American tax dollars help starve children

The starvation does not seem to be an accidental byproduct of the Yemen war, but rather a weapon in it

Saudi will not extradite Khashoggi suspects

Turkish officials had filed warrants for the arrest of two former senior Saudi officials

An anti-Brexit protester holds balloons opposite the Houses of Parliament in London, Britain, December 10, 2018. Reuters

UK may stop Brexit: EU court

The prime minister rejects holding a new referendum but her hold on office is looking shaky

Experts seek TB control pledge

The want the political parties to spell it out in their election manifestos

Mashrafe waits to equal Habibul’s record

Mashrafe rates Habibul Bashar as Bangladesh’s greatest captain

The skyline of central Bangkok and the Chao Phraya river are seen during sunrise in Bangkok Apr 22, 2015. REUTERS

Thailand to go to the polls on Feb 24

The ban on political activities would likely be lifted and political parties would be able to start campaigning in early January

Vijay Mallya has a break outside the court house as he waits for his extradition case to be heard at Westminster Magistrates Court, in London, Britain, Dec 10, 2018. REUTERS/Peter Nicholls

UK to extradite Vijay Mallya

The tycoon faces charges of financial crime in his home country of India

Pastor Rosaliene Israel, the secretary general of Protestant Church Amsterdam, presides over the continuous service at Bethel Church, in The Hague, Netherlands, Dec. 5, 2018. Pastors have sheltered a family of refugees by praying round the clock for six weeks — taking advantage of an obscure Dutch law and experimenting with their sermons. (Dmitry Kostyukov/The New York Times)

A never-ending church service

The church service in the Netherlands aims to protect migrants from police

At least 75 companies receive anonymous, precise location data from apps whose users enable location services to get local news and weather or other information, The New York Times found. (The New York Times)

Your apps know where
you were last night

And they’re not keeping it secret


Meng Wanzhou, Huawei Technologies Co Ltd's chief financial officer (CFO), is seen in this undated handout photo obtained by Reuters Dec 6, 2018. REUTERS

Huawei CFO seeks bail, cites health fears behind bars

Huawei Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou was arrested for allegedly covering-up for a firm selling to Iran despite sanctions

Protesters wearing yellow vests watch French President Emmanuel Macron on a computer screen in Sainte-Eulalie. REUTERS 

Macron speeds up tax cuts to quell unrest

Macron offers tax cuts for pensioners, wage hikes for low-paid but refuses to reinstate wealth tax

A view of the illuminated City Palace, one of the venues for the pre-wedding celebrations of Isha Ambani, daughter of the Chairman of Reliance Industries Mukesh Ambani, is seen in Udaipur, in the desert state of Rajasthan, India, Dec 9, 2018. REUTERS

Bollywood, Beyonce and bling at Ambani-Piramal wedding

Bollywood stars, including Priyanka Chopra, who got married last week, will also attend