International News

October 15, 2018

MJ Akbar: India minister sues #MeToo accuser

Indian minister MJ Akbar has filed a defamation case against a woman journalist who named him as part of a #MeToo movement gripping the country. Priya […]
October 15, 2018

Mounir al-Motassadek: Germany releases 9/11 accomplice

Germany will on Monday deport an accomplice of the 11 September 2001 terror attacks on the United States, Moroccan native Mounir al-Motassadek. Motassadek has spent almost […]
October 15, 2018

Hungary enforces ‘cruel’ ban on rough sleeping

Sleeping rough in public areas is now against the law in Hungary. The law was brought in by Prime Minister Viktor Orban’s government, but the United […]
October 13, 2018

19 charged in Belgium football fraud probe: prosecutor

Belgian prosecutors have charged 19 suspects and detained nine in a massive fraud and match-fixing scandal that has mired Belgium’s elite league in scandal, they said […]
October 13, 2018

Egypt sentences 17 to death for Coptic Christian church attacks

Seventeen people have been sentenced to death by an Egyptian military court over their involvement in bomb attacks on Coptic Christian churches. A further 19 people […]
October 13, 2018

Andrew Brunson: US pastor leaves Turkey after release

A US pastor has left Turkey after more than two years in detention in a case that badly strained ties with the US. Andrew Brunson left […]
October 13, 2018

Jamal Khashoggi disappearance: UN chief demands ‘truth’

The head of the United Nations has demanded “the truth” over the disappearance of the Saudi Arabian journalist Jamal Khashoggi. Secretary General Antonio Guterres told the […]
October 13, 2018

UN criticised over new human rights council members

Countries that have been widely criticised for severe human rights abuses are among 18 newly elected members of the UN Human Rights Council. Campaigners had urged […]