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    Swedish PM voted out by parliament

    Reuters . Stockholm | Updated at 02:44am on September 26, 2018

    Swedish prime minister Stefan Lofven lost a no-confidence vote in parliament on Tuesday and will step down after four years in power, but with neither major political bloc holding a majority it remained unclear who will form the next government....

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    Trump rejects meeting Rouhani at UN gathering

    Reuters . New York | Updated at 02:46am on September 26, 2018

    US president Donald Trump on Tuesday said he would not meet Iranian president Hassan Rouhani as world leaders gathered in New York but signalled he was open to a future meeting, despite ongoing tensions over Tehran’s nuclear deal....

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    Hundreds protest in Delhi against deaths of sewer cleaners

    Reuters . New Delhi | Updated at 02:52am on September 26, 2018

    The relatives of thousands of Indians who died cleaning sewers protested in the capital on Tuesday, aiming to stop the practice of workers entering underground conduits to unclog drains and remove waste with their bare hands....

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    UK opposition keeps door open to staying in EU

    Agence France-Presse . Liverpool | Updated at 02:55am on September 26, 2018

    The Brexit spokesman of Britain’s main opposition Labour Party on Tuesday raised the possibility of staying in the European Union, more than two years after Britons voted to leave....

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    After North Korea, Trump targets Iran with 'maximum pressure'

    Agence France-Presse . New York | Updated at 11:51am on September 25, 2018

    One year after mobilising the international community against North Korea, US president Donald Trump is trying to force another arch enemy to the negotiating table...

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    Iran warns US, Israel of revenge

    Reuters . London | Updated at 12:00am on September 25, 2018

    The deputy head of Iran’s Revolutionary Guards warned US and Israeli leaders on Monday to expect a ‘devastating’ response from Tehran, accusing them of involvement in an attack on a military parade in the city of Ahvaz....

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    Trump rejects any meeting with Rouhani at UN gathering

    Reuters . New York | Updated at 05:32pm on September 25, 2018

    US president Donald Trump said Tuesday he had no plans to meet with Iranian president Hassan Rouhani at the United Nations ‘despite requests’ to...

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    Italy govt adopts anti-migrant decree

    Agence France-Presse . Rome | Updated at 12:00am on September 25, 2018

    The Italian government on Monday adopted a heavily-criticised security decree which will make it easier to expel migrants and strip them of Italian citizenship....