An archdiocese in Iloilo province in central Philippines and major Catholic church organisations have called on the faithful and Catholic institutions to join simultaneous rallies against “dictatorship” in the country tomorrow (September 21) to condemn the “rise of another dictator.”
The death toll in the Philippines from Typhoon Mangkhut has climbed to 81 and could hit triple digits as searchers dig through a landslide where dozens are presumed dead, authorities said yesterday.
India’s largest law firm, Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas (CAM), is being scrutinised by federal agents after they seized documents related to the $2bn fraud at state-run Punjab National Bank from CAM’s premises in February, a lawyer representing the government and a police source told Reuters.
Belgian musician Tristan Driessens found his inspiration and his calling east of the Bosphorus, becoming one of the West’s few masters of the oud and of Ottoman classical music.
A day after the Enforcement Directorate (ED) registered a case of money laundering against Karnataka minister D K Shivakumar, the Bharatiya Janata Party yesterday hit out at the Congress, saying the opposition party and corruption have become synonymous.
Donald Tusk has said that Theresa May’s Chequers proposals for dealing with the Irish border and future trade relations after Brexit will need to be “reworked and further negotiated” in a sign of how far the UK and EU are from resolving the most fraught issues in the divorce talks.
Former Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak will face further corruption charges related to money allegedly siphoned off from scandal-plagued state fund 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB), the anti-corruption agency said yesterday.