Climate change activists yesterday brought parts of the capital to a standstill in a fourth consecutive day of demonstrations that have so far led to more than 400 arrests. Hundreds of protesters continued to rally at several spots in central London
Indonesian authorities warned yesterday against unrest as a firebrand ex-general rejected unofficial election results that appeared to hand President Joko Widodo another term as leader of the world’s third-biggest democracy.
A 37-year-old man was charged yesterday with attempted arson, reckless endangerment and trespassing after he walked into St Patrick’s cathedral in New York City with two full gasoline cans, lighter fluid and lighters on Wednesday, police said.
Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s report on his inquiry into Russia’s role in the 2016 US election detailed a series of actions by President Donald Trump to impede the probe, raising questions about whether Trump committed the crime of obstruction of justice.
North Korea yesterday demanded the removal of US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo from talks over its banned nuclear programme, hours after the isolated state claimed to have tested a new kind of weapon.
Millions of voters across swaths of southern India cast ballots early yesterday in the second phase of a mammoth, staggered general election, as sporadic violence flared in the east and Jammu and Kashmir.
A site containing the 220mn-year-old fossilised remains of nearly a dozen dinosaurs has been discovered in western Argentina, researchers said. “There are almost 10 different individuals, it’s a mass of bones, there’s practically no sediment,” said Argentinian palaeontologist Ricardo Martinez.
Time magazine has published its list of the “100 most influential people” for the year 2019, naming Prime Minister Imran Khan, Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad, Abu Dhabi’s Crown Prince Mohamed bin Zayed, and New Zealand’s Prime Minister Jacinda Arden on the list.
US Senate Majority leader Mitch McConnell said on Thursday he plans to introduce legislation to raise the minimum age for buying tobacco products, including vaping devices ...