An ‘immature and foolish’ man has been jailed for attacking a police officer who questioned him about being outside during the coronavirus pandemic. Jack Kent,…View More Man jailed for assaulting police officer who asked why he was outside
Chief Constable Ian Hopkins, of Greater Manchester Police, yesterday said officers are also visiting pharmacies to maintain order. As police chiefs warned of phone lines…View More Coronavirus crisis: Police on store patrol to end chaos
SINGAPORE – London’s Metropolitan Police have released images of four men who allegedly assaulted Singaporean student Jonathan Mok in a coronavirus-related racist attack on Feb…View More UK police release images of 4 men linked to Covid-19 racist attack on Singaporean student in London
JAKARTA – A senior Indonesian minister has caused an uproar for saying that the country’s rich must marry the poor to help reduce poverty. Coordinating…View More Indonesian minister causes uproar for suggesting the rich marry the poor to cut poverty
A poster telling residents of a block of flats "we do not tolerate" people speaking languages other than English in the building has been reported…View More Racist Brexit sign demands tower block residents speak English
SEOUL (REUTERS) – The influential aunt of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un made her first public appearance in six years, state media reported on…View More Influential aunt of North Korea's Kim Jong Un makes first public appearance
I spent the better part of two months, from Christmas 1978 until late February 1979, covering the Islamic revolution in Iran. There was no internet,…View More Opinion | Once Upon a Revolution in Iran
SEOUL (BLOOMBERG) – South Korean President Moon Jae-in named a former Parliament Speaker known for working with the opposition to be prime minister, as he…View More South Korean President Moon picks ex-House Speaker Chung Sye-kyun to be prime minister
When Facebook took down Adriel Hampton’s fake political ads, he came up with a novel way to skirt the problem: become a politician himself. Interested…View More Candidate for governor aims to expose Facebook’s ‘dangerous’ political ad policy
In Venezuela, the government of President Nicolás Maduro and the opposition are engaged in a bitter power struggle. The South American country has been caught…View More What’s behind Venezuela’s political crisis?
Mr Verhofstadt, a prominent critic of Brexit who earlier this year featured in a behind-the-scenes documentary, Brexit: Behind Closed Doors, tweeted a picture of him…View More Brexit news: Verhofstadt courts outrage after posing with obscene anti-Brexit t-shirt
After a lifetime of lies, gaffes and scandals, Boris Johnson will win his ultimate prize of becoming Prime Minister this afternoon. The Tory MP's vain…View More When and how will Boris Johnson become Prime Minister – historic day explained
Jair Bolsonaro has won the presidential election in Brazil. Well known for his often incendiary statements, the far-right politician’s actual policy positions are harder to…View More What are Jair Bolsonaro’s policies?
Venezuelan opposition mourns people killed in protests following failed call for a military uprising against Maduro. Opposition supporters have gathered at the behest of their…View More Venezuela opposition holds vigil for killed protesters