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Italy's political crisis: The...

Italy's political crisis: The...

Europe

Wed, Aug 21 2019

Conte handed in his resignation after lashing out at far-right Interior Minister Matteo Salvini for pursuing...

Everest region bans single-use...

Everest region bans single-use...

South Asia

Wed, Aug 21 2019

Environmentalists are also concerned that the pollution on Everest is affecting water sources down in...

Kashmir families demand answers for...

Kashmir families demand answers for...

South Asia

Wed, Aug 21 2019

Indian authorities have sought to block any news coming out of Kashmir since imposing the lockdown

Johnson, Merkel to face off in first...

Johnson, Merkel to face off in first...

Europe

Wed, Aug 21 2019

In Berlin, Johnson will be received with military honours at 1600 GMT before his talks with Merkel

Refugees protest in Indonesia over Australia...

Refugees protest in Indonesia over Australia...

South Asia

Wed, Aug 21 2019

Most of the 14,000 refugees in Indonesia are from Afghanistan, Somalia and Myanmar, often living in detention...

Report: More than 2,300 tigers killed...

Report: More than 2,300 tigers killed...

World

Wed, Aug 21 2019

Tuesday's report was released as parties to the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species...

Minister confirms Canada will not repatriate...

Minister confirms Canada will not repatriate...

North America

Wed, Aug 21 2019

Jack Letts, 24, who was a dual UK-Canadian national, was captured by Kurdish forces in Syria in 2017...

Italy PM says to resign as crisis comes...

Italy PM says to resign as crisis comes...

Europe

Tue, Aug 20 2019

'I'm ending this government experience here, I will go to the president of the republic (Sergio...

Pollution-free hydrogen: Green energy...

Pollution-free hydrogen: Green energy...

World

Tue, Aug 20 2019

Unlike petrol and diesel, hydrogen produces no pollution when burned. It is already used by some car...

Desperate migrants leap off charity...

Desperate migrants leap off charity...

Europe

Tue, Aug 20 2019

On Tuesday, 10 of the 98 migrants on board threw themselves in the water to try and swim to Lampedusa,...

'Save our oceans,' Oscar winner Bardem...

'Save our oceans,' Oscar winner Bardem...

Showtime

Tue, Aug 20 2019

The Spaniard, a keen environmental activist, called on countries to agree to a treaty that would protect...

India's Moon probe enters lunar...

India's Moon probe enters lunar...

South Asia

Tue, Aug 20 2019

After four weeks in space, the craft completed its Lunar Orbit Insertion as planned, the Indian Space...

13 Chinese tourists killed as bus plunges...

13 Chinese tourists killed as bus plunges...

South Asia

Tue, Aug 20 2019

The bus was carrying more than 40 Chinese nationals heading towards the tourist town of Luang Prabang...

General accused of war crimes appointed...

General accused of war crimes appointed...

South Asia

Mon, Aug 19 2019

Major General Shavendra Silva, 55, was elevated to the army's second-highest position of chief of...

Malaysia ex-PM Najib's major 1MDB trial...

Malaysia ex-PM Najib's major 1MDB trial...

South Asia

Mon, Aug 19 2019

Billions of dollars were looted from 1MDB and spent on everything from real estate to artwork, in a fraud...

Australia branded a leading 'emissions...

Australia branded a leading 'emissions...

World

Mon, Aug 19 2019

The left-leaning Australian Institute reported that Australia's energy exports rank behind only oil...

Malaysia quizzes Zakir Naik as pressure...

Malaysia quizzes Zakir Naik as pressure...

South Asia

Mon, Aug 19 2019

Several cabinet ministers have publicly called for Naik to be kicked out, while even Prime Minister Mahathir...

Syria regime forces enter key town amid...

Syria regime forces enter key town amid...

Middle East

Mon, Aug 19 2019

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights reported "fierce clashes" as it said regime ground...

Trump hails 'very good' discussions...

Trump hails 'very good' discussions...

South Asia

Mon, Aug 19 2019

Expectations are rising for a deal in which the United States would start withdrawing its soldiers from...

Chernobyl sparks tours, stokes fears...

Chernobyl sparks tours, stokes fears...

Showtime

Mon, Aug 19 2019

Similar in design to Chernobyl, some 450 kilometers away, the Ignalina reactor provided the backdrop...

China lashes Taiwan over offer to Hong...

China lashes Taiwan over offer to Hong...

World

Mon, Aug 19 2019

More than 700 people have been arrested since the protests began in June