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4 Saudi officers killed in gun attack By Staff Correspondent | Last Updated: 20th April, 2018, 16:08

The attack comes as Saudi Arabia is embroiled in a long running conflict in its southern neighbour Yemen

4 Saudi officers killed in gun attack

Mahathir's wife urges Malaysian women to be 'queenmakers' Mahathir's wife urges Malaysian women to be 'queenmakers'

Women are nearly half of the 14.94 million people eligible to vote in the May 9 polls


Cubans have high hopes for their little-known new leader Cubans have high hopes for their little-known new leader

Many await to see how much power the new president will actually have


David Copperfield forced to reveal magic trick in court David Copperfield forced to reveal magic trick

Mr Copperfield has performed the trick thousands of times without incident


Amorous couples, sex workers whipped in Indonesia's Aceh Amorous couples, sex workers whipped in Indonesia's Aceh

Aceh is the only province in the world's most populous Muslim-majority country that imposes Islamic law



Syria returns Légion d'honneur award to France Syria returns Assad award to France

The move comes days after France said a "disciplinary procedure" for withdrawing the award was under way


Comey memos detailing conversations of Trump meetings published Comey notes on Trump meetings published

The memos cover Mr Trump's concerns about a lurid intelligence dossier


Indian YouTube singer has tearful reunion after 40 years Indian YouTube singer has tearful reunion

Family members burst into tears and garlanded Singh, 66, as he arrived in his hometown Thursday


Malindo Airlines plane skids off runway in Nepal Malindo Airlines plane skids off runway in Nepal

The jet carrying 139 people, was speeding down the Tribhuvan International Airport runway when the pilots detected a problem and aborted takeoff


Asian push to crack down on 'fake news' sparks alarm Asian's crack down on 'fake news'

Inflammatory stories masquerading as real news pose a particularly toxic threat in Asian countries


Newlywed couple among 7 killed in Pakistan highway accident 7 killed in Pakistan highway accident

Deadly accidents are common on Pakistan's poorly maintained roads where motorists commonly disregard traffic rules and safety standards


Berlin set for mass evacuation as WW2 bomb is defused Berlin WW2 bomb sparks mass evacuation

Buildings will be cleared from 09:00 (07:00 GMT) in an 800m (2,625ft) radius from the construction site where the bomb was discovered


Trump will skip Barbara Bush funeral, sending first lady Trump will skip Barbara Bush funeral

The White House says that Trump would not attend "to avoid disruptions due to added security


Commonwealth meeting: Queen hopes Prince Charles will succeed her Queen wants Charles to lead Commonwealth

The 53 leaders, gathered at Buckingham Palace, are expected to sign off the deal when they meet on Friday


Raul Castro retires as Cuban president, outlines future Raul Castro retires as Cuban president

Castro's 90-minute valedictory speech offered his first clear vision for the nation's future power structure under new President Miguel Mario Diaz-Can


South Africa: Ramaphosa leaves Commonwealth summit to deal with protests SA leader returns home early amid protests

Clashes have taken place in North West province where protesters are demanding jobs, housing and an end to corruption


Magnitude 3.6 earthquake rattles Canada, suburban Detroit Magnitude 3.6 earthquake rattles Canada

The quake has been recorded late Thursday near Amherstburg, Ontario, a town of about 21,900 people


Seoul: N. Korean leader removes major nuclear sticking point Seoul: N. Korean leader removes major nuclear sticking point

Moon said Thursday, however, that North Korea still wants the United States to end its "hostile" policy toward the North and offer security guarantees


Queen puts forward her son as next head of Commonwealth Queen puts forward her son as next head of Commonwealth

On the closing day on Friday, leaders are expected to discuss who should follow Queen Elizabeth in the role


Southwest Airlines engine explosion linked to prior accident Jet engine blast linked to prior accident

Investigators say there was a fault with the engine's fan blades - the cause of the incident two years ago


Poland marks 75th anniversary of uprising in Warsaw Ghetto Poland marks 75th anniversary of uprising in Warsaw Ghetto

President Andrzej Duda will pay homage to the hundreds of Jewish fighters who took up arms in the 1943 rebellion against the German forces


Macron facing big day of protests over reforms Macron facing big day of protests over reforms

Several demonstrations are scheduled in cities across France, including a march through Paris


Quake, at least 5.5 in magnitude, strikes southern Iran Magnitude 5.5 quake strikes southern Iran

The Iran Red Cross describes the epicenter as being in a sparsely populated area


US senators allowed to bring babies into chamber US senators allowed to bring babies into chamber

The move comes a week after Tammy Duckworth became the first sitting US senator to give birth while in office


Southwest Airlines engine explosion: US orders fan blade inspections US orders jet engine checks after blast

The Federal Aviation Administration says the "airworthiness directive" required inspections of certain CFM56-7B engines within two weeks


France, Britain, US want to regain 'prestige' with Syria strikes: dissident France, Britain, US want to regain 'prestige' with Syria strikes: dissident

The three countries launched missile strikes against suspected chemical weapons development and storage sites in Syria on Saturday


UN Security Council heads to retreat at odds over Syria UN Security Council heads to retreat at odds over Syria

The UN's most powerful body has been paralyzed in dealing with the seven-year Syrian conflict


Shallow Indonesia quake kills 3, damages hundreds of homes Shallow Indonesia quake kills 3

Indonesia is prone to earthquakes and volcanic eruptions due to its location along the Pacific "Ring of Fire"


'Total con job': Trump lashes out over Stormy Daniels sketch Trump dismisses Stormy Daniels sketch

That sum may be a reference to a $130,000 payment to Ms Daniels by Mr Trump's lawyer, Michael Cohen, during the 2016 presidential campaign


Trump 'will walk out' if North Korea talks not fruitful Trump 'will quit Kim talks if not fruitful'

Mr Trump is expected to hold a summit with Mr Kim by June


Erdogan sends Turkey to snap polls on June 24 Turkey's Erdogan calls sudden election in June

Analysts say Erdogan is looking to profit at the ballot box from surging nationalist sentiment, as Turkey presses an operation in Syria


Cuba nominates Castro replacement Miguel Díaz-Canel Cuba picks Díaz-Canel to succeed Castro

The National Assembly, Cuba's legislative body, will vote on the nomination but Díaz-Canel is almost certain to be confirmed


More than 300 sentenced to death in Iraq for IS links More than 300 sentenced to death in Iraq for IS links

Most of the women sentenced were from Turkey and republics of the former Soviet Union


'Confused' UN envoy Nikki Haley hits back at White House

Trump's UN envoy hits back at White House

Ms Haley is regarded as a major foreign policy figure in the administration, especially since the dismissal of Secretary of State Rex Tillerson


OPCW meets to discuss Skripal nerve agent poisoning OPCW meets to discuss Skripal nerve agent poisoning

The Executive Council of the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons was gathering Wednesday at the request of Britain


Taliban bombing kills 5, including Afghan police commander 5 killed in Afghanistan Taliban attack

The Taliban claims responsibility in a statement sent to media


Mahathir says opposition can win with growing Malay support Mahathir says opposition can win with growing Malay support

The nonagenarian Mahathir led Malaysia for 22 years before stepping down in 2003 and is now leading a four-party opposition coalition


21 killed, 12 injured after vehicle carrying marriage party falls off a bridge in India 21 killed as vehicle carrying marriage party falls off a bridge in India

The accident takes place Tuesday night over the Sone river in Sidhi district about 573 km east of Bhopal, the capital city of Madhya Pradesh


Southwest Airlines jet engine 'explosion' leaves woman dead Woman dies in US jet engine 'explosion'

The Boeing 737-700 had been en route from New York's La Guardia airport to Dallas, Texas, with 143 passengers and five crew when the incident happened


Syria 'chemical attack': Investigators await UN green light on Douma Chemical experts await Douma all-clear

OPCW experts have been in Damascus since Saturday


To soften image, Kim Jong Un turns spotlight to sister, wife Kim Jong Un turns spotlight to sister, wife

Kim's younger sister's coming-out party came in February, when she became the first member of the North's Kim dynasty to travel to South Korea

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