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    Clashes as millions strike in Venezuela

    BBC | Updated at 11:10am on July 21, 2017

    Millions of Venezuelans have joined a general strike called by the opposition as pressure mounts on president Nicolás Maduro to cancel elections for a new constituent assembly...

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    Strong quake off Turkish and Greek coasts kills two, injures scores more

    Reuters | Updated at 10:05am on July 21, 2017

    A powerful earthquake of magnitude 6.7 killed two people and injured scores more when it struck near major Turkish and Greek tourist destinations in the Aegean Sea early on Friday, Turkish and Greek officials said...

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    Youths trust less, but still happy

    Agence France-Presse . New York | Updated at 12:50am on July 21, 2017

    Young people’s trust in key figures such as politicians and religious leaders has fallen sharply over the past five years but they remain largely happy, a global study said Thursday...

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    Hindu nationalist leader chosen as India’s new president

    Agence France-Presse . New Delhi | Updated at 12:05am on July 21, 2017

    India elected a new president from the bottom of the Hindu caste system Thursday, only the second time since independence a head of state has been chosen from the marginalised group...

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    US senator McCain diagnosed with aggressive brain cancer

    Reuters | Updated at 11:25am on July 20, 2017

    US senator John McCain, the 2008 Republican presidential nominee known for political independence during more than three decades in the Senate, has been diagnosed with an aggressive form of brain cancer, his office said on Wednesday...

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    Trump's son and aides to testify in Senate about Russia

    BBC | Updated at 11:00am on July 20, 2017

    US president Donald Trump's eldest son, his son-in-law and his former campaign manager are to testify before Senate committees investigating an alleged Russian meddling in the 2016 election...

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    Republicans' Obamacare repeal plan ‘axes insurance for 32m’

    BBC | Updated at 08:45am on July 20, 2017

    Thirty-two million Americans would lose health coverage under a Republican plan to repeal Obamacare, the Congressional Budget Office has forecast...

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    White House reveals additional Trump-Putin discussion

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 01:07am on July 20, 2017

    Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin had an additional, previously undisclosed chat at this month’s G20 summit in Hamburg, the White House acknowledged on Tuesday...

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    Swiss couple found on glacier 75 years after disappearance

    Agence France-Presse . Geneva | Updated at 01:03am on July 20, 2017

    A Swiss couple that disappeared in the Alps 75 years ago has been found preserved in a receding glacier, ending decades of uncertainty for their family, relatives and media said Tuesday....

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    Thai general jailed

    Agence France-Presse . Bangkok | Updated at 12:43am on July 20, 2017

    A Thai general was found guilty of human trafficking on Wednesday as a Bangkok court convicted scores of people in a mass trial exposing the lynchpin role of corrupt officials in the grim, lucrative trade in Rohingya and Bangladeshi migrants...

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