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    Russian MPs give quick approval to Putin reforms

    Agence France-Presse . Moscow | Updated at 10:07pm on January 23, 2020

    Russian lawmakers on Thursday unanimously approved a sweeping constitutional reform bill put forward by president Vladimir Putin in its first reading, after less than two...

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    UK MPs ratify Brexit law

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 10:06pm on January 23, 2020

    After years of acrimonious debate, British lawmakers on Wednesday finally approved the terms of their country’s historic departure from the European Union - due in...

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    Charity brands number of UK prison deaths ‘national scandal’

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 01:27am on January 23, 2020

    The death toll in British prisons is ‘a national scandal’, a pressure group said on Wednesday, calling for a reduction in inmate numbers just as...

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    Greece elects first woman president

    Agence France-Presse . Athens | Updated at 10:48pm on January 22, 2020

    Greece’s parliament on Wednesday elected the first woman president in the country’s history, a senior judge with an expertise in environmental and constitutional law. A...

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    Thousands on Greek islands protest against migrant camps

    Agence France-Presse . Greece | Updated at 10:39pm on January 22, 2020

    Thousands of residents on Greek islands hosting large migrant camps on Wednesday kicked off a day of protests, demanding the immediate removal of asylum-seekers. The...

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    Kremlin promises public ‘discussion’ on constt reform

    Agence France-Presse . Moscow | Updated at 10:33pm on January 21, 2020

    The Kremlin on Tuesday said the Russian public will have a chance to discuss proposed amendments to the constitution, defending the speed with which Vladimir...

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    Prince Harry starts new life with Meghan in Canada

    Agence France-Presse . Vancouver | Updated at 10:29pm on January 21, 2020

    Prince Harry was spending the first full day of his new life in Canada on Tuesday after jetting in from Britain to join his wife...

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    Prince Harry leaves UK for Canada

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 12:28pm on January 21, 2020

    Prince Harry left the United Kingdom to rejoin his wife Meghan and son Archie in Canada on Monday, British media reported, as the couple starts...

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    Billionaires richer than 60pc of the world’s population: Oxfam

    Agence France-Presse . Davos | Updated at 01:36am on January 21, 2020

    The world’s billionaires have doubled in the past decade and are richer than 60 per cent of the global population, the charity Oxfam said Monday....

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    Ukraine insists Iran hand over downed jet’s black boxes

    Agence France-Presse . Kiev | Updated at 12:30am on January 21, 2020

    Ukraine insisted Monday that Iran hand over the black box flight recorders of a passenger plane mistakenly shot down by Iranian forces during a spike...