Honduras to build 20,000-inmate ‘megaprison’ as part of gang crackdown | Crime News

President Xiomara Castro says new measures including ‘terrorist’ designations for gang members are in response to public complaints about rising violence. Authorities in Honduras have announced a series of measures aimed at tackling organised crime, including the construction of a 20,000-capacity “megaprison”, as well as “terrorist” designations and collective trials for members of gangs. In … Read more

China seeks detention of foreigners in disputed South China Sea | South China Sea News

Philippines files new legal submission before the UN, asserting its own entitlements while challenging China’s claim. New maritime rules issued by China that allow its coastguard to detain foreigners for trespassing in the disputed South China Sea have taken effect – but their international legitimacy is being questioned by neighbouring countries. China claims almost the … Read more

World leaders meet in Switzerland as Ukraine seeks aid amid war with Russia | Russia-Ukraine war News

Absence of China in summit raises questions over point of event, which Russia dismissed as ‘futile’. World leaders are gathering in Switzerland for a summit aimed at pressuring Russia to end its war in Ukraine, but the absence of powerful allies of Moscow such as China is expected to blunt its potential impact. United States … Read more

Sudan’s army repels major assault on el-Fasher; kills RSF commander | Conflict News

The war has created the worst humanitarian situation in the world with an estimated 756,000 people in Sudan facing ‘catastrophic food shortages’ by September. Sudan’s Rapid Support Forces (RSF) launched a major attack on el-Fasher in North Darfur a day after the UN Security Council demanded the militia halt its weeks-long siege of the city. … Read more

Team preview: Yamal, Rodri key to Spain championship charge at Euro 2024 | UEFA Euro 2024 News

⚽ Spain – Key Euros Stats ⚽ Euro appearances: 11Euro titles: 3Best finish: Winners (1964, 2008, 2012)Euros record: W21 D15 L10Goals scored: 68Biggest win: 5-0 (vs Slovakia at Euro 2020)Player to watch: Lamine YamalWorld ranking: 8thGroup fixtures: 15 June: Spain vs Croatia (Olympiastadion, Berlin, 6pm local/16:00 GMT) 20 June: Spain vs Italy (Arena AufSchalke, Gelsenkirchen, … Read more