Asia-Pacific

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The ousting of Pakistan's Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has left a power vacuum at the top of the nuclear-armed country, yet experts say that in the long run it is...
North Korea's latest intercontinental ballistic missile test has prompted the South to speed up the deployment of a US missile defence system, Seoul's defence...
Australia will take part in a new forum to discuss the mapping and tracking of terrorists in the South East Asia region.
North Korea expresses 'great satisfaction' following the latest test of an intercontinental ballistic missile.
US, South Korean and Japanese monitors detect an unusual late-night missile test carried out by North Korea.
US experts say North Korea's latest missile tests confirm its ability to strike Los Angeles and possibly other cities including Chicago.
Indonesian and Australian ministers are meeting other regional representatives amid the backdrop of a rising threat in the Philippines.
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Middle-East

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Iran on Saturday condemned new sanctions passed by the US Congress against its missile programme, which President Donald Trump is set to sign into law, and vowed to...
Seven staff from the Turkish opposition newspaper Cumhuriyet walked free from jail early Saturday after over eight months behind bars, expressing hope four...
Thousands of Palestinians hold mass prayers outside the Haram al-Sharif coumpound in Jerusalem after Israel barred men under 50 from entering the site.
At least five people have been killed in eastern Saudi Arabia in two days, activists say, as security forces begin an operation to flush out suspected Shi'ite...
Clashes erupted between Israeli police and Palestinians at a sensitive Jerusalem holy site Thursday as thousands of Muslim worshippers entered to end a boycott of...
Iran has successfully tested a space launch vehicle, which can be used to send satellites into space, according to reports.
Hezbollah has announced a ceasefire on all fronts at the outskirts of Arsal in northeastern Lebanon.
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Europe

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The suspect who stormed into a supermarket in Hamburg and killed one person with a knife, was known to authorities as an "Islamist", said the port city's interior...
Britain's progress towards life outside the European Union became more entangled on Friday, with divisions deepening over Northern Ireland's border and even the...
Russia tells the US to cut the number of diplomats posted in Russia in retaliation for tough new sanctions being prepared by Washington.
One person has died after a man attacked several people with a knife at a supermarket in the German city of Hamburg.
Eleven-month-old Charlie Gard, who had been at the centre of a long dispute between his family and doctors, has died.
One man is dead after a driver, who appeared to be intoxicated, drove a car into a crowd in the Finnish capital Helsinki.
Italy's government has approved a naval mission in Libyan waters aimed at curbing the number of migrants attempting to cross the Mediterranean.

Africa

Latest articles belonging to Africa.

Ten members of an research team have been kidnapped by suspected Boko Haram insurgents in northeastern Nigeria, the state oil company says.
A controversial book by Nelson Mandela's doctor has been pulled by Penguin amid complaints from the family.
Clashes between two Arab tribes in Sudan's war-torn state of East Darfur have killed up to 10 people this weekend, tribal leaders told AFP on Sunday.
The son of Cecil the lion, whose shooting caused an international outcry in 2015, has also been killed by trophy hunters.
Five Congo park rangers have been found dead and an American journalist has been found in good condition after going missing during a militia attack.
The Senegalese government has announced a ban on sports and cultural activities during the campaign period leading to parliamentary elections on July 30.
Egyptian officials say the man who killed two German women at a Red Sea resort spoke fluent German with them before producing a knife and stabbing them.

North America

Latest articles belonging to North America.

US aviation authorities were ordered back to the drawing board on Friday to solve what a federal appeals judge called 'The Case of the Incredible Shrinking Airline Seat'.
Tesla's new Model 3 car has been delivered to 30 employee buyers, the first of more than half a million advance reservations for the electric vehicle.
The US Senate has voted almost unanimously to slap new sanctions on Russia, with President Donald Trump expected to sign off on the legislation.
Donald Trump fires his chief of staff Reince Priebus in a series of messages posted on Twitter.
Donald Trump has taken to Twitter to announced John Kelly as White House chief of staff, replacing Reince Priebus.
US President Donald Trump has spoken dismissively of the practice by which arresting police shield the heads of handcuffed suspects as they are placed in cars.
Almost 60 per cent of Americans disagree with US President Donald Trump's ban on transgender people serving in the military, according to a new poll.

South America

Latest articles belonging to South America.

Protesters block roads in Caracas in defiance of a government ban on rallies to oppose President Nicolas Maduro.
More clashes are expected on the streets of Venezuela ahead of Sunday's vote, which critics say would cement dictatorship in the country.
Four months of violent protests in Venezuela have left more than 100 people dead as the opposition seeks the ouster of President Nicolas Maduro.
Venezuelan streets remain barricaded and deserted as an opposition-led strike enters its second day, with reports three people were killed during clashes.
The regime of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro was hit by US sanctions and a 48-hour opposition-led nationwide strike on Wednesday, both aimed at thwarting his...
Scientists in Ecuador's Galapagos Islands have conducted the first ultrasound exams on whale sharks living in the wild.
Venezuela's opposition says the next anti-government national strike will be on Wednesday and Thursday.