Australian senator to form new party
Canberra: Australian Senator Cory Bernardi is set to resign from the government and form a breakaway far-right political party, a media report said on Monday.
Avalanche kills 50 in Afghanistan
Kabul: At least 50 people were killed and a dozen others wounded after an avalanche struck a remote village in Afghanistan's eastern province of Nuristan on Sunday, officials said.
14 killed in Pakistan avalanche
Islamabad: At least 14 people were killed on Sunday in avalanche in Pakistan's Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa province, the media reported.
Indonesia boat capsize toll rises to 10
Jakarta: Rescuers have recovered 10 bodies after a boat capsized in waters off South Sulawesi province in eastern Indonesia, a senior disaster official said on Saturday.
US judge blocks Trump's travel ban
Washington: A US judge in Seattle has issued a temporary nationwide block on President Donald Trump's ban on travellers from seven Muslim nations, media reports said.
40% people support Trump's impeachment: Poll
Washington: If a recent poll is to be believed, four in 10 registered voters already support impeaching US President Donald Trump, highlighting growing suspicions surrounding his ability to lead less than two weeks after taking office.
Angelina Jolie trashes Trump's immigration ban in op-ed
New York: Saying she was proud of "our country's history of giving shelter to the most vulnerable people", Hollywood actress Angelina Jolie has said in an op-ed that Americans have "shed blood" for the cause of human rights a direct attack on President Donald Trump's controversial immigration ban.
Uber CEO leaves Trump advisory council
Washington: US ride hailing company Uber's CEO Travis Kalanick bowing to pressure, has quit President Donald Trumps advisory team, said a private statement he sent to his employees.