Farida Kachwala is vacating her family's cramped home of eighty years, one of thousands receiving modern apartments through a project that hopes to transform Mumbai's historic Bhendi Bazaar from a dilapidated ghetto into a slick Singapore-like enclave. Six hundred million dollarsRead More »
An Israeli attack on a Syrian camp for pro-government forces killed three fighters near the Golan Heights on Sunday, an official from the forces said. The official told AFP that two fighters were also wounded in the attack on the Al-Fawwar camp near Quneitra in southwestern Syria, adding that it was
The leader of the Women’s Equality Party is gaining cross-party support to replace a male Yorkshire MP who fought a law protecting women against violence and who wanted to remove the word “women” from the Women and Equalities Committee. Sophie Walker, the pro-equal pay politician who became leader of
Conservative François Fillon is a former French prime minister seeking a return to power for the mainstream centre right after a five year hiatus from national politics.
The Latest on the first round of France's presidential election (all times local): 9:30 a.m. Candidates in France's presidential election have started to cast their votes. Hardline right-winger Nicolas ...
France began voting Sunday under heavy security in the first round of the most unpredictable presidential election in decades, with the outcome seen as vital for the future of the beleaguered European Union. Far-right leader Marine Le Pen and centrist Emmanuel Macron are the favourites to progress to
PARIS (AP) — French voters began casting ballots for the presidential election Sunday in a tense first-round poll that's seen as a test for the spread of populism around the world.
Election season is under way in Iran and the rumour mill is in overdrive as the public tries to divine the backroom machinations that have thrown up major surprises in the past. "I looked back at the cables our embassy was sending out just a few weeks before the last election," said a Western
Polls have opened in the first round of France’s most unpredictable and high-stakes presidential election in decades, with far-Right leader Marine Le Pen and the maverick centrist Emmanuel Macron leading the field. A Le Pen victory could lead to the collapse of the European Union, experts warn, but
Less than two weeks after United Airlines prompted a public relations crisis for dragging a passenger from his seat on an overbooked flight, rival American Airlines is being buffeted by its own controversy. The airline said on Saturday it is investigating video of a flight attendant angrily confronting
Leader of France’s far-right Front National (FN), Marine Le Pen is a front-runner in this year's French elections after turning the party into a movement for the populist era. But who is she and can she really be France's next president? Who is Marine Le Pen?
NEW YORK (AP) — Sen. Charles Schumer said that the stampede that injured 16 people at New York's Penn Station just over a week ago shows a need for better coordination between law enforcement agencies at transportation hubs.
Jeremy Corbyn is set to unveil plans to create four new bank holidays to celebrate the patron saints of England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland.
SYDNEY (AP) — As tensions rose on the Korean peninsula, U.S. Vice President Mike Pence, who has President Donald Trump's trust but little diplomatic experience to go with it, became the top American official headed to the region after North Korea again failed to successfully launch a ballistic missile
It is a notion held sacred among Brits who keep vegetable patches and allotments, that "fresh is always best" when it comes to eating.
Australia and New Zealand stiffened their rhetoric against North Korea Sunday after the isolated state threatened Canberra with a nuclear strike, urging it to think twice before "blindly and zealously toeing the US line". The move comes as US Vice President Mike Pence wraps up an Asia tour
After the surprise of Britain's Brexit referendum and the election of Donald Trump as US president, just what kind of politician – and politics – France chooses will be of huge interest to many, not just those inside Europe. Here's everything you need to know about the battle for the Élysée
A liberal blogger, Yameen Rasheed, was stabbed to death in the politically restive Maldivian capital Male, his family members and colleagues said Sunday. Rasheed was found in the stairwell of his apartment with multiple stab wounds to his neck and chest early Sunday and died shortly after being taken
Happy St George's Day! The celebration of England's patron saint takes place every year on April 23. St George’s Day is England's national day and is celebrated on April 23 each year. The day remembers St George - England’s patron saint.
JERASH CAMP, Jordan (AP) — As a boy, Palestinian Abdullah Abu Massoud fled the war over the birth of Israel in 1948 and sought refuge in the nearby Gaza Strip.
JERASH REFUGEE CAMP, Jordan (AP) — As a boy, Palestinian Abdullah Abu Massoud fled the war over the creation of Israel in 1948 and sought refuge in the nearby Gaza Strip.
KUALA LUMPUR, April 23 ― The Federal Territories Ministry must gazette the Kuala Lumpur Development Plan 2020 immediately to prevent overdevelopment in the capital city, Pakatan Harapan's FT...
By Leika Kihara and Francesco Canepa WASHINGTON (Reuters) - International Monetary Fund members on Saturday dropped a pledge to fight protectionism amid a split over trade policy and turned their attention to another looming threat to global economic integration: the first round of France's presidential
By Ingrid Melander PARIS (Reuters) - Voting began in France on Sunday in the first round of a bitterly fought presidential election that is crucial to the future of Europe and a closely-watched test of voters' anger with the political establishment. Nearly 47 million voters will decide, under tight