21 September 2018
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Greek debt crisis: Violence in Athens ahead of Germany vote

wer43356Police and protesters have clashed in Athens after the first anti-government demonstration since Greece's far-left Syriza party took power last month.

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World's oldest leader still sounds triumphant

mugabeThe world's oldest leader, Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe, turned 91 on Saturday with much to celebrate -- even as critics condemn as "obscene" his lavish birthday party plans in a country he is accused of plunging into poverty. Read more...

Ukraine conflict: Russia's Vladimir Putin says war 'unlikely'

ukrainPresident Putin: "I believe that such an apocalyptic scenario is hardly possible"

Russian President Vladimir Putin has said war with neighbouring Ukraine is "unlikely", in an interview for Russian television. Read more...

Thailand bans commercial surrogacy for foreigners

thaiwoman 1Thailand has passed a law banning foreigners from paying Thai women to be surrogates, after two high-profile cases sparked debate last year. Read more...

Criminal charges against the Former Prime Minister of Thailand Yingluck Shinawatra

yinglukThe attorney General of Thailand has filed criminal charges against the former Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra. The charges are surfaced against a fraud of distributing rice during her tenure as the Prime Minister. Read more...

Poroshenko calls for UN peacekeepers

isisPresident Petro Poroshenko has called for UN peacekeepers to be deployed to eastern Ukraine to enforce a ceasefire. Read more...

Swiss raid HSBC's Geneva office

1423539555866 282Swiss police are searching offices of the Geneva subsidiary of HSBC bank in an inquiry into alleged money-laundering.

Prosecutors have said they are investigating HSBC Private Bank (Suisse) SA and persons unknown for suspected aggravated money laundering. Read more...

Ukraine crisis: Shelling follows Minsk peace summit

shelling ukraneNew shelling has been reported in the rebel-held east Ukrainian cities of Donetsk and Luhansk, shortly after the peace deal reached in Minsk. Read more...

Myanmar revokes Rohingya voting rights after protests

mynmar protestRohingya Muslims will not be able to vote in Myanmar's referendum after the prime minister withdrew temporary voting rights following protests. Read more...

Prime Minister's Party Is Routed in Delhi Vote

kejriwal winLess than a year after Narendra Modi won a historic victory to become India's Prime Minister, a smaller political earthquake struck the capital Tuesday as a young political organization led by an anti-corruption crusader trounced Modi's governing party in local elections. Read more...

Australian PM Tony Abbott to face leadership challenge

abbotBeleaguered Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott is facing a challenge to his leadership after Liberal MPs called for a party vote next week. Read more...

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