Suicide bomb in southern Afghanistan, kills at least 20

An Afghan official says a powerful suicide truck bombing outside a hospital in the capital of southern Zabul province killed at least 20 and injured as many as 90 others.

Indian PM Modi, US President Trump to meet twice next week in US

India’s Ambassador to the United States Harsh Vardhan Shringla has confirmed that Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and US President Donald Trump are scheduled to meet twice

Open your eyes: UN envoy to Suu Kyi

A UN human rights expert has implored Myanmar’s civilian leader Aung San Suu Kyi to ‘feel with her heart before it is too late’, saying that even if Rohingyas wished to

Hong Kong's summer of protests leaves economy bruised and battered

As pro-democracy protests grind on for a fourth month, Hong Kong has been left counting the cost, with the city’s tourist industry battered and businesses forced to lay off

Conflicts, climate crisis big emerging threats to children: Unicef

The Unicef on Wednesday said worsening climate crisis, protracted conflicts, a rising level of mental illness among young people, and online misinformation are some of the most

Russia holds 80 North Koreans on 'poaching' boats

Russian coastguards say they have seized two North Korean boats and more than 80 crew members.

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