A former Russian prison official has been charged with taking a $11 million bribe while overseeing construction of a new jail said to be the biggest in Europe.
Young, aspirational and poor Vietnamese are risking their lives to travel to Europe, taking on large debts to join well-worn trafficking routes in the hope of a better future thousands of miles from their rural homes.
Europe and North America have absorbed the largest share of the world's 272 million migrants, a population that has grown by 23 percent over the past decade, according to a UN report published Tuesday.
A 60-day ban on burning in Brazil took effect Thursday after a global outcry over fires raging in the Amazon and data showing hundreds of new blazes in the rainforest.
Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro on Wednesday repeated a demand for French leader Emmanuel Macron to withdraw recent remarks, accusing France and Germany of "buying" the Latin American country's sovereignty with Amazon fire aid.
Umamin si Manila Mayor Isko Moreno na ang ginagawang paglilinis sa Maynila ay kinopya lamang nito sa bansang Europe.
Caught in the crossfire of the US-China trade war, Chinese students are looking for alternative study destinations -- threatening to turn off an important source of revenue for American universities.
US President Donald Trump on Wednesday accused China and Europe of deliberately weakening their currencies and stimulating their economies to gain competitive advantages over the United States.
People in Europe have the lowest levels of trust in vaccines, according to a global survey of public attitudes toward health and science published Wednesday.
Buhay party-list Rep. Lito Atienza warned on Friday of a likely increase in foreign garbage shipments headed to the Philippines in the months ahead, as the Philippines has been “targeted” due to inadequate port controls.
In Europe, Donald Trump's relationships with leaders range from lukewarm to hostile. But in Asia, more than ever, the US president is finding that he's among friends.
Pope Francis issued stringent child abuse legislation for Vatican City employees on Friday, as part of the Church's bid to address a wave of sex abuse allegations against priests.
President Rodrigo Duterte has ridiculed the Catholic Church’s belief in saints and their obsessions with their statues as a pointless exercise in showing their faith in God
Malacanang said Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) founding chairman Jose Maria Sison is trying to appear "politically relevant" when he accused President Rodrigo Duterte of acting like an "old broken record."
Chinese President Xi Jinping will travel to Italy, Monaco and France this week, the foreign ministry said Monday, with Rome expected to join his global trade infrastructure programme despite reservations in other European countries.
The massacre of Muslims at New Zealand mosques on Friday demonstrated the global reach of a white nationalist movement that preaches an imagined "European" ideal, rejects immigration and shares often vicious threats over the internet.
The Philippine National Police (PNP) on Friday joined other government agencies in urging parents to monitor their children's online activities.
Malacanang expressed its support on Tuesday to the Presidential Communications Operations Office's (PCOO) information drive in Europe.
A handful of officials from the Presidential Communications Operations Office (PCOO) are currently cooling their heels in Europe, purportedly to defend the Duterte administration amid the attack launched by journalist Maria Ressa in…