Venezuela opposition group favourite to win December vote
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Venezuela opposition group favourite to win December vote

The leader of Venezuela’s opposition Mesa de la Unidad Democrática (MUD) has addressed supporters at…

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Families of MH370 victims renew talk of compensation after debris find
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Families of MH370 victims renew talk of compensation after debris find

Malaysian investigators are expected on the French island of Reunion to investigate whether washed-up debris…

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Turkish prosecuters launch investigation into leader of pro-Kurdish opposition
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Turkish prosecuters launch investigation into leader of pro-Kurdish opposition

The leader of the pro-Kurdish People’s Democratic Party, Selahattin Demirtas, is under investigation by a…

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Myanmar: Over 7,000 prisoners released in mass pardon
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Myanmar: Over 7,000 prisoners released in mass pardon

Almost 7,000 prisoners have been released under a mass presidential pardon in Myanmar. Among those…

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Greenpeace protest halts icebreaker in Oregon
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Greenpeace protest halts icebreaker in Oregon

Greenpeace protesters in the US city of Portland have successfully forced an icebreaker to turn…

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Chinese artist and activist denied six-month visa to Britain
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Chinese artist and activist denied six-month visa to Britain

Dissident Chinese artist and free speech activist Ai Weiwei has arrived in the German city…

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MH370 relatives sceptical over Reunion debris discovery
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MH370 relatives sceptical over Reunion debris discovery

Families of those on board Flight MH370 have reacted sceptically to reports that the “debris…

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At least 20 pilgrims dead after truck crashes into crowd in Mexico
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At least 20 pilgrims dead after truck crashes into crowd in Mexico

At least 20 people – including a baby – have been killed after a truck…

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Ukraine: Civilians killed in shelling amid fragile truce
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Ukraine: Civilians killed in shelling amid fragile truce

Four civilians are reported dead as Ukrainian forces and pro-Russian separatists accused each other of…

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Orthodox Jew ‘repeats’ Jerusalem Gay Pride stabbing attack
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Orthodox Jew ‘repeats’ Jerusalem Gay Pride stabbing attack

Six people at Jerusalem’s annual Gay Pride have been stabbed, reportedly by an Orthodox Jewish…

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