2019-12-17 13:12:28
Police fired volleys of tear gas and detained several people after a massive protest got out of hand in East Delhi. The rally was sparked by a citizenship bill that was criticized as discriminatory against Muslims.
2019-12-17 13:12:25
New research into the vast hydrogen cloud around Mars has found that so-called 'proton auroras' are far more common than previously thought and may unlock the mystery of how Mars lost its oceans and rivers.
2019-12-17 13:12:00
A Russian Tupolev Tu-22 long-range bomber has made a hard landing after an engine failure, which happened during a routine flight over the Astrakhan region in the south, the Russian defense ministry reported.
2019-12-17 12:12:53
The authorities have revoked security measures, imposed in India's eastern Assam State, a third of whose population is Muslim. The area saw protests and intense rioting, during which four people were killed and thousands detained.
2019-12-17 12:12:00
Rambler Media Group said it will ask law enforcement to close a criminal case against American-owned web server Nginx. Rambler claims ownership of Nginx's intellectual property rights and may pursue the case in civil court.
2019-12-17 10:12:00
Pakistan's former president Pervez Musharraf has been sentenced to death in a high treason case. The retired general was tried in absentia after leaving the country several years ago to undergo medical treatment.
2019-12-17 10:12:00
A pro-NATO Czech think tank has another piece of unsolicited advice for Western governments. Now they should refuse to give access or interviews to Russian media, who are 'not real journalists', according to the 'wise censor'.
2019-12-17 09:12:00
The BrahMos supersonic cruise missile, developed jointly by India and Russia, was successfully test-fired from the Chandipur launch pad on India's eastern coast on Tuesday.
2019-12-17 05:12:00
The city of Haifa has seen a wave of new tourism ? but the newcomers arrived on all-fours. The Israeli city's wild boar population has undergone an explosion after a new mayor banned pig hunting, sparking a battle with residents.
2019-12-17 03:12:00
Hot on the heels of a social media storm surrounding YouTube star PewDiePie's announcement he's taking a break from the platform next year, came a fresh frenzy after he seemingly decided to give Twitter the cold shoulder, too.
2019-12-17 02:12:00
International sanctions that prohibit sale and transfer of certain machines, materials and vehicles and livelihood items to North Korea should be relaxed, China and Russia say in a new draft UN resolution.
2019-12-17 01:12:00
With a federal safety review ongoing, Boeing has decided to suspend production of the troubled 737 MAX passenger jet, having made over 400 that it can't deliver until the ban is lifted ' if ever. Workers will remain safe, for now.
2019-12-16 21:12:00
A five-year-long excavation of two of the enigmatic Easter Island 'heads' has revealed striking new evidence finally linking the enormous stone figures to food production and showing their creation enriched the soil.
2019-12-16 21:12:00
When Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan threatened to close a vital airbase used by American forces, he wasn?t bluffing, and Washington should take his threats at face value, or risk losing a NATO ally, analysts say.
2019-12-16 19:12:00
A fake, computer-generated social media influencer and 'musician' Lil Miquela has irked some of her 1.8 million followers and many others online after claiming she was ?sexually assaulted.?
2019-12-16 19:12:00
Sea captain Carola Rackete broke the law to pull migrants out of the Mediterranean and bring them to Italy. However, support for immigration in Europe is falling, and the outlaw activist has embraced a new cause: the environment.
2019-12-16 18:12:00
Powerful lobbies are behind the US rush for Syria's natural resources, and the Americans are carrying on where Islamist groups left off by "stealing and selling" them, President Bashar Assad has said.
2019-12-16 17:12:56
Major Russian web portal Rambler Group has filed a copyright lawsuit in Moscow City Court against Amazon-owned streaming service Twitch over illegal broadcasts of English Premier League (EPL) football games.
2019-12-16 16:12:00
A special task force introduced in Malmo, Sweden to tackle rising gang violence will be expanded into other cities, the police chief has said, warning that gang members are becoming more ruthlessly violent.
2019-12-16 15:12:00
French transport infrastructure ground to a halt on Monday as drivers and conductors at state-run companies continued to strike against proposed pension reform, while truckers protested for better wages and working conditions.
2019-12-16 15:12:00
The French official tasked with overseeing the pension reforms that sparked disruptive strikes across France has resigned, the presidency announced Monday. It comes in the wake of reports he'd failed to disclose outside incomes.
2019-12-16 14:12:58
The process of rebuilding war-ravaged Syria has already started but Damascus needs more investment in order to scale it up, according to Syrian President Bashar Assad.
2019-12-16 14:12:47
The new OPEC+ deal and rising shale production have been stealing the headlines in the second half of 2019, but on the demand side, China and India are just as important.
2019-12-16 14:12:00
The citizenship bill that would fast-track citizenship for foreign minorities in India reflects its 'culture of compassion' and won?t harm any Indian, PM Modi said, as he lamented the violent riots that broke out over the issue.
2019-12-16 12:12:00
Beijing has demanded that Washington stop 'distorting the facts' after the US accused two Chinese diplomats of spying on a US military base in Norfolk, Virginia, and expelled them, the first such case in decades.