• Sat, Jun 24, 2017
  • Paris deal would have given India and China free pass: Pence Paris deal would have given India and China free pass: Pence
    Updated: Jun, 21, 201701:13 PM

    Trump earlier this month announced the withdrawal of the US from the Paris agreement on climate change, saying the draconian deal unfairly punished America and benefited countries like India and...

  • Key Macron ally says he is quitting French government Key Macron ally says he is quitting French government
    Updated: Jun, 21, 201701:01 PM

    Bayrou was a key backer of Macron's movement during the presidential campaign, and his support was crucial in winning centrist votes for the new president.

  • Philippines military says hostage drama resolved Philippines military says hostage drama resolved
    Updated: Jun, 21, 201711:24 AM

    A hostage drama that unfolded at a primary school in the southern Philippines has been resolved, a military spokesman said, and the Islamist militants who had held people captive had withdrawn with no...

  • Saudi king's son named crown prince: royal decree Saudi king's son named crown prince: royal decree
    Updated: Jun, 21, 201710:52 AM

    Saudi King Salman named his son Mohammed bin Salman as crown prince, completing a gradual removal of powers from the previous prince Mohammed bin Nayef, who has been fired.

  • Soldiers shoot attacker in Brussels 'terrorist' blast Soldiers shoot attacker in Brussels 'terrorist' blast
    Updated: Jun, 21, 201710:08 AM

    Belgian soldiers shot a terror suspect after an explosion rocked the central train station in Brussels on Tuesday in the latest attack to hit Europe.

  • South Korea confirms drone discovered in June was from North Korea South Korea confirms drone discovered in June was from North Korea
    Updated: Jun, 21, 201709:16 AM

    South Korea's military said a drone found earlier this month on a mountain near the Demilitarised Zone border was confirmed to have been from North Korea and described it as a grave provocation that...

  • UK's Hammond says challenge to avoid  cliff-edge  Brexit UK's Hammond says challenge to avoid cliff-edge Brexit
    Updated: Jun, 20, 201709:28 PM

    British finance minister Philip Hammond said today the world's fifth-biggest economy faced tough times as it tries to avoid a damaging cliff-edge departure from the European Union.

  • Car bomb in Somalia capital kills at least 15, police say Car bomb in Somalia capital kills at least 15, police say
    Updated: Jun, 20, 201709:25 PM

    At least 15 people are dead after a suicide car bomber posing as a milk delivery van detonated at a district headquarters in Somalia's capital, police said today.

  • Russia gay propaganda law discriminatory: European court Russia gay propaganda law discriminatory: European court
    Updated: Jun, 20, 201708:18 PM

    A Russian legislation that bans gay propaganda was on Tuesday ruled discriminatory by the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR), who said these laws breached freedom of expression and encouraged...

  • Ex-Barclays CEO charged with fraud over Qatar funding Ex-Barclays CEO charged with fraud over Qatar funding
    Updated: Jun, 20, 201708:10 PM

    Britain’s Serious Fraud Office said Tuesday it had charged Barclays bank and 4 former managers, including a chief executive, with ‘conspiracy to commit fraud’ linked to emergency fundraising from...