76 dead as Brazilian soccer team’s plane crashes in Colombia

76 Dead As Brazilian Soccer Team's Plane Crashes

29 November 2016 – A chartered plane with a Brazilian first division soccer team crashed near Medellin while on its way to the finals of a regional tournament, killing 76...

Francois Fillon wins French conservative primary

Francois Fillon wins French conservative primary

28 November 2016 – Former Prime Minister Francois Fillon has taken a big lead in the primary race for becoming the French right’s presidential candidate, who later also declared himself...

Kerry says Obama’s climate change targets won’t be reversed

Obama's climate change targets won't be reversed

17 November 2016 – U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry made a stirring appeal  to all countries, including his own, to press ahead with the fight against climate change, saying...

Poland exhumes president killed in 2010 plane crash

Poland exhumes president killed in 2010 plane crash

15 November 2016 – The bodies of former Polish President Lech Kaczynski and his wife were being removed from their tomb in Krakow last night, the first of more than...

Cambodia resettlement deal still stands

Cambodia resettlement deal still stands

14 November 2016 – The nascent refugee resettlement agreement between Australia and the United States will not affect Cambodia’s own voluntary transfer deal for refugees detained on the Pacific island...

No change to foreign policy during transition

No change to foreign policy during transition

10 November 2016 – The State Department today said the U.S. stance regarding sanctions against Russia will not change following the election of Donald Trump to the presidency. “Our stance...

Laos sanctions 50 provincial officials for corruption

Laos sanctions 50 provincial officials for corruption

09 November 2016 – Laos has sanctioned 50 provincial authorities in southern Salavan province for receiving bribes over the past five years, local media reported today. The inspection authorities estimate...

Pollution-hit China grabs global green bond lead

Pollution-hit China grabs global green bond lead

03 November 2016 – China is extending its dominance of the global market for green bonds, just as the Paris Agreement on climate change takes effect this week. The world’s...

Harry Redknapp runs over wife in freak accident

Harry Redknapp runs over wife in freak accident

20 October 2016 – Harry Redknapp’s wife has been seriously injured in a freak car accident near the couple’s home. Sandra Redknapp trapped her foot in her husband’s Range Rover...

Chinese couple steal a toilet seat from a Japanese hotel

Chinese couple steal a toilet seat from a Japanese hotel

19 October 2016 – A couple from China have been forced to post back a toilet seat they stole from a Japanese hotel. The couple were on a trip...