Political outsider to stand against Orban in Hungary’s 2022 vote

A small-town conservative and father of seven will lead an alliance of six opposition parties in…

Thousands protest in DR Congo to demand neutral poll body

Demonstrations were sparked by concerns over the independence of the electoral commission.Police in the Democratic Republic…

Ex-Taliban commander pleads not guilty to killing US troops

Haji Najibullah, charged in relation to 2008 attack on US troops in Afghanistan, says accusations are…

Yemen’s humanitarian crisis growing as economy collapses: UN

Yemen’s economy is collapsing, its humanitarian crisis is worsening, and the conflict in the Arab world’s…

Is the activist economy good for social change?

The British activist who campaigned to make ‘upskirting’ illegal and the American anti-racism activist who inspires…

IEA: World needs to triple investment in renewable power

Spends on the transition to renewable energy ‘remains far short’ of what’s needed to meet future…

India: Adani Ports to shun cargo from Afghanistan, Pakistan, Iran

Decision follows seizure of three tonnes of heroin from two containers at Mundra port off India’s…

US, UK citizens in Afghanistan warned of threats to Kabul hotels

Countries tell their citizens to avoid hotels in Kabul, citing ‘security threats’ in the area.The United…

Kenya’s cynical offensive against the ICJ

When he was first elected in 2013, Kenya’s President Uhuru Kenyatta, along with his running mate,…

Austria’s Sebastian Kurz to step down as chancellor

The move comes days after prosecutors said Kurz was under investigation over government corruption.Austria’s Sebastian Kurz…