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Media organizations have dedicated sections on their websites or TV channels for world news, and there are also dedicated news websites and services that focus exclusively on world news coverage. Here is the top news from Africa, Asia, Australia, Canada, China, Europe, United States, Middle East, Russia.

UK to name Northern Eire election inside 12 weeks in bid to interrupt political stalemate

Issued on: 28/10/2022 - 18:40 The British government on Friday promised to call a fresh election to Northern Ireland's devolved parliament within the next 12 weeks in a bid to break a political stalemate that could eventually leave the region f..

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‘Quite a bit at stake politically’ for Putin in battle for Kherson

Issued on: 28/10/2022 - 16:21 Ukrainian troops are continuing their arduous advance towards the strategic southern city of Kherson, after their lightning gains in the Kharkiv region in September. Analysts say a Ukrainian victory is likely. But they ..

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Greece: Rising from the legacy of the debt disaster (half 1)

Issued on: 28/10/2022 - 15:35 FRANCE 24's Europe team brings you a new series of Europe Now programmes, focusing on "levelling up" – efforts aimed at making life more equal across Europe's many and diverse regions. We examine both national..

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Ukrainian MP Maria Mezentseva: ‘We’re engaged on a attainable worldwide tribunal for Putin’s crimes’

Issued on: 21/10/2022 - 22:53 Ukrainian member of parliament Maria Mezentseva is part of a working group, created by President Volodymyr Zelensky, tasked with campaigning for a special international tribunal to prosecute the crime of "aggression" in..

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London Mayor Sadiq Khan: World’s municipal leaders plan to create 50 million ‘inexperienced good jobs’

Issued on: 21/10/2022 - 21:20 FRANCE 24’s Marc Perelman interviewed London Mayor Sadiq Khan in Buenos Aires, where he is chairing the C40 World Mayors Summit. The conference is focused on finding concrete, local solutions for the fight against clima..

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UK’s new finance minister Hunt acknowledges ‘errors’, warns of tax hikes

Issued on: 15/10/2022 - 11:12 Britain's new finance minister warned Saturday of tax hikes to come as he admitted to "mistakes" made by his short-lived predecessor in a disastrous budget. Jeremy Hunt was making his first comments to media foll..

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Saudi Arabia proclaims $400 million in humanitarian support for Ukraine

Issued on: 15/10/2022 - 07:27 Saudi Arabia announced on Saturday $400 million in humanitarian aid for Kyiv. Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman emphasised "the Kingdom's position of supporting everything that will contribute to de-escalation, and ..

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No less than 28 killed, dozens trapped in Turkey mine blast

Issued on: 14/10/2022 - 22:35 Rescuers desperately searched for signs of life on Saturday after a methane blast at a coal mine in northern Turkey killed at least 28 people and trapped dozens of others hundreds of metres underground. Updating the d..

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France’s gasoline scarcity causes frustration for motorists, anxiousness for presidency

Petrol pumps have been running dry in France as striking energy workers disrupt deliveries. As frustration mounts among motorists, businesses and beyond, President Emmanuel Macron has called for calm. On Friday morning a queue hundreds of metres lo..

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Petrol station blast kills 10 in northwest Eire

Issued on: 08/10/2022 - 16:06 Ten people, including a schoolgirl, were killed in an explosion at a petrol station in Ireland's northwest, police said on Saturday suggesting a "tragic accident" may have been to blame. The blast occurred at aro..

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Rail site visitors in northern Germany disrupted by ‘sabotage’

Issued on: 08/10/2022 - 15:14 "Sabotage" targeting communications infrastructure was to blame for major disruption to the German railway network on Saturday, operator Deutsche Bahn said while the government said no motive had yet been identified. ..

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Bolsonaro and Lula lead closing rallies earlier than Brazil vote

Issued on: 01/10/2022 - 09:34 Brazil's polarizing presidential campaign will wrap up Saturday as incumbent Jair Bolsonaro and front-runner Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva hold rival rallies within spitting distance of each other. With a day to go t..

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