The results of France’s first round of presidential election made front page headlines around the world on Monday.
The chief of Qatar Airways on Monday accused American carriers complaining over alleged subsidies to Gulf airlines of “bullying”, as he announced new US routes in defiance of mounting airport restrictions.
Pro-EU centrist Emmanuel Macron came under fire Monday over a glitzy party in a high-end Paris bistro and his triumphant speech following his success in the first round of France’s presidential polls.
The psychedelic clouds in Edvard Munch’s iconic “The Scream” have alternatively been interpreted as a metaphor for mental anguish or a literal depiction of volcanic fallout.
A Philippine lawyer on Monday filed a complaint at the world’s only permanent war crimes court against President Rodrigo Duterte, alleging his war on drugs has caused some 8,000 deaths.
A German court ruled Monday that 10 people will face trial accused of negligently causing a catastrophic stampede at a 2010 “Love Parade” techno music festival that killed 21 people.
Germany’s blue-chip share index, the DAX, hit an all-time high Monday, as stock markets across Europe reacted with relief to pro-business French presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron’s first-round success.
Pro-European centrist Emmanuel Macron and anti-immigration leader Marine Le Pen began a final duel for the French presidency Monday, after a first round of voting delivered a stunning blow to the traditional political class.
Police said Monday they arrested more than 100 people after election night unrest in Paris, with protesters hurling bottles at security forces, torching cars and smashing shop windows.
An official North Korean website warned Monday that Pyongyang will “wipe out” the United States if Washington starts a war on the peninsula, the latest tit-for-tat sabre-rattling that has sent tensions soaring in the region.
The Afghan defence minister and his army chief resigned Monday, days after a Taliban attack at a military base in northern Afghanistan killed or wounded more than 100 soldiers, a presidential statement said.