US Supreme Court throws out second Obamacare challenge
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US Supreme Court throws out second Obamacare challenge

Supporters of America’s controversial health law dubbed Obamacare are celebrating their latest victory in the…

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Sitting Pretty: rising South African star Yende revels in Don Pasquale role – musica
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Sitting Pretty: rising South African star Yende revels in Don Pasquale role – musica

Pretty Yende is considered one of the rising stars of the operatic world. “The 30-year-old…

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Palestinians put claims of Israeli ‘war crimes’ to ICC
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Palestinians put claims of Israeli ‘war crimes’ to ICC

Details of alleged Israeli war crimes have been put to the International Criminal Court (ICC)…

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Italy: regional leaders refuse to take more migrants
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Italy: regional leaders refuse to take more migrants

Nearly 500 more migrants arrived in Sicily on Thursday after being picked up by a…

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Pakistan heatwave death toll climbs above 1,000
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Pakistan heatwave death toll climbs above 1,000

The heatwave which has struck southern Pakistan has now claimed more than 1,000 lives –…

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Deadly raid on Albania’s ‘cannabis kingdom’
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Deadly raid on Albania’s ‘cannabis kingdom’

A shootout in Albania’s so-called cannabis kingdom has left a police officer dead and two…

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Uber presses traditional taxis hard
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Uber presses traditional taxis hard

Uber is a service linking customers with private tourism vehicles (VTCs or limousines) driven by…

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Scaling new Lego heights: children build world’s tallest tower in Milan
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Scaling new Lego heights: children build world’s tallest tower in Milan

More than half a million bricks and five days of labour from thousands of children…

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Eurogroup again fails to reach agreement
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Eurogroup again fails to reach agreement

The latest Eurogroup meeting of finance ministers has yet again ended without an agreement on…

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Greek crisis overshadow EU summit
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Greek crisis overshadow EU summit

Arriving at a two-day EU Summit in Brussels this afternoon, Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras…

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