A federal judge in Los Angeles on Thursday dismissed a lawsuit brought by adult-film actress Stormy Daniels to end a hush-money agreement she had with US President Donald Trump, court papers showed.
Global campaigners are showcasing events to mark Women's Day on Friday with the slogan' a balanced world is a better world' - but in Spain the gender equality debate is sowing divisions that appear deeper than ever.
US President Donald Trump is open to additional talks with Pyongyang over denuclearisation, his national security adviser said on Thursday, despite reports that North Korea is reactivating parts of its missile programme.
US President Donald Trump's former campaign chief Paul Manafort was sentenced to nearly four years in prison by a federal judge on Thursday for tax crimes and bank fraud in the highest profile case yet stemming from Special Counsel Robert Mueller's Russia investigation.
“Think Equal, Build Smart, Innovate for Change”. That’s the theme of Friday’s International Women’s Day as policymakers, activists and gender equality stakeholders seek ways to use innovation to boost investment in gender responsive social systems and build public services and infrastructure to meet the growing needs of women and girls in particular.
Former President Thabo Mbeki says cooperation between African countries and China is mutually beneficial.
United States President Donald Trump is open to additional talks with Pyongyang over denuclearisation, his national security adviser said on Thursday, despite reports that North Korea is reactivating parts of its missile program.
One person was killed and 17 were injured when a grenade exploded at a bus terminal in India's restive state of Jammu and Kashmir, police said.
Two children were among three people who died early Thursday when a migrant boat sank near the Greek island of Samos, the coastguard said.
Venezuela expelled Germany's ambassador on Wednesday, hitting out at international support for opposition leader Juan Guaido as the US stepped up sanctions in a bid to force out his rival President Nicolas Maduro.
Talks with Britain on amending its divorce deal with the European Union have made no headway and no swift solution is in sight, EU officials said on Wednesday, a week before British lawmakers must vote on the planto avoid a chaotic Brexit.
Mexico approved a constitutional amendment Wednesday to create a new National Guard, President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador's controversial proposal to fight the violent crime racking the country.
The White House in the United States is pressuring Senate Republicans to back the President when a bill to nullify his national emergency on the border is put to a vote in the upper house in the weeks ahead.
Iran and France are set to exchange ambassadors, officials said on Wednesday, after months of tensions including over an alleged Iranian plot to bomb an opposition rally near Paris.
There is no widespread support for the Dalai Lama in Tibet and ordinary people are grateful to the Communist Party for "bringing them a happy life", Chinese officials insisted Wednesday.
In Syria's jihadist-controlled Idlib province, Mudar Darwish and fellow medical students clutched banners and chanted against the closure of their university.
At least 16 people were killed in a suicide attack early Wednesday on a construction company in eastern Afghanistan, an official said, the latest bloody assault in the war-torn country.
Britain's scheduled departure from the European Union on March 29 will be delayed by a few months, a Reuters poll found, and a majority of economists say the two sides will eventually agree a free-trade deal.
North Korea recorded its worst harvest for more than a decade last year, the United Nations said on Wednesday, as natural disasters combined with its lack of arable land and inefficient agriculture to hit production.
President Donald Trump branded Democratic opponents "crazy" and guilty of overreach Tuesday in a fevered response to a huge new Democratic-led probe of his alleged crimes.
Nearly a quarter of all lawmakers serving in national parliaments worldwide are women, after more progress towards gender parity was made in 2018, the International Parliamentary Union said Tuesday.
French ministers on Tuesday welcomed the news that former auto industry tycoon Carlos Ghosn has been granted bail in Japan, saying this should help him better prepare for trial. Ghosn, the former chairman of the Renault-Nissan alliance, was granted bail by a Tokyo court on Tuesday, though prosecutors said they were appealing the decision. The […]
Jeff Bezos remains the world's richest person, ahead of Bill Gates and Warren Buffett, according to the latest Forbes list of the ultra wealthy.
The EU's chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier meets Britain's negotiating team on Tuesday as both sides seek a breakthrough with just weeks to go before this month's ominous divorce deadline.
Russia has again provided a vigorous defence of itself against allegations that it masterminded a nerve agent attack on two of its citizens in Salisbury in the United Kingdom a year ago.
Venezuela's opposition leader Juan Guaido was cheered by thousands of flag-waving supporters chanting "Yes, you can!" as he returned to Caracas on Monday
The House Judiciary Committee launched a sweeping new probe Monday into Donald Trump's inner circle and alleged abuses of power...
French police are facing a new form of weapon during "yellow vest" protests, bags of fecal matter thrown bomb-like by demonstrators.
A man is set to sue convicted Australian Cardinal George Pell over child sex abuse allegations, reports said Monday, days after state prosecutors dropped his criminal case against the disgraced cleric.
The United States (US) downgrade of its diplomatic mission to the Palestinians takes effect on Monday as it merges its Jerusalem consulate with the embassy to Israel, according to the State Department.