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    Conservatives keep power in Australia election victory

    Agence France-Presse . Sydney | Updated at 12:35am on May 19, 2019

    Australia’s ruling conservative coalition defied expectations to retain power in national elections Saturday, prompting prime minister Scott Morrison to declare: ‘I have always believed in...

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    ‘Criminal candidates’ in India’s elections

    Reuters . New Delhi | Updated at 12:30am on May 19, 2019

    India’s ruling Bharatiya Janata Party has one unwanted lead in this month’s general election race — according to data from an electoral watchdog it is...

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    Last phase of Indian nat’l polls today

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . New Delhi | Updated at 12:26am on May 19, 2019

    The marathon Indian 17th national polls, the world’s largest democratic exercise, will come to an end today with holding polling in 59 parliamentary constituencies spread...

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    Exit polls tip Labour to win Australia election

    Agence France-Presse . Sydney | Updated at 12:00am on May 19, 2019

    Exit polls in Australia’s climate-dominated election campaign pointed on Saturday to a win for Labour after six years of conservative rule.Between 16 and 17 million...

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    Uttar Pradesh: the key prize in India’s election

    Agence France-Presse . Varanasi | Updated at 12:00am on May 19, 2019

    If Uttar Pradesh were a country, it would be one of the world’s most populous. And this poverty-stricken northern melting pot of over 200 million...

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    Hero dog saves buried baby

    Agence France-Presse . Bangkok | Updated at 12:00am on May 19, 2019

    An attentive dog in northeastern Thailand is being hailed as a hero after finding and saving an infant allegedly buried in a field by his...

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    Iran FM discounts prospect of war with US

    Agence France-Presse . Tehran | Updated at 12:00am on May 19, 2019

    Iran’s foreign minister Saturday discounted the prospect of a new war in the region because Tehran opposed it and no party was under the ‘illusion’...

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    Biden holds election kick-off rally

    Reuters . Philadelphia | Updated at 12:00am on May 19, 2019

    Former US vice president Joe Biden on Saturday will hold a presidential-style rally intended to make his march toward becoming the Democrat to take on...

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    SL marks war anniv with thousands still missing

    Agence France-Presse . Mullaittivu, Sri Lanka | Updated at 12:00am on May 19, 2019

    Still reeling from the Easter terror attacks, Sri Lanka commemorates this weekend 10 years since the end of a bloody civil war that killed at...

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    Europe’s far-right rallies in Milan ahead of EU vote

    Reuters . Milan | Updated at 12:00am on May 19, 2019

    Nationalist and far-right parties from across Europe held a rally on Saturday, led by Italian deputy prime minister Matteo Salvini, promising to reshape the continent...