The parents and lawyers of a Philippine high school student shot dead last week filed a murder complaint on Friday against three anti-narcotics policemen amid rare public outrage about the country's war on drugs.
Brazil stripped a vast Amazon nature reserve of its protected status in a move that could expand mining in the region, in a decree published on Wednesday. The four million-hectare reserve is home to i ... Read more
Russia's emergency ministry said on Friday that at least 14 people had been killed in the south of the country after a bus carrying a group of workers plunged into the sea, the Interfax news agency re ... Read more
It looks like China's (unofficial) annual summer ban on Hollywood blockbuster movies has (un)officially ended, bringing with it a slew of huge film releases across Chinese cinemas for the last few wee ... Read more
Tenants have called for an inquiry after the National Trust raised an 87-year-old's yearly rent from £148 to £15,000 despite it no longer being required to maximise income by the Charity Commission. Read more
South Korean court sentences Lee Jae-yong over role in scandal that led to impeachment of former president Park Guen-hye A bribery and cronyism scandal that has already toppled a South Korean presiden ... Read more