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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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    Nobel peace prize shines light on rape in conflict

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

    Congolese doctor Denis Mukwege and Yazidi activist Nadia Murad, an IS sex slave survivor, will be presented with the Nobel Peace Prize Monday, as they...

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    UK PM faces fight for her political life in Brexit deal vote

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 12:23pm on December 10, 2018

    British prime minister Theresa May faces a fight for her political life this week in a parliamentary vote that will decide the fate of her...

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    Fresh ‘yellow vest’ protests hit France

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

    Calls mounted Sunday for president Emmanuel Macron to bring an end to the ‘yellow vest’ crisis gripping France as authorities in Paris and elsewhere counted the cost of another day of violent protests and looting....

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    Thousands rally in Delhi for Ram temple at Ayodhya

    Reuters. New Delhi | Updated at 02:25pm on December 09, 2018

    Thousands of Hindu monks and activists linked to prime minister Narendra Modi’s Hindu nationalist party gathered in the Indian capital New Delhi on Sunday to...

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    Japan’s empress-in-waiting ‘insecure’ but vows to serve

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

    Japan’s crown princess Masako on Sunday pledged to do her best despite feeling ‘insecure’ about becoming empress in mere months, in a candid statement released on her 55th birthday....

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    UN talks offer helping hand to people uprooted by climate change

    Reuters . Katowice, Poland | Updated at 12:27am on December 10, 2018

    When indigenous groups from around the world met in Alaska in October, they sounded the alarm on how their homelands, cultures and livelihoods were threatened by rising temperatures, loss of permafrost, higher sea levels and weather disasters....

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    May says Brexit deal defeat could topple govt

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

    Prime minister Theresa May warned on Sunday that parliament’s rejection of her Brexit deal could leave Britain in the European Union and bring the opposition Labour Party to power...