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    Knife attacker kills two at primary school in China

    Agence France-Presse . Beijing | Updated at 12:00am on April 04, 2019

    A knife-wielding man killed two people and injured two others at a primary school in central China on Wednesday, the latest such attack to hit...

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    US approves anti-submarine helicopter sale to India

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 12:00am on April 04, 2019

    The United States said Tuesday it had approved the sale of 24 MH-60R helicopters to India, significantly boosting its emerging ally’s firepower to target submarines...

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    Brunei introduces stoning to death for gay sex, adultery

    Agence-France-Presse . Brunei | Updated at 12:00am on April 04, 2019

    Brunei on Wednesday introduced harsh new sharia laws, including death by stoning for adultery and gay sex, despite a storm of global criticism from politicians,...

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    Mamata a speedbreaker in WB’s development: Modi

    New Age Desk | Updated at 12:00am on April 04, 2019

    Prime minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday made a scathing attack on West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee describing her as a ‘speedbreaker’ in the path...

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    Najib goes on trial over 1MDB mega-scandal

    Agence-France-Presse . Kuala Lumpur | Updated at 12:00am on April 04, 2019

    Malaysia’s disgraced ex-leader Najib Razak pleaded not guilty to all charges against him as he went on trial Wednesday over a multi-billion-dollar fraud, almost a...

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    EU backs visa-free travel for Britons after Brexit

    Reuters . Brussels | Updated at 12:00am on April 04, 2019

    A European Parliament committee on Wednesday backed giving Britons the right to travel to the European Union without visas after Brexit, following weeks of controversy...

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    Guaido stripped of immunity, can face prosecution

    Agence-France-Presse . Venezuela | Updated at 12:00am on April 04, 2019

    Venezuelan lawmakers loyal to president Nicolas Maduro stripped opposition leader Juan Guaido’s immunity Tuesday — and authorised the high court to criminally prosecute him for...

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    Venezuelans break barricades, cross Colombia border

    Reuters . Bogota | Updated at 12:00am on April 04, 2019

    Thousands of Venezuelans broke through barricades along the international border with Colombia on Tuesday, according to the migration office in Bogota, which warned Venezuelan president...

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    Trump 100pc ready to shut down Mexico border

    Agence-France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 12:00am on April 04, 2019

    President Donald Trump said Tuesday he is ‘100 per cent’ prepared to close down the US-Mexico border, warning Congress and Central American governments to take...

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    Trade war, Brexit may slow developing Asia’s growth: ADB

    Reuters. Manila | Updated at 11:41am on April 03, 2019

    Growth in developing Asia could slow for a second straight year in 2019 and lose further momentum in 2020, the Asian Development Bank said on Wednesday, warning of rising economic risks from a bitter Sino-US trade war and .....