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    Indo-Pak row escalates, UN intervention sought

    Reuters . Islamabad/ Srinagar | Updated at 12:22am on February 20, 2019

    Prime minister Imran Khan said on Tuesday Pakistan would retaliate if India attacked in response to a bombing in the disputed Kashmir region, which India...

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    Over 200 families trapped by IS in Syria: UN

    Reuters . Geneva | Updated at 12:00am on February 20, 2019

    Some 200 families are trapped in a shrinking area of Syria controlled by Islamic State, whose forces are stopping many from fleeing, UN human rights...

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    Pilot killed as Indian army jets collide

    Agence France-Presse . Bangalore | Updated at 12:00am on February 20, 2019

    Two Indian Air Force jets practising for an aerobatic display collided in midair Tuesday killing one of the pilots, officials said.Witnesses told how the aircraft...

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    Iran suicide bomber was Pakistani

    Reuters . Geneva | Updated at 12:00am on February 20, 2019

    The man who carried out a suicide bombing which killed 27 members of Iran’s elite Revolutionary Guards near the border with Pakistan last week was...

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    China data leak exposes mass surveillance in Xinjiang

    Agence France-Presse . Beijing | Updated at 12:00am on February 20, 2019

    A Chinese technology firm has compiled a range of personal information on 2.6 million people in Xinjiang - from their ethnicity to locations - according...

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    China seeks deeper trust with Iran

    Reuters . Beijing | Updated at 12:00am on February 20, 2019

    China wants to deepen ‘strategic trust’ with Iran, the Chinese government’s top diplomat told Iran’s foreign minister on Tuesday, days before Saudi Arabia’s crown prince...

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    Bernie Sanders announces US presidential bid

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 12:00am on February 20, 2019

    Senator Bernie Sanders announced Tuesday he is running for president, launching a second bid for the White House after a surprisingly strong run for the...

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    Imran ‘ready to talk’ with India on Kashmir

    Agence France-Presse . Islamabad | Updated at 04:05pm on February 19, 2019

    Pakistan is ready to help India investigate the deadliest blast in Kashmir in decades, but will retaliate if Delhi attacks, prime minister Imran Khan said Tuesday as tensions between the nuclear-armed rivals soared.

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    US president urges Venezuela military to abandon Maduro

    Reuters . Miami | Updated at 11:39am on February 19, 2019

    US president Donald Trump on Monday warned members of Venezuela’s military who remain loyal to socialist president Nicolas Maduro that they are risking their future...

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    US states sue Trump admin

    Reuters . Washington | Updated at 10:58am on February 19, 2019

    A coalition of 16 US states led by California sued president Donald Trump and top members of his administration on Monday to block his decision...