New Zealand’s central bank is all but certain to cut rates to record lows next week, and keep the door open for more easing as global policymakers unfurl a fresh burst of monetary stimulus to fight slowing growth in the face of intensifying trade disputes.
At least nine people, including five Indian soldiers, have been killed in a fresh gun battle in Kashmir, days after a bomb attack claimed the lives of over 40 paramilitary troops in the disputed Himalayn region.
On the first day of this year’s COP24, nearly 50 heads of state — including British Prime Minister Theresa May — signed a declaration proposed by the Polish government and ambitiously named the ‘Solidarity and Just Transition Silesia Declaration’.
We extract billions of tons of sand and gravel each year to make concrete for the building industry, and this is having an increasing environmental impact as beaches and river beds are stripped, warn campaigners.
A legal battle between parents and Surrey County Council over its plans to cut its special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) budget by more than £20 million has opened at the High Court in London.
UN member-states on Friday agreed on a global plan to step up the fight against tuberculosis, the world's number one killer among infectious diseases, settling a row with the US over access to cheap drugs.
In its best display yet in the tournament, a goal in each half from Hwang Ui-jo and Lee Seung-woo were sufficient for South Korea to seal a convincing win over Iran and set up a quarterfinal tie with 2018 AFC U23 champion Uzbekistan, which beat Hong Kong 3-0 earlier on Thursday.
Four days of ferocious fighting between Afghan forces and the Taliban over a key provincial capital has claimed the lives of about 100 Afghan policemen and soldiers and at least 20 civilians, the defense minister said Monday.
The Syrian Army has completed preparations for an imminent offensive against terrorist-held areas in southwestern Syria, a non-Syrian commander in a military alliance that backs Damascus said on Tuesday.
Beijing may have turned a corner in its battle against the city’s notorious smog, according to Reuters calculations, and environmental consultants say the Chinese government deserves much of the credit for introducing tough anti-pollution measures.