France grinds to halt in the biggest strikes of Macron's presidency. Rail and air transport as well as schools and policing hit by walkouts over pension changes
British police shot a man on Friday after a stabbing in the London Bridge area in the centre of the city, a security source told Reuters.
Japanese artist’s story of Xinjiang woman’s experience highlights plight of Muslim minority in China
Pope Francis has made an impassioned appeal for the abolition of nuclear weapons during a visit to Nagasaki, one of the two Japanese cities targeted by atomic bombs during World War Two.
Several protesters have been arrested while trying to run from a Hong Kong university campus surrounded by police.
Hong Kong police threatened on Monday to fire live bullets if “rioters” did not stop using lethal weapons in the latest flare up in anti-government protests that have convulsed the Chinese-ruled city for five months.
Venice’s mayor declared a state of emergency on Wednesday after “apocalyptic” floods swept through the lagoon city, flooding its historic basilica and inundating squares and centuries-old buildings.