World

mexican

Mexican hamlet fears ‘ghost town’ if US neighbours flee

Neighbours of the American families murdered in northern Mexico this week worry...

US ENERGY SECY

US Energy Secretary Perry refuses to testify

WASHINGTON: US Energy Secretary Rick Perry, a member of President Donald Trump’s Cabinet who has played a pivotal role in the...

Image: Donald Trump

Televising hearings may prove perilous

Democrats in the US Congress took a major step toward impeaching President Donald Trump this week when they agreed on...

People take part in a protest in Baghdad, Iraq, onTuesday. IANS

Iraq witnesses biggest protest day since Saddam

The UN representative in Iraq condemned the violence and called for dialogue.   Tens of thousands of Iraqis thronged central...

Anti-government protesters hold umbrella to take cover from tear gas during a march billed as a global

Downtown Hong Kong becomes battleground as night falls

HONG KONG: Police fired tear gas at black-clad protesters across Hong Kong on Saturday after they set fire to metro stations...

CHINA

China postpones inter-Afghan peace talks

The Taliban on Saturday said that China has postponed a round of inter-Afghan negotiations between the militant group and members...

PROTESTER

Protesters block lithium access, says local leader

Protesters from indigenous communities around Chile’s Atacama salt flats, among the world’s richest reserves of lithium, have blocked access to...

INDO

Indonesia report on 737 MAX crash says Lion Air made mistakes

Boeing (BA.N), acting without adequate oversight from US regulators, failed to grasp risks in the design of cockpit software on...

Demonstrators wave Chilean flag during a protest against social inequality in Chile.

One million Chileans march in Santiago, city grinds to halt

As many as a million Chileans protested peacefully late into the evening on Friday in the capital Santiago in the...