An Iraqi court on Wednesday sentenced to death on terror charges a prominent jihadist described as a deputy of Islamic State group leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, after he was captured in Turkey.
EU countries should continue extraditing criminal suspects to Britain until it leaves the bloc, the union's top court ruled Wednesday, rejecting a bid by a murder suspect to use Brexit to avoid facing justice.
North Korea agreed on Wednesday to "permanently" abolish its key missile facilities in the presence of foreign experts and said it is willing to close its main nuclear complex if the United States takes unspecified "reciprocal action".
European leaders will gather Wednesday for a summit to put summer tensions over migration behind them and to set up the last stretch of talks for a Brexit deal.
President Vladimir Putin said on Tuesday that the shooting down of a Russian military plane near Syria's seacoast was the result of a chain of tragic and chance circumstances.
Japanese billionaire and online fashion tycoon, Yusaku Maezawa, will be the first man to fly on a monster SpaceX rocket around the Moon as early as 2023.
US President Donald Trump escalated his trade war with China imposing 10 percent tariffs on about $200 billion worth of Chinese imports.
A Russian military jet carrying 14 servicemen vanished from radar over the Mediterranean Sea late Monday as Syria came under attack by Israeli missiles, the defence ministry said.
Philippine rescuers on Monday searched desperately for dozens feared buried under a landslide unleashed by Typhoo Mangkhut, which also left a trail of destruction in Hong Kong and saw millions evacuated in southern China.
Saudi Arabia confirmed one cholera infection and three other suspected cases in an area bordering Yemen, where an epidemic has killed more than 2,000people, state TV reported on Sunday, citing a health ministry official.
A super typhoon made landfall in China's Guangdong on Sunday, the country's most populous province, after wreaking havoc in Hong Kong and Macau and killing potentially more than 50 people in the Philippines.
Nine environmental activists were injured and 34 detained in an operation to evict protesters holed up in forest treehouses in a bid to block the expansion of an open-pit coal mine, police said Sunday.
Voting began across government-controlled parts of Syria on Sunday for the war-ravaged country's first local elections since 2011, state news agency SANA said.
South Korean President Moon Jae-in travels to Pyongyang this week for his third summit with Kim Jong Un, looking to break the deadlock in nuclear talks between North Korea and the United States.
The Trump administration will send a test message to all U.S. cellphones on Thursday for a new alert system that aims to warn the public about national emergencies.
Voters in Bhutan, "Land of the Thunder Dragon", went to the polls Saturday in the first round of only the third election in the small Himalayan nation wedged between rivals India and China.
Cardinal Donald Wuerl, the archbishop of Washington who was blamed for not doing enough to deal with pedophile priests in Pennsylvania, prostrated himself Friday in a sign of repentance ...
South Korea launched its first ever missile-capable attack submarine on Friday, despite a recent diplomatic thaw with the nuclear-armed North.
Mexico said Thursday it had received an offer from the United States of payment to deport migrants, but denied it had accepted the deal.
The outgoing President of the General Assembly has affirmed the intergovernmental process to reform the United Nations Security Council but conceded that despite slow progress, the negotiations were too important to fail. Miroslav Lajcak – whose term as President over the 72nd session of the Assembly ends next week – believes the current composition of […]
China is not mistreating Muslims in Xinjiang province but is putting some people through training courses to avoid extremism spreading, unlike Europe,which had failed to deal with the problem, a Chinese official told reporters on Thursday.
Hurricane Florence weakened into a Category 2 hurricane as it moved towards east coast of the United States, the U.S. National Hurricane Center said on Wednesday, but a life-threatening storm surge and heavy rainfall were still expected.
Millions of people on the East Coast of the United States find themselves in the path of a monster Category 4 hurricane that threatens catastrophic coastal flooding and damage in the billions of dollars.
President Vladimir Putin said on Wednesday that Russia knew the real identity of two men accused by British prosecutors of trying to murder former Russian spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia in Britain.
Pakistan's jailed former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and his daughter have been temporarily released on parole for the funeral of his wife, government and party sources said Wednesday.
President Donald Trump plans to sign an executive order to slap sanctions on any foreign companies or people who interfere in US elections.
More than 1 million people were ordered to evacuate their homes along the U.S. southeast coast as Hurricane Florence, the most powerful storm to threaten the Carolinas in nearly three decades, barreled closer on Tuesday.
An overcrowded bus plunged into a gorge in southern India on Tuesday, killing at least 55 people and injuring several more, in one of the worst such accidents this year, authorities said.
US President Donald Trump has received a "very positive" letter from North Korean leader Kim Jong Un seeking a follow-up meeting after their historic summit in Singapore, the White House said.
Hundreds of thousands of Russian troops will take part in the country's largest ever military drills Tuesday, in a massive show of force featuring Chinese soldiers that has rattled the West.