Reuters. Taipei | Updated at 05:55pm on April 18, 2019
A 6.1 magnitude earthquake struck Taiwan's coastal city of Hualien on Thursday, shaking buildings and temporarily halting subway services in the capital Taipei, but there were no immediate reports of serious damage or casualties.
Agence-France-Presse . Seoul | Updated at 01:26pm on April 18, 2019
North Korea’s Kim Jong Un has supervised the test-firing of a new tactical weapon with a ‘powerful warhead’, state media reported Thursday, in the first...
Agence France-Presse. Canico, Portugal | Updated at 11:50am on April 18, 2019
Twenty-nine German tourists were killed when their bus spun off the road and tumbled down a slope before crashing into a house on the Portuguese...
Reuters. Bengaluru | Updated at 11:41am on April 18, 2019
Voters across swaths of southern India began queuing up early on Thursday in the second phase of a mammoth, staggered general election in which opposition parties are trying to stop Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi from .......
Agence France-Presse . Lima | Updated at 01:52am on April 18, 2019
Peru’s former president Alan Garcia died in hospital on Wednesday after shooting himself in the head at his home as police were about to arrest...
Reuters . London | Updated at 01:22am on April 18, 2019
Two environmental activists climbed onto the roof of a train in London’s Canary Wharf financial district on Wednesday as part of a third day of...
Agence France-Presse . New Delhi | Updated at 01:03am on April 18, 2019
Thunderstorms swept across western India killing at least 35 people and leaving widespread damage, officials said Wednesday.Strong winds barrelled through Rajasthan, Gujarat and Madhya Pradesh...
Agence France-Presse . Tripoli | Updated at 12:57am on April 18, 2019
Rocket fire on the Libyan capital Tripoli, which the UN-recognised government blamed on military strongman Khalifa Haftar, killed six people ahead of a Security Council...
Reuters . Jakarta | Updated at 12:48am on April 18, 2019
Indonesian president Joko Widodo appeared set for a second term as ‘quick count’ results from Wednesday’s election rolled in, but his challenger claimed that he...
Agence France-Presse . New Delhi | Updated at 12:37am on April 18, 2019
Indian election authorities have cancelled voting in a southern region of the country after seizing more than 110 million rupees ($1.5 million) they believe was meant to influence the outcome, officials said Wednesday....