Trump, Kim begin second nuclear summit on hopeful note

U.S. President Donald Trump said Wednesday he is ready to help North Korea achieve its economic potential as he and the country's leader Kim...

Pakistan says it shot down two Indian warplanes

Pakistan says its Air Force shot down two Indian warplanes after they crossed the Kashmir border and one pilot has been captured. Pakistan Air Force...

North Korea’s Kim Jong-un arrives in Vietnam for talks with Trump

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has arrived in Vietnam for a summit with US President Donald Trump later this week. The second US-North Korea summit...

Over 70 killed in Bangladesh fire

A fast-moving fire killed at least 70 when it swept through a historic district of Bangladesh's capital Dhaka. The blaze broke out Wednesday night in...

UK PM loses Brexit vote, no confidence motion tabled

UK Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit deal has been rejected by 230 votes - the largest defeat for a sitting UK Government in history. MPs...

China makes history as the first to land a spacecraft on the far side...

China successfully landed the Chang'e 4 spacecraft on the far side of the moon on Thursday morning, Beijing time, according to state news agency Xinhua, becoming...

Hasina scores landslide win in Bangladesh polls

Awami League (AL) supremo and Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has secured a third consecutive term with a landslide victory in the country’s general...

New Maldives President takes oaths

New Maldives President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih took oaths at a ceremony held in the Maldives capital Male’ today. Speaking at the ceremony after taking oaths, Solih said that...

Man shot dead after suspected terror attack in Melbourne

A man who set a car on fire and stabbed three people - one fatally - in the Australian city of Melbourne has died...

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...