Asia-Pacific

Latest articles belonging to Asia-Pacific.

A senior army officer has been arrested for the murder of an Indian journalist who was killed after investigating allegations against him.
Myanmar and Bangladesh signed a deal on Thursday paving the way for the possible repatriation of Rohingya Muslims who have fled violence in Rakhine state,...
An Indonesian man used his bare hands to kill a snake that was found on a packed commuter train as startled passengers hid behind him.
Foxconn, a main supplier for Apple's iPhone, says it has stopped interns from working illegal overtime at its factory in China.
EXCLUSIVE: Rohingya Muslims have seen girls abducted and family members drown as they fled Myanmar. A UN charity worker on the Bangladesh border shares her story.
The United States toughened its stance on Myanmar on Wednesday, accusing the country's security forces of perpetrating "horrendous atrocities" against the...
Kiwi adventurer Pete Bethune has been stabbed during a mugging in Brazil, not far from where Sir Peter Blake was murdered in 2001.
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Middle-East

Latest articles belonging to Middle-East.

A move by Lebanon's Prime Minister Saad Hariri to suspend his surprise resignation is a move closer to easing political tensions inside the country, a Middle East...
A proposal in Iraq's parliament to scrap the minimum age for Muslim girls to marry has stirred outrage among critics who view it as a licence "to rape children".
Lebanon must commit to keeping the country out of regional conflicts says the country's prime minister, who has shelved resignation plans.
Lebanon's prime minister Saad Hariri returned home on the eve of the country's independence day after his surprise resignation.
Lebanese Prime Minister Saad al-Hariri says he will postpone his resignation at the request of President Michel Aoun.
Iraq's Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi says from a military perspective Islamic State has been defeated, but a final victory will see it out of the desert.
President Vladimir Putin said the Russian army had 'saved Syria as a state' after meeting with leader Bashar al-Assad, as Syrian regime forces take an upper hand...
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Europe

Latest articles belonging to Europe.

The life sentence handed down to ex-Bosnian Serb wartime commander Ratko Mladic 'doesn't change anything' for Melbourne based artist and Srebrenica massacre survivor...
One Nation leader Pauline Hanson will not be invited to France for a submarine briefing with the company designing Australia's new fleet.
'Thank you God! I kiss you God, for the sake of our sons!' cried Nedziba Salihovic, jumping to her feet in joy as a UN court on Wednesday sentenced Bosnian Serb...
Serbia's President Aleksandar Vucic urged his country on Wednesday to look to the future instead of "suffocating in tears of the past" after Ratko Mladic, the...
British police are investigating Hollywood star Kevin Spacey over a second allegation of sexual assault, the Press Association news agency reported on Wednesday.
EU leaders will meet as planned next month to discuss reforms to the euro despite the crisis in Germany over the collapse of Chancellor Angela Merkel's coalition...
Russia, Iran and Turkey back a Syrian peoples' congress, says President Vladimir Putin, in a bid to end the nation's civil war.

Africa

Latest articles belonging to Africa.

A government source says Mugabe, who is 93, told negotiators he wanted to die in Zimbabwe and had no plans to live in exile.
Zimbabwe’s former president Robert Mugabe was granted immunity from prosecution and assured that his safety would be protected in his home country as part of a...
Zimbabwe's former vice president Emmerson Mnangagwa flew home on Wednesday to take power after the resignation of Robert Mugabe put an end to 37 years of...
Zimbabwe's incoming leader Emmerson Mnangagwa has returned after Robert Mugabe's resignation pledging jobs for the many unemployed.
Zimbabwe's former vice president Emmerson Mnangagwa was to return to the country Wednesday to take power after Robert Mugabe's resignation brought a sudden end to...
UK Prime Minister Theresa May says the resignation of Zimbabwe's Robert Mugabe is 'an opportunity to forge a new path', while US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson...
More than 100 Somali militants have been killed in a US air strike against al-Shabab and al-Qaeda says the US military.

North America

Latest articles belonging to North America.

A US man who was arrested in North Korea for illegally entering the country from China in 2010 has been found dead.
A woman who was helped by a homeless man has set up a GoFundMe page to help him find a home so far gathering over $US60,000 ($AU78,000) in donations.
New research shows how drinking three to four coffees a day can actually help your health, not harm it.
Satellite images shows the earth's artificially lit outdoor surface has grown by about two per cent annual between 2012 and 2016.
US President Donald Trump on Wednesday reignited a feud with the father of one of the three UCLA basketball players who were detained in China on suspicion of...
A group of cheerful Canadians made the best of a bad situation when they turned the frustration of a delayed flight into a group singalong.
Facebook plans to launch a tool that will tell users if they were exposed to Russia propaganda during the US election and beyond.

South America

Latest articles belonging to South America.

A noise has been detected in the search for an Argentine submarine after the oxygen deadline for the crew ran out.
Concern for the crew of a missing Argentinian submarine are growing amid fears the vessel may be running low on oxygen.
Frightening footage captures unrelenting weather conditions facing navy vessels during the search for a missing submarine.
Experts are trying to establish whether crew aboard a missing Argentine navy submarine have tried to make contact.
An Argentine Navy submarine with 44 sailors aboard hasn't been heard from since Wednesday.
A search is underway for an Argentine submarine with 44 crew members on board is missing in the South Atlantic, 32 kilometres from the Patagonian coast.
European Union foreign ministers have approved economic sanctions on Venezuela.