December 12, 2017 3:51 PM

    Several women repeat sexual misconduct accusations against Trump

    Several women who last year accused Donald Trump of sexual misconduct before he was elected the US President have renewed their allegations publicly as they detailed their accounts of being groped, fondled and forcibly kissed by him.

    December 12, 2017 12:28 PM

    Militants kill 2 soldiers in Pakistan

    Some militants today opened fire on an army vehicle in Pakistan's restive North Waziristan tribal region, killing two soldiers and injuring as many others, the army said.

    December 12, 2017 10:57 AM

    Human rights situation improves: UN chief

    United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has said the overall human rights situation has improved over the decades but problems remain.

    December 12, 2017 1:05 AM

    Day 5: Protests in Middle East over Trump's Jerusalem move

    A fifth day of angry protests was expected in the Middle East today over US President Donald Trump's declaration of Jerusalem as Israel's capital, as Palestinian leader Mahmud Abbas visited Cairo for crisis talks.

    December 12, 2017 1:05 AM

    EU rebuffs Netanyahu call on Jerusalem

    The EU's diplomatic chief today bluntly rejected Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's suggestion that Europe would follow the US in recognising Jerusalem as the Jewish state's capital, saying there would be no change to its stance on the holy city.

    December 12, 2017 1:05 AM

    Snow wreaks havoc on travellers in Britain, schools closed

    Snow and wintry weather are still wreaking havoc on travellers in Britain, with flights cancelled, roads sheathed in ice and rail travel disrupted.

    December 12, 2017 1:05 AM

    Don't drag us into your domestic politics: Pak to India

    Pakistan today dubbed as "baseless and irresponsible" attempts by Indian politicians to drag it into India's domestic politics, a day after Prime Minister Narendra Modi alleged Pakistani interference in the Gujarat Assembly election.

    December 12, 2017 1:05 AM

    Saudi Arabia lifts ban on public cinemas

    Saudi Arabia on Monday lifted a decades-long ban on cinemas, part of a series of social reforms by the powerful crown prince that are shaking up the ultra-conservative kingdom.