New South Wales declares state of emergency due to bushfires

State of emergency declared in New South Wales due to deadly bushfires

The state of New South Wales in Australia has declared a state of emergency as deadly bushfires continue to rage in the area. A state...
Andrew Bailey to become next Bank of England governor

Andrew Bailey to become next Bank of England governor after Brexit

UK's top financial regulator Andrew Bailey has been selected to be the next Bank of England governor as the economy enters uncertainty following Brexit. Andrew...
US House impeaches Donald Trump, faces Senate Trial

Donald Trump impeached by US House, faces Senate trial

The US House of Representatives has impeached President Donald Trump, who will be facing a trial in the Senate to determine whether he remains...
Estonia apologizes for minister's comments on Finland PM Sanna Marin

Estonia apologizes after minister calls Finland’s Sanna Marin a ‘sales girl’

The president of Estonia has apologized after the country's interior minister mocked Finland's new Prime Minister Sanna Marin and called her a "sales girl." President...
Pakistan ex-leader Pervez Musharraf sentenced to death for treason

Pakistan ex-leader Pervez Musharraf sentenced to death for treason

A special court in Islamabad has sentenced General Pervez Musharraf, the former military leader of Pakistan, to death for high treason. The death sentence was...
water firms face Ofwat crackdown on investor payouts

Ofwat cracks down on investor payouts by water firms in England, Wales

The Water Services Regulation Authority (Ofwat) is implementing its toughest restrictions on investor payouts by water firms in England and Wales. Water companies are facing...
India protests citizenship bill

India: Two killed in protests over controversial citizenship bill

Hundreds of people in northeast India have participated in protests after the parliament passed a controversial citizenship bill. People joined a hunger strike across the...
FAA will not allow Boeing 737 max planes to fly

Boeing 737 Max will not be allowed to fly in 2019 — FAA chief

The US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) chief has announced that the regulator will not allow the Boeing 737 Max to fly again before the...
US House bill Uighur Muslims in China

US House passes bill condemning abuse of Uighur Muslims in China

The US House of Representatives has passed a bill that condemns the "arbitrary detention, torture, and harassment" of Uighur Muslims in China. The House bill,...
China bans US military from Hong Kong after passage of law

China bans US military visits to Hong Kong after Trump signs legislation

China will ban US warships and military aircraft from Hong Kong after the passage of legislation supporting the territory's pro-democracy protesters. The Foreign Ministry of...

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