Facing a Friday deadline to avoid another partial US government shutdown, congressional negotiators said they were aiming to reach a deal on border security funding by Monday night, after talks broke down over the weekend.
This Week In Numbers: Unemployment grows, Nigeria gears up for elections and Nasa announces the end of Mars Opportunity Rover's exploration.
Venezuela’s opposition, which argues Nicolas Maduro’s presidency is illegitimate because he won in a sham vote, is trying to wrest control of the OPEC nation’s oil sector from him and deliver aid to a population suffering food and medicine shortages.
President Donald Trump vowed on Thursday to declare a national emergency in an attempt to fund his US-Mexico border wall without congressional approval.
Prime Minister Theresa May suffered a defeat on her Brexit strategy on Thursday that undermined her pledge to European Union leaders.
British Prime Minister Theresa May on Thursday suffered another defeat in parliament over her Brexit strategy, just 43 days before Britain is due to leave the European Union.
Germany's economy stalled in the final quarter of 2018, just skirting recession as fallout from global trade disputes and Brexit put the brakes on a decade of expansion amid signs that exports will stay subdued for the time being.
Turkish authorities on Thursday detained 52 suspected Islamic State (IS) group jihadists in northwestern province of Bursa as part of a crackdown.
Venezuela’s opposition-controlled congress named new temporary boards of directors to state-oil firm PDVSA on Wednesday, in an effort to wrest the OPEC nation’s oil revenue from increasingly isolated socialist President Nicolas Maduro.
As Donald Trump and Kim Jong-Un prepare to meet in Vietnam for a second summit, there is a growing expectation that this time they need to make a more specific agreement.
Russia's envoy to the United Nations has labelled as unfortunate attempts by the United States to interfere in the internal affairs of Venezuela. Moscow's Ambassador has described a US draft resolution on Venezuela as completely unbalanced.
Venezuela's Foreign Minister has called for the strengthening of multilateral institutions after a meeting with the UN Secretary General and a separate meeting with members of the Non Aligned Movement to drum up support for President Nicolas Maduro.
The global unemployment rate inched down from 2018, the UN said Wednesday, warning though that jobs often failed to guarantee decent living, with some 700 million workers wallowing in poverty.
Spain aims to close all seven of its nuclear plants between 2025 and 2035 as part of plans to generate all the country's electricity from renewable sources by 2050.
Prime Minister Theresa May told MPs on Tuesday to hold their nerve over Brexit and give her more time to negotiate a deal acceptable to both the European Union and the British parliament.
Prime Minister Theresa May asked MPs Tuesday for more time to try and revive her Brexit deal with the EU in what the opposition said was a ploy to "run down the clock".
Australia's conservative minority government suffered a damaging political defeat Tuesday, becoming the first administration in nearly a century to lose a vote on major legislation and sparking calls for a snap election.
Prime Minister Theresa May on Tuesday will plead with MPs to give her more time for talks with European Union (EU) officials on her Brexit deal, telling them they must hold their nerve.
Two competing draft resolutions on Venezuela have again pitted the United States (US) and Russia against each other in the United Nations (UN) Security Council.
At least 17 people died on Tuesday as a fire tore through a budget hotel in Delhi before dawn, in the latest disaster to raise concerns over fire safety in India.
Beto O’Rourke, the former Democratic congressman considering a White House run, blasted President Donald Trump's fight for a border wall on Monday as the two held dueling rallies in El Paso, Texas.
Acting Pentagon chief Patrick Shanahan made an unannounced visit to Afghanistan Monday, where he met with President Ashraf Ghani as the United States leads a push for peace talks with the Taliban.
US negotiators met with their Chinese counterparts in Beijing Monday for a new round of high-stakes trade talks, hoping to reach a deal before the March 1 deadline...
Talks on border security funding collapsed after Democratic and Republican lawmakers clashed over immigrant detention policy as they worked to avert another US government shutdown, a Republican senator said on Sunday.
US budget talks have hit another impasse over immigration, a key Republican negotiator said Sunday, raising the prospect of a second government shutdown if no agreement is reached by this week's deadline.
Conjoined twin boys born in Yemen who were in urgent need of treatment abroad died on Saturday, the health ministry in Houthi-controlled Yemen said overnight.
An Air New Zealand flight to Shanghai turned back several hours into its journey on Sunday after discovering it did not have permission to land in China, the airline said.
Thai Princess Ubolratana's unprecedented attempt to become the country's next prime minister was abruptly nixed Saturday after her party agreed to comply with a command from the king opposing the plan.
Weeks of public sniggering and indignation culminated Saturday when the British government cancelled a ferry contract it had awarded to a firm with no ships.
Several thousand people rallied in front of Riga City Hall on Saturday in support of Nils Usakovs...