Asia-Pacific

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At least 34 people have been killed and more than 60 wounded in a suicide bombing in Afghanistan.
Indonesian authorities have captured two of four inmates who tunnelled to freedom from Bali's Kerobokan jail.
Two prisoners who escaped from Kerobokan jail in Bali along with Australian man Shawn Davison have been captured in East Timor.
An editorial published by Pyongyang's official Rodong Sinmun newspaper says 'South Korea must realise that following psychopath Trump ... will only lead to...
Papua New Guinean politics is never dull in what's called 'the land of the unexpected' and the people go to the polls on Monday after five turbulent years of...
Rieko Ioane's speed, footwork, creativity and cool temperament have seen the All Blacks winger get the nod for Saturday's first British and Irish Lions Test.
The World Meteorological Organisation says the Earth is experiencing "another exceptionally warm year".
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Middle-East

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Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi says Islamic State's blowing up of the al-Nuri mosque amounts to an official acknowledgement of defeat.
A powerful car bomb Thursday struck a bank in Afghanistan's Lashkar Gah city when civilian and military government employees were queueing to withdraw their...
Claims have emerged that the United Arab Emirates and allied Yemeni forces have a network of secret prisons across southern Yemen where torture is carried out.
Jihadists blew up Mosul's iconic leaning minaret and the adjacent mosque where their leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi in 2014 declared himself 'caliph' in his only...
Iraq's prime minister says Islamic State blowing up a famous mosque in Mosul amounts to "an official acknowledgement of defeat" by the militant group.
US President Donald Trump has congratulated Saudi Arabia's newly-appointed Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, with whom he discussed the thorny diplomatic row...
Saudi Arabia's King Salman has appointed his 31-year-old son as crown prince, placing him firmly as first-in-line to the throne.
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Europe

Latest articles belonging to Europe.

Russian hackers have reportedly sold or swapped tens of thousands of passwords belonging to British MPs and government officials.
European Union President Donald Tusk channelled rocker John Lennon's 'Imagine' Thursday as he said he hoped Britain might still stay in the bloc.
British Prime Minister Theresa May has outlined a "fair deal" for EU citizens living in the UK, saying they should not have to leave because of Brexit.
A man killed when he drove a car packed with explosives into a police convoy in Paris had pledged allegiance to the Islamic State group, a prosecutor says.
Following the London tower block fire in which at least 79 people died, combustible cladding has been found on at least seven other blocks in England.
Police have linked the death of a man in London to a suspected terror attack, saying he died of multiple injuries after a van struck worshippers near a mosque.
Prime Minister Theresa May has said hundreds of British tower blocks have combustible cladding like that used in a London residential tower block devastated by a...

Africa

Latest articles belonging to Africa.

It's estimated as many as 20 per cent of Australia's Somali community has family members trapped in Libya's refugee camps - where stories have emerged detailing rape,...
The UN has announced it will withdraw Republic of Congo peacekeeping soldiers from the Central African Republic over sexual abuse allegations. Why do incidents...
UN Refugee agency special envoy Angelina Jolie marked World Refugee Day on Tuesday at a Kenyan home housing refugee girls who fled unaccompanied or split from...
The UN accused DR Congo on Tuesday of backing a militia that has mutilated toddlers and hacked pregnant women in the troubled Kasai region as the Catholic Church...
The Catholic Church says fighting in the central Congolese of Kasai has killed at least 3383 people since October.
An Al-Qaeda-linked alliance claimed responsibility for an attack on a tourist resort near Mali's capital that left five people dead, including members of a...
Mali's security minister says security forces have killed at least five extremists militants involved in an attack on a luxury resort.

North America

Latest articles belonging to North America.

US President Donald Trump will nominate the billionaire owner of the New York Jets as US ambassador to Britain.
A US federal appeals court on Thursday overturned the conviction of Brendan Dassey, one of two men charged in the case depicted on the Netflix series "Making a...
A Virginia man has been charged with giving top secret defense documents to an agent for the Chinese government, the US Justice Department said on Thursday.
Bill Cosby plans to conduct a series of free public seminars about sexual assault, just days after a judge declared a mistrial in his sex assault trial.
An 83-year-old woman has won a lawsuit against Israel's national airline after being asked to move seats on a transatlantic flight because an ultra-Orthodox man...
US Senate Republicans on Thursday unveiled a revamped health care bill aimed at fulfilling President Donald Trump's pledge to repeal significant parts of...
US President Donald Trump admitted Thursday he did not have recordings of his private meetings with fired FBI director James Comey, after maintaining the...

South America

Latest articles belonging to South America.

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro has hailed his departing foreign minister as a "tiger" after she resigned to chase a seat in the country's new assembly.
A group of activists, lawyers and journalists have filed a complaint to a Mexico court claiming the government is spying on them.
Three women have been killed after a bomb rocked one of the busiest shopping centres in Colombia's capital of Bogota.
A teenager died in new protests against Nicolas Maduro's government on Wednesday, just as ahead of the military warned troops not to commit 'atrocities'.
An endemic frog species, that had been declared extinct, has reappeared in Costa Rica after not been sighted for three decades.
Puerto Rico has declared its Zika epidemic over, but the United States has still not changed its travel advice.
A Venezuelan judge who was on a panel that approved the jailing a high-profile opposition leader last year has been shot dead in what the government suggested on...