Category: World

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staffNovember 17, 2017

Russia vetoes Syria chemical attacks probe

Russia has vetoed a UN Security Council resolution that would have extended an international inquiry into chemical weapons attacks in ...

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staffNovember 17, 2017

Mugabe resisting calls to stand down

Zimbabwe’s long-time President Robert Mugabe is reportedly refusing to step down immediately, despite growing calls for his resignation. The 93-year-old ...

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staffNovember 16, 2017

France set to welcome Lebanon’s Hariri

French President Emmanuel Macron has invited Lebanese PM Saad Hariri and his family to France, but said he was not ...

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staffNovember 14, 2017

Australians decisively back same-sex marriage

Australians have overwhelmingly voted in favour of legalising same-sex marriage in a historic poll. The non-binding postal vote showed 61.6% ...

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staffNovember 12, 2017

Spain PM visits after big Catalan protest

Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy will visit Catalonia for the first time since he imposed direct rule on the north-eastern ...

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staffNovember 11, 2017

Lebanon demands answers from Saudis

The Lebanese president has asked Saudi Arabia to clarify the situation of Prime Minister Saad Hariri, who announced his resignation ...

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staffNovember 11, 2017

Mass graves discovered in Iraq

Mass graves containing at least 400 bodies have been found near Hawija, an Iraqi city that was occupied by Islamic ...

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staffNovember 10, 2017

TPP deal moves forward without US

Members of the Trans-Pacific Partnership have agreed a new framework to revive the proposed trade deal, following US withdrawal earlier ...

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staffNovember 10, 2017

Saudis ‘declared war on Lebanon’ – Hezbollah leader

The leader of Hezbollah has accused Saudi Arabia of declaring war on his country, days after Lebanese PM Saad al-Hariri ...

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staffNovember 10, 2017

French president makes surprise Saudi visit

French President Emmanuel Macron has said he will stress the importance of stability in Lebanon as he began an unscheduled ...