A former Uber driver was responsible for torture while serving as a colonel in the Somali army in the 1980s, a jury has found.
Saying he will not tolerate rioting, Widodo adds, “The military and the police will carry out stern actions in accordance with the law,” (Image credit: Ulet Ifansasti/Getty Images)
A Nepalese mountain climber has now climbed Mount Everest a record 24 times — and he’s hoping to do it one more time before he retires. (Image credit: Prakash Mathema/AFP/Getty Images)
Kurz, a conservative, ended his coalition with the nationalist Freedom Party (FPO) on Saturday after leader and Vice Chancellor Heinz-Christian Strache was caught in the apparent sting operation offering to fix state contracts for a woman posing as a Russian oligarch’s niece. The fight took a new turn when Kurz told reporters he would propose […]
BAGHDAD (AP) — A rocket was fired into the Iraqi capital’s heavily fortified Green Zone Sunday night, landing less than a mile from the sprawling U.S. Embassy, an Iraqi military spokesman said.
Austria’s president on Sunday called for fresh elections in September after a corruption scandal embroiling the far-right brought down the coalition government in spectacular fashion. Just days before key EU elections, Vice-Chancellor Heinz-Christian Strache was forced to resign in disgrace Saturday following explosive revelations from a hidden camera sting. Conservative Chancellor Sebastian Kurz — whose […]
“The excuse we hear in France is that we have the French seduction type. … it’s in our culture and our tradition and blah, blah, blah,” says a former member of parliament. (Image credit: Francois Mori/AP)
The world’s biggest election will determine whether Prime Minister Narendra Modi stays in power. Here’s how it happened, and what comes next.
In 2017, a court had given the government two years to create a legal framework for gay marriage. On Friday, lawmakers passed the most progressive of three bills. (Image credit: Sam Yeh/AFP/Getty Images)