President Donald Trump on Monday said he will announce his nominee for the empty Supreme Court seat at the end of this week, kickstarting a political fight set to upend the already nail-biting US election.
Rescuers faced a race against time to save nearly 200 whales stuck in a remote Australian harbour on Tuesday, hoping to prevent the toll of 90 dead from rising further after managing to free “a small number” of the stranded mammals.
The US National Aeronautics and Space Administration (Nasa) on Monday revealed its latest plan to return astronauts to the Moon in 2024, and estimated the cost of meeting that deadline at $28 billion, $16 billion of which would be spent on the lunar landing module.
Four more victims and witnesses have come forward and made a report after the Depok Police in West Java, Indonesia, reopened a year-old investigation into a case of sexual abuse of orphanage boys, allegedly committed by their sole g
Several banks in Singapore handled about $4.5 billion in suspicious transactions between 2000 and 2017, with DBS Bank, CIMB Bank and Deutsche Bank among those that processed the largest sums of such funds in the city-state.
Ten people were killed and up to 25 are feared trapped after a three-storey residential building collapsed before dawn on Monday in western India, officials said.
A plaque installed on the weekend by activists in Bangkok declaring Thailand “belongs to the people” was removed on Monday, after a show of force by pro-democracy protesters calling for the royal family to stay out of the country’s
Indonesian Minister of Health Terawan Agus Putranto is in hot water because of a recent comment about having deployed thousands of medical interns to the front lines of the nation’s Covid-19 treatment efforts.
Training of personnel who will operate and manage Ho Chi Minh City’s (HCMC’s) metro line No 1 has begun, said HCMC Urban Railway Co Ltd No 1 (HURC 1).
The richest one per cent of people are responsible for more than twice as much carbon pollution as the poorest half of the world’s population – 3.1 billion people – new research showed on Monday.