Reuters . Manila | Updated at 12:33pm on March 29, 2019
Philippine journalist Maria Ressa, a prominent critic of president Rodrigo Duterte, was rearrested on Friday in what press freedom advocates called retaliation for her news...
Reuters . Christchurch | Updated at 11:25am on March 29, 2019
Thousands stood in silence in a Christchurch park on Friday as the names of 50 people shot dead in two mosques were read out at...
Reuters . Geneva | Updated at 10:50am on March 29, 2019
Saudi Arabia's secretive hearings for 11 suspects accused in the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi violate international law and should be open to the public...
Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 10:23am on March 29, 2019
MPs are set for a momentous third vote Friday on prime minister Theresa May's Brexit deal, which could end a months-long political crisis or risk...
Agence France-Presse . Caracas, Venezuela | Updated at 08:41am on March 29, 2019
Venezuelan president Nicolas Maduro's regime, bolstered by a Russian military deployment infuriating the US, on Thursday announced a ban on Washington-backed self-declared interim leader Juan...
Reuters . Strasbourg | Updated at 01:44am on March 29, 2019
Single-use plastic items such as straws, forks and knives as well as cotton buds will be banned in the European Union by 2021 following a vote by EU lawmakers on Wednesday as the bloc pushes manufacturers to step up their recycling efforts....
Agence France-Presse . New Delhi | Updated at 01:20am on March 29, 2019
India’s prime minister Narendra Modi embarked on a campaign blitz Thursday with three huge rallies where he declared voters would reward his decision to test new weapons and bomb Pakistan with a thumping election victory....
Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 01:18am on March 29, 2019
The British government said it intended to put prime minister Theresa May’s twice-rejected Brexit deal to a third parliamentary vote on Friday to avoid a chaotic no-deal divorce from the EU in two weeks.
Reuters . Bangkok | Updated at 01:01am on March 29, 2019
Thailand’s chaotic election took another turn on Thursday when the Election Commission announced that the pro-army party, which is seeking to keep the current junta leader in power, had won the popular vote, with 100 per cent of ballots counted....
Reuters . London | Updated at 12:49am on March 29, 2019
A fashion data organisation aims to crack down on slavery and worker abuse by mapping every clothing and footwear factory in the world, with a free, open-source tool launched on Thursday....