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    ‘Nice to be back’: NZ PM Ardern returns to capital after maternity leave

    Reuters | Updated at 10:21am on August 06, 2018

    New Zealand's prime minister Jacinda Ardern returned on Monday to Parliament to run her first Cabinet meeting, six weeks after giving birth to her daughter....

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    91 dead as powerful earthquake hits Indonesia

    Reuters | Updated at 01:43am on August 06, 2018

    A major earthquake on the Indonesian holiday island of Lombok killed at least 37 people and injured dozens, officials said on Sunday, damaging homes and triggering panic among tourists and locals.

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    Quake rocks Bali islands

    Reuters . Denpasar | Updated at 01:33am on August 06, 2018

    Indonesia’s resort islands of Bali and Lombok were rocked by a magnitude 7.0 earthquake on Sunday, triggering panic among holidaymakers and residents....

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    20 dead in WWII vintage plane crash in Switzerland

    Agence France-Presse . Geneva | Updated at 12:33am on August 06, 2018

    Twenty people died after a vintage World War II aircraft crashed into a Swiss mountainside at the weekend, police said Sunday. ‘The police have the sad certainty that the 20 people aboard perished,’ police spokeswoman Anita Senti told a news conference. There were 11 men and nine women aboard, including an Austrian couple and their son, she said....

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    Venezuela’s Maduro says drone blast was bid to kill him, blames Colombia

    Reuters | Updated at 10:29am on August 05, 2018

    At least one explosion rocked a military event where Venezuelan president Nicolas Maduro was giving a speech on Saturday and the government said it was...

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    Nicaragua protest death toll at 317: rights group

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 12:19am on August 05, 2018

    The death toll in violent protests in Nicaragua against the government of president Daniel Ortega stands at 317, a US-based regional rights group said Thursday.....

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    Indian troops kill five in Kashmir, draw protests

    Reuters . Srinagar | Updated at 12:18am on August 05, 2018

    Indian security forces on Saturday killed five militants in the disputed region of Kashmir, the biggest single-day casualty since prime minister Narendra Modi’s government took direct control of the state, leading to protests....

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    Burqa-clad suicide bombers kill at least 29 inside Afghan Shiite mosque

    Agence France-Presse | Updated at 09:48am on August 04, 2018

    Burqa-clad suicide bombers struck a Shiite mosque in eastern Afghanistan Friday as it was crowded with worshippers for weekly prayers, killing at least 29 people...

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    Suicide bombers kill 29 inside Afghan mosque

    Agence France-Presse . Khost | Updated at 12:41am on August 04, 2018

    Burqa-clad suicide bombers struck a Shia mosque in eastern Afghanistan Friday as it was crowded with worshippers for weekly prayers, killing at least 29 people and wounding more than 80 in the latest attack on the minority....

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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...