A political party wants to give free superfast broadband to everyone in the UK
The UK's main opposition party has promised to provide "fast and free" full-fiber broadband across the country by nationalizing parts of BT Group.
Wild boar snort 17k cocaine stash in forest
Wild boar in Tuscany have sniffed out and destroyed a stash of cocaine in a forest, leaving drug dealers £17,000 out of pocket.
Venice prepares for another devastating high tide
Venice is preparing for another devastating high tide as the lagoon city continues to endure the biggest surge of flood waters in 50 years.
A new politics is rising in Lebanon
With each new crisis, alternatives to an entrenched, sectarian political system are growing stronger and more organised.
Turkey deports suspected German and British ISIL members
Turkey begins to deport ISIL suspects, as western countries deliberate what to do with them and their families.
Khamenei says Iran wants removal of Israel state not people
Middle East News: TEHRAN: Iran's supreme leader said on Friday that calls for the abolition of Israel which have sparked outrage in the West target the "imposed state" .
Fuel rations, price hike hit Iranians amid plunging economy
Many Iranians are angry after authorities abruptly raised fuel prices by up to 50% and imposed rationing without any prior warnings to the public
German parliament approves climate protection law
The German lower house of parliament approved on Friday a major climate protection package which aims to ensure Germany will meet its 2030 target for reducing greenhouse gas emissions.
Chilean lawmakers agree to referendum on new constitution
Protesters called for scrapping of Pinochet-era constitution Vote in April on whether to rewrite document and how Related: Chile protesters: 'We are subjugated by the rich. It's time for that to end' Lawmakers in Chile have agreed hold a referendum next April on replacing the Pinochet-era constitution, bowing to demands of protesters who want the country’s social and economic model overhauled. Continue reading...
Chinese Internet users are fascinated by a new browser promising legal access to banned web sites. They’re also very skeptical.
After the launch this week of Kuniao, China's tech-savvy circles have been lit up with a mix of curiosity and suspicion. But mostly suspicion.
Lithuania’s spy chief says Russia has released two Lithuanian men convicted of spying; Norwegian will also be released
Newsletter: A 16-second burst of violence
Here are the stories you shouldn't miss today: TOP STORIES A 16-Second Burst of Violence A routine day.
Agora – The return to Ancient Rituals
Prague Daily Monitor Searching of our target Greek restaurant, one begins to ponder if the location was not brilliantly designed specifically for the purpose of hosting this bright corner of happiness: Agora. read more
Israeli Army to Investigate 'Unexpected' Harm to Civilians After Gaza Strike - Reports
Tensions in the Gaza Strip escalated earlier this week as dozens of rockets were fired from the Palestinian enclave, provoking a response from Israel. The escalation is believed to follow the killing of Baha Abu al-Ata, a top commander from a Palestinian group in the Gaza Strip.