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Angry at criticism, Philippines' Duterte dares vice president to take over law enforcement

Angry at criticism, Philippines' Duterte dares vice president to take over law enforcement

Philippine leader Rodrigo Duterte on Monday lashed out at Vice President Leni Robredo for criticising his war on drugs, and offered to put her in charge of law enforcement.

Renewed VAR criticism in Germany after Mainz incident

Renewed VAR criticism in Germany after Mainz incident

Video refereeing (VAR) remains a big controversy in Germany's Bundesliga, with tempers flaring again after Sunday's Bundesliga game between Mainz and Hanover.

Amid criticism, France's Macron postpones cabinet reshuffle

Amid criticism, France's Macron postpones cabinet reshuffle

French President Emmanuel Macron put off a government reshuffle on Wednesday, raising new questions about the depth of political experience in his party ...

Bangladesh demands US embassy withdraw criticism over protests

Bangladesh demands US embassy withdraw criticism over protests

Bangladesh's government demanded on Wednesday that the US embassy withdraw criticism over its handling of days-long student protests in the capital over a fatal traffic accident.

School shooter video game withdrawn amid criticism

School shooter video game withdrawn amid criticism

A US video game company has withdrawn a game that simulated a school shooting amid fierce criticism from parents of shooting victims and from politicians.

Singapore's 'walkover' presidential election draws public criticism

Singapore's 'walkover' presidential election draws public criticism

The election process that resulted in Singapore likely naming its first female president, Halimah Yacob, drew an outpouring of criticism on Tuesday.

Pakistan's PM, military meet to respond to Trump's criticism

Pakistan's PM, military meet to respond to Trump's criticism

Pakistan Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi will meet with powerful Pakistani generals on Thursday to formulate a response to the new US policy on Afghanistan ...

Iran names three women to government posts after criticism

Iran names three women to government posts after criticism

Iranian president Hassan Rouhani brought three women into the government on Wednesday, one day after being criticised on social media for submitting an all-male list of cabinet members to parliament for approval.

European stock markets unravel on ‘Brexit’ fears

European stock markets unravel on ‘Brexit’ fears

Stock markets extended a global sell-off yesterday as traders appeared increasingly nervous about the prospect of Britain voting to leave the European Union next week.

Qatar stuns debt market with record $9bn bond

Qatar stuns debt market with record $9bn bond

Qatar’s unprecedented $9bn Eurobond sale has pressed the re-set button for the Gulf region’s debt market.

England flatten SA to win Tokyo Sevens

England flatten SA to win Tokyo Sevens

England floored South Africa 21-14 in a battle of attrition to win the Tokyo Sevens yesterday and take a significant step towards qualifying for the 2016 Rio Olympics.