The government has commuted the death sentence of Babbar Khalsa terrorist Balwant Singh Rajoana who was convicted in 2007 for the assassination of former Punjab chief minister Beant Singh.
French President Emmanuel Macron has lamented an “unprecedented crisis” in the global political system and urged new alliances to solve the world’s problems, in a call backed by Chinese and EU leaders.
Powerful rainstorms hit Italy yesterday, with the worst affected areas in the south and Venice, where there was widespread flooding.
Nigel Farage’s decision to unilaterally stand down more than half the Brexit Party’s candidates has prompted fury from some of the hopefuls, with one candidate saying he only learned the news when a passing driver asked him why he was still campaigning.
Fires raged across a swathe of Australia’s east coast yesterday, destroying some homes and shrouding Sydney in smoke from a blaze authorities fear they will be unable to control until next week.
Hundreds of inmates at Sri Lanka’s biggest high-security prison staged a second day of protests yesterday, demanding their freedom after the president pardoned a well-connected man convicted of brutally murdering a Swedish teenager.