Apr 19, 2018 1:49
Turkey's President Tayyip Erdogan has surprised Turks by calling a snap election. But many feel his aim is to cement his powers, and to make the most of a strong economy that could be on the turn.
Apr 19, 2018 1:28
Miguel Diaz-Canel was named president of Cuba on Thursday, marking the end of an era for the Communist nation which has been ruled by Fidel Castro, and later his brother Raul, since 1959.
Apr 19, 2018 1:15
American sources say the U.S., French, and British attacks on suspected chemical weapons facilities in Syria did not make as large a dent in President Bashar al-Assad's capabilities as White House statements suggest.
Apr 19, 2018 2:05
North Korea wants complete denuclearization, says the South's president. That would meet a key U.S. condition for peace on the peninsula.
Apr 19, 2018 1:06
Igor, a Siberian tiger in a Hungarian zoo, received stem cell joint treatment on Wednesday which doctors hoped would help heal its hip and allow it to live happily, on less medicine.
Apr 19, 2018 1:40
Charging the dead for financial advice and issuing fees for financial services that weren't provided - they're just some of the shocking revelations this week from Australia's inquiry into its banking and financial sector.
The two Koreas, ahead of a leaders’ summit next week, are discussing a peace agreement that could officially end the state of war that has technically lasted since the 1950-53 Korean War ended with an armistice not a treaty.
Apr 19, 2018 0:56
Britain plans to ban the sale of plastic straws and other single use products and is pressing Commonwealth allies to also take action to tackle marine waste, the office of Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May said.
Apr 19, 2018 2:04
China state TV says Beijing's military conducted live-fire drills along the southeast coastline but is unclear if these were the same exercises as had been flagged as taking place in the sensitive Taiwan Strait.
Apr 18, 2018 1:53
Public anger is increasing in Uganda over a rise in kidnappings, with the police accused of serving the interests of President Yoweri Museveni over solving crimes.
Apr 18, 2018 1:54
Israel celebrates its 70th anniversary in a strong position.
Apr 18, 2018 1:56
Britain's upper house of parliament inflicts an embarrassing defeat on Theresa May's government, challenging her refusal to remain in a customs union with the European Union after Brexit. Elizabeth Piper reports.