Putin’s critic detained as supporters protest across Russia

Putin’s critic detained as supporters protest across Russia

Russian opposition politician Alexei Navalny was detained in Moscow on Monday as he headed to a protest in Moscow, as thousands of his supporters rallied across the country. ...
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Philippine troops raise flag as bombs fall on Islamist-held city

Philippine troops raise flag as bombs fall on Islamist-held city

Embattled Philippine troops struggling to drive Islamist militants from a southern city raised the national flag for Independence Day on Monday, in a tearful ceremony dedicated to the scores killed during the conflict. ...
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Trump faces new lawsuit over business empire

Trump faces new lawsuit over business empire

Officials in Maryland and the US capital Washington will sue President Donald Trump for accepting payments and benefits from foreign governments through his business empire, news reports said Sunday night. ...
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British prime minister May to face fury of own lawmakers in battle to keep job

British prime minister May to face fury of own lawmakers in battle to keep job

British Prime Minister Theresa May's future was hanging in the balance Monday as she prepared for a showdown with angry MPs from her Conservative party following its disastrous performance in last week's general election. ...
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South Korea’s Moon urges lawmakers to approve $10 bn stimulus plan

South Korea’s Moon urges lawmakers to approve $10 bn stimulus plan

South Korean President Moon Jae-In on Monday urged parliament quickly to approve his $10-billion stimulus plan aimed at tackling youth unemployment, warning the issue could otherwise become a "national disaster". ...
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Macron headed for huge majority, but low turnout a concern

Macron headed for huge majority, but low turnout a concern

French voters have put President Emmanuel Macron's party on course for a crushing parliamentary majority, though a record low turnout in the first round of voting raised concerns Monday over the strength of his future mandate. ...
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[PHOTOS] 27-Year-Old Nigerian Nabbed In India With Drugs Worth N161m

Indian Police have arrested a 27-year-old Nigerian, Chinedu Okafor for drug trafficking. He was arrested in Gujarat India, with narcotics worth over $525,000. He was travelling from Delhi to Goa when he was nabbed on the Madgoan Rajdhani Express train. [PHOTO]...
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No sign of healing in G7 climate change rift

No sign of healing in G7 climate change rift

"G7 countries have crucial roles and responsibilities to our own public opinion, to developing countries and to the planet," Italy's Environment Minister Gian Luca Galletti said at the start of a two-day meeting of G7 environmental chiefs. ...
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Trump accuses ex-FBI director Comey of cowardice over ‘leaks’

Trump accuses ex-FBI director Comey of cowardice over ‘leaks’

"I believe the James Comey leaks will be far more prevalent than anyone ever thought possible," Trump wrote in an early morning tweet. "Totally illegal? Very 'cowardly!'" ...
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Netanyahu urges UN to dismantle its Palestinian aid agency

Netanyahu urges UN to dismantle its Palestinian aid agency

Netanyahu said he raised the issue during the visit in recent days of Washington's UN envoy Nicky Haley, who has accused the United Nations of bias against Israel. ...
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