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    PLA reduces presence in Finger 4 area

    New Age Desk | Updated at 11:38pm on July 12, 2020

    In continued progress on disengagement in Ladakh, Chinese military further reduced its presence in the Finger 4 area of Pangong Tso, reports The Times of India...

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    Roger Stone still a criminal: Mueller

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 10:34pm on July 12, 2020

    Donald Trump may have commuted Roger Stone’s prison sentence but the president’s longtime ally remains a convicted criminal, former special counsel Robert Mueller said Saturday....

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    British pilot to fly home after 4-month coronavirus battle in Vietnam

    Agence France-Presse . Hanoi | Updated at 10:32pm on July 12, 2020

    A British pilot who spent more than two months on life support in Vietnam after contracting COVID-19 was on his way home Saturday, astounding doctors...

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    Khamenei urges fight against coronavirus resurgence

    Agence France-Presse . Tehran | Updated at 10:31pm on July 12, 2020

    Iran’s supreme leader Sunday called the resurgence of the novel coronavirus in the country ‘truly tragic’ and urged all citizens to help stem what has...

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    Mixed reaction from HK expats to UK visas offer

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 10:30pm on July 12, 2020

    Hong Kong expatriates living in Britain have welcomed London’s pledge of ‘a pathway to future citizenship’ for millions of the territory’s residents after China imposed...

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    Hungary bars travel from Africa, most of Asia over coronavirus

    Agence France-Presse . Budapest | Updated at 10:28pm on July 12, 2020

    Hungary’s government said Sunday it was barring travel from Africa, most of Asia apart from China and Japan, and restricting entry from several European countries...

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    Bill Gates ‘optimistic’ about coronavirus battle

    Agence France-Presse . Geneva | Updated at 10:25pm on July 12, 2020

    American billionaire Bill Gates said on Saturday he was ‘optimistic’ about the battle against COVID-19 and called for medicines and vaccines to be distributed to...

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    UN restarts cross-border aid to Syria

    Agence France-Presse . United Nations | Updated at 10:23pm on July 12, 2020

    The UN Security Council on Saturday passed a resolution to restart cross-border humanitarian aid to Syria, but only after caving to Russian pressure to close...

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    Trump dons mask as global infections gather pace

    Agence France-Presse . Bethesda, United States | Updated at 11:09am on July 12, 2020

    US president Donald Trump finally yielded to pressure and wore a face mask in public for the first time, as new figures Sunday showed the pace of the global spread of the coronavirus has...

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    Briton jailed for trying to steal Magna Carta

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 12:40am on July 12, 2020

    A British man was jailed on Friday for attempting to steal a priceless 1215 original version of Magna Carta, which has defined rights and liberties around the world. Mark Royden attacked the protective glass...