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Brexit: Everything you need to know about the ‘meaningful vote’ | UK

What is the 'meaningful vote' and why is it important? On Tuesday evening, between 19:00 and 21:00 GMT, UK MPs will vote on a deal reached by Prime Minister Theresa May with the European Union on the terms of...

ICC to rule on release of Ivory Coast’s Laurent Gbagbo | Ivory Coast News

Former Ivory Coast president Laurent Gbagbo is expected to find out whether he will be freed after seven years behind bars on charges of crimes against humanity. Judges at the International Criminal Court (ICC) will deliver the eagerly awaited decisions at...

Ivanka Trump to help select World Bank boss

President Donald Trump's daughter, Ivanka, will help select a candidate to run the World Bank, a White House official has confirmed. Source link

Thousands of New Zealand doctors strike over pay, work conditions | News

Nearly 80 percent of junior doctors across New Zealand have walked off work at public hospitals, after a breakdown in union talks with the government over working conditions and wages. The strike on Tuesday spotlights the difficulties Prime Minister...

Canada issues China travel alert as tensions escalate | Canada News

Canada has warned its citizens of the risk of "arbitrary enforcement" of local laws in China after a Canadian man convicted of drug trafficking was suddenly retried and sentenced to death, and Beijing denied another detained Canadian diplomatic...

Scientists in Hong Kong claim antiviral breakthrough | News

Scientists in Hong Kong say they have made a potential breakthrough discovery in the fight against infectious diseases - a chemical that could slow the spread of deadly viral illnesses. In a study published this month in the journal...

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez will be the first female US president | USA

Donald Trump's shocking victory in the 2016 presidential race caused liberals across the United States to question whether the country was indeed ready for a woman president. Since then, there has been much speculation about various female politicians and...

Australia PM set for Pacific trip as China influence expands | Fiji News

Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison will head to the island nations of Vanuatu and Fiji this week in a landmark trip aimed at mending fences and offsetting China's growing influence in the South Pacific. Morrison on Wednesday will become the first...

Kuril islands sovereignty not for discussion, Russia tells Japan | Russia News

Moscow's sovereignty over a chain of islands seized from Japan at the end of World War II is not up for debate, the Russian foreign minister has said after meeting his Japanese counterpart, adding that disagreements between the...

Fatal blast rocks Afghan capital Kabul | Afghanistan News

A powerful explosion has rocked the Afghan capital, Kabul, killing at least four people and wounding scores of others, the country's health ministry has said. The Taliban claimed responsibility for Monday's blast near the Green Village compound, which houses...

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