Nine months before the deadline to leave the EU, British Prime Minister Theresa May has finally, officially, backed a policy of a “soft” Brexit, but it is not clear that she has made enough concessions to convince Brussels to do a deal.
As Melbourne – like many cities in Asia-Pacific and around the world – continues to grow, services and infrastructure struggle to keep up. Five innovative housing initiative in the city hope to reduce that strain by building stronger community bonds.
Canada offered to lead NATO's new training mission, pledging to provide 250 troops and an unspecified number of military helicopters to help Iraq fight against a future power grab by the Islamic State.
During the rescue operation for the trapped 12 Thai boys and their soccer coach, there were around a hundred people from all over the world inside the cave guiding each one's passage to safety.
The Myanmar government is convening with the military and ethnic rebel groups at a major peace conference in an attempt to reach a formal cease-fire. This is the third attempt to reach an agreement as some rebel groups are reluctant to sign until political terms are made clearer.