China using mobile app for surveillance of Uighurs

Chinese authorities are using a mobile app to carry out illegal mass surveillance and arbitrary detention of Muslims in China’s western Xinjiang region. The Human Rights...

Peru’s former President kills himself ahead of arrest

Former Peruvian President Alan García has died after shooting himself as police arrived at his home to arrest him over bribery allegations. García was rushed...

Iconic Notre Dame damaged in major fire

Notre Dame caught fire, with the flames engulfing the upper part of the cathedral and causing the spire to collapse. A major operation was under...

Wikileaks co-founder Julian Assange arrested in London

Wikileaks co-founder Julian Assange has been arrested at the Ecuadorian embassy in London, the BBC reported. Assange took refuge in the embassy seven years ago...

Three killed, nine injured in shooting in Dutch city of Utrecht

Three people have been killed and several wounded in a shooting in the Dutch city of Utrecht, a police spokesperson said. A witness told local...

Huawei sues US Government over sales restrictions

Huawei announced that it has filed a complaint in a US federal court that challenges the constitutionality of Section 889 of the 2019 National...

At least 23 killed after tornado hammers Alabama

At least 23 people were killed after a tornado slammed into the state of Alabama in the United States and destroyed numerous homes with a death...

Pakistan to free captured Indian pilot as peace gesture

Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan says Pakistan will release the captured Indian pilot as a "peace gesture" toward India, the Associated Press reported. Khan made this...

Trump-Kim summit breaks down over sanctions

A summit between US President Donald Trump and the North Korean leader Kim Jong-un ended with no agreement after the US refused North Korean...

Trump, Kim begin second nuclear summit on hopeful note

U.S. President Donald Trump said Wednesday he is ready to help North Korea achieve its economic potential as he and the country's leader Kim...

Pakistan says it shot down two Indian warplanes

Pakistan says its Air Force shot down two Indian warplanes after they crossed the Kashmir border and one pilot has been captured. Pakistan Air Force...

North Korea’s Kim Jong-un arrives in Vietnam for talks with Trump

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has arrived in Vietnam for a summit with US President Donald Trump later this week. The second US-North Korea summit...

Over 70 killed in Bangladesh fire

A fast-moving fire killed at least 70 when it swept through a historic district of Bangladesh's capital Dhaka. The blaze broke out Wednesday night in...

UK PM loses Brexit vote, no confidence motion tabled

UK Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit deal has been rejected by 230 votes - the largest defeat for a sitting UK Government in history. MPs...

China makes history as the first to land a spacecraft on the far side...

China successfully landed the Chang'e 4 spacecraft on the far side of the moon on Thursday morning, Beijing time, according to state news agency Xinhua, becoming...

Hasina scores landslide win in Bangladesh polls

Awami League (AL) supremo and Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has secured a third consecutive term with a landslide victory in the country’s general...

New Maldives President takes oaths

New Maldives President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih took oaths at a ceremony held in the Maldives capital Male’ today. Speaking at the ceremony after taking oaths, Solih said that...

Man shot dead after suspected terror attack in Melbourne

A man who set a car on fire and stabbed three people - one fatally - in the Australian city of Melbourne has died...

America on alert after explosive devices found at several locations

US authorities are on red alert after pipebomb devices were sent to former President Barack Obama and the Clintons' home - as well as...

US ambassador to UN says she is resigning

President Donald Trump announced on Tuesday that US Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley has resigned and will leave her post by the...