North Macedonian PM Zoran Zaev announces resignation

North Macedonia’s Prime Minister Zoran Zaev resigned on Sunday after his party lost the second round of mayoral elections in several towns in the country, including the capital Skopje. “I take responsibility for these developments. I resign from the post of prime minister and party president,” Zaev, whose Social Democrats are leading the ruling coalition,… Read More North Macedonian PM Zoran Zaev announces resignation

Several injured following train collision in southwest England

Two trains collided at Fisherton Tunnel in the southwestern English city of Salisbury on Sunday, injuring a number of people, police said, declaring the crash a major incident. “A number of people have been injured, but thankfully no one has died,” British transport police said. While most of the people are “walking wounded”, a small… Read More Several injured following train collision in southwest England

UK PM Boris Johnson meets with French President Emmanuel Macron over post-Brexit fishing dispute

Britain and France clashed again in a post-Brexit fishing row on Sunday, with London denying it had shifted its position and Paris insisting it was now up to Britain to resolve a dispute that could ultimately hurt trade. The two sides painted different pictures of a meeting between Prime Minister Boris Johnson and President Emmanuel… Read More UK PM Boris Johnson meets with French President Emmanuel Macron over post-Brexit fishing dispute

U.S. President Joe Biden meets Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan at G20 leaders’ summit

U.S. President Joe Biden told Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan his request for F-16 fighter jets had to go through a process in the United States, while Erdogan said his counterpart was “positive” toward the jet sale. Ties between Ankara and Washington have been strained over a host of issues in recent years, from policy differences… Read More U.S. President Joe Biden meets Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan at G20 leaders’ summit

One dead following cable car accident in northern Czech

One person died after a Czech cable car cabin became detached from its cable on Sunday in the north of the country, while others were rescued from another cabin, a rescue service spokesperson said. The cable car to the 1,000 metres (3,300 feet) Jested mountain uses two cabins, each operated by a member of staff.… Read More One dead following cable car accident in northern Czech

Five policemen killed as armed men attack security forces in northern Burkina Faso

Unidentified armed men killed five police officers in an attack on security forces in northern Burkina Faso in the early hours of Sunday, in which around 15 of the attackers died, the security ministry said in a statement. The incident occurred in Sourou province in the borderlands near Mali, where Islamist groups with links to… Read More Five policemen killed as armed men attack security forces in northern Burkina Faso

One dead, fifteen injured following Pemex pipeline explosion in central Mexico

At least one person was killed and over a dozen were injured when a pipeline of state oil firm Petroleos Mexicanos (Pemex) exploded in the central Mexican state of Puebla after it was breached by suspected fuel thieves, authorities said on Sunday. Alerted to a gas leak, the Puebla state government said it had averted… Read More One dead, fifteen injured following Pemex pipeline explosion in central Mexico

Seventeen injured as man in Joker costume attacks train passengers in Japan

A 24-year-old man dressed in Batman’s Joker costume attacked passengers on a Tokyo train line on Sunday evening, injuring 17 people as many party-goers headed into the city centre for Halloween gatherings, media reported. Police arrested the suspected attacker on the spot, media reported. A man believed to be in his 60s was unconscious and… Read More Seventeen injured as man in Joker costume attacks train passengers in Japan