Thousands of chanting Hong Kong protesters joined hands to form human chains on Friday in a peaceful protest, with almost three months of anti-government demonstrations showing no sign of let-up across the Chinese-ruled territory.
A proposed move to universal health coverage in South Africa will be rolled out in stages as the budget improves, a senior presidential aide told Reuters, forecasting the landmark reform would cost $2.2 billion per year
France and Britain aimed on Friday to present a united front on how to deal with Iran, where they have been at odds with the United States
The Brazilian government lacks the resources to fight a record number of wildfires burning in the Amazon rainforest, President Jair Bolsonaro said yesterday, weeks after telling donors he did not need their money.
President Sergio Mattarella has given gave Italy’s bickering parties five days to clinch a deal to resolve a political crisis and avoid a snap election.
South Korea said yesterday it will scrap an intelligence-sharing pact with Japan, drawing a swift protest from Tokyo and deepening a decades-old dispute over history that has hit trade and undercut security co-operation over North Korea.
The White House will not move forward with plans to cut billions of dollars in foreign aid, US officials said yesterday, after an outcry from Congress about what was seen as an attempt to sidestep lawmakers’ authority over government spending.
The president of Jubbaland, a Somali region critical to East Africa’s fight against the Islamist militants of Shebaab, yesterday won a new term, highlighting a growing rift between the federal government and its semi-autonomous states.