Sunday’s referendum narrowly backed the largest overhaul of Turkey’s political system since the founding of the republic nearly a century ago
US commerce secretary Wilbur Ross is believed to have said that US has started the process of reviewing H1B visas issues and no decision has been taken on it yet.
In a recent report two officers said the Philippine National Police officers carried out most of the drug killings they have blamed on vigilantes.
A survey shows Alejandro Guillier, a leftist former television journalist, winning 33% of the vote with rightist ex-President Sebastian Pinera taking 32%.
Shinzo Abe only sends offerings to the shrine a symbol of Japan’s past militarism, in a bid to improve strained relations with China and South Korea.
India joins the global initiative to spread out thousands of blankets, knitted in memory of Nelson Mandela, to help the needy and the disadvantaged.
The other winners are a Russian LGBT activist and a Turkish digital research organisation.
An EU official declined comment on whether the bloc might change policy on the Falkland islands.
The extension allows the British government to avoid deciding whether to call a fresh election in Northern Ireland – the third in a year – or to revert to direct rule from London for the first time in a decade.
Aya Hijazi, detained on charges of human trafficking, works with street children and was acquitted by a Cairo court on Sunday along with seven others.
Ahead of North Korea’s celebration of the anniversary of its army, the US, China and South Korea keep their guards up in anticipation of more nuclear tests.
Given a lack of public information about the armed forces, which number about 140,000, it is not possible to get a sense of the extent of the discontent or statistics for resignations or hires.
Despite the military and neoconservatives sharing hostility toward certain states, they don’t always see eye to eye, especially in terms of garnering multilateral support.
In Sunni-majority Mosul, Saddam Hussein is still idolised and the central authorities in Baghdad are distrusted as Mosul limps through the ISIS occupation.
Lawmakers who introduced the draft law have cited polls showing a majority opposed the presence of the corpse in the heart of the Russian capital.
Once confined to specific corners of the world and largely ignored, the 21st century has seen a revival of populism in politics. But where is it headed?
Palocci has offered details on Operation Car Wash, which had unravelled a bribery scheme at top level Brazilian politics and is an ongoing investigation.
A renewed wave of protests was sparked by a Supreme Court move to assume the powers of the opposition-led Congress and by barring Henrique Capriles from public office
Le Pen lost more ground to Macron even as the race to the runoff heated up with Melenchon and Fillon continuing to close the gap, nearing the other two.
Some 6.7 million people in Yemen are classified in phase 4 on an international scale of food security, with phase 5 constituting a famine.
The US accused Tehran of not living up to the spirit of the accord and Iran’s top diplomat urged Washington to fulfil its own commitments.
The approval of Hassan Rouhani, a moderate, and Ebrahim Raisi, a political hardliner thought to have the backing of Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, sets up a showdown between rival political camps.
The incident came as French voters prepared go to the polls on Sunday in the most tightly-contested presidential election in decades.
In the second such killing over blasphemy in a week police say that one of the women acted as an instigator, persuading the other two to carry out the act.
Xi will complete his first five-year term during the 19th party congress to be held later this year and start his second five-year term.
The Kremlin wants to build strong alliances with “pro-Russian” forces in the West. In France’s upcoming election, Putin is placing his bets on two right-wing candidates for president.
Years ago, officials planned to decommission the Meethotamulla garbage dump and convert it into a “beautiful place.” But it never happened and now locals find themselves confronting their worst fears.
Pakistan is yet to heed to India’s request for consular access to Kulbhushan Jadhav, who was given the death penalty by a Pakistani military court on charges of spying.
Haley’s brief speech fell short of introducing innovations to confront rights violations or prevent them in places such as Syria, Burundi and Myanmar.
Three judges supported the setting up of Joint Investigation Team to further probe the allegations while two other judges wanted to disqualify Nawaz Sharif.
An investigation has given hope to families in El Mozote seeking justice for their loved ones who were killed in the brutal civil war in in El Salvador.
With the last rebel fighters leaving the town of Damascus, the same is expected in Zabadani with the government gradually restoring services in these areas.
Moreno obtained 51.16% of valid votes with Lasso at 48.84% – 1,594 votes more for Moreno than in the original April 2 count.
Anies Baswedan won the race for Jakarta governor after a highly polarising campaign indicating the politics of religion is becoming a potent force.
Most of the victims were said to have been killed in their homes as soldiers went door to door looking for rival Kamuina Nsapu militia members.
The move is a bid to woo nationalist-leaning voters, echoing the US’s “America First” policy.
Two years after its birth as an independent state, South Sudan plunged into conflict as rivalry between President Salva Kiir and his then-vice president, Riek Machar, exploded into violence.
Corbyn is looking to harness the powerful anti-establishment mood revealed by the Brexit referendum, which has roots stretching back to the 2007-09 financial crisis.
Officials said it did not appear that the Iran-backed Houthis would come to the negotiating table under the current circumstances and there needed to be more military pressure on the group.
Nigeria’s topmost government servant, as well as the nation’s spy master, were suspended by President Buhari over alleged corruption charges.