Thailand passed a regulation 13-years ago banning “public displays of affection” for all students in the country. A debate has now sprung up in the country, with some arguing that this amendment was created to force conservative cultural values on Thai youth.
Since the onset of the economic crisis in 2008, the working poor has emerged as a growing concern in Europe. Those who belong to this group are employed but their income isn’t high enough to maintain the typical standard of living in their society.
National rail company strike has severely disrupted transport across the country
Up to 45,000 people in Paris and 400,000 across France have marched against Emmanuel Macron's labour reforms
The French far-left draws tens of thousands to a rally against controversial labour reforms.
In France, tens of thousands of people rallied against the government's labour reform on Tuesday, with some demonstrations turning violent.
Two prominent leaders of the Venezuelan opposition serving house arrests have been taken from their homes by the state intelligance services
The innovative UK scheme that uses private investment to reduce the number of young delinquents reoffending has set an example for the world
A general strike and rallies take place in the Moroccan city of al-Hoceima to demand the release of anti-establishment activists.
Saturday was a busy old day at Harrods – but for all the wrong reasons as far as the luxury department store is concerned.
Greek police fired tear gas and pepper spray at pensioners during an anti-austerity protest in which some of the elderly demonstrators tried to tip over a riot police bus blocking a road to the prime
Train services have been reduced today in France, where rail workers have started an unlimited strike.
Strike action is multiplying in France and the timing couldn’t be worse with the Euro 2016 football tournament due to start there in just 10 days…
Italy's highest court has delivered a verdict that is firmly rooted in reality.
On the eve of the official opening of the World Economic Forum in Davos there were warnings about the growing gap between rich and poor. It’s just
Israeli police shot dead a Palestinian they said tried to stab an officer near Jerusalem's Old City on Saturday, the latest in a spate of street attacks in the occupied territories.
The Belgian capital of Brussels came to a standstill on Wednesday as some 300 taxi drivers protested against ride-hailing service Uber. Taxi drivers
The 32nd edition of the Jerusalem Film Festival kicked off with Hollywood glamour, as John Turturro attended the opening. The US actor, writer and
Held for nine murders in Charleston, South Carolina, Dylann Roof has also fired up passions in the United States over the flying of a southern battle
The events in Baltimore this week have followed a disturbing pattern that keeps haunting America.
An unarmed young black man is being killed by
An uneasy calm has settled on Baltimore with riot police lining streets where nights of rioting occurred as citizens expressed anger over the death
Fifteen buildings were set ablaze, more than 200 arrests were made, 15 troopers were injured, the National Guard was called out and Baltimore imposed
Strategically important at the crossroads between East and West, Yemen’s four-year political crisis has recently been escalating into a full-blown
Don’t let appearances fool you, Gigi Chao isn’t lonely.
The LGBT activist’s dad just doesn’t get it. She’s 33 and has been with her partner Sean
Claudio Rosmino: “In order to get a clearer understanding of how the crisis in Ukraine might play out I am joined by Sergio Cantone who is the
In a landmark speech on the state of the US economy and society, US President Barack Obama on Wednesday warned against the dangers of a growing