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British PM Johnson holds media briefing on coronavirus pandemic in London

Britain invites G7 leaders to Cornish resort for June summit

Britain announced plans to hold the first in-person meeting of the G7 for nearly two years in June, inviting the leaders of major developed economies to a picturesque seaside village to discuss rebuilding from the pandemic and climate change.

Police detain a Buddhist monk while he takes part in a protest in support...

Myanmar police scuffle with nationalist monk's followers

Myanmar police scuffled on Saturday with dozens of followers of Buddhist nationalist monk Ashin Wirathu at a demonstration calling for him to be put on trial more than two months after he handed himself in to face sedition charges.

A destroyed building is pictured following an earthquake in Mamuju

Indonesia quake kills at least 42, injures hundreds

A powerful earthquake killed at least 42 people and injured hundreds on Indonesia's island of Sulawesi on Friday, trapping several under rubble and unleashing dozens of aftershocks as authorities warned of more quakes that could trigger a tsunami.

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