Donald Trump knew weeks ago there were problems with Michael Flynn's Russia phone calls, a White House spokesman has said...