L - R: David Lama, Jess Roskelley, Hansjörg Auer with the mountains in the background.

Losing some of the best – world’s best climbers missing, presumed dead.

A team of elite alpinists – David Lama, Hansjörg Auer, and Jess Roskelly, who were on an expedition to ascend the craggy east face of 10,810 foot Howse Peak in Banff have... Read more »

Sri Lanka attacks: two fresh explosions reported, 2 killed

Two fresh explosions have just been reported in Sri Lanka, taking the number of explosions to 8 – one of the deadliest terror incident dealt to the nation. One of the two... Read more »

Easter horror in Sri Lanka: Churches, hotels bombed, 138 killed, over 280 injured

Update: Two fresh attacks have been reported – taking the number of explosions to rock Sri Lanka at 8 in one of the deadliest terror incident dealt to the nation.One of the... Read more »

North Korea wants Pompeo out of nuclear talks – asks for someone ‘more mature’

North Korea no longer wants U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo involved in nuclear talks, calling for someone who “is more careful and mature in communicating”, state media said on Thursday. The... Read more »

Former President of Peru kills himself to avoid arrest

Former President of Peru, Alan Garcia, 69, who was accused of the Odebrecht bribery scandal that rocked Latin America, fatally shot himself in the head at his home in Lima on Wednesday.... Read more »

At least 64 killed by thunderstorms across north and western India

At least 64 people were killed across the northern and western parts of India by rain and thunderstorm on Thursday triggered by western disturbance, damaging property and crops. Most of human damages... Read more »

In world’s biggest one-day election, Indonesia votes for its president

Indonesians began voting in the world’s biggest single-day election on Wednesday as polling stations opened across the sprawling equatorial archipelago following a six-month campaign to choose a new president and parliament. The... Read more »

Climate-change activists block junctions in London, 290 arrested

Police have arrested 290 climate change activists in London for blocking some of London’s most important junctions including Oxford Circus and Marble Arch. Causing traffic chaos in their two days of protests... Read more »
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange is seen on the balcony of the Ecuadorian Embassy in London, Britain, May 19, 2017. REUTERS/Peter Nicholls

Ecuador’s president says Assange tried to use its embassy to spy

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange repeatedly violated his asylum conditions and tried to use the Ecuadorian embassy in London as a center for spying, Ecuador’s President Lenin Moreno told Britain’s Guardian newspaper. London... Read more »

Pakistan: 16 people dead after bomb explodes in Quetta

A bomb hidden among bags of potatoes at a Pakistani market killed at least 16 people, half of them ethnic Hazaras, officials said, in an attack apparently aimed at minority Shi’ite Muslims.... Read more »