Washington's top diplomat wrapped up a trip through Latin America on Tuesday buoyed by support for the US approach to Venezuela but with a warning against backsliding in the drug war.
Rescue workers in the Taiwanese city of Hualien scrambled to search for survivors in buildings left tilting precariously on their foundations Wednesday, after an overnight earthquake killed two and injured more than 200.
US President Donald Trump's lawyers have urged him to refuse to sit down with Special Counsel Robert Mueller as part of the probe into his campaign's ties with Russia, The New York Times reported Monday.
The Maldives' top judge was arrested Tuesday as security forces stormed the Supreme Court at dawn, in a deepening confrontation with President Abdulla Yameen who has declared a state of emergency in the troubled honeymoon islands.
Maldivian President Abdulla Yameen Monday declared a 15-day state of emergency, his aide Azima Shukoor announced, deepening the political crisis in the Indian Ocean nation.
The only surviving suspect in the 2015 Paris attacks, Salah Abdeslam, refused to answer questions on Monday as he went on trial in Brussels over a bloody shootout with police that led to his capture.
US President Donald Trump claimed vindication Saturday in the probe into Russian interference with the 2016 White House election, following the release of a controversial memo implying partisanship at the Federal Bureau of Investigation.
In his first response to the release of the formerly classified Republican memo, United States President Donald Trump took on to Twitter on Saturday where he claimed that the memo released "totally vindicates" him.
United States President Donald Trump expressed hope on Friday that “something good” could come from North Korea’s participation in the Winter Olympics in South Korea, even after Pyongyang warned it would not “sit idle” if Washington and Seoul resumed military exercises after the Games.
US President Donald Trump on Friday ignored warnings from his own FBI director and ordered the release of a Republican memo alleging bias in the investigation of his presidential campaign.
Russia on Friday marked 75 years since the Soviet Union's victory in the major World War II Battle of Stalingrad.
Five people were killed Friday after two army training helicopters crashed into each other near a lake in southern France, police said.
The eldest son of the late Cuban president Fidel Castro committed suicide on Thursday, state media reported. He was 68 years old.
US President Donald Trump is set to host Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull at the White House on February 23 to “celebrate 100 years of mateship” according to a statement issued Thursday. The pair held an infamously bad-tempered telephone call early on in Trump’s presidency, when the US leader reportedly exploded and hung up after […]
A dozen members of the United States Congress have nominated Hong Kong's pro-democracy movement, and its most prominent student leader, Joshua Wong, for this year's Nobel Peace Prize, a move that is certain to provoke anger from Beijing.
Hounded by Brexit rows at home, Prime Minister Theresa May was due to meet Chinese President Xi Jinping on Thursday to forge deeper trade ties after Britain leaves the EU. May began her trip with plans to announce nine billion pounds ($12.7 billion) in business deals, an agreement to end a ban on British beef […]
An urgent plea for hundreds of millions of dollars in aid to Palestinian refugees from Syria could provide a "lifeline" after "catastrophic" US funding cuts, UN officials in Beirut said Wednesday.
President Donald Trump has delivered his first State of the Union address to a joint-sitting of the Congress with an overarching message that together, the country is rediscovering the American way.
Several dozen vocal protestors gathered at one of New York's major transit hubs to call for the release of a 17-year old Palestinian activist who is being held in military detention for slapping an Israeli soldier.
The US state of Texas executed an inmate Tuesday for the brutal killing of his girlfriend while he was on parole for the murder of his wife.
US President Donald Trump urged Americans to move beyond the angry partisan divide between Democrats and Republicans in his State of the Union address to Congress on Tuesday.
The Palestinians' top negotiator said Tuesday there could be no discussions with United States President Donald Trump's administration until his recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital is reversed.
The United States will resume admissions for refugees from 11 countries identified as presenting a high security risk, but with extra vetting for these mostly Middle Eastern and African nations, senior US officials said on Monday.
The UK government was under pressure on Tuesday to publish its latest Brexit analysis, after a leaked internal report said Britain would be worse off whatever deal it strikes with the EU. The economic impact assessment, drawn up for the Brexit ministry and seen by the BuzzFeed News website, showed growth would be lower under […]
The European Union warned Monday it would react "swiftly and appropriately" if Washington imposed trade curbs, after US President Donald Trump accused the bloc of trading "very unfairly" and hinted at such action.
A Grammys skit poking fun at US President Donald Trump sparked a backlash on Twitter from Trump's eldest son and the ambassador to the United Nations.
Protesters in Hong Kong gathered outside the government's headquarters Sunday evening after a leading pro-democracy activist was barred from standing as a candidate in upcoming elections.
Kabul reacted in despair and fear on Sunday, a day after a suicide bomb in the centre of the city killed and wounded more than 250 people in the worst attack seen in the Afghan capital in months. With security officials warning that more attacks were possible after an ambulance packed with explosives blew up […]
Saudi Arabian billionaire Prince Alwaleed bin Talal has been released from detention, family sources said on Saturday, more than two months after he was taken into custody in the kingdom’s sweeping crackdown on corruption. His release came hours after he told Reuters in an exclusive interview at the opulent Ritz-Carlton hotel in Riyadh that he […]
The entire USA Gymnastics board of directors will resign in the wake of a sex abuse scandal.