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Ghosn: Former Nissan chief re-arrested on new claims in Japan

Former Nissan chief Carlos Ghosn has been re-arrested in Tokyo while out on bail pending trial over claims of financial misconduct. Prosecutors had been building a new case against...

Brexit: MPs back delay bill by one vote

MPs have voted by a majority of one to force the prime minister to ask for an extension to the Brexit process, in a bid to avoid any no-deal scenario.

1MDB scandal: Malaysia ex-PM Najib set to stand trial

Malaysia's former Prime Minister Najib Razak is set to stand trial for his role in a financial scandal that has sent shockwaves around the world. Mr Najib is accused...

Brunei implements stoning to death under new anti-LGBT laws

The tiny South-east Asian country of Brunei is introducing strict new Islamic laws that makes gay sex an offence punishable by stoning to death. The new measures, set to...

Brexit: PM asks Corbyn to help break deadlock

Theresa May will ask the EU for an extension to the Brexit deadline to "break the logjam" in Parliament. The PM says she wants to meet Labour leader Jeremy...

Why India’s rich don’t give their money away

Indian IT billionaire Azim Premji recently became India's top philanthropist, sealing his place among the world's top givers. But his generosity has put philanthropy in the spotlight in a country where charity...

Brexit: What just happened?

Members of Parliament have again rejected all the options placed before them, as they tried to find a compromise that would help end the Brexit impasse. The rejections came during a...

Brexit votes: MPs fail to back proposals again

MPs have again failed to agree on proposals for the next steps in the Brexit process. The Commons voted on four motions for leaving the EU, including a customs...

New Orleans mayor to apologise for 1891 lynching of Italian-Americans

The city of New Orleans has announced it will apologise for the lynching of 11 Italian-Americans in 1891. Some of the victims had been accused of murdering a police chief, but were acquitted after a...

Venezuela crisis: Opposition’s Guaidó awaits army support

Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaidó has acknowledged that there can only be a change of government with the support of the armed forces. Military chiefs have so far remained loyal to President Nicolás Maduro. Mr Guaidó...

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