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19:24 Armenia
Ambassador Piotr Switalskí, Head of the Delegation of the European Union to Armenia signed three new civil society projects on elections preparations and observation

The three projects with a total value of €850 000 are financed through the European Initiative for Democracy and Human Rights (EIDHR) and are part of the European Union's contribution to democratic elections in Armenia.

19:00 World
EU Commission clears Greek budget, says needs to accelerate reforms

The European Commission said it had adopted its first report for Greece under an enhanced surveillance framework put in place after the concusion of its bailout program in August.

18:38 World
One in four Europeans vote populist

Exclusive research shows how populists tripled their vote over the past two decades.

18:16 World
Saudi oil production surges to record in early November

Riyadh has been pumping about 10.8 million to 10.9 million barrels a day of crude, the same executives said, asking not to be identified to protect their commercial relations with the kingdom.

17:24 World
American killed on Andaman island home to uncontacted people

The murder took place on an island inhabited by the Sentinelese people, who are protected under Indian law.

17:00 World
Disabled Iranian woman seeks new opportunities in the West

Many years later, as a 34-year-old woman, Jami is now pursuing a dream of life in a free country somewhere in the West where her disability is recognized and accommodated — and the chance to scale the world's tallest towers using only her arms.

16:38 World
Australian drug smuggler banned from Indonesia after release

Renae Lawrence was the only woman among nine Australians who were arrested in 2005 for smuggling 8.3 kilograms (18.3 pounds) of heroin from Australia to Bali.

15:48 World
Yemen: up to 85,000 young children dead from starvation

Save the Children condemns ‘preventable’ deaths of under-fives and calls for end to war.

15:01 World
France could shut down nuclear plants in energy plan due next week

The so-called PPE energy plan will lay out France’s energy goals over the next 10 years with the aim of reducing the share of nuclear power in its energy mix to 50 percent from 75 percent by 2035, curb carbon emissions and boost renewables.

14:44 World
Amazon opens Spanish pop-up store to showcase its wares

Similar stores will open in Italy, Germany and Britain, an Amazon spokeswoman said. The European pop-up stores illustrate how the world’s largest online retailer, famous for upending retail chains’ business, is increasingly turning to physical stores to attract and keep customers.

14:26 World
Britain's worst neighbour who clobbered young mum with a stair bannister is jailed for second time

Stephen Lawson has been labelled the 'ultimate nightmare neighbour' after targeting people emotionally and physically for two decades.

13:28 World
Anger in Japan as South Korea dissolves 'comfort women' foundation

Shinzo Abe warns of harm to relations after Seoul says Japanese-funded initiative does not reflect opinions of wartime sex slaves.

12:43 World
Italian police confiscate Mafia villas in Rome swoop

City mayor Virginia Raggi, who watched the operation carried out against the Casamonica mobsters, said the properties would be demolished by the end of the year.

12:02 World
US judge blocks Mississippi 15-week abortion ban

Republican Governor Phil Bryant enacted the ban in March, but the law was temporarily blocked in a lawsuit filed by the state's last abortion clinic.

11:38 World
Venus Williams agrees settlement in fatal Florida car crash

Ms Williams and the family of Jerome Barson reached a settlement last week, court documents show. Further details were not included.

10:51 World
New Zealand pride parade in chaos after ban on police sparks mass withdrawals

Row engulfs LGBT festival after organisers said some participants felt unsafe marching alongside police in uniform.

10:27 World
Police harassment of Chinese reporter sparks anger and apology

Chinese financial publication Caixin on Sunday published an article by reporter Zhou Chen describing how local authorities had trailed her for days as she reported on a leak of a petrochemical substance in the coastal city of Quanzhou in the southeastern province of Fujian.

20:09 World
Amitabh Bachchan pays off farmers' loans worth $500,000

All of the farmers are from the northern state of Uttar Pradesh, where Bachchan was born.

19:00 World
There's something hot hidden under East Antarctica

East Antarctica is a craton, a big continent-size chunk of Earth's crust. It's solid, and thick.

17:45 World
NASA announces landing site for Mars 2020 rover

Jezero Crater is located on the western edge of Isidis Planitia, a giant impact basin just north of the Martian equator. Western Isidis presents some of the oldest and most scientifically interesting landscapes Mars has to offer.

17:00 World
PNG security forces storm parliament over Apec pay dispute

The group reportedly smashed windows and furniture in the building, located in the capital Port Moresby.

16:16 World
White House backs down from legal fight, restores Jim Acosta's press pass

Monday afternoon's announcement, what the White House called a "final determination," was an abrupt shift from the administration's earlier positions.

15:45 World
Dead whale had 115 plastic cups, 2 flip-flops in its stomach

Santoso said researchers from wildlife conservation group WWF and the park's conservation academy found about 5.9 kilograms (13 pounds) of plastic waste in the animal's stomach containing 115 plastic cups, four plastic bottles, 25 plastic bags, 2 flip-flops, a nylon sack and more than 1,000 other assorted pieces of plastic.

15:27 World
Despite UN call for Yemen truce, new clashes around key port

The escalation, which followed a lull that had been in place since earlier this month, began late on Monday with coalition airstrikes hitting the rebels, known as Houthis, in and around Hodeida.

15:01 World
With disease in shelters and hotels at capacity, wildfire evacuees desperately seek refuge

And some days, an ambulance shows up. A team of paramedics, wearing protective masks and disposable yellow plastic aprons, wheeled a sick man out of the exhibit hall Monday on a stretcher, another victim of the bitter repercussions of mass displacement that the Camp Fire has created.

14:26 World
N. Korea destroys 10 DMZ guard posts

The explosion occurred at around 3 p.m. after the North notified the South on Sunday of the demolition plan.

14:02 World
Catalonia train crash: one dead in landslide derailment

One person dies after a train comes off the tracks between the north-eastern towns of Terrassa and Manresa.

13:41 World
Ghosn in no position to lead Renault, says French finance minister

The French state owns 15 percent of Renault, which in turn holds a 43.4 percent stake in Nissan.

13:00 World
Nissan and Mitsubishi shares slump after chairman's arrest

Mr Ghosn heads up the Japanese-French alliance Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi.

12:29 World
World's first quarry hotel opens in China

Built into the side of a quarry in the Sheshan Mountain Range, the hotel has 336 rooms on 18 floors.

12:02 World
US stock markets drop as tech companies lead losses

China trade war fears rattle investors and downfall of Carlos Ghosn hits Nissan and Renault shares.

11:16 World
Societe Generale reaches agreements with U.S. authorities to resolve U.S. Economic sanctions and AML investigations

The vast majority by value of the sanctions violations involved in the settlements related to Cuba, and stem from a single revolving credit facility extended in 2000.  The remaining transactions involved other countries that are the target of U.S. economic sanctions, including Iran.

10:45 World
The World's Highest-Paid Women In Music 2018

Back in 2015, when Katy Perry appeared on the cover of Forbes after earning $135 million in a single year, she knew she'd secured her place in the pop star firmament—and wouldn't ever have to worry about fading into oblivion.

10:27 World
Nissan shares slump after Ghosn arrested over alleged financial misconduct

Ghosn is also chairman and chief executive of Nissan’s French partner, Renault, and chairman of Japan’s Mitsubishi Motors Corp, the third partner in the alliance.

10:00 World
Warburg Pincus plans to raise up to $4 billion for new China fund

The firm plans to formally launch the fundraising early next year, said the sources who declined to be named as the information was confidential.

19:24 World
Looters plunder Albania's sunken treasures

The 450-kilometre (280-mile) coastline, which is lapped by the Adriatic and Ionian seas, was off-limits under the communist regime which ruled the Balkan state until 1990, with orders to shoot anyone caught diving without authorisation.

19:00 World
Camels escape from the circus and take a trip to Lidl

A bizarre photo showed the animals lurking in the moonlight outside the budget supermarket in Bergen, Germany.

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