Britain and the European Union on Monday enter a pivotal week that determines if they are still on course to reach amicable divorce terms — and when Brexit might finally occur. Queen Elizabeth II is due to step into the fray by performing her ceremonial duty of informing parliament aboutContinue Reading

Russian President Vladimir Putin will visit Saudi Arabia on Monday, where he is set to seal oil agreements as well as use his influence to defuse rising tensions in the Gulf. The meeting with King Salman and Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman comes following attacks on Saudi oil installations thatContinue Reading

Farmers had just begun harvesting olives in southern Spain when US President Donald Trump soured the mood with the announcement that Washington would slap hefty tariffs on their produce. “We are really worried,” said Carlos Carreira at his 130 hectare (320 acre) olive grove near the town of Antequera inContinue Reading

The Philippine government is sympathizing with the government and residents affected by one of the worst typhoons to hit Japan, which killed over 20 people, Malacañang said on Sunday. Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo made this remark after typhoon Hagibis triggered floods and landslides, which led to the evacuation of millionsContinue Reading

Philippine National Police (PNP) chief Gen. Oscar Albayalde relinquished his post as he goes into non-duty status (NDS) effective Monday barely more than three weeks before his mandatory retirement amid allegations dragging him into the reselling of seized illegal drugs. He said his move aims to pave the way forContinue Reading

The city government of Manila and the Department of Agriculture (DA) launched on Monday a “Kadiwa” grocery outlet that would sell fruits, vegetables, and meat products at reasonably low prices at the inner court of the city hall. Mayor Francisco “Isko” Moreno Domagoso said the Kadiwa project is a “win-winContinue Reading