Seventeen people died in Venezuela's Caracas after a brawl broke out during a middle school graduation party and someone detonated the tear gas, sending more than 500 people rushing for the…
US President Trump claimed following his summit with Kim Jong-Un that he has "largely solved" the North Korean nuclear problem.
Making good on a pledge to punish the alleged theft of American intellectual property, Donald Trump warned in a statement of "additional tariffs" if China hits back with tit-for-tat duties…
Russian officials have stressed that LGBT people will not be targeted during the FIFA World Cup, but activists say discrimination is everywhere.
Brief stories about preparations for the FIFA World Cup that starts in Russia on Thursday.
Peace efforts with North Korea are still facing "risks" and sanctions must be maintained on Pyongyang until it dismantles its nuclear arsenal, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said.
The Sri Lankan government said it had approved draft legislation to set up an office of reparations for victims of the civil war.
During two years in office, Duterte has repeatedly and unapologetically joked about rape, defended womanising and ordered soldiers to shoot women rebels in the vagina.
The declaration of a ceasefire by the government and the Taliban has already sparked a festive mood in Afghanistan where young people are longing for permanent truce.
The Singapore summit was a potentially legacy-defining meeting for both Donald Trump and Kim Jong-Un. But many agreements have been made in the past with North Korea that have later fallen…
Tibet. Northern Cyprus. Abkhazia. These might be the answers of a difficult geography exam, but they are just some of the 16 teams which took part in the CONIFA World Cup for countries who…
The selfie posted online by Singapore's Minister for Foreign Affairs Vivian Balakrishnan, less than 12 hours ahead of Kim's meeting with US President Donald J. Trump, is the first such…
A mob in a mainly tribal area of the northeastern state of Assam pulled two men out of their car on Friday night and beat them to death before police could arrive.
Nearly a decade after the insurgency by Boko Haram jihadists plunged first Nigeria and later its neighbours into chaos, the security and humanitarian crises in the region remain severe.
A massive anti-graft campaign launched by President Xi Jinping includes a push to repatriate allegedly corrupt officials who have fled abroad.
Facebook has blacklisted a Buddhist nationalist movement, Ma Ba Tha, including monks notorious for bilious hate speech against Rohingya Muslims.
Iran's ambassador to the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Reza Najafi said Tehran could restart its nuclear activities "without any limits," if the 2015 Joint Comprehensive Plan of…
In 2016 alone, there were a record 62,517 homicides in Brazil, the study by the Ipea government research agency and the respected private Brazilian Forum on Public Security showed.
The U.N. warned at current levels the earth could be awash with 12 billion tonnes of plastic trash by the middle of the century.