Firefighters searched into the night yesterday for survivors and bodies amid the rubble of a motorway bridge that collapsed in the morning in the northern Italian port city of Genoa, killing at least 22.
Cuba on Monday began a rare public discussion to overhaul its Cold War-era constitution, a process the government is calling participatory democracy at its best and opponents are branding a fraud.
The Bharatiya Janata Party yesterday hit out at Congress president Rahul Gandhi for his remark that he did not believe in any variety of Hindutva, saying it was “humiliation” of the majority community and disrespectful” to Hindu philosophy.
The Kerala government has sought federal assistance to rebuild 444 villages declared as flood-ravaged as heavy rains continued unabated yesterday leaving a trail of destruction.
Top leaders of the Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam yesterday made it clear that they and the party were solidly behind its working president M K Stalin, whose father and former Tamil Nadu chief minister M Karunanidhi died last week.
The village of Benenden in Kent has a green nearly as big as a football pitch. At one end stands a charming stone church.
A former Australian archbishop, the most senior Catholic cleric in the world convicted of concealing child sex abuse, was spared jail yesterday when he was ordered to serve his one-year sentence at home.
An Australian professor left the Philippines yesterday, nearly a week after being barred entry and placed in limbo at an airport in what rights groups say was part of a crackdown on critics of President Rodrigo Duterte.