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Nearly 2,000 opposition BNP workers held in Bangladesh

Nearly 2,000 opposition BNP workers held in Bangladesh

Bangladesh’s main opposition party yesterday said nearly 2,000 of its supporters have been arrested on trumped-up charges in a crackdown aimed at derailing its campaign just weeks from a general election.

Pardoning Manafort would be ‘terrible mistake’

Pardoning Manafort would be ‘terrible mistake’

US President Donald Trump would make a “terrible mistake” if he pardoned his former campaign chairman Paul Manafort after charges brought as a result of the federal probe into Russian election interference, Republican Senator Marco Rubio said yesterday.

France tells US president to ‘mind your own business’

France tells US president to ‘mind your own business’

The French government has urged Donald Trump not to interfere in French politics after the US president posted tweets about the protests rocking the country and attacked the Paris climate agreement.

Trump hits out at Comey’s testimony, claiming ‘all lies’

Trump hits out at Comey’s testimony, claiming ‘all lies’

US President Donald Trump has hit out at former Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) director James Comey, accusing him of lying to Congress in testimony last week over his handling of the Russia probe.

New Trump allegations could be ‘impeachable’

New Trump allegations could be ‘impeachable’

A key Democratic lawmaker has said that if new allegations against US Donald Trump are proven, they would amount to “an impeachable offence”.

Nobel Peace prize winners seek justice for war rape victims

Nobel Peace prize winners seek justice for war rape victims

This year's Nobel Peace Prize winners on Sunday called for justice for the victims of sexual violence in conflicts around the world, a day before they will receive the award for their efforts to put an end to rape as a weapon of war.

At least 7 officials killed in Sudan helicopter crash

At least 7 officials killed in Sudan helicopter crash

At least seven local government officials were killed in a helicopter crash in Sudan's eastern al-Qadarif state on Sunday, state news agency SUNA reported.

France tells Trump to stop interfering in its politics

France tells Trump to stop interfering in its politics

The French government on Sunday urged Donald Trump not to interfere in French politics after the US president posted tweets about the protests rocking the country and attacked the Paris climate agreement.

UK's May ignores doubts on historic Brexit mission

UK's May ignores doubts on historic Brexit mission

Theresa May wants to go down in history as the prime minister who safely steered Britain out of Europe -- a cause she did not believe in when the Brexit referendum was held.

Bangladesh party says hundreds of supporters held before polls

Bangladesh party says hundreds of supporters held before polls

Bangladesh's opposition party Sunday said nearly 2,000 of its supporters have been arrested on trumped-up charges in a crackdown aimed at derailing its campaign just weeks from a general election.

Body of murdered British backpacker found: New Zealand police

Body of murdered British backpacker found: New Zealand police

A body, believed to be that of murdered British backpacker Grace Millane, was found Sunday on the outskirts of Auckland, New Zealand police said.

All eyes on Macron after fresh 'yellow vest' protests hit Paris

All eyes on Macron after fresh 'yellow vest' protests hit Paris

A huge clean-up operation was under way in Paris on Sunday after French ‘yellow vest’ demonstrators clashed with riot police in the latest round of protests against President Emmanuel Macron ...

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