America on alert after explosive devices found at several locations

US authorities are on red alert after pipebomb devices were sent to former President Barack Obama and the Clintons' home - as well as...

US ambassador to UN says she is resigning

President Donald Trump announced on Tuesday that US Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley has resigned and will leave her post by the...

Indian supreme court decriminalises homosexuality

India’s supreme court has struck down a colonial-era law that effectively banned homosexual sex acts in a landmark ruling for gay rights. The court announced...

Julie Bishop replaced by Marise Payne as Australian Foreign Minister

Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison has announced his new ministry with former defence minister Marise Payne replacing Julie Bishop who announced she would quit...

African Government and civil society work towards a peaceful Africa

Leaders from all sectors of society including the Mayor of Cape Town, university chancellors, and professional educators gathered at the African Leaders of Peace...

Former UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan has died

Kofi Annan, the first black African to become UN secretary-general, has died aged 80 in Switzerland, his aides say. He "passed away peacefully on Saturday...

Journalist dragged out of Trump-Putin news conference

A journalist was dragged out of the Trump-Putin news conference moments before the leaders were due to speak, after holding up a piece of...

More than 190 missing after Indonesia ferry sinks

Distraught relatives slammed Indonesia's government for not enforcing basic safety measures on passenger boats and pleaded Wednesday for a bigger search effort for more...

India joins world campaign to promote peace

Global conflicts from terror and disputes pervade media coverage, and the international society is throwing back the question of 'peace'. Citizens around the world,...

Trump slams Canadian PM, accuses him of being dishonest

Lashing out at the longtime US ally and northern neighbor, President Donald Trump tweeted that Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is “dishonest & weak”...

Xi to visit India in 2019 for Wuhan-style informal meet

India and China have expanded on the “spirit” of the Wuhan informal summit, with Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping on...

Over 300 participants discuss international cooperation for peacebuilding

In an effort to promote multicultural coexistence and peace in New York, a place known for its diversity, 300 participants including judges, religious leaders,...

Maldives opposition slams decision by Elections Commission

The Joint Opposition in the Maldives condemned the Maldives Elections Commission in the strongest possible terms, after the Elections Commission announced that all political...

Absolute monarch renames Swaziland as “Kingdom of eSwatini”

The king of Swaziland, Africa's last absolute monarch, has changed the name of his country to the "Kingdom of eSwatini" to mark the 50th...

Former US first lady Barbara Bush has died aged 92

Former US first lady Barbara Bush, the only woman to see her husband and son both sworn in as president, died on Tuesday, the...

Algeria military plane crash near Algiers kills 257

An Algerian military plane has crashed near the capital killing 257 people on board, officials say. The aircraft came down just after taking off from...

Malala returns to home town in Pakistan for first time since shooting

Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala Yousafzai has returned to her home town in Pakistan for the first time since she was shot there by...

China’s space lab set for fiery re-entry to Earth this weekend

China's defunct space lab, Tiangong-1, should fall to Earth over the weekend. At over 10m in length and weighing more than 8 tonnes, it is...

Russia says it expelled 60 US diplomats in tit-for-tat measure

Russia has expelled 60 US diplomats and closed the St Petersburg consulate in a tit-for-tat response to US action over a spy poisoning case...

Malala Yousafzai returns to Pakistan for first time since shooting

Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala Yousafzai has returned to Pakistan for the first time since being shot by Taliban militants. Ms Yousafzai, now aged 20...