Wednesday, December 11, 2019, 11:07:39 PM
Police surround Hong Kong campus after violence

Police surround Hong Kong campus after violence

Police are surrounding a Hong Kong university campus after a fiery overnight stand-off with hundreds of protesters inside.

2019-11-18 13:22:39
Hong Kong police officer wounded in leg by arrow

Hong Kong police officer wounded in leg by arrow

A Hong Kong police officer has been wounded in the leg with an arrow as security forces and anti-government protesters engaged in renewed clashes.

2019-11-17 21:01:01
Jamiat Ulama-i-Hind to file review petition against Ayodhya case

Jamiat Ulama-i-Hind to file review petition against Ayodhya case

The Jamiat Ulama-i-Hind will file a review petition challenging the Supreme Court's Ayodhya verdict as it is "not based on evidence and logic", the prominent Muslim organisation's chief Maulana Arshad Madani said on Sunday.

2019-11-17 18:59:45
Democrat wins governor election in Louisiana

Democrat wins governor election in Louisiana

Democratic Governor John Bel Edwards has secured a second term as Louisiana governor after a tightly fought election race.

2019-11-17 15:11:31
UN rights chief warns Bolivia crisis could 'spin out of control'

UN rights chief warns Bolivia crisis could 'spin out of control'

The UN rights chief voiced alarm Saturday at the deadly crisis in Bolivia, warning that excessive force by police was "an extremely dangerous development" and could see the situation could spin out of control.

2019-11-17 13:31:40
Hong Kong sees fresh university clashes

Hong Kong sees fresh university clashes

Fresh violence erupted around a besieged Hong Kong university campus on Sunday morning, as protesters braced for a possible final police push to clear them after fiery clashes overnight.

2019-11-17 13:26:48
Sri Lanka election: Ex-defence chief Rajapaksa set to win

Sri Lanka election: Ex-defence chief Rajapaksa set to win

Sri Lanka's former wartime defence chief looks set to win the country's presidential election.

2019-11-17 12:18:07
Protests erupt over Iran petrol rationing

Protests erupt over Iran petrol rationing

Protests have erupted across Iran after the government unexpectedly announced it was rationing petrol and increasing its price, state media report.

2019-11-16 18:11:38
Myanmar rejects ICC probe into alleged crimes against Rohingya

Myanmar rejects ICC probe into alleged crimes against Rohingya

Myanmar has rejected an International Criminal Court (ICC) investigation into alleged crimes against the Rohingya, as its faces mounting global legal pressure over its treatment of the minority ethnic group.

2019-11-16 14:10:43
Sri Lanka votes for president in shadow of Easter Sunday attack

Sri Lanka votes for president in shadow of Easter Sunday attack

Sri Lankans are going to the polls to choose their new leader, seven months after a devastating terror attack killed more than 250 people.

2019-11-16 12:51:09
Trump 'asked for probe in Ukraine with envoy'

Trump 'asked for probe in Ukraine with envoy'

A US diplomat told Donald Trump Ukraine would carry out investigations the president had asked for, a US official testified at the impeachment inquiry.

2019-11-16 12:43:59
Delhi world's most polluted city, 3 Indian cities in Top 10

Delhi world's most polluted city, 3 Indian cities in Top 10

Delhi is the most polluted city in the world with an Air Quality Index (AQI) reading of 527, according to a report by private weather forecasting agency Skymet.

2019-11-16 12:09:01
2 teenage students killed in California school shooting

2 teenage students killed in California school shooting

Two students, aged 16 and 14, have been killed and three others injured by a gunman who opened fire at a secondary school in California, officials say.

2019-11-15 19:12:26
Modi to deliver keynote at Bangabandhu’s centenary

Modi to deliver keynote at Bangabandhu’s centenary

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi will deliver the keynote speech at the inaugural centenary event of Bangladesh founder Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman on March 17, 2020 in Dhaka.

2019-11-15 17:19:36
Heatwave is forecast to spark new Australia fires

Heatwave is forecast to spark new Australia fires

The massive bushfires raging across Australia are expected to flare up again as temperatures rise in coming days.

2019-11-15 15:24:40