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    Ivanka to help US choose candidate for World Bank

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 12:00am on January 16, 2019

    President Donald Trump’s daughter and adviser Ivanka will help the United States choose its candidate to lead the World Bank but she will not be...

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    Scientist see mounting ice loss in Antarctica

    Agence France-Presse . Tampa, United States | Updated at 12:00am on January 16, 2019

    Global warming is melting ice in Antarctica faster than ever before — about six times more per year now than 40 years ago — leading...

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    May faces defeat in Brexit deal vote

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 12:00am on January 15, 2019

    Prime minister Theresa May was on Monday to ramp up warnings to MPs poised to reject her EU divorce deal that failing to deliver Brexit would be ‘catastrophic’ for British democracy...

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    Austria preparing bill to protect Britons’ rights in case of hard Brexit

    Reuters . Vienna | Updated at 12:00am on January 16, 2019

    Austria’s cabinet will this week take steps to protect the rights of British citizens on its soil in the event of a hard Brexit, its...

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    Hindu ascetics lead millions of Indians in holy bath, but politics weigh

    Reuters . Prayagraj, India | Updated at 12:00am on January 16, 2019

    Millions of pilgrims began bathing on the first official day of India’s Kumbh Mela on Tuesday, the world’s largest religious festival where politics play an...

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    Trump praises Brazil’s ‘Donald Trump’ leader

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 12:00am on January 16, 2019

    US president Donald Trump likes Brazil’s controversial new leader Jair Bolsonaro — especially his nickname.‘They say he’s the Donald Trump of South America, do you...

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    Turkey seeks over 200 arrests over Gulen ties

    Agence France-Presse . Ankara | Updated at 12:00am on January 16, 2019

    Turkish police on Tuesday launched operations across the country to detain over 200 people, including soldiers, suspected of ties to the group blamed for the...

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    UK PM May to force second vote on Brexit deal -The Sun

    Reuters . London | Updated at 11:18am on January 15, 2019

    British prime minister Theresa May will force a second parliamentary vote on her Brexit deal despite facing defeat, The Sun reported on Monday. The British...

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    Liberal mayor of Poland's Gdansk dies after stabbing

    Reuters . Warsaw | Updated at 11:12am on January 15, 2019

    Pawel Adamowicz, the liberal mayor of the Polish city of Gdansk, died on Monday of his wounds a day after being stabbed by a former...

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    China to collect samples from moon this year

    Reuters . Beijing | Updated at 12:36am on January 15, 2019

    China will launch a probe to collect samples from the moon around the end of this year, a space official said on Monday, weeks after Beijing hailed the successful touch down on the far side of the moon....