A new battleground has opened up across Egypt as the government turns its attention from the Muslim Brotherhood to the activists who overthrew former dictator Hosni Mubarak.
The United States pledged support for ally Japan on Wednesday in a growing dispute with China over islands in the East China Sea and senior US administration officials accused Beijing of behaviour that had unsettled its neighbours.
A crane accident on Wednesday at the construction site of a future World Cup soccer stadium in São Paulo, Brazil killed two people and injured at least one, causing what looked like serious damage to the structure.
Italy’s senate stripped Silvio Berlusconi of his parliamentary seat, a dramatic and humiliating expulsion, even as other troubles loom on his horizon.
China has insisted it will enforce its new air defence zone over the East China Sea, after the US challenged its territorial claims and further fuelled political tensions by flying two unarmed warplanes through the airspace on a training mission.
The campaign by anti-government protesters to topple Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra has widened to the resort island of Phuket amid fears that the largest protest rallies in Bangkok in three years could turn violent.
Thailand’s political crisis is deepening as anti-government protesters occupy 24 provincial government centres and mass outside four key ministries in Bangkok.
Latvian Prime Minister Valdis Dombrovskis has resigned after the collapse last week of a supermarket roof in the capital Riga that killed more than 50 people, his spokesman said on Wednesday.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel agreed Wednesday to form a coalition government with campaign rivals the Social Democrats, two months after her conservatives won elections but fell short of a full majority.
Pope calls for more inclusive church to fight poverty and inequality.
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