Brazil’s Workers Party registered jailed former president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva on Wednesday as its presidential candidate while he sat in prison serving a 12-year graft sentence expected to block his candidacy.
The official death toll from major floods in Kerala hit 106 yesterday with reports of even higher numbers amid warnings of more torrential rainfall.
Italy’s populist government yesterday intensified its attacks on the bridge operator it blames for the viaduct collapse that killed dozens of people in Genoa, as rescuers picked through rubble on the third day of desperate efforts to find survivors.
The trial of two women charged with the murder of the estranged half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un will continue, a Malaysian judge ruled yesterday, adding that the evidence was insufficient to prove it was a political assassination.
Hollywood director Peter Weir made a surprise appearance at a court in the Cambodian capital yesterday, testifying in the trial of a filmmaker accused of espionage, the latest twist in a case decried by rights groups as “bogus”.
Germany's defence ministry on Thursday asked Lockheed Martin Corp and Europe's MBDA to submit a second, more detailed proposal to build a successor to its Patriot missile defence system ...