GENEVA (Reuters) - Thousands of Syrians are trapped by battles or face hard choices about returning home even though relative calm has held in the northwest for two months, the United Nations said on Thursday.
EDINBURGH (Reuters) - Scrumhalf Embrose Papier will make his first start for South Africa against Scotland at Murrayfield on Saturday, the only change to the backline while the pack has undergone a significant reshuffle.
RIYADH/ANKARA (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia's public prosecutor is seeking the death penalty for five suspects charged in the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, as the kingdom tries to contain its biggest political crisis for a generation.
KUALA LUMPUR, Nov 15 (Bernama) – The Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC) has issued a warning to broadcasting company Astro about the contents of promotional products which allegedly ridicule people's skins and faces.
KUALA LUMPUR (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - An Indonesian woman has been sentenced to six months in jail after she documented sexual harassment by her employer, sparking condemnation from rights groups on Thursday.
SHAH ALAM: The 2018 PKR National Congress kicked off with the launch of the youth and women wings' meeting Thursday night.
KIKINDA, Serbia (Reuters) - Thousands of keen bird-watchers flock to Serbia's northern town of Kikinda every winter to see one of the world's largest roosting populations of long-eared owls.
PARIS (Reuters) - The investigation by Saudi Arabia's public prosecutor into the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi is proceeding in the right direction, France's foreign ministry said on Thursday.
LONDON (Reuters) - Five times Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton has clarified comments about how he had felt torn to be racing in 'poor' India during the years when the country hosted a grand prix.
RIYADH (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia's foreign minister said on Thursday that the kingdom supports U.N.-led peace efforts to end the war in Yemen, where a Saudi-led coalition has been battling Iran-aligned Houthi insurgents for more than three years.
MUMBAI (Reuters) - India have the bowling strength to dismiss any opposition, but their fate in the four-test series in Australia will depend on their batsmen, captain Virat Kohli said on Thursday.
RIYADH (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia's foreign minister said on Thursday Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman had "absolutely nothing to do" with the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, after the public prosecutor said he would seek the death penalty for five suspects.
DUBLIN (Reuters) - Ireland coach Joe Schmidt named the following team on Thursday for their match against New Zealand in Dublin on Saturday:
RIYADH (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia's foreign minister said on Thursday the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi in its Istanbul consulate is now a legal case and should not be politicised, after the public prosecutor said it would seek the death penalty for five suspects.
Classic real-time strategy videogame Command & Conquer is being remastered for the PC by Petroglyph Games and it will be aided by Malaysia’s Lemon Sky Studios.
KINSHASA (Reuters) - An Islamist rebel group in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo received money from a financier linked to Islamic State, suggesting tentative ties between the Congo insurgents and other jihadists in Africa and beyond, a report said on Thursday.
JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israel's cabinet plans to vote on Sunday on the nomination of Amir Yaron for Bank of Israel governor, the prime minister's office said on Thursday.
CARDIFF (Reuters) - Fullback Jonah Holmes will make his Wales debut as one of 14 changes to the side that will host Tonga at the Millennium Stadium on Saturday.
PADUA, Italy (Reuters) - Italy coach Conor O’Shea on Thursday named the following team to take on Australia in their test on Saturday:
GEORGE TOWN (Bernama): Clarification on the smoking ban at Penang's open-air restaurants starting this December, that's what a few Pakatan Rakyat representatives asked for today (Nov 15) at the Penang State Legislative Assembly.