Hungarian NGOs have long felt the heat under strongman Prime Minister Viktor Orban — but they now fear that, emboldened by Donald Trump’s victory, the right-wing premier will turn the screws even tighter.
Turkish police were questioning Tuesday the suspected jihadist who slaughtered 39 people on New Year’s night at an Istanbul nightclub, after capturing him in a raid on a residential area of the city after a long manhunt.
British Prime Minister Theresa May on Tuesday is expected to say she favours a clean break from the European Union, dismissing a “half-in, half-out” Brexit deal with Brussels.
Dutch voters head to crunch parliamentary polls in two months time, heralding the start of a “super election year” in three of Europe’s leading economies: The Netherlands, France and Germany.
A virulent social media campaign to paint five disappeared Pakistani activists as blasphemers deserving execution has spotlighted how right-wing efforts to muzzle liberal voices using the country’s draconian laws have found a powerful new platform online.
Tears fill Maung Lay’s eyes as he describes losing the dolphin he knew since his childhood, the latest casualty of a battle against pollution and electrofishing that may see the species disappear in Myanmar.
Greenpeace on Tuesday accused banking giant HSBC of helping to arrange billions of dollars in financing for companies whose palm oil operations have been blamed for destroying vast swathes of Indonesian rainforest.
Germany’s highest court will on Tuesday announce its ruling on whether to ban the far-right NPD party — an explosive issue as the country faces an election year roiled by an anti-immigration backlash.
Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro has denounced a “hate campaign” aimed at Donald Trump, saying the US president-elect’s administration would not be “worse” than Barack Obama’s.
Mining giant Rio Tinto reported Tuesday a ramp up in iron ore shipments on surging prices, but copper output disappointed amid production issues at its global mines.
Asian investors moved warily Tuesday as they look ahead to a crucial week for two of the world’s top economies as Britain outlines its plans for leaving the EU and Donald Trump is sworn in as US president.