Turkey: 18,632 state employees sacked in a new decree

8,998 police officers, 3,077 army soldiers, 1,949 air force personnel, 1,126 naval soldiers, 1,052 civil servants, 649 from the gendarmerie, 199 academics, and 192 from the coast guard – Turkey in a... Read more »

South Korean women protest over hidden sex cameras

Tens of thousands of women gathered in Seoul on Saturday calling for a crackdown on spy cam pornography, in one of the country’s biggest ever female-only protests. Perpetrators film or photograph women... Read more »

D-Day: Operation to extract Thai cave boys has begun

A dangerous rescue mission to free 12 schoolboys and their soccer coach trapped inside a Thai cave for two weeks began on Sunday, authorities said, with the first survivor to possibly emerge... Read more »

Trade war heats up

The United States and China slapped tit-for-tat duties on $34 billion worth of the other’s imports on Friday, with Beijing accusing Washington of triggering the “largest-scale trade war” ever in a sharp... Read more »

Japan executes cult leader Shoko Asahara

The leader of the Aum Shinrikyo doomsday cult which carried out a deadly nerve gas attack on the Tokyo underground in 1995 has been executed. Japan media are reporting that six other... Read more »

Ex Malaysian PM Najib Razak arrested over 1MDB probe

Former Prime Minister of Malaysia Najib Razak has been arrested from his home on Tuesday, Malaysian State Media has confirmed. Razak was being investigated by Malaysia’s anti-graft body over his involvement in... Read more »

Mexico Elections: Left wing candidate Obradar set to become new President

Celebrations are high in Mexico – owing to a historic win by Andres Manuel Lopez Obradar of Mexico’s left winged party – National Regeneration Movement. A look at the polls show Mr.... Read more »

French gangster escapes from prison using a helicopter

A notorious gangster is on the run after escaping by helicopter from a prison in the Paris region. Redoine Faid was helped by three heavily-armed men with assault rifles. Two gunmen in... Read more »

Eleven members of a family killed in India’s capital

Eleven members of a family were found dead in India’s capital on Sunday, most of them hanging from the ceiling of their home, blindfolded and hands tied behind the back, in a... Read more »

‘Saudi Arabia has agreed to boost oil production’ – Trump assures amidst increasing prices

Oil prices are rising again – globally. Price increase can be attributed to supply disruptions as United Stated and its key allies proceed to halt oil purchases from Iran and Venezuela –... Read more »