Poland has adopted legislation aimed at speeding up the process of replacing the country’s disputed Supreme Court chief justice who has refused to step down under a retirement law the EU has called a threat to judicial independence.
Two vessels of a Spanish NGO involved in rescuing migrants in the Mediterranean arrived in the Spanish port of Palma yesterday, carrying a woman found drifting on a deflated dinghy off Libya as well as the bodies of a boy and another woman.
The most damaging scandal of Emmanuel Macron’s presidency deepened yesterday with his interior minister due to face a grilling in parliament over his response to a top security aide of Macron caught on video beating up a young man at a Paris protest in May.
Nasa is preparing to send a probe closer to the Sun than any other spacecraft has ventured, enduring wicked heat while zooming through the solar corona to study this outermost part of the stellar atmosphere that gives rise to the solar wind.
US President Donald Trump yesterday slammed his ex-lawyer Michael Cohen, saying he may have acted illegally in secretly taping their discussion about payments to a former Playboy model over an alleged affair.
Supporters of US President Donald Trump are taking up the cause of an anti-Islam activist jailed in Britain for contempt of court, raising fears of a far-right revival.
The streets of London’s Chinatown are full to the brim with tourists coming and going from supermarkets, brightly painted restaurants and bustling bakeries.
The crowd of young Pakistanis, many “armed” with smartphones, surround the politician’s car and begin streaming live footage of something extraordinary: angry voters asking their elected representatives what they have done for them lately.
Hundreds of Hong Kong pro-democracy protesters yesterday rallied against the government’s attempt to ban a political party, saying it dealt the most serious threat to the city’s freedom of association since its return to Chinese rule.
A Frenchman who served 18 years in custody for smuggling drugs into Bali was deported yesterday in a case that sparked outrage in his native country over Indonesia’s tough narcotics laws.