From air traffic controllers and street sweepers to librarians and teachers, French public-sector employees joined rail workers in striking yesterday against reforms planned by President Emmanuel Macron, calling them an “attack” against civil services and their economic security.
Ten men from the same family vanished after militants invaded the Philippine city of Marawi a year ago — each day since, their wives have prayed their bones do not lie in its devastated landscape.
Former Philippine National Police (PNP) chief Ronald “Bato” Dela Rosa admitted yesterday that he was “more than 50%” convinced about running for senator in 2019 but that his final decision would depend on President Rodrigo Duterte.
For the first time, the Philippines will send ships to the world’s largest maritime exercises in Hawaii, the Navy chief announced yesterday.
Members of a group of troop and police contributing countries to United Nations peacekeeping have expressed full support for a UN plan to make the world body’s flagship operations “stronger and safer”, ...
Brazilian President Michel Temer will give up plans to run for re-election and will instead support former finance minister Henrique Meirelles as presidential candidate ...
Nine people, including a girl, died in police firing yesterday after the ongoing anti-Sterlite protests turned violent with thousands of people from nearby areas allegedly attacking the district collectorate demanding closure of the Vedanta Group-run company.