Sweden may seek extradition of Julian Assange as it reopens investigation into rape allegations
Swedish prosecutors may seek extradition of Julian Assange from the United Kingdom in connection with allegations of sexual assault.
Mena Mangal: Journalist and women’s rights campaigner shot dead in broad daylight in Kabul
An Afghan journalist and political advisor, who was vocal about women’s rights in the country, has been gunned down in broad daylight, just days after saying she believed her life was in danger.
Philippines elections: Duterte allies and opposition battle for power in midterm polls
Filipinos voted Monday in midterm elections highlighted by a showdown between President Rodrigo Duterte's allies who aim to dominate the Senate and opposition candidates fighting for checks and balances under a leader they regard as a looming dictator.
Game promoting Macron’s party depicts rival leftist leader as RUSSIAN INSECT, Twitter doesn’t buy it
A game by Macron’s La Republique en Marche (LREM) party, showing their top European election candidate battling with Euroskeptics and depicting rival Melenchon as a Russian insect-like villain, has sparked outrage in France.
American B-52s fly first mission over Persian Gulf to ‘send message’ to Iran (PHOTO, VIDEO)
B-52 bombers have commenced air operations from the US base in Qatar, as Washington continues to amass its forces in the Persian Gulf. The White House says it is to deter an alleged Iranian “attack on US interests.”
China fires back at the US with higher tariffs on thousands of American products
China on Monday said it would retaliate against the US by raising the tariff rates on thousands of American products, days after the US expanded duties on Chinese goods as trade negotiations stalled.
Lebanon: Workers take to the streets to denounce government austerity measures
Public sector workers from telecom, water, electricity, the universities and other government-run services took to the streets of Beirut, Lebanon’s capital, on Friday, to protest the government’s budget proposals to cut their wages, pensions and benefits.
Omar al-Bashir charged over dead Sudan protesters
Sudan's public prosecutor has charged ousted President Omar al-Bashir with incitement and involvement in the killing of protesters.The charges stem from an inquiry into the death of a medic killed during protests that led to the end of his rule last month.
And then there was light: Cardinal breaks law to restore power for homeless
A close aide to Pope Francis has drawn the ire of Italy’s anti-immigrant Interior Minister Matteo Salvini by climbing down a manhole to restore electricity to hundreds of homeless people living in an occupied building.
France's 'yellow vests' protest in dwindling numbers, some clashes
French police fired tear gas in skirmishes with masked demonstrators in Lyon and Nantes on Saturday, the 26th straight weekend of “yellow vest” protests against President Emmanuel Macron and his economic reform agenda.