Publication date 13 June 2019 | 09:21 | ICT
US President Donald Trump accidentally revealed on Tuesday that Mexico agreed to take stronger legal action to halt Central American migrants if its initial efforts to stem the flow don’t show results in 45 days.
Publication date 13 June 2019 | 09:18 | ICT
A cyclonic storm barrelling towards western India has strengthened with gusts of up to 170kph expected when it hits land early on Thursday, forecasters said.
Publication date 13 June 2019 | 09:13 | ICT
Violent clashes broke out in Hong Kong on Wednesday as police tried to stop protesters storming the city’s parliament, while tens of thousands of people blocked key arteries in a show of strength against government plans to allow ex
Publication date 12 June 2019 | 14:41 | ICT
A decade has passed since Iran held its most bitterly contested elections ever, the aftermath of which shook the Islamic republic to its core over allegations of mass electoral fraud.
Publication date 12 June 2019 | 14:02 | ICT
Kim Jong-nam, the estranged half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un who was killed in Malaysia in 2017, was a CIA informant, the Wall Street Journal reported on Tuesday.
Publication date 12 June 2019 | 13:12 | ICT
A New Zealand court stopped a murder suspect being extradited to China on Tuesday, saying it could not send a suspect to a country where torture was “widespread” and “systemic”.
Publication date 12 June 2019 | 12:51 | ICT
A Vietnamese-American man charged with “attempting to overthrow the state” will go on trial in Ho Chi Minh City on June 24, his family said, and could face the death penalty if found guilty.
Publication date 12 June 2019 | 11:53 | ICT
Junta chief Prayut Chan-o-cha formally became Thailand’s 29th prime minister on Tuesday after a royal endorsement, completing a long transformation from soldier to civilian leader and vowing “love, unity and compassion”.
Publication date 12 June 2019 | 11:36 | ICT
Canada will ban single-use plastics from 2021, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced on Monday, declaring it a “global challenge” to phase out the plastic bags, straws and cutlery clogging the world’s oceans.
Publication date 12 June 2019 | 11:35 | ICT
The contest to succeed Theresa May as Britain’s next leader heated up on Monday, with candidates lining up to define themselves against the “bluff and bluster” of Brexit-backing frontrunner Boris Johnson.