Islamic State faced imminent defeat in its final enclave as hundreds of jihadist fighters and their families surrendered and the US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces said the battle was as good as over.
British plans to impose tariffs on Irish agri-food imports in the event of a no-deal Brexit would be "disastrous" -- potentially wiping out the industry, the Irish Farmers' Association warned Wednesday.
Venezuela's opposition leader Juan Guaido vowed on Tuesday to take Nicolas Maduro's place in the presidential palace "very soon," as thousands of people took to the streets of Caracas to protest.
Lawmakers voted against Theresa May’s amended Brexit deal by 391 to 242 as her last-minute talks with EU chiefs on Monday to assuage her critics’ concerns ultimately proved fruitless.
The US aviation regulator said on Tuesday it would not ground Boeing Co 737 MAX planes after a crash in Ethiopia that killed 157 people, bucking a trend of countries around the world that have suspended the aircraft’s operations. The Federal Aviation Administration’s acting administrator, Dan Elwell, said a review by the body “shows no […]
British MPs overwhelmingly rejected Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit deal for a second time on Tuesday, pitching Britain into the unknown just 17 days before it is due to split from the European Union.
Women’s representation in political decision-making continues to grow globally but at the top levels of political power, women’s representation is slipping.
Two police officers were arrested Tuesday in the killing of Rio city councillor and black gay rights activist Marielle Franco, prosecutors said, almost a year to the day after the brazen murder shocked Brazil.
Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar said Britain had been offered "reassurance and guarantees" over the Brexit deal as MPs in London prepare to vote Tuesday on whether to accept the withdrawal agreement.
Brazilian airline, Gol, announced on Monday it was grounding its Boeing 737 MAX 8 aircraft following the Ethiopian Airlines crash involving the same model that left 157 people dead.
Top United States (US) diplomat, Mike Pompeo, took aim at Cuba and Russia on Monday for their support of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro, who Washington wants to remove from power.
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, America's most powerful Democrat, said in remarks published on Monday that she does not support impeaching Donald Trump, arguing the Republican president is "just not worth it."
British Prime Minister Theresa May's government on Monday secured a three-part package of changes from the EU to the terms of its withdrawal deal, hoping to win over sceptical MPs.
The French jihadist who shot dead four people in a terrorist attack at a Jewish museum was on Tuesday sentenced to life in prison by a Brussels court, after prosecutors branded him a "coward" and a "psychopath".
At least 22 United Nations have been confirmed as being on board the ill-fated Ethiopian Airlines flight that crashed Sunday, killing all 157 people on board.
French prosecutors have begun an inquiry into the lavish wedding party at the Palace of Versailles for former Renault and Nissan chief Carlos Ghosn, part of which was billed to Renault, a legal source told AFP on Monday.
China and Indonesia grounded their fleets of Boeing's 737 MAX 8aircraft on Monday as witnesses recalled the terrifying spectacle of smoke and debris trailing from an Ethiopian Airlines plane before it crashed killing 157 people.
British Prime Minister Theresa May will travel Monday to Strasbourg in a bid to "finalise" her Brexit deal ahead of a crucial vote in the UK parliament, Irish Foreign Minister Simon Coveney said.
An Indonesian woman accused in the 2017 chemical poison murder of the North Korean leader’s half-brother was freed on Monday after a Malaysian court dropped a murder charge in a case that drew suspicions of being a political assassination.
With just weeks to go until Britain is due to exit the European Union, the country's economy is experiencing mixed fortunes, with slowing growth and low unemployment.
Former Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont, who led a failed attempt to break Catalonia from Spain in 2017, was chosen to represent his separatist party in European Parliament elections in May, the party said on Sunday.
British Prime Minster Theresa May's Brexit deal faces a heavy defeat in parliament on Tuesday because she has so far secured no major changes from the European Union, the leaders of two major eurosceptic factions in parliament said on Sunday.
Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido on Saturday called on citizens nationwide to travel to the capital Caracas for a protest against socialist President Nicolas Maduro, as the country’s worst blackout in decades dragged on for a third day.
In a divided America where politics seems increasingly to get people's goat, a small town in Vermont has taken the concept to heart this week electing one as mayor.
President Donald Trump spent Saturday enjoying his favourite outdoor sport in company of Tiger Woods and Jack Nicklaus, two of the world's greatest golfers.
United States President Donald Trump said he would be disappointed if Pyongyang were to resume weapons testing and reiterated his belief in his good relationship with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un despite the collapse last week of their second summit.
Innovation must have a gender lens to ensure that solutions are most appropriate to ensure that women are not left behind in the 4th industrial revolution.
The South African government has backed Iran in its stand-off with the US.
Venezuela’s government shut schools and suspended working hours on Friday after the capital Caracas and other major cities awoke without electricity due to a problem that struck the South American country’s main hydroelectric plant on Thursday.
Prime Minister Theresa May was to pile the pressure on Brussels on Friday, saying their willingness to budge could determine whether British MPs finally back a Brexit deal next week.