Foreign powers blamed for Solomon Islands unrest

Solomon Islands Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare on Friday blamed foreign interference over his government’s decision to switch alliances from Taiwan to Beijing for anti-government protests that have ravaged the capital Honiara. Continue Reading

France calls for European aid after 27 migrant deaths at sea

French President Emmanuel Macron appealed Thursday to neighbouring European countries to do more to stop illegal migration into France after at least 27 people died trying to cross the English Channel. Continue Reading

Iran says agreement with IAEA possible

Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amir Abdollahian has tweeted that an agreement with the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) is possible, and a meeting will be held soon. Continue Reading

New Zealand passes drug-checking law

New Zealand Health Minister Andrew Little on Tuesday said drug-checking services will continue to operate legally at festivals, pop-up clinics, university orientation and other places this summer and beyond after a law was passed earlier in the day. Continue Reading