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    Masked attackers snatch voting machines in northeast India

    Reuters . Guwahati | Updated at 12:49am on May 23, 2019

    About 500 masked men carrying guns and machetes attacked Indian election officials in a remote northeastern state and made off with computerised voting machines, officials...

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    7 Turkish journalists jailed for ‘terrorist propaganda’

    Agence France-Presse . Istanbul | Updated at 12:00am on May 23, 2019

    A Turkish court has handed multiple jail terms for editors and journalists from the now defunct pro-Kurd daily Ozgur Gundem on charges of spreading ‘terrorist...

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    Deadly strike hits Syria market

    Agence France-Presse . Maaret al-Numan, Syria | Updated at 12:00am on May 23, 2019

    Syrian government air strikes killed 15 civilians, 12 of them in a market, as fierce fighting raged for the jihadist-held northwest, a monitor said on...

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    Risk of nuclear war now highest since WW2: UN

    Reuters . Geneva | Updated at 12:00am on May 23, 2019

    The risk of nuclear weapons being used is at its highest since World War Two, a senior UN security expert said on Tuesday, calling it...

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    India claims new first for world’s fastest cruise missile

    Agence France-Presse . New Delhi | Updated at 12:00am on May 23, 2019

    India said the world’s fastest cruise missile passed another key test Wednesday when it successfully hit a land target after being fired from a fighter...

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    Rahul says gloomy Indian exit polls ‘fake’

    Agence France-Presse . New Delhi | Updated at 12:00am on May 23, 2019

    Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday dismissed ‘fake’ Indian exit polls predicting a clear election victory for his opponent, prime minister Narendra Modi, a day before the...

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    Europe holds ‘most important’ EU vote

    Reuters . Brussels | Updated at 12:00am on May 23, 2019

    Europeans start voting on Thursday in four days of elections to the EU parliament that will influence not just Brussels policy for the next five...

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    May’s Brexit gambit fails

    Reuters . London | Updated at 05:32pm on May 22, 2019

    British prime minister Theresa May’s final Brexit gambit was in tatters on Wednesday just hours after her offer of a vote on a second referendum...

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    Beverly Hills to pass law banning sale of tobacco

    | Updated at 02:56pm on May 22, 2019

    Posh Beverly Hills is poised to outlaw the sale of all tobacco products...

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    Six dead after election riots in Jakarta

    Agence France-Presse . Jakarta | Updated at 11:53am on May 22, 2019

    At least six people died and 200 were injured in civil unrest in the Indonesian...