Modi set to return to power with a bigger majority, exit polls show
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s ruling alliance led by right-wing Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is likely to win a majority in parliament in the mammoth Indian general elections that ended yesterday.
May 20, 2019 11:19 am
New database being launched for reporting Muslim hate crimes
A nationwide database is being rolled out to monitor crimes that target the Muslim community, as part of a scheme to shore up security at the country’s mosques and other Islamic buildings.
May 20, 2019 5:50 am
Egypt explosion: Tourists on bus injured near Giza pyramids
An explosion targeting a tourist bus has injured at least 16 people near the Grand Egyptian Museum, next to the pyramids in Giza.
May 20, 2019 5:45 am
Switzerland gun control: Voters back EU regulations
Voters in Switzerland have backed a tightening of gun laws to conform with European Union regulations.
May 20, 2019 5:40 am
Argentina ex-leader Cristina Fernandez to run for vice-president
Former Argentine president Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner has announced that she will stand as a vice-presidential candidate in national elections later this year.