President Maithripala Sirisena orders emergency for another 30 days, citing "public security," a month after deadly Easter bombings killed 258 people.
Greek Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades' decision comes after justice minister resigned amid criticism of police for mistakes in following up on the disappearances of some of the women and girls that an army captain claims to have killed.
At least 50 people were killed after a shooter opened fire inside two mosques in Christchurch. New Zealand's Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said it was "one of New Zealand's darkest days."
Berlin is “losing its commercial credibility” over its ban on arms sales to Saudi Arabia and the move is affecting Europe’s “defence industry and ability to fulfill NATO requirements.”
French President Emmanuel Macron held an emergency meeting with the prime minister and interior minister to discuss the riots and how to begin a dialogue with the protest movement, which has no real structure or leadership.
Andy Chan, heading the fringe Hong Kong National Party, was invited to give a talk but his invitation sparked stern criticism both from Beijing and authorities in the city. China demanded the event be scrapped, but the club decided to press ahead.
The measures freeze assets of 19 more North Korean institutions, an attempt to put pressure on Pyongyang to halt its nuclear weapons and missile development.
The tragedy worst ever mining disaster to take place since May 2014 when 301 miners were killed in Turkey's western town of Soma.
Heavy rain has led to flooding and landslides in the island nation, leading to the deaths of at least 103 people with many more missing.
Daesh claimed responsibility for the attack in the southern Jordanian city of Karak, where dozens were also injured in the shootout in a residential neighbourhood.
Thailand's ousted prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra says she will 'use every channel available to fight' against the order.
Female officers can now wear headscarf under their caps or berets in line with uniform
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