Police fired tear gas and stun grenades Wednesday in confrontations with a crowd of at least 25,000 marching on Brazil’s presidential palace to demand the resignation of embattled President Michel Temer and an end to austerity reforms.
Worshippers at the mosque that the Manchester suicide bomber is believed to have frequented said they feared a backlash Wednesday, as the city’s mayor warned any attacks on Muslims would please terrorists.
British Prime Minister Theresa May will curtail her trip to the G7 summit in Italy this week following the deadly suicide attack on a Manchester concert, an official said Wednesday.
Thousands of protesters carrying effigies of Donald Trump marched through Brussels on Wednesday after the US president arrived for talks with the EU and NATO.
At least 34 people including young children drowned Wednesday when they fell off an overloaded migrant vessel in the Mediterranean, where tensions are rising between aid ships and the Libyan coastguard.
India’s passenger trains are notorious for being rickety and spartan, but the government is hoping to change all that with a new “luxury” service.
Hong Kong on Thursday hit back at a decision by Moody’s to cut its credit rating on the city, which the agency said was becoming increasingly close to mainland China.
Taiwan’s giant step towards allowing same-sex marriage has reverberated across Asia, but activists warn the fight for equality isn’t over in a region where gay sex remains illegal in some countries.
The rate of serious injuries at a Tesla factory in California is double the industry average, a worker advocacy group said Wednesday in a report calling for better workplace protections.
The new Republican health care bill approved by the House of Representatives will leave 23 million more Americans uninsured by 2026 than under current law, a congressional forecast announced Wednesday.
It could have caused a diplomatic incident but a culinary quip from Pope Francis seemed to have gone down well with Donald Trump and his wife Melania.