Asia-Pacific

Latest articles belonging to Asia-Pacific.

Kim Jong Un "simply wants to end the world, that is why he is very happy," says Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte.
The missile test comes hours after US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson warned of "catastrophic consequences" if the international community failed to pressure the...
After a failed missile launch was detected in North Korea, its state media has repeated Pyongyang's goal of building a nuclear missile that can hit the US.
Authorities in Beijing are bulldozing and bricking up hundreds of small businesses in an effort to clean up the Chinese capital, and the lack of consultation with...
Marines in the Philippines have killed an Abu Sayyaf extremist commander who was considered to be the group's most notorious kidnapper.
Pyongyang must "immediately stop reckless, provocative acts", South Korea's leading presidential candidate has said after the North's latest missile test.
Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has called for solidarity from the international community after North Korea's latest missile test.
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Middle-East

Latest articles belonging to Middle-East.

Turkey says it has killed 14 members of the Kurdistan Workers Party in separate air strikes in northern Iraq.
Worshippers release yellow and white balloons as Pope Francis circles the Cairo stadium on a golf cart before leading a jubilant mass for Egypt's Catholic community.
The internet monitoring group Turkey Blocks says all language editions of the online encyclopedia Wikipedia were blocked in Turkey on Saturday.
About 300 US Marines will form part of a NATO training and assistance mission in Helmand Province, which for years was the centrepiece of the US and British...
The six candidates standing in Iran's presidential election squared off in their first ever live television debate Friday, with moderate President Hassan Rouhani...

Pope urges tolerance at Cairo Mass

'True faith leads us to protect the rights of others with the same zeal and enthusiasm with which we defend our own,' the Pope said at a Mass in Cairo.
Syria accused Israel of firing several missiles Thursday at a military position near Damascus airport, triggering a huge explosion and prompting a call from...
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Europe

Latest articles belonging to Europe.

European Union leaders have warned Britons to have "no illusions" about swiftly securing a new relationship to keep their access to EU markets.
The 27 EU leaders in Brussels have finalised the cornerstones of their negotiating stance on Brexit and are bent on Britain paying the divorce bill.
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov is reported to have said his nation is ready to cooperate with the US on settling the Syrian crisis.
Wikipedia is the latest website reported to be blocked in Turkey, which stands accused of internet censorship.
French presidential frontrunner Emmanuel Macron's campaign has banished Russia Today and Sputnik, denying them accreditation after the candidate's team said the...
EU President Donald Tusk said on Friday Britain must first settle the divorce issues of 'people, money and Ireland' before any talks on a post-Brexit trade deal.
European leaders will on Sunday give a formal undertaking to accept Northern Ireland in the EU should a referendum unite the island in future.

Africa

Latest articles belonging to Africa.

Tanzanian President John Magufuli sacked close to 10,000 civil servants on Friday after a government report found they had faked their qualifications.
Ebola has been ruled out as the cause of 11 mysterious deaths in Liberia which occurred after all of the victims attended the funeral of a relative.

Group claims Russia metro bombing

The St Petersburg metro bombing has reportedly been claimed by the Imam Shamil Battalion, saying the bomber acted on al-Qaeda orders.
Kenya has turned to Tinder to help out a friend in need of love, as the race is on to get a mate for the world's last male white northern rhino.
Measles is sweeping through famine-threatened Somalia as UNICEF rushes to vaccinated 360,000 children in a month.
A Somalian military court has executed four men it says were fighters belonging to al Shabaab who were behind a 2016 attack that killed 80 people.
A collision between a bus and a truck on a major Nairobi road has resulted in the deaths of 27 people.

North America

Latest articles belonging to North America.

Trump is marking his 100th day in office by signing an order directing the Commerce Department to conduct a study of US trade agreements.
Joe Ingles was scoreless for the second straight game and Dante Exum did not leave the bench in Utah's game six loss to the Clippers.
US President Donald Trump has tweeted that North Korea "disrespected' China with its latest missile test.
A hacker claims to have stolen the new season of Netflix series Orange Is The New Black and is threatening to release it online if a ransom isn't paid.
US President Donald Trump has held a campaign-style rally at the National Rifle Association's annual convention and vowed to wind back gun control measures.
The United States on Friday pushed for tougher sanctions to confront the North Korean nuclear threat, piling pressure on China to act while warning it was keeping...
US President Donald Trump has appointed the former leader of a prominent anti-abortion group to a senior post at the Department of Health.

South America

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Police in Brazil tear-gassed demonstrators and rioters burned buses on Friday in the violent conclusion of a general strike that shut down transport, schools and banks...
Chile's capital city has been shaken by another tremor four days after after being hit by a 6.9 magnitude earthquake.
Venezuelan security forces fired scores of tear gas volleys and turned water cannons on rock-throwing protesters on a bridge in Caracas on Wednesday as the death...
Three people were killed in Venezuela on Monday in renewed violence, raising the death toll in three weeks of massive demonstrations against leftwing President...
A strong earthquake has struck off the west coast of Chile.
A strong 6.9-magnitude earthquake rattled central Chile on Monday, US geologists said.
Thousands of people dressed in white shirts have marched in silence to honour a dozen people killed in three weeks of protests in Venezuela.