Israel election: Netanyahu in limbo as exit polls show tight contest

Just after polling stations closed across Israel, the country’s three main TV stations flashed the result of their individual exit polls — showing Netanyahu’s right-wing Likud party neck and... Read more »

Dutch lawyer defending witness in drug killings case shot dead

AMSTERDAM (Reuters) – A Dutch lawyer in a high-profile case against a group of men charged with a series of drug-related killings was shot dead in Amsterdam on Wednesday... Read more »

Māori tribe bans replica of Captain Cook’s Endeavour ship from docking

(CNN) — A Māori tribe has banned a replica of Captain James Cook’s ship the Endeavour from docking at its village next month, during a national commemoration of the... Read more »

South Korea politicians in close-shave protest over law minister

SEOUL (Reuters) – The deputy speaker of South Korea’s parliament joined a growing band of politicians on Wednesday who have shaved their heads in a protest against a new... Read more »

Indonesia raises minimum age for marriage to curb child brides

There was unanimous agreement on the revision to the country’s existing marriage law, according to a statement on Indonesia’s House of Representatives’ website. Under current laws, girls are allowed... Read more »

Vale misled public on dangerous dams, prompting Brazil probe: source

RIO DE JANEIRO/BRASILIA/SAO PAULO (Reuters) – Faced with public outrage after its second mining dam collapse in four years killed at least 240 people in Brazil, Vale SA misrepresented... Read more »

150 tigers were rescued, now more than half are dead

The tigers, rescued three years ago, have passed away due to infectious diseases and inbreeding-related illnesses. The put up150 tigers were rescued, now more than half are deadappeared first... Read more »

Wary of conflict with Iran, Trump takes go-slow approach to attack on Saudi oil

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Known for acting on impulse, President Donald Trump has adopted an uncharacteristically go-slow approach to whether to hold Iran responsible for attacks on Saudi oil facilities,... Read more »

Champions League: Holders Liverpool stunned by Napoli

It’s back! Yes, that’s right, the European Champions League is back with eight group games taking place across the continent on Tuesday. We’ll be keeping an eye on all... Read more »

Chile’s ex-president Bachelet denies links to Brazil’s Car Wash scandal

SANTIAGO (Reuters) – Michelle Bachelet, Chile’s ex-president and now the UN human rights chief, has denied allegations by a Brazilian businessman under investigation in Brazil’s massive Car Wash scandal... Read more »