Mexico says it has deployed 15,000 forces in the north to halt U.S.-bound migration

Mexico has deployed almost 15,000 soldiers and National Guard in the north of the country to stem the flow of illegal immigration across the border into the United States, the head of... Read more »

Turkey’s opposition strikes blow to Erdogan with Istanbul mayoral win

Turkey’s opposition has dealt President Tayyip Erdogan a stinging blow by winning control of Istanbul in a re-run mayoral election, breaking his aura of invincibility and delivering a message from voters unhappy... Read more »

Police arrest 70 climate change protesters outside New York Times

Police arrested 70 environmental protesters outside the New York Times headquarters who laid down in the street and climbed onto the building to demand the newspaper start referring to climate change as... Read more »

American Psychoanalytic Association apologizes past views deeming homosexuality an illness

The American Psychoanalytic Association (APsaA) has apologized for their past views towards homosexuality and transgender identities as an illness. They believed homosexuality could be curer, which thus resulted into many being coerced,... Read more »

Iran US tension escalate

Tensions between Iran and USA has escalated after a US military surveillance drone was shot down by Iranian forces while flying over the Strait of Hormuz at 23:35 GMT on Wednesday (04:05... Read more »
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Feel the heat?

Summer is in full swing in the northern hemisphere – for those of us in Kathmandu, the unusual heat and delayed monsoons are killing us, ain’t it? Let’s take note of these... Read more »

The people of Hong Kong win (temporarily)

After more than a week long demonstration by the people of Hong Kong against a controversial amendment to a law which critics say, would wipe out the city’s much vaunted autonomy has... Read more »

India: 47 children killed by toxin in lychees

At least 47 children have died in the north-Indian state of Bihar in the past month – more than 100 are still receiving treatment at two hospitals, meaning the death toll could... Read more »
Two oil tankers near the strategic Strait of Hormuz were reportedly attacked on Thursday [AP Photo/ISNA)

Gulf of Oman Tanker attacks: US accuses Iran, releases video as evidence, Iran denies involvement

The United States blamed Iran for attacks on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman on Thursday that raised concerns about a new U.S.-Iranian confrontation. Tehran, however has bluntly denied the... Read more »

Thousands of Hong Kong protesters gather, government offices shut after violence

Thousands of protesters readied in Hong Kong on Thursday for more potential clashes with police over a planned extradition law with mainland China, a day after police fired tear gas and rubber... Read more »