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 11, 2017 12:49 PM

    California wildfire bigger than New York city

    The most destructive wildfire raging in southern California has expanded significantly, scorching an area larger than New York City, according to fire officials.

    December 11, 2017 12:42 PM

    After Modi's remark of secret meeting, Pakistan tells India don't drag us into your politics

    Pakistan on Monday rebuffed allegations of a secret meeting between Congress leaders and its High Commissioner in New Delhi, saying India should stop "dragging" Islamabad into its electoral debate and termed Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's remark as "baseless and irresponsible".

    December 11, 2017 12:27 PM

    US, Pakistan engage in quiet diplomacy to improve ties

    Talks between the US and Pakistan for finding common ground in Afghanistan have moved into a phase of quiet diplomacy aimed at resolving differences, according to authorities.

    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.