Boris Johnson wins race to be Tory leader and PM
Boris Johnson has been elected new Conservative leader in a ballot of party members and will become the next UK prime minister.He beat Jeremy Hunt comfortably, winning 92,153 votes to his rival's 46,656.
'IMF Should Apologize for Its Failed Policies, AMLO says
Mexico’s President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador (AMLO) Tuesday strongly criticized the International Monetary Fund (IMF) because its policy "recipes" have contributed to increased insecurity and poverty in his country.
Kim Jong-un tours ‘powerful submarine’ to be deployed east of N. Korea’s coast
State media posted photos of Kim Jong-un inspecting a massive submarine currently under construction at one of North Korea’s shipyards.
A million homes lined up for energy bill cuts
Ministers plan to change the way the government calculates whether a household is fuel poor, after admitting that much more needs to be done to reach its own fuel poverty targets.
Ukrainian President's Party Wins Snap Elections In Bid To Consolidate Power
Zelensky's Servant of the People party is expected to garner about 41 percent of the vote and gain a majority in parliament, but it will not have enough seats to govern without allies, according to the polls released Sunday.
St Petersburg murder victim was 'well-known LGBT rights activist'
Russian campaigners have said that a woman found murdered with multiple stab wounds in the city of Saint Petersburg was a well-known activist who had received threats over her protests for LGBT rights and opposition causes.
Algeria's Students Take to Streets Demanding Civilian Gov't
Hundreds of students marched Tuesday through the center of Algiers, the capital of Algeria, to demand a civilian government, protests which they have carried out every Tuesday since Feb. 22, when protests broke out against the government of Abdelaziz Bouteflika.
Russia Passes Law to Employ Prisoners Near Businesses, Drawing Gulag Comparisons
Prisoners convicted of misdemeanors or sentenced to hard labor are now allowed gainful employment at prison branches built near large enterprises, according to new legislation published Thursday.
Study: Malaria Drugs Are Failing At An 'Alarming' Rate In Southeast Asia
That's the conclusion of researchers in two new reports — one based on a randomized trial and the other on a genetic study — that have just been released in the medical journal The Lancet. And there's concern that this drug resistance could spread around the globe.
Huge swathes of the Arctic on fire, ‘unprecedented’ satellite images show
Vast swathes of the Arctic are suffering from "unprecedented" wildfires, new satellite images have revealed. North of the Arctic circle, the high temperatures are facilitating enormous wildfires which are wreaking ecological destruction on a colossal scale.