Asia-Pacific

Latest articles belonging to Asia-Pacific.

The death toll in a suspected suicide attack in the Indonesian capital Jakarta has risen to three, police have said.
A top Taiwan court has ruled in favour of gay marriage, a landmark decision that paves the way for the island to become the first place in Asia to legalise same...
South Korea fired warning shots at a object crossing the border from the North but Seoul now believes it was a balloon not a drone.
A decade on from the political unrest which plunged Timor-Leste into crisis, the country is switching its focus from security to nation building.
All Blacks skipper Kieran Read says a move overseas was never an option as he prepares to lead the Test side into the 2019 World Cup.
Thailand's foreign ministry is assuring foreign travellers that extra security will be put in place after an bomb at a Bangkok hospital wounded 24 people.
Twenty one Uber drivers have been arrested in Hong Kong as part of a crackdown on the company's operations in the Asian city.
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Middle-East

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US President Donald Trump praised his Philippine counterpart Rodrigo Duterte over his immensely polarizing drug war, which has killed thousands of people, reports said...
US President Donald Trump called on Israelis and Palestinians to make compromises for peace Tuesday as he wrapped up a closely watched visit, but offered no...
At least 10 Afghan soldiers were killed when militants attacked their army base in the southern province of Kandahar, the defence ministry has said, in the latest...
Donald Trump has made the short trip from Jerusalem to Bethlehem to meet Mahmud Abbas, who was hoping to convince the unpredictable US president to remain...
A record five Australian Red Cross aid workers have been awarded the highest international distinction a nurse can receive - the Florence Nightingale Medal.
A scandal-plagued Israeli MP stole a selfie with US President Donald Trump on Monday, setting off a flood of online humour and seeming to annoy Prime Minister...
The WHO said that on one day last week , 20 cholera deaths and 3,460 suspected cases had been registered in the country, where two-thirds of the population are on...
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Europe

Latest articles belonging to Europe.

An Australian father said the 'old Darwin way' of not rushing is what saved him and his daughter from disaster at Manchester Arena.
West Ham co-chairman David Sullivan and his son have offered Stephen Jones a home, food and clothing - and they will take him to a football match.
Anonymous and 'safe distance' nature of Twitter and other social media blamed for barrage of abusive tweets received by UK politicians.
Britain's powerful Home Secretary Amber Rudd scolded American counterparts Wednesday over the leaking of crucial details about the Manchester suicide bombing...
Police have now made seven arrests in connection with the Manchester suicide bombing and fear a second attack is imminent.
Police in the UK and Libya have arrested seven people as part of the Manchester terror probe, including the suicide bomber's father and brother.
American pop star Ariana Grande has suspended her world tour following the suicide attack on her Manchester show which left 22 people dead.

Africa

Latest articles belonging to Africa.

Islamic State has claimed responsibility for a bombing in Somalia which killed at least four people in what may be the group's first attack in the nation.
A record five Australian Red Cross aid workers have been awarded the highest international distinction a nurse can receive - the Florence Nightingale Medal.
The Chibok girls released by Boko Haram militants this month are reunited with their parents in the Nigerian capital Abuja.
The UN says South Sudanese pro-government forces killed at least 114 civilians in six months, as well as committing rapes, looting and torture.
Congo is facing 29 suspected cases of the deadly Ebola virus, the World Health Organisation says.
Numbers of unaccompanied migrant and refugee children have increased fivefold since 2010, a new UNICEF study says.
Human rights groups remain 'concerned' for the welfare of dozens of Syrian asylum seekers who have been stranded on the border of Morocco and Algeria for weeks.

North America

Latest articles belonging to North America.

The United Nations has expressed concern about how it will continue to do its work if Donald Trump's proposed budget cuts go ahead.
Businesses owned by Donald Trump say implementing the US President's vow to donate all profits from foreign governments would "diminish the guest experience".
Donald Trump described North Korea leader Kim Jong-Un as a 'madman with nuclear weapons' in a phonecall with Philippines counterpart Rodrigo Duterte last month.
Brenton Thwaites says he has been compared to fellow ex-Home and Away stars because 'they all kind of look the same'.
The 12th and final juror for Bill Cosby's sexual assault trial has now been selected with the two to three week trial to begin on June 5.
The top Democrat on the House Intelligence Committee says the panel will subpoena former national security adviser Michael Flynn after he refused to appear.
A US-led strike on a village in Syria has killed at least 16 civilians according to the British-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights.

South America

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Doctors rallied in Venezuela Monday in the latest street protests against President Nicolas Maduro, as a young man lay in hospital after being set on fire by an angry...
More than 200,000 protesters took to the streets of Venezuela on Saturday, day 50 of an angry and sometimes deadly showdown with the unpopular President Nicolas...
Brazilian President Michel Temer tried to defuse demands for his resignation on Saturday by claiming that the central piece of evidence against him in a...
The Trump administration plans to impose new sanctions soon on at least half a dozen Venezuelan officials for alleged human rights violations amid US concern over...
Brazil's President Michel Temer defiantly refused to step down Thursday over allegations that he gave his blessing to payment of hush money for a politician...
Activists are calling for the daughter of a key Venezuelan political figure to have her visa revoked in Australia.
The United States on Wednesday warned at the United Nations that Venezuela's crisis was worsening and could escalate into a major conflict similar to Syria or...