India moved thousands of troops into Assam on Thursday as violent protests erupted against a new law that would make it easier for non-Muslim minorities from some neighbouring countries to seek Indian citizenship.
As the U.S. House of Representatives moves closer to impeaching Donald Trump, larger questions loom in the Senate, where the president may be headed for a rare conflict with his Republican allies over how any trial will be conducted.
U.S. President Donald Trump has days to decide whether to impose tariffs on nearly $160 billion in Chinese consumer goods just weeks before Christmas, a move that could be unwelcome in both the United States and China.
Suicide blasts in Afghanistan killed one person and injured more than 60 in an attack on Wednesday on the United States' main military base of Bagram that was repulsed after a 30-minute clash, Afghan and NATO officials said.
Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi, a Nobel Peace prize laureate, arrived at the World Court on Wednesday, to lead her country's defence against accusations of genocide against its Rohingya Muslim minority.
Foreign experts said they had quit advising a Hong Kong police watchdog on Wednesday due to doubts over its independence and ability to conduct an investigation into police conduct during months of anti-government protests.
India's opening batsman Shikhar Dhawan needs more time to recover from a knee injury and will miss the three-match one-day international series against West Indies, the country's cricket board (BCCI) said on Wednesday.
Allowing law enforcement to commit authorised privacy violations will ensure investigations are not hindered, a senior government official told Reuters on Wednesday, amid worries that India's privacy law will increase state surveillance.
Increasing tremors on a volcanic island in New Zealand on Wednesday prevented the recovery of the bodies of eight people thought to be left on the island, two days after an eruption engulfed dozens of tourists in steam and hot ash.
The South Pacific islands of Bougainville have overwhelmingly voted to be independent from Papua New Guinea, the referendum commission said on Wednesday, in a historic poll that will embolden separatists as they start negotiating the terms of their sovereignty.
A February Reserve Bank of India rate cut is on a knife's edge, with just under half of economists polled expecting easing at that meeting, and is highly likely by the middle of next year, according to a Reuters poll.
Canadian legislators on Tuesday delivered Prime Minister Justin Trudeau his first parliamentary defeat since his re-election by approving the creation of a special committee to examine relations with China, which is locked in a dispute with Ottawa.
Increasing tremors on a volcanic island in New Zealand have hampered efforts by authorities to recover the bodies of eight people thought to be left on the island, two days after it erupted, engulfing dozens of tourists in steam and hot ash.
Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives announced formal impeachment charges against Donald Trump on Tuesday, setting the stage for a battle in the Senate that the White House said would fully exonerate the Republican president.
India's Yes Bank Ltd said on Tuesday it was still discussing a $1.2 billion offer from Canadian investor Erwin Singh Braich and Hong Kong-based SPGP Holdings as part of a $2 billion capital raise it announced last month.