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    US, China meet to ease tensions

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 12:00am on November 10, 2018

    The United States and China resume top-level talks Friday after months of spiralling tension, looking to see if they can find a way forward on...

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    Libya PM calls for common vision

    Agence France-Presse . Tripoli | Updated at 12:00am on November 10, 2018

    The head of Libya’s UN-backed government, Fayez al-Sarraj, urged the international community on Thursday to find a ‘common vision’ for the chaos-hit North African nation,...

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    US ‘war on terror’ kills over half a million

    New Age Desk | Updated at 12:00am on November 10, 2018

    At least half a million people in Afghanistan, Iraq and Pakistan have been killed due to the so-called ‘war on terror’ launched by the United...

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    Aid groups say Rohingya 'terrified' about Myanmar repatriation

    Agence France-Presse . Bangkok | Updated at 12:26pm on November 09, 2018

    A plan to start repatriating Rohingya Muslims back to Myanmar was premature and the refugees were ‘terrified’ about leaving Bangladesh where they sought refuge, dozens...

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    US to deny asylum to illegal border crossers

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 11:57am on November 09, 2018

    The United States would no longer allow people who enter the country illegally to claim asylum, officials said Thursday, unveiling a controversial new crackdown on...

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    Sri Lanka political rally brings chaos to Colombo streets

    Agence France-Presse . Colombo | Updated at 01:34am on November 09, 2018

    A rally of hundreds of cars carrying supporters of Sri Lanka’s deposed prime minister brought chaos to Colombo streets on Thursday as they demanded that...

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    Rights body fears execution of 12 Saudi Shias imminent

    Agence France-Presse . Dubai | Updated at 12:00am on November 09, 2018

    Amnesty International said on Wednesday it feared 12 minority Shias in Saudi Arabia faced ‘imminent’ execution after their cases were transferred to a powerful security...

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    Dutchman, 69, in legal bid to cut 20 years off his age

    Agence France-Presse . The Hague | Updated at 12:00am on November 09, 2018

    A Dutch ‘young god’ just months shy of his 70th birthday has launched a legal bid to slash 20 years off his age as he...

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    2.3m Venezuelans have fled crisis since 2015: UN

    Agence France-Presse . Geneva | Updated at 12:00am on November 09, 2018

    At least 2.3 million people have fled Venezuela’s economic and political crisis since 2015, the UN said Thursday, warning that host countries’ capacity to shelter...

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    Delhi suffers toxic smog

    Agence France-Presse . New Delhi | Updated at 12:00am on November 09, 2018

    Air pollution in New Delhi hit hazardous levels Thursday after a night of free-for-all Diwali fireworks, despite Supreme Court efforts to curb the smog-fuelling partying.Major...

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