SANTIAGO (Reuters) – Chile´s central bank said on Wednesday it would hold its benchmark interest rate steady at 1.75%, and would likely keep it there…View More Chile central bank holds benchmark rate steady even as protests hammer economy
Commuters have complained of being ‘stuffed on trains like caged animals’ as a 27 day South Western Rail Service strike kicks off. One commuter claimed…View More South Western commuters faint and lengthy queues as 27-day strike beings
TIRANA (Reuters) – At least 15 people were killed when a powerful earthquake hit Albania on Tuesday, destroying buildings and burying residents under rubble. Here…View More 'People were screaming and crying' – Albania quake survivors speak
An anti-meth campaign has been criticised for its clumsy wording but was it actually a well-played bid for publicity in the fight against a deadly…View More Did South Dakota really ‘meth’ this one up?
South Africans have been offering to help a couple have the wedding of their dreams after a video of the proposal at a KFC restaurant…View More South Africa goes wild for KFC marriage proposal
Young women in South Korea are fighting for a new future. The #MeToo movement which has highlighted sexual harassment and abuse around the world has…View More #MeToo takes hold in South Korea
SOUTH Park’s makers have issued a mock apology to China after the show was banned following the airing of an episode in which a character…View More South Park creators mock China with fake apology after the show was completely banned in the country – The Sun
South Africa’s University of Cape Town (UCT) has removed a statue of British colonialist Cecil Rhodes that had become the focus of protests. The monument,…View More South African Rhodes statue removed
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Trump administration on Thursday ordered the expulsion from the United States of two members of Cuba’s delegation to the United Nations…View More U.S. expels two of Cuba's U.N. diplomats, citing 'influence operations'
A murder investigation has been launched after a man in his 20s was shot in Lewisham this afternoon. Police were called to Sydenham Road at…View More Hunt for south London killer who shot man dead in broad daylight
Africans have come out to boycott South Africa after days of looting and violence targeting foreigners in which five people died. Nigerian singers and Zambia’s…View More Stars boycott South Africa over xenophobic attacks
In 2016, South Korea saw the start of a massive corruption scandal involving its political and business elite that brought down its first female president…View More South Korea’s presidential scandal
FUKUOKA (KYODO) – Visiting Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad said on Wednesday (Aug 7) that Japan should support a United Nations treaty banning nuclear weapons,…View More Japan should support nuclear ban treaty: Malaysia PM Mahathir
The warning was delivered the 52nd Asean Foreign Ministers’ Meeting, which finished yesterday. Asean is an economic and security partnership involving ten south-east Asian states,…View More South China Sea: Worries about bloodbath intensifies as Malaysia confronts Beijing