Philippine presidential candidate  Rodrigo  Duterte speaks during a campaign rally in  Manila on  April 23rd. Photograph:  Ezra Acayan/Reuters

Rodrigo Duterte, the frontrunner in the Philippines presidential race, has no problem with extra-judicial killings and wants to reintroduce public exe(...)

Before his death on April 12th, Wei Zexi accused Baidu of promoting false medical information online.

China’s internet watchdog will investigate the country’s biggest search engine Baidu over the death of a 21-year-old student who used to site to find (...)

There are between 2,000-6,000 children and young people growing up undocumented in Ireland today, according to Migrant Rights Centre Ireland. Photograph: Alan Betson

The failure to regularise undocumented migrants living in Ireland is costing the State €41 million per year in lost direct tax, according to research (...)

A trader works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. Wall Street was higher in early evening trading on Monday, helped by a rise in financial and consumer discretionary stocks.

European shares edged up on Monday after sharp declines in the previous session, with German shares outperforming the broader market after a positive (...)

The Sun’s version of “truth” sowed deep resentment and distrust in readers and consumers of the trashier sectors of the media industry.

Twenty-seven years ago, in the wake of the Hillsborough disaster, the Sun splashed their front page with “THE TRUTH”, a shameful and false “story” abo(...)

A Kenya Wildlife Services (KWS) ranger stands guard in front illegal stockpiles of burning elephant tusks at the Nairobi National Park. Photograph: Carl De Souza/AFP/Getty Images

Kenya’s president set fire to thousands of elephant tusks and rhino horns on Saturday, destroying a stockpile that would have been worth a fortune to (...)

President Barack Obama walks down the steps of Air Force One at Andrews Air Force Base after returning from a foreign trip to Saudi Arabia, England and Germany. Photograph: AP/Susan Walsh

Barack Obama is in the final months of his presidency and keen to justify his domestic and international achievements before he leaves office. His fin(...)

A northern white rhino: only three of its kind are left in the world. Photograph: Siegfried Modola/Reuters

The future of Africa’s elephants and rhinos depends on the ability of the continent’s nations to battle together against poaching, Kenya’s president a(...)

Etihad  brand ambassador Nicole Kidman. Photograph:  S. Savenok/Getty Images

Kidman stars in virtual reality trailer for Etihad Etihad will released a “fully immersive” virtual reality film trailer starring its brand ambassado(...)

Grandfather Zhen Qingchun, who has  seven grandsons, aged 11 to 20: “Our situation is very common. The parents go away to work, the older generation takes care of them. You have to make money, and you usually can’t take your children with you.”  Photograph: Clifford Coonan

A dozen elderly people, some wearing the blue tunics and black slippers of Mao Zedong’s more doctrinaire era, are waiting in the rain beneath a bus sh(...)