2017-12-13

US demands release of reporters held in Myanmar

[unable to retrieve full-text content]The US embassy in Yangon expressed concern Wednesday over the “highly irregular” arrest of two Reuters journalists in the Myanmar capital. Source: […]
2017-12-13

Ecuador VP Jorge Glas sentenced for corruption in Odebrecht case

The vice-president of Ecuador has been sentenced to six years in jail in connection with corruption at the Brazilian construction giant Odebrecht. Jorge Glas is the […]
2017-12-13

Swiss church bells can chime again at night, says court

A Swiss church can once again ring its bells throughout the night after a federal court overturned a legal decision to limit them to hourly peals. […]
2017-12-13

Harvey Weinstein: Salma Hayek alleges he threatened to kill her

Actress Salma Hayek has described Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein as a rage-fuelled “monster”, alleging he sexually harassed and threatened her. Writing in the New York Times, […]