Indian Farmers Call Off Protest After State Bows to Demands
Tens of thousands of farmers gathered in India’s financial capital called off their agitation late on Monday after the Maharashtra government accepted their main demands, including widening the scope of a crop loan waiver program.
Online porn age checks delayed in UK
The UK government has confirmed that a controversial compulsory age verification check for online porn visitors will no longer be introduced in April as planned.
US officials: NKorea will face no more conditions for talks
Trump administration officials say there will be no more conditions imposed on North Korea before a first-ever meeting of the two nation’s leaders beyond the North’s promise not to resume nuclear testing and missile flights or publicly criticize U.S.-South Korean military exercises.
Tillerson Cuts Short Africa Trip Amid ‘Pressing Matters’ in U.S.
Secretary of State Rex Tillerson arrived in Chad Monday to show U.S. support for a key counter-terrorism ally furious over its inclusion on the Trump administration’s visa-ban list.
South Korea will 'deploy all possible means' to respond to U.S. tariffs: finance minister
South Korea will “deploy all possible means” to respond to U.S. President Donald Trump’s decision to impose tariffs on steel and aluminum imports, the country’s finance minister said.
Everything You Need to Know About the School Scandal Haunting Abe
Forget secret meetings with foreign powers, illegal wiretapping or hotel break-ins, the scandal that dogs Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe involves an elementary school.
Putin criticised for Jewish election meddling comments
The Russian president faces a backlash after suggesting minority groups, including Jews, may be responsible for meddling in the 2016 US election.
Honduras and Paraguay 'Moving Israeli Embassies to Jerusalem'
Officials from the two countries are set "in principle" on the relocations on the condition that Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu visits them in an official capacity.
Southern rail hit by RMT union strike over safety row
Rail passengers are facing disruption amid a 24-hour strike in a dispute over driver-only operated trains.
White House to help arm school staff
President Donald Trump's administration will step up aid to states that want to arm school employees under a plan to increase campus safety after the killing of 17 people in Florida, officials said Sunday.
Right-wing activists ‘banned’ from Britain
Right-wing activists have been banned from entering the UK and held in ‘detention centers’, sparking a free-speech debate on the streets of London. Members of Generation Identity (GI) and Antifa clashed on Sunday.
Dozens dead after plane with 71 on board crashes at airport in Kathmandu, Nepal
Dozens have been killed in a plane crash at Kathmandu International Airport in Nepal. A total of 71 people were aboard the ill-fated flight. The plane reportedly burst into flames after a faulty landing.
US: 5 Dead After Helicopter Plunged Into River
The helicopter, which officials disclosed was hired for a photo shoot, experienced difficulties and slammed into the river then flipped over.