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Bolsonaro returns to Brazil after 3-month stint in Florida

Bolsonaro's aim to reassume political prominence may be stymied by a series of investigations, including whether he incited the January 8 uprising

30 Mar 2023 5:08 pm
Four bankers who helped Putin's friend set up Swiss bank account convicted

Four Swiss bankers were convicted by a Swiss court for allowing millions of francs to flow through accounts of Vladimir Putins close friend Sergey Roldugin, highlighting the murky financial dealings of Russian elite

30 Mar 2023 5:05 pm
Russia arrests Wall Street Journal reporter for espionage

Russias top security agency says a reporter for the Wall Street Journal has been arrested on espionage charges

30 Mar 2023 2:15 pm
Pope Francis had peaceful night in hospital, says Vatican source

According to news reports, the Pope could be discharged in time for Palm Sunday celebrations on April 2.

30 Mar 2023 1:05 pm
Two U.S. army helicopters crash during training in Kentucky

The status of the crew members was not immediately known

30 Mar 2023 12:07 pm
Kremlin sees long 'hybrid war' with West

Western intelligence has indicated that Russia hoped to achieve its objectives in Ukraine.

30 Mar 2023 3:06 am
Britain moves ahead with plan to house migrants in military bases

Prime Minister Rishi Sunak has made tackling the arrival of small boats one of his main priorities, hoping his move to get tough on illegal migration will win over voters before an election expected next year

29 Mar 2023 7:07 pm
Russia launches drills of its nuclear missile forces

The Russian military is conducting drills of its strategic missile forces in a show of the countrys massive nuclear capability amid the fighting in Ukraine

29 Mar 2023 4:15 pm
Pakistan introduces Bill to curtail powers of Chief Justice after Cabinets approval

The Bill as presented aimed to reduce the discretionary powers of the chief justice to take suo motu action and also set up benches for hearing of cases

29 Mar 2023 1:04 pm
UNGA is expected to adopt resolution to outline legal obligations related to climate change

Global warming is en route to Armageddon, warned Vanuatus PM Ishmael Kalsakau. He added that leaders must react very quickly, urgently to address the climate crisis.

29 Mar 2023 12:13 pm
U.K. Labour bars ex-leader Corbyn from standing as its candidate at next election

Jeremy Corbyn, a veteran socialist, enjoyed some electoral success in 2017, but in 2019 led the party to its worst defeat since the 1930s

28 Mar 2023 8:07 pm
Alibaba to split into six units, explore IPOs

The company will split into six units covering e-commerce, media and the cloud; each of the six will be managed by its own CEO and board of directors

28 Mar 2023 7:06 pm
Suu Kyi's party faces dissolution in military-ruled Myanmar

The political party led by Myanmars ousted leader Aung San Suu Kyi is expected to face automatic dissolution by the military-appointed election commission because it declined to register for a planned general election it denounced as a sham

28 Mar 2023 6:18 pm
Explained | Why are Israelis protesting the governments proposed judicial reforms?

Israels ruling coalition government has put forth a list of changes to Israels judicial system that seek to reduce the influence of the judiciary in the country.

28 Mar 2023 6:08 pm
At least 39 people dead in fire at migrant detention facility in Mexico

An official with the National Immigration Institute said 39 people died and 29 were injured in a fire in an immigration detention facility in northern Mexico

28 Mar 2023 4:10 pm
Greek Prime Minister calls general election on May 21

The general elction in Greece, which is unlikely to produce a new government, has been called in the aftermath of a train disaster that has reduced Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis partys long-standing majority in opinion polls

28 Mar 2023 3:09 pm
Nashville school shooter had drawn maps, done surveillance

Three students and three adults were killed in the latest in a series of mass shootings in a country growing increasingly unnerved by bloodshed in schools

28 Mar 2023 5:14 am
Nashville school shooting leave multiple victims, suspect dead

The shooting happened at The Covenant School, where the Metropolitan Nashville Police Department said in a tweet that the suspect was dead

27 Mar 2023 10:15 pm
Gunshots targeting private TV station kill guard in Albania

Albanian police say gunshots fired on the building of a private television station resulted in the death of a security guard

27 Mar 2023 9:16 pm
Myanmar junta chief Min Aung Hlaing vows continued crackdown, then elections

Myanmar military will take decisive action against its opponents and ethnic rebels supporting them, Min Aung Hlaing told an audience of around 8,000 service members attending the annual Armed Forces Day parade in the military-built capital Naypyidaw.

27 Mar 2023 12:08 pm