German energy giant RWE said yesterday that it will be seeking prosecutions after hundreds of climate activists occupied their open-cast mine at the weekend to protest against the use of coal.
Italy’s hardline Interior Minister Matteo Salvini has said that he would hold the Netherlands and the European Union “responsible” for the fate of 42 migrants that Rome has blocked from disembarking at Italian ports for over a week.
Jeremy Hunt has increased the pressure on Boris Johnson to explain why police were called to his home after a row with his partner by warning that the Conservative leadership frontrunner “needs to show he can answer difficult questions”.
Tens of thousands of protesters braved heavy rain in Taiwan yesterday for a rally opposing pro-China media outlets and Chinese influence on Taiwan’s democracy. The rally against so-called “red media” was organised by Huang Kuo-chang, a lawmaker from the left-wing New Power Party (NPP)
Sri Lanka’s President yesterday called for sweeping reforms to the country’s constitution that he introduced in 2015 to be rolled back, saying they are responsible for political instability. Maithripala Sirisena said the 19th amendment to the constitution - which notably transferred
Victims of a Cambodia building collapse were buried alive as they slept, a survivor said yesterday, as the death toll at the Chinese-owned site rose to 18 and hopes faded for finding more survivors.
President Donald Trump said in an interview broadcast yesterday his chances of retaining the White House in 2020 would be strengthened if Democratic lawmakers start impeachment proceedings against him.
Angola is bouncing back after its fuel production slumped last year to a decade low as President Joao Lourenco steers reforms vital to the country’s economy and wins approval from oil majors.
Ethiopia’s army chief of staff and the head of the northern state of Amhara were killed in two separate but related attacks when a general tried to seize control of Amhara in an attempted coup, the prime minister’s office said yesterday.
Vice President Maria Leonor Robredo, along with Senate Minority Leader Franklin Drilon and Senators Panfilo Lacson and Francis Pangilinan, has opposed a joint inquiry with China into the Recto (Reed) Bank incident in the South China (West Philippine) Sea