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Dutch police shot a man with knife at Schiphol airport Dutch police shoot knifeman at Schiphol airport

The incident triggers panic on the airport's vast plaza, which is criss-crossed by thousands of people every day making their way


6.5 quake rocks southern Indonesia: USGS 6.5 quake rocks southern Indonesia: USGS

The earthquake is felt in the capital Jakarta, about 300 kilometres (190 miles) from the epicentre, as well as several other towns on Java


UN 'shocked and appalled' at mass-execution in Iraq UN 'shocked and appalled' at mass-execution in Iraq

They urge Baghdad to immediately halt all executions


Sonia Gandhi retires as India’s Congress party chief Sonia Gandhi retires as India’s Congress party chief

The leader has stepped down from her position as the party chief after her son was elected unopposed and will take charge as the new chief Saturday


Indian cabinet clears bill that proposes to make "Triple Talaq" to be criminal offence in India

Many Muslim countries have banned "triple talaq", including Pakistan and Saudi Arabia


Pakistan court dismisses graft case against opposition's Imran Khan Pakistan court dismisses graft case against opposition's Imran Khan

Earlier, he dismissed the claims as a political vendetta


Putin says Arctic exploration a priority for Russia Putin says Arctic exploration a priority for Russia

Moscow bets on increased shipping through its Arctic waters linking Asia to Europe


India happiness minister sought as murder suspect in Madhya Pradesh India happiness minister sought over murder

Madhya Pradesh is the first and only state to have a department of happiness to boost the wellbeing of citizens


Dublin revokes Suu Kyi award in protest Dublin revokes Suu Kyi award in protest

The decision comes after more than 620,000 of Myanmar’s Rohingya Muslim minority fled across the border to Bangladesh


Brexit: EU leaders set to move talks on to next stage EU leaders to move Brexit to next stage

The talks will first prioritise translating recent headway on the issues of citizens' rights, the Irish border and the £39bn "divorce bill"


Trump, Putin talk on phone, discuss N.Korea: White House Trump, Putin talk North Korea in phone call

The two presidents have discussed working together to resolve the very dangerous situation in North Korea


Dutch police: 2 dead in stabbings in southern city 2 dead in stabbings in Netherlands

The incidents happen in a residential neighborhood in the north of Maastricht, a city 215 kilometers (133 miles) south of the capital, Amsterdam


Odebrecht scandal: Peru president Kuczynski under pressure to quit Peru's president under pressure to resign

Mr Kuczynski has reportedly lost the support of key members of his cabinet


EU should adopt targeted punitive sanctions in Myanmar MEPs seek targeted punitive sanctions in Myanmar

MEPs call on the EU foreign policy chief to significantly increase pressure on the Myanmar to end the violence perpetrated against the Rohingya people


Iran supplied Yemen rebels with ballistic missile: US Iran supplied Yemen rebels with ballistic missile: US

Iran denies arming the Houthi movement, which has fought a Saudi-led coalition backing Yemen's government since 2015

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