Monday, December 16, 2019, 01:37:18 AM
France braces for biggest strikes of Macron's presidency

France braces for biggest strikes of Macron's presidency

France is preparing for severe disruption as millions of workers go on strike in protest at being forced to retire later or face reduced pensions.

2019-12-05 13:09:04
Indian cabinet clears Citizenship Amendment Bill

Indian cabinet clears Citizenship Amendment Bill

The Union Cabinet on Wednesday cleared the contentious Citizenship Amendment Bill for Parliament to take over. The Bill is now likely to be tabled in the Lok Sabha for clearance.

2019-12-04 17:24:28
US House votes for China sanctions over Uighurs

US House votes for China sanctions over Uighurs

The US House of Representatives has passed a bill to counter what it calls the "arbitrary detention, torture, and harassment" of Uighur Muslims in China.

2019-12-04 13:27:58
23 killed in ceramics factory fire in Sudan

23 killed in ceramics factory fire in Sudan

Twenty-three people were killed and more than 130 injured when a fire broke out after a gas tanker exploded while unloading at a ceramics factory in the Sudanese capital Khartoum on Tuesday, the government said.

2019-12-04 12:50:42
Trump blasts Macron 'nasty’ comments on Nato

Trump blasts Macron 'nasty’ comments on Nato

US President Donald Trump has accused his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron of being "nasty" for saying Nato was "brain dead".

2019-12-03 17:14:53
Will expel all intruders before 2024 polls: Amit Shah

Will expel all intruders before 2024 polls: Amit Shah

Home Minister Amit Shah on Monday set the deadline for the implementation of the National Register of Citizens (NRC) across the country. Addressing a public rally in West Singhbhum in Jharkhand ahead of the Assembly elections, Amit Shah reiterated the government would expel all the infiltrators before the next Lok Sabha polls, scheduled in 2024.

2019-12-03 14:55:47
India MP calls for 'lynching' of Hyderabad rapists

India MP calls for 'lynching' of Hyderabad rapists

An Indian MP has said the men who raped and murdered a 27-year-old vet in the city of Hyderabad should be "lynched".

2019-12-02 18:12:52
Trump declines to attend impeachment hearing

Trump declines to attend impeachment hearing

The White House has said US President Donald Trump and his lawyers will not attend an impeachment hearing on Wednesday, citing a lack of "fairness".

2019-12-02 14:50:16
Climate talks to open as ‘point of no return’ looms

Climate talks to open as ‘point of no return’ looms

Political leaders and climate diplomats are to meet in Madrid for two weeks of talks amid a growing sense of crisis.

2019-12-02 12:24:00
IS recruit and daughter back in Ireland

IS recruit and daughter back in Ireland

An Irish citizen who became an Islamic State bride has been arrested after arriving back in Dublin.

2019-12-01 21:23:56
Freed Taliban captive reveals hostage ordeal

Freed Taliban captive reveals hostage ordeal

An Australian academic freed by the Taliban in a prisoner swap has spoken of his "long and tortuous ordeal" as a hostage in Afghanistan.

2019-12-01 14:56:40
US plane crash kills nine, injures three in South Dakota

US plane crash kills nine, injures three in South Dakota

Authorities say nine people were killed Saturday afternoon after a plane crashed in South Dakota.

2019-12-01 13:54:59
At least 14 dead in Mexico gun battle near Texas border

At least 14 dead in Mexico gun battle near Texas border

Mexican security forces fought an hour-long gun battle Saturday with suspected cartel gunmen in Villa Union, a town in Coahuila state about an hour’s drive southwest of Eagle Pass, Texas, leaving at least 14 people dead, officials said, reports AP.

2019-12-01 12:30:46
North Korea threatens Japan with 'real ballistic missile'

North Korea threatens Japan with 'real ballistic missile'

North Korea has branded Japan's PM Shinzo Abe an "imbecile" and "political dwarf", and accused him of mislabelling its latest weapons test.

2019-11-30 20:49:17
Brazil's leader accuses DiCaprio over Amazon fires

Brazil's leader accuses DiCaprio over Amazon fires

Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro has accused Hollywood actor Leonardo DiCaprio of "giving money to set the Amazon on fire".

2019-11-30 18:43:11