Former White House Counsel Don McGahn ignored a subpoena to testify yesterday to a US House of Representatives committee, fuelling talk among Democratic lawmakers of possible legal action against him and potential impeachment of President Donald Trump.
US director Quentin Tarantino stormed into Cannes yesterday with Once Upon a Time In Hollywood, with critics at the world’s biggest film festival hailing it as his best movie in years.
Heavily armed Indonesian troops were on high alert yesterday amid fears of civil unrest in the capital Jakarta, as the surprise early announcement of official election results handed Joko Widodo another term as leader of the world’s third-biggest democracy.
Former ombudsman Conchita Carpio Morales and her family were barred from entering Hong Kong yesterday.
Venezuelans fleeing political and economic crisis at home deserve protection as refugees, the United Nations said yesterday, urging other states not to deport them.
The Central Bureau of Investigation has told the Supreme Court that it has cleared Samajwadi Party patriarch Mulayam Singh Yadav and his sons - party chief Akhilesh Yadav and Prateek Yadav - in a corruption case filed in 2013 as the allegations could not be established.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Congress president Rahul Gandhi and United Progressive Alliance chairperson Sonia Gandhi were among several political leaders yesterday who paid homage to late prime minister Rajiv Gandhi on his 28th death anniversary.
All but three of Jamie Oliver’s 25 UK restaurants are closing with the loss of 1,000 jobs after the business called in administrators.
Prime Minister Theresa May yesterday set out on a “new deal” for Britain’s departure from the European Union, offering sweeteners to opposition parties in her fourth attempt to break an impasse in parliament over Brexit.