Sunday, January 19, 2020, 02:06:58 PM
Scores wounded as Lebanon's anti-govt protests turn violent

Scores wounded as Lebanon's anti-govt protests turn violent

Scores of people have been wounded in Beirut after security forces used tear gas and water cannon to disperse crowds of anti-government protesters trying to reach Martyrs' Square, the hub of a months-long protest movement calling for changes to Lebanon's political and financial systems.

2020-01-19 13:19:59
Harry and Meghan drop royal duties and HRH titles

Harry and Meghan drop royal duties and HRH titles

Prince Harry and Meghan will no longer use their HRH titles and will not receive public funds for royal duties, Buckingham Palace has announced.

2020-01-19 12:12:01
Voice call, SMS, 2G mobile internet restored in Jammu-Kashmir

Voice call, SMS, 2G mobile internet restored in Jammu-Kashmir

Authorities have restored broadband internet and 2G mobile internet services in parts of Jammu and Kashmir.

2020-01-18 17:34:33
'No alignment' with EU after Brexit on business

'No alignment' with EU after Brexit on business

The chancellor has warned manufacturers that "there will not be alignment" with the EU after Brexit and insists firms must "adjust" to new regulations.

2020-01-18 16:55:09
Storms lash some of Australia’s blaze-hit regions

Storms lash some of Australia’s blaze-hit regions

Heavy rains and thunderstorms have lashed parts of Australia's east coast, dousing some of its fires but bringing a new threat of flooding to some areas.

2020-01-18 15:28:03
World’s shortest man Khagendra dies at 27

World’s shortest man Khagendra dies at 27

The world's shortest man who could walk, as verified by Guinness World Records (GWR), has died at a hospital in Nepal at the age of 27. 

2020-01-18 13:20:06
Chinese birth rate falls to lowest since PRC was formed

Chinese birth rate falls to lowest since PRC was formed

China's birth rate has fallen to its lowest since the formation of the People's Republic of China 70 years ago - despite the easing of the "one-child policy".

2020-01-17 12:36:59
Iran Khamenei to lead Friday prayers amid crash outrage

Iran Khamenei to lead Friday prayers amid crash outrage

Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei is to lead Friday prayers in the capital Tehran - the first time he has done so in eight years.

2020-01-17 10:17:00
Trump 'knew exactly what was going on', Giuliani aide claims

Trump 'knew exactly what was going on', Giuliani aide claims

An aide to Donald Trump's lawyer claims the president "knew exactly what was going on" with efforts to pressure Ukraine into investigating former Vice-President Joe Biden and his son.

2020-01-16 20:50:57
Victims' nations to press Iran over plane downing

Victims' nations to press Iran over plane downing

Iran is facing fresh pressure to give a full accounting of what happened to the Ukrainian Airlines plane that was shot down over its capital city last week with 176 people on board.

2020-01-16 17:49:03
21 killed in attacks on Idlib market, shops in Syria 

21 killed in attacks on Idlib market, shops in Syria 

At least 21 people have been killed in Syria's rebel-held Idlib province as Syrian government forces and their Russian allies intensified an air offensive on the country's northwest, according to rescue workers who operate in opposition-held areas.

2020-01-16 15:25:35
Is Putin attempting to carve out a 'father of the nation' role?

Is Putin attempting to carve out a 'father of the nation' role?

In his annual address to parliament, Russian President Vladimir Putin proposed constitutional changes that could see him extend his hold on power.

2020-01-16 12:50:41
Pakistan avalanches kill at least 77 people

Pakistan avalanches kill at least 77 people

At least 77 people have been killed and 94 injured in northeast Pakistan after a series of avalanches destroyed and buried houses. 

2020-01-16 12:24:13
Police probe death of newborn 'mauled by dog'

Police probe death of newborn 'mauled by dog'

Police in India are investigating allegations that a newborn died after being mauled by a stray dog at a hospital.

2020-01-15 21:36:09
Man jailed for molesting Zaira Wasim

Man jailed for molesting Zaira Wasim

A 41-year-old Indian businessman was sentenced to three years in prison for molesting former Bollywood actress Zaira Wasim on a flight in 2017.

2020-01-15 17:20:19