Pakistan denies involvement in Iran attack | Pakistan News

Iran has said it has evidence that last week's attack on the Revolutionary Guard was planned inside Pakistan. Pakistan has denied the attack was planned from its territory and offered to cooperate with Iran. But the Iranian military is demanding...

Despite hardships, small core still backs Venezuela’s Maduro | Venezuela News

Millions of Venezuelans have called on President Nicolas Maduro to step down after what's seen as gross mismanagement of the economy. But despite the near-collapse of the oil-rich state, some are still believers in the socialist cause, Al...

Italy Senate blocks Salvini probe into holding migrants on ship | News

An Italian Senate committee voted on Tuesday to block an investigation into accusations of kidnapping against Italy's Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini over his decision to hold 150 migrants on board a ship for five days last August. The...

Khashoggi’s fiancee asks EU to put human rights before economy | News

Brussels, Belgium - Slain journalist Jamal Khashoggi's fiancee has urged the European Union (EU) to "transcend economic interests" and exert pressure on Saudi Arabia to ensure justice in the sensational killing. "Up until now, nothing has been done to...

Asian Football Confederation steps up fight against beoutQ piracy | News

The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) is roping in experts to step up its fight against Intellectual Property (IP) theft by Saudi-based pirate channel beoutQ that illegally broadcast last month's Asian Cup. A number of football bodies - including football's...

Is China taking social monitoring too far? | Asia

Millions of Chinese people have been banned from travelling on planes and trains as the government in China expands its social credit programme that ranks people's trustworthiness. Last year, more than 17 million people with low scores were barred...

Death toll in last week’s Nigeria attack doubles to 130 | Nigeria News

The death toll from an attack last week by gunmen in northwestern Nigeria has doubled to more than 130, the Kaduna state governor has said. The attack appeared to have been a deliberate plan to "wipe out certain communities",...

Taiwan will not accept any deal that harms democracy: Tsai | Taiwan News

President Tsai Ing-wen has said Taiwan will not accept any deal that damages its sovereignty and democracy, after the island's China-friendly party said it may sign a peace agreement with Beijing if it wins next year's presidential elections. The...

NYT journalist David Kirkpatrick barred from entering Egypt | News

Egyptian authorities denied entry to a veteran New York Times reporter without explanation, the latest move in the country's crackdown on free speech and the media. David Kirkpatrick, a citizen of the United States, arrived at Cairo International Airport...

UK weather forecast – Flood warnings issued with homes, farms and roads at risk...

BRITS are braced for flooding today after dozens of alerts and two major warnings were issued following heavy downpours overnight. The Cumbrian coastline and North Sea coast at Easington and Kilnsea are expected to be battered by tidal surges...