Category: World

Proportion
staffMay 1, 2017

Merkel visits Saudi Arabia, signs pacts to strengthen ties

German Chancellor Angela Merkel said she addressed human rights and trade deals in her weekend visit to Saudi Arabia. Merkel ...

Proportion
staffMay 1, 2017

France election: Le Pen attacks Macron as ‘candidate of continuity’

Far-right French presidential candidate Marine Le Pen has accused her pro-EU centrist rival Emmanuel Macron of being the “candidate of ...

Proportion
staffMay 1, 2017

Sweden Muslims express ‘shock’ over mosque fire

Swedish authorities have started an investigation into possible arson after a fire damaged the facade and roof of a mosque ...

Proportion
staffMay 1, 2017

Japan sends biggest warship to protect US supply vessel

Japan has dispatched its biggest warship, in the first such operation since it passed controversial laws expanding the role of ...

Proportion
staffMay 1, 2017

‘Oldest human’ dies in Indonesia ‘aged 146’

The Indonesian man who claimed to be 146 years old – the longest living human ever – has died in ...

Proportion
staffMay 1, 2017

Maduro hikes minimum wage in Venezuela by 60%

Venezuela’s President Nicolas Maduro has ordered a 60% increase in the country’s minimum wage, effective from Monday. Including food subsidies, ...

Proportion
staffMay 1, 2017

India Assam mob kills two Muslim men over ‘cow theft’

Police in India say two Muslim men have been lynched by a mob which accused them of trying to steal ...

Proportion
staffMay 1, 2017

Macron says EU must reform or face ‘Frexit’

The front-runner in the French presidential election has told the BBC that the EU must reform or face the prospect ...

Proportion
staffMay 1, 2017

Trump invites controversial Duterte to White House

In another departure from the Obama administration, President Donald Trump invited outspoken Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte to the White House ...

Proportion
staffMay 1, 2017

U.S.-led coalition patrols Turkey-Syria border

U.S.-led coalition forces are patrolling the Turkish-Syria border after Turkish military jets struck Kurdish fighters early last week. The patrols, ...