10 December 2018
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Thailand PM 'to replace martial law' with new restrictions

thaiThailand Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha says he has asked Thai King Bhumibol Adulyadej for permission to bring an end to martial law. Read more...

Nobel's will goes on display for first time

noble 1Alfred Nobel's last will and testament, which played a pivotal role in Swedish history by creating the now-illustrious Nobel prizes, has gone on display for the first time in Stockholm.

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More than 50 MPs back Virendra Sharma’s call to honour Sikh Soldiers

vinod sharmaOn 4th March 2015, Virendra Sharma MP submitted EDM 837; Sikh Soldiers in the First World War. Just over two weeks later EDM 837 has the support of more than 50 members of Parliament, from almost all parties, and from people across the country. Read more...

Oil prices fall more than $1 as supply threat eases

oil 1Oil prices fell more than $1 on Friday, after sharp gains in the previous session, as worries of a disruption to crude supplies due to Saudi Arabia-led air strikes in Yemen eased. Read more...

Germanwings plane crash: Recovery operation to resume

plane crashA search and recovery operation is due to resume in the southern French Alps after Tuesday's crash of a Germanwings plane with 150 people on board. Read more...

Singapore's founding father Lee Kuan Yew dies at 91

lie kuanLee Kuan Yew, the statesman who transformed Singapore from a small port city into a wealthy global hub, has died at the age of 91. Read more...

Win in Israel Sets Netanyahu on Path to Rebuild and Redefine

nethenyahuIsraelis emboldened Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu with a clear mandate in balloting on Tuesday, paving the way for him to lead a right-leaning and religious coalition that could be far easier to control, since his own party holds many more seats now. Read more...

Tunisia museum attack kills at least 19; three suspects sought

tunisiaGunmen killed 19 people and sent tourists scrambling for cover in a siege at a museum in Tunisia's capital on Wednesday.

The North African nation's Prime Minister called it a cowardly terrorist attack and warned that three suspects were still on the loose. Read more...

Mother abducts Dutch children to ISIL-held Syrian city

daug 1Mother takes two of her children, aged 7 and 8, to ISIL-held city of Raqqa, without father's consent, prosecutor says. Read more...

Pope Francis Expects Short Papacy, Leaves Open Possibility of Retirement

pope 1In a wide-ranging interview Thursday with Mexican broadcaster Noticieros Televisa, Pope Francis said he had the "somewhat vague sensation" that his papacy could be short, leaving open the possibility he may retire rather than serve until his death, as is the custom for serving popes. Read more...

China protests over 'deadly Myanmar border raid'

army chinaChina has sent fighter jets to its border with Myanmar and lodged a diplomatic protest after a Myanmar warplane reportedly dropped a bomb on its territory, killing four civilians. Read more...

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