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    ‘I can’t breathe’ were Khashoggi’s final words

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 11:22am on December 10, 2018

    Jamal Khashoggi’s final words were ‘I can’t breathe,’ CNN said Sunday, citing a source who has read the transcript of an audio tape of the...

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    Nobel laureates urge world to help victims of rape in conflict

    Agence France-Presse . Oslo | Updated at 11:55am on December 10, 2018

    Nobel laureates Denis Mukwege and Nadia Murad called on the world to protect victims of wartime sexual violence in their Peace Prize acceptance speeches on...

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    Sri Lanka’s ousted PM sets deadline to end crisis

    Agence France-Presse . Colombo | Updated at 12:30am on December 11, 2018

    Sri Lanka’s ousted prime minister promised Monday to bring tens of thousands of supporters to the capital next week for a massive demonstration unless president...

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    Twitter CEO criticised for no mention of Rohingya plight in Myanmar tweets

    Reuters . Singapore | Updated at 12:29am on December 11, 2018

    Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey has come under fire for tweets about his meditation retreat in Myanmar and encouraging people to visit the country without mentioning...

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    Historian Mushirul Hasan no more

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 08:02pm on December 10, 2018

    Indian historian Mushirul Hasan, who worked extensively on partition of the Indian sub-continent, passed away on Monday. He was 69. Mushirul was the vice-chancellor of...

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    May is said to withdraw parliamentary vote

    Reuters . London | Updated at 12:00am on December 11, 2018

    British prime minister Theresa May abruptly decided on Monday to pull a parliamentary vote on her Brexit deal, throwing Britain’s plan to leave the European...

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    State elections could halt Modi’s winning streak

    Reuters . New Delhi | Updated at 12:00am on December 11, 2018

    Indian prime minister Narendra Modi is staring at election losses in big heartland states, polls show, suggesting that farm distress and a lack of jobs...

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    Thousands throng funeral for ‘youngest’ rebel killed in Kashmir

    Agence France-Presse . Srinagar | Updated at 12:00am on December 11, 2018

    Thousands of mourners thronged the funeral on Monday of a 14-year-old rebel shot dead by Indian troops in Kashmir, the youngest-ever fighter killed in the...