The outgoing president of the Maldives has told the Supreme Court that disappearing ink and specially treated ballot papers were to blame for his heavy election defeat last month in petition to have the election result annulled
Students at Hebrew University placed signs on seats throughout campus reading 'Reserved for Lara Alqasem,' an American who is barred from entering Israel to pursue a graduate degree at the university because of her alleged involvement in the BDS movement.
For the second time this year, the five brightest planets in our solar system — Mercury, Venus, Jupiter, Saturn, and Mars — will be visible in the night sky at the same time, easiest to see after sunset this Thursday
Sinn Féin wants Northern Ireland vote in event of no-deal Brexit: “You could not countenance such damage and disruption to our island and imagine that we will simply be philosophical about it and move on” Mary Lou McDonald said
Cuban constitutional reform spawns unusual public debate: The government convened thousands of block-level meetings in period of "popular consultation" and is now supposed to review public comments and incorporate suggestions into final version before putting it to a popular referendum on Feb. 24
Brazil's far-right presidential candidate Jair Bolsonaro has denied ties to Trump strategist Steve Bannon, calling such reports "typical fake news" after his son Eduardo claimed to have met Bannon and said that they would “unite forces against cultural Marxism.”
Japan on Friday unveiled a plan to attract more foreign blue-collar workers. The plan reportedly aims to fill gaping shortages in sectors such as agriculture, nursing, construction, hotels and shipbuilding.
France's health watchdog calls for ban on tanning beds, says the risk of cancer from sunlamps and sunbeds is proven and authorities should act to stop people being exposed to artificial ultraviolet rays.