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Armenia standoff: Last four police hostages released

Armed men, who had once held nine police officers hostage in Armenia’s capital Yerevan, have released all four remaining captives, a mediator between the assailants and the security service has told local media. The gunmen seized a police stationon July … Continue reading

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Armenia standoff: Last four police hostages released

Armed men, who had once held nine police officers hostage in Armenia’s capital Yerevan, have released all four remaining captives, a mediator between the assailants and the security service has told local media. The gunmen seized a police stationon July … Continue reading

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Fedor Konyukhov breaks world hot air balloon record

A 65-year-old Russian adventurer has broken the record for the fastest round-the-world flight in a hot air balloon, his crew said on Saturday. Cold and exhausted, Fedor Konyukhov returned to Earth safely in the Australian outback after an 11-day journey that started … Continue reading

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Fedor Konyukhov breaks world hot air balloon record

A 65-year-old Russian adventurer has broken the record for the fastest round-the-world flight in a hot air balloon, his crew said on Saturday. Cold and exhausted, Fedor Konyukhov returned to Earth safely in the Australian outback after an 11-day journey that started … Continue reading

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Floods in China kill dozens, displace tens of thousands

Heavy rain in China has killed at least 87 people and forced thousands from their homes, according to state media reported. Seventy-two people have been killed and 78 are missing in the northern province of Hebei after rain triggered floods … Continue reading

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Floods in China kill dozens, displace tens of thousands

Heavy rain in China has killed at least 87 people and forced thousands from their homes, according to state media reported. Seventy-two people have been killed and 78 are missing in the northern province of Hebei after rain triggered floods … Continue reading

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Turkey's economy after the coup

Last week, Turkey overcame a failed attempted coup and has since seen massive political upheaval. As President Recep Tayyip Erdogan manages government institutions, with mass detentions, sackings and suspensions sweeping across the country, many question what effect the political instability … Continue reading

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Turkey's economy after the coup

Last week, Turkey overcame a failed attempted coup and has since seen massive political upheaval. As President Recep Tayyip Erdogan manages government institutions, with mass detentions, sackings and suspensions sweeping across the country, many question what effect the political instability … Continue reading

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Deadly blasts kill at least 29 in Kabul protest

Twin explosions hit a large demonstration in Afghanistan’s capital, Kabul, by members of the Hazara minority on Saturday, killing at least 29 people and wounded 142 others, officials said. The attack was quickly claimed by the Islamic State in Iraq … Continue reading

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Top Republican Hindu defends Trump's Mexican wall

From the halls of the US Republican National Convention (RNC), the founder of the Republican Hindu Coalition, Shalabh ‘Shalli’ Kumar, defends Donald Trump’s policies on the economy and immigration. Kumar also tells Mehdi Hasan that the nominee’s lack of political … Continue reading

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