World

  • France urges Italy to stick to its EU commitments

    France urges Italy to stick to its EU commitments

    May 20, 2018 16:44

    French Economy Minister Bruno Le Maire has warned that if a new populist government in Italy wants to evade its financial commitments regarding the European Union, it would put the entire eurozone economy at risk.

  • China lands bombers on South China Sea island

    China lands bombers on South China Sea island

    May 20, 2018 16:44

    China's air force has landed bombers on islands and reefs in the South China Sea as part of a training exercise in the region in what has been seen as another show of force by Beijing.

  • EU seeks to protect companies affected by US bans over Iran: French minister

    EU seeks to protect companies affected by US bans over Iran: French minister

    May 20, 2018 15:55

    France says it is weighing possible ways that could help the European Union compensate European companies that might be facing sanctions by the United States for doing business with Iran following Washington's withdrawal from a key 2015 nuclear agreement between Tehran and major world powers.

  • ‘Myanmar forcing Rohingyas to leave no man's land’

    ‘Myanmar forcing Rohingyas to leave no man's land’

    May 20, 2018 14:15

    Myanmar border guards have started ordering the 45,000 displaced Rohingya Muslims stranded in a no man’s land along the border with Bangladesh to leave.

  • Erdogan takes election campaign to Bosnia after EU snub

    Erdogan takes election campaign to Bosnia after EU snub

    May 20, 2018 13:04

    President Rajab Tayyib Erdoghan's election rally outside Turkey is causing fresh controversy as he takes his campaign message to Turks in the Balkans after several EU countries banned such activities.

  • Spain slams Catalonia’s cabinet picks as ‘provocation’

    Spain slams Catalonia’s cabinet picks as ‘provocation’

    May 20, 2018 12:58

    The ruling party in Spain has denounced as “provocation” the nominations by Catalonia’s new leader to his regional government, as the picks are of politicians who are either jailed by Madrid or are awaiting trial or in self-imposed exile.

  • Black box retrieved at site of Cuba plane crash

    Black box retrieved at site of Cuba plane crash

    May 20, 2018 12:58

    Cuban officials have announced that one of the black boxes of a plane that recently crashed in the country has been retrieved, offering hope to discover the reason behind the accident.

  • US, China agree to end trade war

    US, China agree to end trade war

    May 20, 2018 08:38

    The United States and China have agreed to end a trade war and stop imposing tariffs on each other, Chinese and US official says.

  • 2 killed in southwest Germany shooting

    2 killed in southwest Germany shooting

    May 20, 2018 07:51

    Police in southwestern Germany have reported a shooting attack which has left two people dead.