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    Yemen govt ends cooperation with UN rights mission

    Agence France-Presse . Yemen | Updated at 03:04am on September 28, 2018

    Yemen’s government on Thursday announced it will end its cooperation with a UN human rights mission, accusing investigators of bias after a report on alleged...

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    Yemen war crimes probe must continue: UN

    Agence France-Presse . Geneva | Updated at 12:00am on September 27, 2018

    War crimes investigators called Wednesday for the UN’s top rights body to let them continue probing the ‘extremely alarming’ situation in Yemen, amid resistance from...

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    Rouhani says Trump seeking Iran leadership ‘overthrow’

    Agence France Presse . New York | Updated at 01:14am on September 26, 2018

    Iranian president Hassan Rouhani accused his US counterpart Donald Trump of trying to topple his government Tuesday as he poured cold water on the idea...

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    Maldives opposition wins election

    Reuters . Male | Updated at 12:05am on September 25, 2018

    Maldives opposition leader Ibrahim Mohamed Solih won the Indian Ocean archipelago nation’s presidential election on Monday, delivering a possible blow for China which has invested...

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    Iran points finger at Arab separatists, Gulf state

    Agence France-Presse . Tehran | Updated at 01:47am on September 24, 2018

    Iranian president Hassan Rouhani on Sunday pointed blame at Arab separatists for a deadly attack on a military parade and accused an unnamed US-backed Gulf...

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    Maldives strongman Yameen seeks second term amid rigging fears

    Agence France-Presse . Colombo | Updated at 12:05am on September 24, 2018

    Polling booths in the Maldives closed Sunday after voting hours were extended in a controversial election marred by police raids on the opposition and allegations...

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    Police raid Maldives opposition HQ ahead of vote

    Agence France-Presse . Colombo | Updated at 01:04am on September 23, 2018

    Maldivian police raided the opposition campaign headquarters on Saturday, the opposition said, on the eve of Sunday’s presidential election that international monitors fear will be...

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    Modi faces calls for resignation over French jet deal

    Reuters . New Delhi | Updated at 12:00am on September 23, 2018

    Indian prime minister Narendra Modi faced calls for his resignation over allegations of corruption in a military jet deal with France after former French president...

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    Yemen faces worsening threat of famine: UN

    Agence France-Presse . United Nations | Updated at 12:00am on September 23, 2018

    International aid agencies are losing the fight against famine in Yemen, where 3.5 million people may soon be added to the eight million Yemenis already...

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    Imran Khan decries ‘arrogant’ India for cancelling talks

    Reuters . Islamabad | Updated at 12:00am on September 23, 2018

    Pakistani prime minister Imran Khan labelled India arrogant on Saturday for cancelling what would have been the countries’ first high-level talks in years, decrying ‘small...