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    Two decades of US school mass shootings

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 01:38pm on November 15, 2019

    Two students were shot dead and another three wounded when a classmate opened fire at their California high school, the latest in the United States’...

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    Pentagon presses South Korea pay more for US troops

    Reuters. Seoul | Updated at 01:23pm on November 15, 2019

    United States secretary of defence Mark Esper pressed South Korea on Friday to pay more for the cost of stationing US troops in the country...

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    Two killed in California school shooting

    Agence France-Presse . Santa Clarita | Updated at 12:45pm on November 15, 2019

    A teenage boy gunned down fellow students at a California high school on his 16th birthday Thursday, killing two and wounding another three before turning...

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    Trump admits bribery in Ukraine scandal: Pelosi

    Reuters. Washington | Updated at 12:09pm on November 15, 2019

    House of Representatives speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Thursday that United States president Donald Trump already had admitted to bribery in the Ukraine scandal at...

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    Facebook spotlights measures to combat 2020 disinformation

    Agence France-Presse. San Francisco | Updated at 02:02pm on November 08, 2019

    Facebook on Thursday spotlighted steps it is taking to combat foreign interference and online disinformation in the 2020 United States elections. Measures include better securing...

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    US iterates concerns over extrajudicial killings

    Shahidul Islam Chowdhury and Muktadir Rashid  | Updated at 12:00am on November 06, 2019

    Visiting United States state department delegation led by acting assistant secretary for South and Central Asian Affairs Alice G Wells at a meeting with Bangladesh...

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    ‘Prolific Bangladeshi human trafficker’ arrested in Brazil

    Reuters. Sao Paulo | Updated at 10:58am on November 02, 2019

    Brazilian federal police say that they have arrested Saifullah Al-Mamun, born in Bangladesh and considered by the authorities one of the world’s most prolific human...

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    China to talk with Afghan on withdrawing US forces

    Reuters . Kabul | Updated at 12:19pm on October 23, 2019

    China is organising talks among Afghanistan’s rival factions as part of efforts to end years of war after negotiations between the Taliban and the United...

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    US demands Syria truce but Turkey defiant

    Agence France-Presse . Ankara | Updated at 12:00am on October 18, 2019

    US vice president Mike Pence arrived in Turkey Thursday to push president Recep Tayyip Erdogan for a ceasefire in Syria after Ankara rebuffed international pressure...

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    Biden calls for Trump’s impeachment

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 03:08pm on October 10, 2019

    Democratic White House hopeful Joe Biden called Wednesday for Donald Trump’s impeachment, saying the president ‘betrayed’ the United States, but Trump dug in, predicting that...