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    Trying to unlock Brexit, Britain’s May to make offer on EU citizens

    Reuters | Updated at 01:39pm on October 19, 2017

    British prime minister Theresa May will promise on Thursday to make it as easy as possible for European Union citizens living in Britain to...

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    43 soldiers killed in attack on Afgan base

    Reuters . Kabul | Updated at 12:05am on October 20, 2017

    The Afghan Taliban stormed a military base in the south of the country killing at least 43 troops on Thursday, the defence ministry said, with the militants saying they had killed 60...

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    Fire destroys landmark hotel in Myanmar’s largest city, kills one

    Reuters | Updated at 01:08pm on October 19, 2017

    One person was killed on Thursday in a massive fire that destroyed one of Yangon’s best-known hotels, sending dark smoke billowing over the...

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    India welcomes Tillerson call for deeper ties to counter China

    Agence France-Presse . New Delhi | Updated at 12:05am on October 21, 2017

    India on Friday welcomed US secretary of state Rex Tillerson’s comments that Washington would rather work with New Delhi than Beijing over the next century, saying it shared his optimism about their burgeoning relationship...

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    Spain to trigger suspension of Catalan autonomy on Saturday

    Reuters | Updated at 09:50am on October 19, 2017

    Spain's government will trigger on Saturday the Article 155 of the constitution, which allows suspending Catalonia's political autonomy, the Prime Minister's Office said on Thursday...

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    Trump accused of disrespecting family of slain US soldier

    Agence France-Presse | Updated at 09:25am on October 19, 2017

    US president Donald Trump was snarled in fresh controversy Wednesday after he was accused of being disrespectful to a US soldier slain in an ambush in Niger, as well as showing insensitivity to the grieving family...

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    Lawmakers urge US to craft targeted sanctions on Myanmar military

    Reuters | Updated at 08:55am on October 19, 2017

    More than 40 lawmakers urged the Trump administration on Wednesday to reimpose US travel bans on Myanmar's military leaders and prepare targeted sanctions against those responsible for a crackdown on the country's Rohingya Muslim minority...

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    Myanmar has failed to protect Rohingyas from atrocities: UN

    Agence France-Presse . United Nations | Updated at 12:05am on October 20, 2017

    Myanmar’s government has failed to meet its international obligations and protect Rohingya Muslims from the atrocities taking place in Rakhine state, two UN special advisers said Wednesday....

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    Myanmar has failed to protect Rohingyas from atrocities: UN

    Agence France-Presse | Updated at 08:35am on October 19, 2017

    Myanmar's government has failed to meet its international obligations and protect Rohingya Muslims from the atrocities taking place in Rakhine state, two UN special advisers said Wednesday...

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    Qatar emir says open to dialogue to resolve Gulf crisis

    Reuters . Bogor | Updated at 02:01am on October 19, 2017

    Qatar is ‘open to dialogue’ in resolving a dispute that has seen the Gulf state isolated from its Arab neighbours, its emir said during a visit to Indonesia on Wednesday...

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