Monday, October 22, 2018, 04:00:26 AM
Taiwan train derailment kills 17, injures 126

Taiwan train derailment kills 17, injures 126

A train derailment in northeastern Taiwan on Sunday killed at least 17 people and injured 126, government authorities said.

2018-10-21 18:32:07
President Trump to pull US from Russia missile treaty

President Trump to pull US from Russia missile treaty

The US will withdraw from a landmark nuclear weapons treaty with Russia, President Donald Trump has confirmed.

2018-10-21 14:11:21
61 dead as train mows into crowd in India

61 dead as train mows into crowd in India

At least 60 people were killed and 77 injured on October 19 evening after a crowd of Dussehra revellers that had spilled onto railway tracks while watching burning of Ravana effigy was run over by a train near Amritsar, officials said.

2018-10-20 11:44:10
Saudi Arabia admits Jamal Khashoggi killed in Istanbul consulate 

Saudi Arabia admits Jamal Khashoggi killed in Istanbul consulate 

Journalist Jamal Khashoggi died after a fight in the Saudi consulate in Istanbul, the country's state TV reported quoting an initial probe.

2018-10-20 10:28:57
Jamal Khashoggi case: Turkish police 'search forest'

Jamal Khashoggi case: Turkish police 'search forest'

Police in Turkey investigating the alleged killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi have expanded their search, reports say.

2018-10-19 14:13:45
Lankan President Sirisena calls Modi over 'murder plot'

Lankan President Sirisena calls Modi over 'murder plot'

Sri Lanka's president has called India's prime minister to deny a...

2018-10-18 15:28:04
Indian minister MJ Akbar resigns over #MeToo allegations

Indian minister MJ Akbar resigns over #MeToo allegations

India's junior foreign minister has announced his resignation following allegations of sexual harassment by a string of women, as the country's fledgling #MeToo movement gathers pace.

2018-10-17 19:32:40
 10 killed in Crimea college bomb blast

 10 killed in Crimea college bomb blast

At least 10 people have been killed and many more wounded in a bomb explosion at a college in Crimea, Russia has said.

2018-10-17 17:27:33
Irish writer Anna Burns wins 2018 Man Booker Prize

Irish writer Anna Burns wins 2018 Man Booker Prize

Author Anna Burns on Tuesday (Oct 16) became the first Northern Irish writer, and the first woman since 2013, to win Britain's renowned Man Booker Prize for her novel "Milkman"....

2018-10-17 17:12:48
Canada legalises sale and use of cannabis

Canada legalises sale and use of cannabis

Canada has become the second country after Uruguay to...

2018-10-17 09:24:38
Australia considers moving Israel embassy to Jerusalem

Australia considers moving Israel embassy to Jerusalem

Australia’s new Prime Minister, Scott Morrison, is reportedly considering...

2018-10-16 11:32:47
British student charged with spying in UAE

British student charged with spying in UAE

A British PHD student has been charged with “spying for a...

2018-10-16 11:13:36
Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen dies

Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen dies

Paul Allen, who co-founded Microsoft, has died aged 65 from...

2018-10-16 09:51:21
Journalist disappearance: Turkey allowed to search Saudi consulate

Journalist disappearance: Turkey allowed to search Saudi consulate

Turkish officials investigating the disappearance of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi will search Saudi Arabia's consulate in Istanbul later on Monday (Oct 15), according to reports...

2018-10-15 18:14:19
Prince Harry, Meghan Markle expecting a baby in the spring

Prince Harry, Meghan Markle expecting a baby in the spring

Newlyweds Prince Harry and Meghan Markle are expecting a baby in the spring, the royal household announced on Monday.

2018-10-15 16:33:29