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    India shoots down satellite in space, Modi hails major breakthrough

    Reuters . New Delhi | Updated at 02:11pm on March 27, 2019

    Prime minister Narendra Modi said India had shot down a satellite in space on Wednesday with an anti-satellite missile, hailing the test as a major...

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    Mueller report details to be issued in ‘weeks, not months’ -Justice Dept

    Reuters . Washington | Updated at 12:34pm on March 27, 2019

    US attorney general William Barr plans to issue a public version of special counsel Robert Mueller’s report on the investigation into Russian interference in the...

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    Seven killed in Yemen air strike: Save the children

    Agence France-Presse . Dubai | Updated at 11:56am on March 27, 2019

    At least seven people, including four children, were killed and eight injured in an air strike near a hospital in Yemen, Save the children said...

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    German city halls evacuated after bomb threats

    Agence France-Presse . Berlin | Updated at 11:39pm on March 26, 2019

    Several city halls in Germany were evacuated on Tuesday over emails threatening bomb attacks, police said.Police confirmed that the city halls in Chemnitz, Augsburg, Kaiserslautern,...

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    Nawaz Sharif gets bail on medical grounds

    Reuters . Islamabad | Updated at 11:36pm on March 26, 2019

    Pakistan’s Supreme Court agreed on Tuesday to release jailed former prime minister Nawaz Sharif on bail for six weeks to receive medical treatment but said...

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    Imran fears conflict risk while India in election mode

    Reuters . Islamabad | Updated at 11:27pm on March 26, 2019

    Pakistani prime minister Imran Khan said he feared another security incident with India, after the two nuclear-armed countries engaged in a dangerous escalation that fuelled...

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    Yemenis rally in support of Houthis to mark war anniv

    Reuters . Sanaa | Updated at 12:00am on March 27, 2019

    Yemenis held a mass rally in Sanaa on Tuesday to show support for the Houthi movement on the fourth anniversary of a war that has...

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    Russia accuses US of plotting ‘coup’ in Venezuela

    Agence France-Presse . Moscow | Updated at 12:00am on March 27, 2019

    Russian foreign minister Sergei Lavrov Monday accused the United States of plotting a ‘coup’ against Venezuelan president Nicolas Maduro, in a dispute over Russian military...

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    NZ women face praise, protests for donning the hijab

    Reuters . Kuala Lumpur/Beirut | Updated at 12:00am on March 27, 2019

    A campaign by New Zealand women including prime minister Jacinda Ardern to don headscarves as a sign of solidarity with Muslim women after the nation’s...

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    Israel-Hamas fighting abates along Gaza border

    Reuters . Gaza | Updated at 12:00am on March 27, 2019

    Cross-border fighting between Israel and Hamas abated on Tuesday after a day of Palestinian rocket attacks and Israeli air strikes, but tensions remained high with...