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India’s moon mission lifts off, hopes to probe lunar south pole

22 July, 2019

SRIHARIKOTA/BENGALURU, India – India has launched a rocket into space in an attempt to safely land a rover on the moon, its most ambitious mission yet in the effort to

22 July, 2019

China says US criticism over South China Sea is slander

BEIJING – Remarks by US officials on China’s role in the South China Sea are slanderous, its foreign ministry said, after the United States voiced concern over reports of Chinese

19 July, 2019

Suspected arsonist planned Japan’s worst mass killing in 18 years: media

KYOTO, Japan – A man suspected of torching an animation studio in western Japan shouted that he had been plagiarised and appeared to have planned the attack, media said after

19 July, 2019

FBI documents point to Trump role in hush money for porn star Daniels

NEW YORK – FBI documents unsealed on Thursday suggest that Donald Trump was actively involved in engineering a hush-money payment shortly before the 2016 election to a porn actress who

19 July, 2019

Pompeo calls China’s treatment of Uighurs ‘stain of the century’

WASHINGTON – US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has called China’s treatment of its Uighur Muslim minority the “stain of the century” and accused Beijing of pressuring countries not to

18 July, 2019 | World News

‘The Dish’ still beaming signals from Australia 50 years after moon walk

PARKES, Australia – It’s known as “The Dish” and it soars above a nondescript paddock in rural Australia. Without it, hundreds of millions of people would never have seen all

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17 July, 2019 | World News

Vietnam, China embroiled in South China Sea standoff

HANOI – Vietnamese and Chinese ships have been embroiled in a weeks-long standoff near an offshore oil block in disputed waters of the South China Sea, which fall within Vietnam’s

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16 July, 2019 | World News

Climate activists disrupt five British cities with ‘summer uprising’

LONDON – Civil disobedience group Extinction Rebellion have staged protests in five British cities aiming to renew pressure on the government to take bolder action to tackle climate change and

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16 July, 2019 | World News

Trump administration sets new rule to make it harder for immigrants to seek asylum

WASHINGTON – The Trump administration on Monday said it would take steps to make it more difficult for immigrants arriving on the southern border to seek asylum in the United

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15 July, 2019 | World News

20 million children miss out on life-saving vaccines, UN warns

LONDON – More than one in 10 children – or 20 million worldwide – missed out last year on vaccines against life-threatening diseases such as measles, diphtheria and tetanus, the

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