India flyover collapse kills at least 18 in Varanasi

At least 18 people have been killed and dozens trapped in the Indian city of Varanasi after a flyover collapsed, crushing vehicles beneath it.   The flyover was still being built when... Read more »

North Korea threatens to cancel Trump summit

  North Korea has said it may pull out of a summit with US President Donald Trump if the US unilaterally insists it gives up its nuclear weapons.   The highly anticipated... Read more »

37 dead in Gaza protests ahead of U.S Embassy move to Jerusalem

More than 37 have been killed and 1300 injured in Gaza as Palestinians protest ahead of U.S Embassy move to Jerusalem. Violent protests erupted along the border between Gaza and Israel today... Read more »

Suicide bombers attack Surabaya Police Station

One day after the deadly attack on Indonesian churches which claimed the lives of 13, militants have targeted a police station at Surabaya, Indonesia. 10 people including police officers have been injured.... Read more »

Transgenders in the east rejoice, in the West, protest

In a historic move, transgenders in Pakistan are rejoicing as the Parliament passes a law guaranteeing basic rights to them. Transgenders will be allowed to identify themselves as male, female, or a... Read more »

One killed in Paris ‘Islamic State’ knife attack

A knifeman has killed one person and wounded four in a suspected terror attack in central Paris, French officials say. The attacker was then shot dead by police in the Opéra district.... Read more »

US pressures Iran with new sanctions over ‘malign activity’

The US has imposed sanctions on six people and three companies it says have ties to Iran’s Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC). Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said the penalties targeted those who... Read more »

Released American hostages thank Trump and God for their freedom

  Three Americans released by North Korea on Wednesday have thanked President Donald Trump and U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo for securing their freedom. Who are the freed Americans? 1) Kim... Read more »

Pompeo returns home from North Korea with three American hostages

The U.S Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has returned to the United States after meeting with North Korean Leader Kim Jong-un in Pyongyang. The North Korean leader freed 3 Americans held hostage... Read more »

Alibaba buys Rocket Internet’s Daraz to expand its e-commerce empire into South Asia

Alibaba has expanded its e-commerce empire into South Asia after the Chinese internet giant acquired Daraz in an undisclosed deal. Daraz was founded in 2012 by Rocket Internet and today it operates... Read more »