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  • British PM Theresa May to face a no-confidence vote after parliament rejects Brexit deal

    British Prime Minister Theresa May will face a no confidence vote tonight. This comes after the parliament earlier today rejected her Brexit deal by 230 votes, triggering political chaos that could lead to a disorderly exit from the EU or even to a reversal of the 2016 decision to leave. Soon after the defeat, opposition […]

    Pakistan SC dismisses appeal against suspension of Nawaz Sharif’s jail term

    Pakistan Supreme Court has dismissed the National Accountability Bureau (NAB)’s appeal against the suspension of former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s jail sentence. In July last year, the Islamabad accountability court had handed Sharif 10 years as jail time in Avenfield corruption case. The NAB had approached the apex court after the Islamabad High Court, in […]

    Thailand set to deploy rainmaking planes as pollution chokes Bangkok

    Thailand is set to deploy rainmaking planes to seed clouds in an effort to tackle the increasing levels of pollution that has choked the capital in recent weeks. The weather modification technique involves dispersing chemicals into the air to aid cloud condensation, which should in theory result in rain. The Pollution Control Department told reporters […]

    Turkey vows to continue to fight Kurdish militia

    Turkey has vowed to continue fighting US-backed Kurdish militia after US President Donald Trump warned Ankara of economic devastation if it attacks Kurdish forces as American troops withdraw from Syria. In a tweet, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s spokesperson said there was no difference between the Islamic State extremist group and the Kurdish People’s Protection […]

    Iranian cargo plane coming from Kyrgyzstan crashed

    An Iranian cargo plane coming from Kyrgyzstan crashed today while trying to land west of Iran’s capital Tehran. An emergency official said only one person of the 16 on board was known to have survived. The state media said, fire immediately engulfed the Boeing 707 cargo aircraft after it skidded off a runway and crashed […]

    Saudi Arabia must hold Khashoggi killers accountable: Pompeo

    The United states has said, it will ask Saudi Arabia to ensure the killers of journalist Jamal Khashoggi are held accountable for their crime. The US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, on an extensive Middle East tour, spoke about the politically sensitive visit to Saudi Arabia, which has faced intense international scrutiny over Khashoggi’s murder […]

    Lion Air jet crash: Divers find cockpit voice recorder

    Indonesian officials said today that Navy divers have located the cockpit voice recorder of a Lion Air jet that crashed into the Java Sea in October. A spokesman for the Indonesian navy Lt Col Agung Nugroho, said divers using high-tech equipment found the voice recorder beneath 26 feet of seabed mud. Ridwan Djamaluddin, a deputy […]

    Australia: As many as million fish died along banks of Murray-Darling river system

    In Australia, as many as a million fish have died along the banks of the Murray-Darling river system in drought-battered eastern Australia. The banks of the rivers are thick with rotten fish, with officials saying the toll is closer to one million. The New South Wales government has warned that further high temperatures forecast for […]

    Death toll from gas explosion in Paris rises to four

    The death toll from a powerful gas explosion in central Paris has risen to four after rescue workers found a woman’s body in the rubble today. Investigators said, two firefighters and a Spanish tourist were also killed in the Saturday blast that injured dozens of people. Rescue workers with sniffer dogs had earlier searched for […]

    Theresa May warns MPs against ‘catastrophic’ failure to deliver Brexit

    British Prime Minister Theresa May has warned MPs preparing to vote down her European Union exit deal that it will be a catastrophic and unforgivable breach of trust. Mrs May, who is fighting to save her withdrawal agreement negotiated with the bloc over 18 months of talks, told lawmakers they must not let down Brexit-backers […]