Australia and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) will explore closer defence ties after a meeting between Defence Industry Minister Christopher Pyne and Abu Dhabi Crown Prince Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed al-Nahyan.
Former Italian prime minister Matteo Renzi has resigned as head of the ruling Democratic Party (PD), opening the way for a leadership fight when he will take on foes who are threatening to rip apart the centre-left group.
Italy’s governing center-left Democratic Party was locked in a fierce battle over the best way to pull the country’s economy out of the doldrums as former Prime Minister Matteo Renzi resigned as the party’s leader.
A billionaire real-estate developer is breaking with Donald Trump over the president’s immigration policies and stance toward Mexico, the latest high-profile businessman to publicly criticize the administration.
Norma McCorvey, whose legal challenge under the pseudonym "Jane Roe" led to the US Supreme Court's landmark decision that legalised abortion but who later became an outspoken opponent of the procedure, has died. She was 69.