Hundreds of people in a caravan of migrants that crossed from Honduras into Guatemala staged a dramatic bid to breach the Mexican border on Friday, as local governments began preparing to disperse the convoy under pressure from Washington.
China and Southeast Asian states will hold their first joint maritime exercises next week, officials said yesterday, in a move aimed at easing tensions but which may spark US alarm.
The British government has joined press freedom advocates and journalists in expressing dismay and disgust with Donald Trump’s remarks at a rally, where he praised the unprovoked assault on a Guardian journalist by the state’s congressman, Greg Gianforte.
A senior Bharatiya Janata Party leader yesterday warned that protesters in Kerala would take the law into their hands if officials attempted to let women enter a hill temple at the centre of a raging controversy.
The Third Prize for the Best Scientific Exhibit at the annual American Society of Anesthesia Conference 2018 in San Francisco, US went to a team from Pakistan for their innovative mHealth (mobile health) initiative to meet Lancet Commission on Global Surgery Goals for 2030.
Three police security escorts to the head of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) were killed in an ambush by gunmen, suspected to be members of the communist New People’s Army (NPA), on Thursday morning in Lupi, Camarines Sur.
President Rodrigo Duterte is not inclined to declare martial law nationwide, Malacanang assured the public yesterday, amid speculation that the ouster plot against the chief executive was a way to setting the stage for military rule.