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Driver of van slated to join Trump motorcade detained for having gun

Driver of van slated to join Trump motorcade detained for having gun

The driver of a van carrying journalists covering President Donald Trump was detained on Monday after Secret Service officials found a gun in his bag during a security sweep before the vehicle was to drive onto the president's Florida property.

Atul Gupta challenges South African asset freeze

Atul Gupta challenges South African asset freeze

Atul Gupta, one of three Gupta brothers being investigated for corrupt links to ousted South African president Jacob Zuma, is challenging a court order freezing 10 million rand ($859,025) in his bank account, according to court papers seen by Reuters.

UN warns of rising food insecurity across Africa

UN warns of rising food insecurity across Africa

About 224 million people are under-nourished in Africa as climate change and conflicts heighten food insecurity across the continent, a top UN food agency official said Monday.

Philippines' Duterte plays down China military facilities in disputed sea

Philippines' Duterte plays down China military facilities in disputed sea

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte sought on Monday to allay fears about China's construction of military bases on manmade islands in the South China Sea ...

Russia says 'no evidence' it meddled in US election

Russia says 'no evidence' it meddled in US election

Russia's government on Monday insisted there was no evidence that it meddled in the US elections, after Washington indicted 13 Russians for alleged covert efforts to sway voters.

New anti-Brexit party launches in Britain

New anti-Brexit party launches in Britain

A new anti-Brexit centrist political party holds its official launch in London Monday, one of several initiatives by pro-European Union campaigners drawing hope from a perceived shift in the British public's mood.

Macron's migrant law faces rough ride in parliament

Macron's migrant law faces rough ride in parliament

French President Emmanuel Macron faces a difficult week as lawmakers weigh up a controversial bill that toughens France's stance on migrants, with even some of his own party reluctant to back it.

Indian politician killed in bomb attack ahead of polls

Indian politician killed in bomb attack ahead of polls

Four people including a candidate in upcoming state elections have been killed by a bomb while travelling in a restive northeast region of India, police said Monday.

Singapore to impose carbon tax from next year

Singapore to impose carbon tax from next year

Finance Minister Heng Swee Keat said the tax would be levied on all facilities producing 25,000 tonnes or more of greenhouse gas emissions a year.

Trudeau and family visit Gandhi ashram in Gujarat

Trudeau and family visit Gandhi ashram in Gujarat

The Canadian first family tried their hand at spinning cotton on a traditional wheel at the Sabarmati Ashram. Gandhi was a great believer in cottage industries like spinning and weaving khadi cotton cloth.

Quake shakes Mexicans out of bed, alarms sound in capital

Quake shakes Mexicans out of bed, alarms sound in capital

The quake hit 32 km east of Santa Catarina Mechoacan in the state of Oaxaca at a depth of 40 km at 12:57 am, the US Geological Survey said, revising its strength down slightly from an initial 6.1 magnitude.

India's investigators close bank branch at heart of fraud

India's investigators close bank branch at heart of fraud

Three people, including two employees of Punjab National Bank (PNB), India's second largest state-run lender, were arrested and presented before a Mumbai court over the weekend.

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