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    Exit polls tip Labour to win Australia election

    Agence France-Presse . Sydney | Updated at 12:00am on May 19, 2019

    Exit polls in Australia’s climate-dominated election campaign pointed on Saturday to a win for Labour after six years of conservative rule.Between 16 and 17 million...

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    Uttar Pradesh: the key prize in India’s election

    Agence France-Presse . Varanasi | Updated at 12:00am on May 19, 2019

    If Uttar Pradesh were a country, it would be one of the world’s most populous. And this poverty-stricken northern melting pot of over 200 million...

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    Australians go to polls as government tries to hold off strong Labour challenge

    Reuters . Sydney | Updated at 03:05pm on May 18, 2019

    Millions of Australians voted in a general election on Saturday in which the ruling conservative coalition campaigned on its record of economic management and...

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    Life goes on under cloud of smog in Mexico City

    Agence France-Presse . Mexico | Updated at 03:02pm on May 18, 2019

    Scientists say breathing the heavily polluted air in Mexico City these days is like smoking somewhere between a quarter- and a half-pack of...

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    Florida governor protests ‘dumping’ of migrants

    Agence France-Presse . Miami | Updated at 02:57pm on May 18, 2019

    Florida’s governor decried Friday what he called a plan to send undocumented migrants to his south eastern US state to relieve overcrowding at the...

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    Maduro hails start of Norway-brokered talks with opposition

    Agence France-Presse . Caracas | Updated at 02:55pm on May 18, 2019

    President Nicolas Maduro welcomed Friday the ‘beginning of talks’ with the Venezuelan opposition in Norway, after months of bloody clashes between...

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    Former CIA agent gets 20-year jail for spying for China

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 02:52pm on May 18, 2019

    A former CIA officer was sentenced to 20-year in prison on Friday for spying for China in a case called part of an ‘alarming trend’ in the...

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    Asylum claims in Canada tripled over two years: data

    Agence France-Presse . Montreal | Updated at 02:51pm on May 18, 2019

    The number of people seeking asylum in Canada more than tripled over a two-year period and reached a monthly peak in August 2017 when thousands...

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    Missouri to restrict abortion

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 02:48pm on May 18, 2019

    The Missouri House of Representatives passed a bill on Friday banning abortions once a fatal heartbeat is detected, making it the latest US state to pass...

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    Modi takes no questions at first press confce

    Agence France-Presse . New Delhi | Updated at 02:30am on May 18, 2019

    Narendra Modi left journalists disappointed on Friday as he refused to answer questions at what Indian media had billed as his first-ever press conference as...