Asia-Pacific

Latest articles belonging to Asia-Pacific.

Australia has offered Myanmar $2 million in emergency relief aid as it responds to deadly floods.
The rescue of a newborn baby from a public toilet in western Beijing has been caught on video.
After a month of blaming Chinese stock market swings on a shadowy legion of “malicious” foreign short-sellers, the Chinese government might finally have found the...
The composer of Beijing's Winter Olympics song is facing criticism over claims the anthem sounds similar to 'Let it Go' from Disney's blockbuster Frozen.
Foreign Minister Julie Bishop says Australia is ready to refocus its friendship with Indonesia after the rift caused by the Bali Nine pair executions.
The Snowy Mountains Engineering Corp has the tough task of carrying out the environmental assessment for a Myanmar dam that's opposed by local communities.
Human deaths from rabies in Bali are on the rise, and experts are worried by the knee-jerk response and the shortage of vaccine for post-bite treatment.
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Middle-East

Latest articles belonging to Middle-East.

The United States and Egypt are returning to a 'stronger base' in bilateral ties despite tensions and human rights concerns, US Secretary of State John Kerry said on...
An Israeli teenager died on Sunday of stab wounds sustained when an ultra-Orthodox man with a knife attacked a Gay Pride parade in Jerusalem three days ago,...
An ultra-Orthodox Jew has allegedly stabbed six Gay Pride marchers in Jerusalem, just weeks after completing a 10-year sentence for a similar attack.
Pakistani police killed the head of the banned sectarian group Lashkar-e-Jhangvi on Wednesday as he attempted to escape as he was being moved between prisons,...
Masked rock-throwing Palestinians and Israeli police using stun grenades have clashed at al-Aqsa mosque plaza, on the annual Jewish day of mourning for Jerusalem...
A car bomb attack has killed two Turkish soldiers and wounded four others in the mainly Kurdish southeast of the country.
The armed wing of the separatist Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) said it considers a three-year ceasefire agreement with Turkey to be over after Turkish airstrikes...
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Europe

Latest articles belonging to Europe.

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Germany's government sacked the top public prosecutor on Tuesday after he accused the justice ministry of interfering in a widely criticized treason investigation...
Britain's police watchdog said on Monday it will investigate allegations that detectives failed to pursue a complaint of child sexual abuse made against former...
Two cranes hoisting a massive section of bridge collapsed in a western Dutch town on Monday, flattening a row of houses and injuring at least 20 people,...
London's museums, and arts and theatre scene are the most Googled in the world, the search engine says.
A Moroccan man suffocated while being smuggled to Spain in a suitcase stowed in the boot of a car, the Spanish government said on Monday.

Africa

Latest articles belonging to Africa.

Zimbabwe wants the US dentist who shot Cecil the lion to be extradited as authorities confirm Cecil's brother Jericho is alive.
A Zimbabwean conservation group have alleged that a foreign hunter is responsible for the brutal shooting and beheading of an iconic lion named Cecil.
Tunisia's parliament has overwhelmingly approved legislation allowing the death penalty for those convicted on terrorism charges after Islamist militant attacks...
President Barack Obama told Kenya the United States was ready to work more closely in the battle against Somalia's Islamist group al Shabaab, but chided his host...
US President Barack Obama has begun diplomatic talks with the Kenyan government, including its outspokenly homophobic deputy president.
More than 30 Shebab militants, including some responsible for a string of recent attacks in Kenya, have been killed in a US drone strike.

Tunisia says top terrorists killed

The Tunisian government says key members of a terrorist group linked to al-Qaeda have been killed in a security operation.

North America

Latest articles belonging to North America.

The hashtag #ILookLikeAnEngineer is taking off on Twitter in response to sexist reactions to an ad showing a female engineer.
Three US airlines have banned the transport of lion, leopard, elephant, rhino or buffalo killed by trophy hunters, in the latest fallout from the killing of...
A big-game trophy collector from Idaho has ignited a firestorm of criticism from animal-rights activists for flaunting online images of herself posed with the...
A Twitter bot that offered suggestions when people used the term ‘illegal immigrant’ has been suspended by Twitter.
US President Barack Obama has described climate change as one of the key challenges of our time as he announced the first ever limits on US power plant emissions.
Convicted US gunman James Holmes, who shot dead 12 people in a cinema, could be executed after jurors refused to rule out the death penalty.
Users being warned to be on the lookout for bogus emails offering the free Windows 10 upgrade; they come with malicious attachments.

South America

Latest articles belonging to South America.

Houses covering a hill in the Mexican town of Palmitas have been transformed into swirling rainbow as part of a large-scale art project that took more than two months...
Pope Francis has condemned the persecution of Christians in the Middle East as genocide during his Bolivian visit.
A video has emerged of a stowaway cat holding on for dear life onboard an open air flight in South America. And it’s fur real.
Doctors have discovered a calcified foetus inside a 92-year-old woman in Chile.

6.4-magnitude quake jolts Chile

A 6.4-magnitude earthquake has hit the coast of central Chile.
Police in Colombia have arrested a woman from Honduras with breast implants containing 1.5 kilograms of liquid cocaine.
Authorities say the death toll in the Colombian mudslide has risen to 83, with the number of people still missing unclear.