A judge in London has said the British government had "unequivocally recognised" opposition leader Juan Guaido as Venezuela's president, in a battle over gold bullion held at the Bank of England.
Anti-racism protests continue in the US as statues, monuments and buildings of US historical leaders who carried out policies viewed as racist are being removed, following last month's police killing of unarmed black man George Floyd.
Spain’s former monarch, King Juan Carlos I, a transformative political figure, might have received illicit money from Saudi royals for a rail project.
As Prime Minister Imran Khan slams coronavirus measures as elitist, experts question why Pakistan's government is taking a risky-all-or-nothing approach towards the lockdown as cases rage and pummel the weak health systems.
After more than 500 days of electoral deadlock in which he fought for his political survival, Benjamin Netanyahu takes his seat in the Jerusalem District Court for a new battle – to stay out of prison and avoid a stain on his legacy.
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The World Health Organization says burials are safe for Covid-19 victims. So why is Sri Lanka's government insisting on cremating all bodies?
Facebook’s new oversight committee is built to take the mystery out of what is allowed on its platforms, and what isn’t.
Seventy-two of the Knesset's 120 lawmakers signed on to Benjamin Netanyahu's candidacy after parliament passed legislation approving details of a power-sharing deal between the premier's Likud party and centrist rival Benny Gantz's Blue and White.
Unanimous decision, released just before midnight, ends a more than year-long political stalemate and prevents the country from plunging into a fourth consecutive election in just over a year.
Health of the liberal justice is closely watched because a vacancy in the nine-member Supreme Court would give President Donald Trump the opportunity to appoint a third justice to 5-4 conservative majority court to prod it further to the right.
Health experts fear that crowded facilities such as prisons can prove deadly, threatening the lives of detainees and guards, as well as the outside population.
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