Australia’s ruling conservative coalition is set to secure a governing majority in its shock election victory over the centre-left Labor Party, the national broadcaster ABC projected Monday.
Australia’s conservative coalition secured an outright parliamentary majority on Monday following a shock election victory, allowing Prime Minister Scott Morrison to progress his legislative agenda without the support of independents.
Voting in India’s election ended Sunday with the seventh and final phase of a grueling poll that lasted more than five weeks, as exit polls predicted a victory for Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Hindu nationalist party and its allies.
Indians lined up to vote amid unprecedented security in the eastern state of West Bengal on Sunday as the final phase of a massive, staggered election got underway to decide whether Prime Minister Narendra Modi returns for a second term.
Australia’s conservative Prime Minister Scott Morrison claimed a stunning victory on Saturday in a national election result that defied pre-poll projections and led to favourite Bill Shorten resigning his leadership of the Labor party.
Parents nervously watch as their children wait to be tested for HIV in a village in southern Pakistan, where hundreds of people have been allegedly infected by a doctor using a contaminated syringe.
In the latest edition of India Votes, our team on the ground investigates claims that political parties are using social media to spread “fake news”. We also ask India specialist Christophe Jaffrelot if Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s strategy to shift the conversation to national security during the campaign has worked.
Iran is committed to its obligations under an international nuclear deal despite the U.S. withdrawal from the landmark agreement, its foreign minister said on Thursday, calling the reimposition of sanctions by Washington “unacceptable”.
It’s an ignominious title for India, now known as the world’s worst place for selfie deaths. Whether by drowning, being hit by a train or falling, researchers estimate that about half of the so-called “killfies” worldwide occur in the country. Indian authorities have been trying to raise awareness about the dangers of taking extreme selfies. We tell you more.
China said Monday it will raise tariffs on $60 billion worth of US goods from June 1, in retaliation to the latest round of US tariff hikes and Washington’s plans to target almost all Chinese imports.
Filipinos headed to the polls on Monday in a vote that is expected to strengthen President Rodrigo Duterte’s grip on power, opening the way for him to deliver on pledges to restore the death penalty and rewrite the constitution.
At least one person has been killed after three gunmen stormed a five-star hotel in the southwestern Pakistani city of Gwadar, the centrepiece of a multi-billion dollar Chinese infrastructure project, the military said Saturday.
Three gunmen stormed a luxury hotel in Pakistan’s southwestern port city of Gwadar on Saturday, killing at least one guard and battling security forces inside, officials and the army said.
Hong Kong’s legislative assembly descended into chaos Saturday as lawmakers for and against controversial amendments to the territory’s extradition law clashed over access to the chamber.
Uzbekistan, in central Asia, boasts extraordinary architecture and, as a stop on the once-bustling Silk Road, fascinating history. But for nearly 30 years, former president Islam Karimov kept the country relatively closed off to foreign visitors. When he died in 2016, his successor changed course, opening Uzbekistan’s doors to the outside world. Today, the government is determined to put the country on the tourist map. Our colleagues from France 2 report, with FRANCE 24’s Erin Ogunkeye.