Republican senators yesterday warned President Donald Trump not to fire Special Counsel Robert Mueller, and said the president must let federal investigators looking into Russian meddling in the US election do their jobs.
More than two decades after Japan’s Aum Shinrikyo cult plunged Tokyo into terror by releasing a nerve agent on rush-hour subway trains, its spinoffs continue to attract new followers.
Most Japanese think Prime Minister Shinzo Abe bears some responsibility for altered documents at the centre of suspicions of a cover-up linked to cronyism, according to opinion polls yesterday, with one showing his support falling to the lowest of his tenure.
The leaders of Australia and Singapore closed a regional summit yesterday with a stand against protectionism, arguing in favour of multi-nation trade deals as fears mount that US plans for new tariffs could stoke a global trade war.
Catalonia’s deposed leader Carles Puigdemont said in an interview published yesterday that he should have declared independence earlier, as delaying the call in hopes of starting dialogue with Madrid proved futile.
India’s airports are struggling to cope with a massive surge in passenger numbers and billions of dollars must be spent to boost their capacity, analysts have warned.
Congress president Rahul Gandhi yesterday made a fierce attack on Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the issue of corruption, and promised to break walls in the party between workers and leaders to revitalise it for the 2019 Lok Sabha election battle.
In what might bring cheer to conservators and wildlife lovers, Assam’s Pabitara wildlife sanctuary, which just spans 48sq km, has recorded 102 one-horned rhinos.