European countries faced pressure on Tuesday to resolve a fresh standoff with the operators of the migrant rescue ship Aquarius which is stranded for the second time in the Mediterranean carrying 141 people.
A Thai court on Tuesday said it would extend a hearing into accusations of graft against Airports of Thailand PCL. (AOT) and duty-free retailer King Power, delaying a decision on whether to take up the case.
Regional councils across the United Kingdom have broadly invested in the tobacco industry over the past years despite their commitments to improve health and welfare standards in their communities, according to a report.
Indonesia’s holiday island of Lombok suffered damage running into more than five trillion rupiah (£268.61 million) from last week’s huge earthquake, authorities said on Monday, as the death toll climbed to more than 430.