Turmoil engulfs Israel over plan to overhaul judicial system

The Benjamin Netanyahu-led coalition has been pushing for changes that would give the government greater control over the selection of Supreme Court justices. Protesters block a road and hold national…

Asia Pacific

Middle East

If Tunisia is not helped, Muslim Brotherhood may ‘create instability’: Italian FM

Mon, 2023-03-27 13:01 ROME: The international community runs the risk of “having the Muslim Brotherhood create instability” in Tunisia if the country is not promptly granted “substantial financial help,” Italian…

US & Canada


German transport workers stage one of largest strikes in decades

Germany’s transport workers are staging one of the largest walkouts in decades as Europe’s biggest economy reels from inflation, which reached 9.3 percent in February. Germany, which was heavily dependent…

Latin America

El Salvador: A nation under hypnosis

In May, a 40-year-old woman – we’ll call her “Ana” – was arrested in downtown San Salvador, the capital of El Salvador. She presided over a shabby bar and eatery…


Kenyan op­po­si­tion leader Odin­ga says protests on de­spite po­lice ban

Kenyan opposition leader Raila Odinga says protests against President William Ruto’s government over the high cost of living would go ahead as scheduled despite a police ban. In a Twitter…