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Khashoggi murder ‘monstrously planned’: Turkey
Reuters . Istanbul
21:01, Oct 22, 2018
Turkey’s ruling party said on Monday Jamal Khashoggi was the victim of a “monstrously planned” murder, dismissing Riyadh’s assertion he died in a fight, as Western incredulity deepened over varying Saudi accounts of the journalist’s disappearance. Khashoggi, a...
Turkey media publish new claims linking Salman to death of Khashoggi
AFP . Istanbul
17:22, Oct 22, 2018
Turkey’s pro-government media published new claims on Monday linking Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman to the death of journalist Jamal...
Saudi king checks son’s power amid Khashoggi crisis
Reuters . Dubai
17:19, Oct 22, 2018
So grave is the fallout from the disappearance of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi that King Salman has felt compelled to intervene, five sources...
Saudis now call Khashoggi killing ‘grave mistake’
Reuters . Washington/London
11:05, Oct 22, 2018
Saudi Arabia on Sunday called the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi at its Istanbul consulate a “huge and grave mistake,” but...
Moscow warns Trump over ‘dangerous’ nuclear pact pullout
AFP . Moscow
09:42, Oct 22, 2018
Moscow on Sunday warned US president Donald Trump that his plan to ditch a Cold War-era nuclear weapons treaty with Russia was a dangerous step....
Vatican deal brings Chinese Communist Party closer in Catholic heartland
Reuters . Donglu Village, China
00:06, Oct 22, 2018
In 1996, a tiny village with a huge Gothic-style church in China’s Catholic heartland of northern Hebei province was the scene of a tense...
Trump accuses Saudi of ‘lies’ over Khashoggi murder
AFP . Washington
00:03, Oct 22, 2018
US president Donald Trump has accused Saudi Arabia of lying about the killing of Jamal Khashoggi, his strongest comments to date on the affair as...
Erdogan vows to disclose 'naked truth' over Khashoggi death
Thousands take to London streets demanding second Brexit vote
Saudis give another version of Khashoggi death
Trump, Europeans call Saudi account incomplete
Amnesty urges UN probe in Khashoggi death
#MeToo sees more Indian stars falling
Indian officials exchange blame for train accident
Don't give S Arabia 'licence to kill': RSF
AFP . Paris
14:33, Oct 20, 2018
The international community must keep up the pressure on Saudi Arabia after its admission that journalist Jamal Khashoggi died in its Turkish...
Multiple blasts rock Kabul polling stations
AFP . Kabul
14:31, Oct 20, 2018
Multiple explosions rocked polling centres across Kabul on Saturday, as voters cast their ballots in long-delayed legislative elections. Voters...
Afghans vote amid chaos, Taliban threats
Reuters . Kabul
10:53, Oct 20, 2018
Afghans began voting on Saturday in parliamentary elections overshadowed by chaotic organisation, allegations of corruption and violence that has...
At least 59 killed as train hits crowd in India
Reuters . Amritsar, India
10:25, Oct 20, 2018
A commuter train travelling at high speed ran through a crowd of people on the rail tracks in northern India killing at least 59 people on Friday,...
Russian indicted for interfering in US congressional polls
Reuters . New York
09:20, Oct 20, 2018
The US government on Friday charged a Russian national with playing a key financial role in a Kremlin-backed plan to conduct "information warfare"...
Saudi Arabia admits Khashoggi died in Turkish consulate
Reuters . Dubai/Washington
09:19, Oct 20, 2018
Saudi Arabia said on Friday that journalist Jamal Khashoggi died in a fight inside its Istanbul consulate and said it had fired two senior...
At least 50 killed in India train disaster
AFP . Amritsar, India
22:15, Oct 19, 2018
At least 50 people were killed Friday after a train plowed into revellers gathered to watch a Hindu festival in India's northern Amritsar city,...
Train kills at least 30 in India
IANS . Amritsar
21:29, Oct 19, 2018
In a terrible disaster, at least 30 people watching the burning of Ravan effigy were mowed down by speeding train in India’s Punjab on...
3 top Myanmar journalists put on remand
Reuters . Yangon
17:21, Oct 19, 2018
Three senior journalists at Myanmar's largest private newspaper were remanded in custody after handing themselves in to police on Wednesday, facing...
Democratic victory would put Trump in hot seat
Reuters . Washington
09:49, Oct 19, 2018
If Democrats win control of the US House of Representatives or Senate next month, nearly every aspect of Donald Trump's presidency could face swift...
US downgrades Palestinian mission
AFP . Washington
09:29, Oct 19, 2018
The United States downgraded its main diplomatic mission to the Palestinians on Thursday, placing it under the authority of the US embassy to...
Trump warns of ‘very severe’ response if Saudi proven responsible
AFP . Washington
09:18, Oct 19, 2018
President Donald Trump said Thursday he now believes journalist Jamal Khashoggi is dead and warned of “very severe” consequences should...
Three killed as Taliban attack on top US commander
AFP . Kandahar, Afghanistan
08:11, Oct 19, 2018
A Taliban-claimed attack on the top US commander in Afghanistan and senior Afghan security officials Thursday killed at least three people and sent...
How Russia moved into Central Africa
Reuters . Dakar
17:04, Oct 18, 2018
When Central African Republic (CAR) pleaded for help last year to fight marauding militias, former colonial ruler France offered guns it had seized...
Freed, Vietnam’s 'Mother Mushroom' arrives in US
AFP . Chicago
16:15, Oct 18, 2018
A dissident Vietnamese blogger known by her pen name 'Mother Mushroom' has arrived in the United States after her surprise release from prison,...
Trump reluctant to abandon Riyadh over missing journalist
Reuters . Ankara/Washington
12:43, Oct 18, 2018
US president Donald Trump said on Wednesday he did not want to abandon ally Saudi Arabia over the disappearance of a Saudi journalist and has asked...
Journalists, women attacked outside India’s sacred temple
12:08, Oct 18, 2018
Clashes erupted on Wednesday as Hindu hardliners prevented women visiting one of India's most sacred temples, with baton-waving police charging...
Khashoggi’s last column stresses Arab world’s need of free expression
11:24, Oct 18, 2018
The Washington Post has published a new column by missing Saudi writer Jamal Khashoggi in which he warns that governments in the Middle East "have...
13 killed in Crimea college blast: Officials
AFP . Moscow
18:32, Oct 17, 2018
Thirteen people were killed and 50 more wounded on Wednesday, most of them teenagers, after a blast tore into a college canteen in Russian-annexed...
MJ Akbar resigns amid #MeToo storm
AFP . New Delhi
17:51, Oct 17, 2018
India's junior foreign minister announced his resignation on Wednesday following allegations of sexual harassment by a string of women, as the...
Anarchy on the roads
Qatar Airways flight makes emergency landing
Rush ‘numb’ seeing #MeeToo story
Australia seal easy win over UAE
Sri Lanka arrests cricket official over $5.5m fraud
ICC launches probe into alleged Australia, England spot fixings
DU forms another probe body over ‘Gha’ unit ‘question papers leak’
2 workers die inhaling toxic gas in WASA septic tank
4 sentenced to death for killing college student
Mainul Hosein detained
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