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    Muslim girl assaulted outside US mosque

    Reuters . Washington | Updated at 12:37am on June 20, 2017

    A 17-year-old American Muslim girl was beaten and abducted after leaving a mosque in Virginia on Sunday by a man who police later arrested on...

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    Trump dashes hopes for Afghan peace

    | Updated at 12:05am on June 20, 2017

    THE comment of Georges Clemenceau, premier of France during World War I, that war is too important to be left to the generals was a...

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    Seven US Navy crew missing in crash off Japan

    Agence France-Presse . Yokosuka | Updated at 12:57am on June 18, 2017

    The US and Japan were conducting a major search operation Saturday to find seven missing American sailors after their navy destroyer collided with a much...

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    Trump govt cancels Obama policy for illegal immigrants

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 12:26am on June 17, 2017

    The Trump administration announced on Thursday that it is cancelling an Obama-era policy to allow millions of illegal-immigrant parents of children born in the United...

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    Will trump set a record for the history books?

    by Tom Engelhardt | Updated at 12:05am on June 17, 2017

    IN ITS own inside-out, upside-down way, it’s almost wondrous to behold. As befits our president’s wildest dreams, it may even prove to be a record...

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    US moves to reassure Qatar with arms sale

    Agence France-Presse . Doha | Updated at 01:00am on June 16, 2017

    The United States agreed a major warplane sale to Qatar and began manoeuvres with the emirate’s navy Thursday, underscoring its commitment to their military alliance...

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    Bangladesh diplomat released on bail in NY

    Diplomatic Correspondent | Updated at 12:49am on June 15, 2017

    Bangladesh diplomat deputy consul general in New York was released on bail on Tuesday, a day after he was indicted on charges of labour trafficking,...

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    US says ‘worst behind us’ in Qatar crisis

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 12:48am on June 15, 2017

    Progress has been made towards resolving the crisis between Qatar and its Gulf neighbours after senior US officials met leading players in the standoff, the...

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    Shooting erupts at US lawmakers’ baseball practice

    Agence France-Presse . Alexandria | Updated at 12:44am on June 15, 2017

    Several people including a top Republican congressman were wounded in a Washington suburb early Wednesday morning when a gunman opened fire as they practiced for...

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    Trump’s claws penetrating Bali

    | Updated at 12:05am on June 15, 2017

    ‘AMERICA first’ and ‘to hell with the rest of the world’! One single stroke of hand, one signature, and over 1,000 hardworking people in Bali,...