The Vatican on Tuesday underscored its unyielding opposition to euthanasia and assisted suicide, calling it an “act of homicide”, as more and more countries consider legal reforms on the controversial issue.
Luxembourg plans to test its entire population for the coronavirus before the end of next month, at a rate of 20,000 per day, its government said Tuesday.
Luxembourg will become the first country in the world on Saturday to offer a free public transport system as the government tries to reduce particularly dense car traffic.
Ecuador on Wednesday became one of 28 countries to legalise same-sex marriage, but in many other parts of the world homosexuality is illegal and sometimes subject to the death penalty.
Voter turnout at European Parliament elections has dropped steadily over the years, hitting a record low of 43 percent at the last poll in 2014.
Senator Risa Hontiveros called Foreign Affairs Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano’s statement that the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) is biased against the Philippines and misinformed on the deadly war on drugs “ridiculous,” insisting that the 38 countries who called for an end to the brutal killings are fully aware of what is happening in the country.
A detained Emirate princess, a yacht seized by Indian soldiers in international waters, a Frenchman being held in Luxembourg — accounts from key players in the attempted escape by a daughter of the ruler of Dubai have all the hallmarks of a geopolitical thriller.
Germany marked the 200th anniversary of Karl Marx’s birth on Saturday, but celebrations risked being marred by protests as the revolutionary philosopher remains a divisive figure almost three decades after the fall of the Berlin Wall.
Canada and the United States announced Tuesday they will host a summit of foreign ministers in Vancouver on January 16, including envoys from Japan and South Korea, to seek progress on the North Korean nuclear crisis.
Around $321 million in public funds stolen by former Nigerian dictator Sani Abacha will be returned to the African country, Switzerland said Monday.
Sen. Grace Poe believes that the United Nations and the European Union might have been to rash in condemning President Rodrigo Duterte for human rights violations largely on reports that over 3,000 alleged extrajudicial killings have been done under his three-month old administration.