A historic council of Orthodox bishops in Kyiv has created a new Ukrainian church independent from Russia, President Petro Poroshenko announced yesterday.
Young Kenyan warriors are no longer pursuing lions to show off their hunting prowess and bravery, they are competing for cash prizes in javelin throwing at the Maasai Olympics instead.
Donald Trump has announced that his budget director Mick Mulvaney will step in as acting chief of staff to replace John Kelly – amid indications that the president is struggling to fill the key post.
Britain’s exit from the European Union is heading for an impasse, a senior minister said yesterday, after a week in which Prime Minister Theresa May failed to win EU assurances on her deal and pulled a vote because UK lawmakers would defeat it.
Australia now recognises west Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, Prime Minister Scott Morrison said yesterday, but a contentious embassy shift from Tel Aviv will not occur until a peace settlement is achieved.
The Supreme Court is set to enforce a stricter dress code as Chief Justice Lucas Bersamin ordered a “no minis, no t-shirt” policy for all court officials and employees nationwide.
A sleepy central Philippine town erupted in joy yesterday as bells looted from its church more than a century ago by vengeful US troops were turned over to the community, and rang once again on their home soil.