Move Forward Party MP Rukchanok Srinork, 29, was sentenced to prison time for posts deemed defamatory to the crown. A Thai activist-turned-lawmaker has been sentenced to six years in prison for insulting the country’s powerful monarchy on social media. Move Forward Party (MFP) MP Rukchanok Srinork was sentenced on Wednesday over a series of posts Read More
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Calls for a ceasefire are growing after the UN passed a resolution and the US warned of deteriorating support. Pressure is building on Israel after the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) passed a resolution demanding a ceasefire in Gaza. Following US President Joe Biden’s warning to Israel that it risks losing international support due to Read More
Russia’s second missile assault on Kyiv this week injured at least 53 people, damaging homes and a children’s hospital, Ukrainian officials said on Wednesday, as President Volodymyr Zelenskiy pleaded in Washington for more help for his country.
Britain’s payments regulator on Wednesday provisionally proposed a cap on cross-border interchange fees on retailers and other businesses charged by Mastercard (MA.N) and Visa (V.N) on transactions made between the UK and European single market.
Thousands of people in coastal towns along Australia’s Great Barrier Reef are without power and sheltering within their homes as the epicentre of a tropical cyclone nears Queensland on Wednesday afternoon.
British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak avoided defeat in parliament on Tuesday on an emergency bill to revive his plan to send asylum seekers to Rwanda, seeing off a revolt by dozens of his lawmakers that laid bare his party’s deep divisions.
A speedboat with armed men aboard approached two vessels transiting off the coast of Yemen’s Red Sea port of Hodeidah, an advisory note from British maritime security company Ambrey said on Wednesday.
Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban says he will block Kyiv’s bid to start membership talks with the European Union, citing corruption and the denial of the rights of tens of thousands of his ethnic kin living in western Ukraine.
Representatives from nearly 200 countries agreed at the COP28 climate summit on Wednesday to begin reducing global consumption of fossil fuels to avert the worst of climate change, a first of its kind deal signaling the eventual end of the oil age.