Climate change-driven extreme weather — from flooding and mudslides to blistering heat — is accelerating migration to Bangladesh’s cities, raising the risks of problems such as child marriage, according to Unicef’s head of Bangladesh programmes.
Ram Nath Kovind, a Dalit BJP leader with humble beginnings, was yesterday elected the 14th president of India defeating combined opposition candidate Meira Kumar in a straight fight by a huge margin, becoming the first Bharatiya Janata Party leader ...
Nato should permanently deploy anti-aircraft weapons in the Baltics to deter Russia, Lithuania’s president said yesterday as the United States put Patriot missiles on display after including them in an exercise in the region for the first time.
Polish lawmakers yesterday passed a bill that would give parliament the power to appoint Supreme Court judges, ignoring objections from lawyers, opposition politicians and the European Union that it undermines democracy and the rule of law.
Gunmen, some of them in military uniforms, attacked the base of an elite security unit in Ivory Coast’s main city, and stole stocks of weapons as part of a series of overnight clashes, the defence minister said yesterday.
US Attorney General Jeff Sessions said on Thursday he intends to stay in his job despite blistering criticism from President Donald Trump over the official's decision to recuse himself from the Russia election meddling probe.