World Politics

May 9, 2018
May 9, 2018

Malaysians vote in cliffhanger election

Malaysian politicians from both government and opposition camps complains of "dirty tricks" after voting in a general election begins on Wednesday, as non-stop spam calls to their mobile phones disruptes communications with party organisers.

May 8, 2018
May 8, 2018
USA

Report on women abuse: NY state attorney general resigns

New York state Attorney General Eric Schneiderman resigns on Monday after allegations of physical abuse by four women are reported in an article in the New Yorker magazine.

May 6, 2018
May 6, 2018

Rouhani says plans in place for any Trump decision on nuclear deal

President Hassan Rouhani says on Sunday Iran has plans to respond to any move by US President Donald Trump on the 2015 nuclear agreement and the United States would regret a decision to exit the accord.

May 6, 2018
May 6, 2018

Polls open in Lebanon's first general election in 9yrs

Polling booths open in Lebanon today for the country's first parliamentary election in nine years, a period marked by stretches of political paralysis and war in neighbouring Syria.

May 10, 2016
May 10, 2016
USA

Disarray grips Brazil over impeachment

The Brazilian Senate vows to vote on the impeachment of President Dilma Rousseff despite a ruling that a vote in the lower house was flawed.

May 7, 2016
May 7, 2016

Sadiq Khan becomes London's first Muslim mayor

Sadiq Khan is elected London mayor, the first Muslim mayor of a European Union capital, in a boost for the opposition Labour Party.

February 3, 2016
February 3, 2016

Anger, sanctions threats greet NKorea rocket launch plans

South Korea and Japan echo US warnings that North Korea would pay a heavy price if it pushes ahead with a planned rocket launch just weeks after conducting its fourth nuclear test.

December 1, 2015
December 1, 2015

The Grand Theatre of War

World War I was once thought of as 'the War to End All Wars'. But the hypothesis that “violence can be extinguished with greater violence” has since been thoroughly disproved and should have no place in modern statecraft. Yet it is the bedrock of anti-terrorism.

November 26, 2015
November 26, 2015

Anatomy of two E-waste disasters

Discarded end-of-life electronic and electrical devices, or e-waste, are the fastest growing waste stream in the world.

November 23, 2015
November 23, 2015

David Cameron hold talks with French President

David Cameron is holding talks in Paris with French President Francois Hollande on co-operation in the fight against so-called Islamic State.