Thursday, December 12, 2019, 10:33:34 PM
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
Man dies after being hit during HK protests

Man dies after being hit during HK protests

A man has died in Hong Kong after being hit on the head during clashes between government supporters and protesters.

2019-11-15 15:13:31
Israel-Gaza 'ceasefire underway

Israel-Gaza 'ceasefire underway

A ceasefire between Israel and militants in Gaza has come into effect after two days of the most intense fighting for months.

2019-11-14 18:16:15
Phone call implicates Trump, envoy tells hearing

Phone call implicates Trump, envoy tells hearing

A top US diplomat told impeachment hearings that President Trump directly asked about a Ukrainian investigation into his Democratic rival Joe Biden.

2019-11-14 15:04:10
Suu Kyi faces first legal action over Rohingya crisis

Suu Kyi faces first legal action over Rohingya crisis

Aung San Suu Kyi is among several top Myanmar officials named in a case filed in Argentina for crimes against Rohingya Muslims, the first time the Nobel Laureate has been legally targeted over the crisis.

2019-11-14 13:03:20
Israeli airstrike in Gaza: 18 Palestinians killed

Israeli airstrike in Gaza: 18 Palestinians killed

Israeli forces have killed a top Islamic Jihad commander in an air raid on his home in Gaza City, unleashing a new spiral of violence.

2019-11-13 17:20:03
Worst of Australia’s bushfires ‘still ahead’

Worst of Australia’s bushfires ‘still ahead’

Australian authorities have warned that massive bushfires raging in two states will continue to pose a threat, despite "catastrophic" conditions easing.

2019-11-13 14:25:21
Bolivian senator declares herself President

Bolivian senator declares herself President

Bolivian opposition senator Jeanine Áñez has declared herself interim president of the South American country following Evo Morales' resignation.

2019-11-13 12:14:27