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UK government’s Brexit plans in hands of Supreme CourtSign in to Read

August 12, 2020 10:38:00 am

British PM Theresa May's government will ask Supreme Court justices to overturn a ruling that Parliament must hold a vote before Britain's exit negotiations can begin.

South Korea’s President Park Guen-hye faces crucial week and impeachment pushSign in to Read

December 5, 2016 11:39:07 am

South Korea President Park Guen-hye under pressure to step down by her own party and business groups set to give testimony to a parliamentary committee.

Citing differences with President Duterte, Philippine Vice President quits CabinetSign in to Read

December 5, 2016 10:13:57 am

In the Philippines, Presidents and Vice Presidents are separately elected and often come from rival political parties, like Duterte and Robredo.

Amid praise from Bernie Sanders, Paul Ryan slams decision to deny permit for Dakota Access PipelineSign in to Read

December 5, 2016 10:04:51 am

Bernie Sanders also said that the country should not increase its fossil fuel dependence and accelerate the crisis of climate change.

Japan PM hopes for progress on peace treaty with RussiaSign in to Read

December 5, 2016 9:31:34 am

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said over the weekend it would be difficult to close the gap in positions over a peace treaty and territorial dispute with Japan.

New Zealand dollar skids after Prime Minister resignation, Italy voteSign in to Read

December 5, 2016 9:29:24 am

New Zealand PM John Key, who won praise for his economic stewardship after the global financial crisis, announced his resignation on Monday.

Mass display of grief on late Thailand king’s birthdaySign in to Read

December 5, 2016 9:27:42 am

Stricken with ill health in the last decade of his life, he missed his last two birthday appearances before his death aged 88 on October 13.

Karachi hotel fire: 11 killed, 75 injuredSign in to Read

December 5, 2016 9:23:30 am

Three fire tenders of the fire brigade reached the site and started an operation to rescue the guests.

Washington: Gunman charged after threatening restaurant hit by fake newsSign in to Read

December 5, 2016 9:03:10 am

The suspect entered the restaurant and pointed a gun at a restaurant employee, who fled and notified authorities, police said.

6.0-magnitude undersea quake hits eastern IndonesiaSign in to Read

December 5, 2016 8:56:08 am

Indonesia experiences frequent seismic and volcanic activity due to its position on the Pacific "Ring of Fire", where tectonic plates collide.

Italy referendum: PM Matteo Renzi steps down; populists look for quick vote to win powerSign in to Read

December 5, 2016 8:02:52 am

Matteo Renzi, 41, has been Italy's youngest premier. He had bet his political future -- or at least his current premiership -- on a Yes vote win, and campaigned hard for a victory in recent weeks.

US president-elect Donald Trump continues to defend his call with Taiwan’s leaderSign in to Read

December 5, 2016 8:01:36 am

Chinese officials said they lodged a complaint with the US and reiterated a commitment to seeking "reunification'' with the island, which they consider a renegade province.