Bra protest in Hong Kong
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Bra protest in Hong Kong

Men and women wearing and brandishing bras protested in Hong Kong after a woman was…

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Ex-Brazil minister arrested in Petrobras probe
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Ex-Brazil minister arrested in Petrobras probe

Federal police in Brazil have arrested a former government minister on charges of corruption in…

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Spain heading for constitutional tension as Catalonia calls an early election
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Spain heading for constitutional tension as Catalonia calls an early election

Spain could be heading for constitutional tension after Catalonian President, Artur Mas, signed a decree…

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Talks on Ukraine take place despite escalation in fighting
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Talks on Ukraine take place despite escalation in fighting

The Ukrainian military said on Monday that four of its soldiers were killed and 15…

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Handling of a child sex abuse complaint against a former British prime minister to be investigated.
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Handling of a child sex abuse complaint against a former British prime minister to be investigated.

Britain’s policing watchdog on Monday announced that it will investigate a claim that detectives failed…

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Fatal floods batter India, Myanmar, Pakistan, Vietnam and Nepal
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Fatal floods batter India, Myanmar, Pakistan, Vietnam and Nepal

Parts of South East Asia have been battered by fatal floods. The Indian state of…

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Obama unveils US plan to cut carbon emissions
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Obama unveils US plan to cut carbon emissions

US President Barack Obama has unveiled a ramped-up plan to cut carbon emissions from power…

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Air crash investigators meet in Paris to plot MH370 probe
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Air crash investigators meet in Paris to plot MH370 probe

French air crash investigators have met with Malaysian officials to co-ordinate the probe into missing…

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Italy arrests mafia suspects after cracking ‘sheep code’
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Italy arrests mafia suspects after cracking ‘sheep code’

Italian police have arrested 11 suspects linked to the fugitive mafia boss of Sicily’s Cosa…

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UK landlords face crackdown over illegal migrant tenants
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UK landlords face crackdown over illegal migrant tenants

UK landlords are being warned they will face severe penalties in the future if they…

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