Abe on course for resounding victory in Japan : Survey
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's ruling coalition is on course for a resounding victory in Sunday's general election, according to exit polls, BBC report.
One poll put Mr Abe's Liberal Democratic Party-led (LDP) coalition at 311 seats, allowing it to retain its two-thirds "super majority".
Other polls showed the coalition slightly below the two-thirds mark.
The majority is vital to Mr....Read More >
WHO cancels Mugabe goodwill ambassador role
The World Health Organization has revoked the appointment of Zimbabwe's Robert Mugabe as a goodwill ambassador following widespread outcry, BBC report.
"I have listened carefully to all who have expressed their concerns," WHO head Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said in a statement.
He had previously praised Zimbabwe for its commitment to public health.
But critics pointed out that Zimbabwe's....Read More >
Spain preparing to impose Catalonia direct rule
Spain denies ‘coup’ by Madrid
The Spanish Foreign Minister, Alfonso Dastis, has denied that his government's move to reassert control over Catalonia amounts to a "coup", according to BBC.
The speaker of the Catalan parliament, Carme Forcadell, called measures announced by the government on Saturday a "de facto coup d'état".
"If anyone has attempted a coup, it is the Catalan regional government, Mr Dastis told the....Read More >