Boris Johnson has warned those thinking of crossing the Channel illegally that they will be sent back to France after dozens of people, including children, were intercepted on Thursday in several incidents at sea and on the south coast.
Ebola appears to be under control in the city of Goma in Congo but it has flared in other parts of the country, where aid workers are combating insecurity and disinformation on social media, the World Health Organisation (WHO) said yesterday.
An Indian soldier was killed by Pakistani forces on the Kashmir border, the military said yesterday, as a tense lockdown in the region of 7mn residents continued for the 19th day. The nuclear-armed neighbours regularly target each other with mortar shells and gunfire on the de facto border
Brazil’s President Jair Bolsonaro said yesterday he is considering deploying the army to help combat fires raging in the Amazon rainforest, as a growing global outcry over the blazes sparks protests and threatens to torpedo a huge trade deal.
Australia’s prime minister yesterday urged nations in Asia to stand up for their “independence and sovereignty”, with tensions high in the disputed South China Sea where Beijing is under fire for increasingly bullish behaviour.
Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro said on Friday he may mobilize the army to help combat fires sweeping through the Amazon rainforest, as international condemnation and pressure mounted for tough action