Britain is scheduled to quit the European Union on March 29, two months before citizens of the other 27 EU states elect a new European Parliament.
A partial shutdown of the U.S. government could slash job growth by as much as 500,000 in January and lift the unemployment rate above 4.0 percent unless the impasse in Washington is resolved before next Friday, economists warned.
South Korean president Moon Jae-in announced on Thursday that he second US-North Korea summit as well as DPRK leader Kim Jong-un's visit to Seoul would take place "soon".
Donald Trump has used the first Oval Office address of his presidency to stoke fears of illegal immigration, repeat dubious claims about his border wall and offer no new solutions to the partial government shutdown.
Three Vietnamese tourists, who were seriously injured in a roadside bomb attack in Egypt in December 2018, are to leave hospital to travel home on January 9.
Thousands of Cambodian people, along with officials of ministries and sectors of the Royal Government of Cambodia, gathered at a ceremony in Phnom Penh on January 7 to mark the 40th anniversary of the victory over the genocidal regime.
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is visiting China at the invitation of Chinese President Xi Jinping since Jan.7 to 10.
At least 30 Afghans were killed on Sunday when the tunnel they were digging in to mine gold in northern Afghanistan collapsed, officials said.
In 2018, the number of people trying to get to the UK from France in dinghies across the Channel increased sharply in comparison to the previous year, topping 500 migrants. The influx of illegal newcomers, who are mostly Iranians and Syrians, skyrocketed in November and December and caught the UK Home Office off-guard.
Six people were killed in a rail accident on a bridge linking Denmark’s two main islands on Wednesday when a train hit debris from an oncoming freight train, officials said.
U.S. Congress was set to reconvene on Wednesday with no sign of a workable plan to end a 12-day-old partial federal government shutdown and President Donald Trump not budging on his demand for $5 billion in border wall funding.
The wrong year, mistakenly projected in big, bold letters onto the Sydney Harbour Bridge during the city’s world-renowned New Year’s fireworks display, prompted social media users come up with a variety of witty remarks.
2019 might be a few days away but celebrations have already begun. Let's look at how people are welcoming the New Year all across the world.
Russian President Vladimir Putin, in a New Year letter to his U.S. counterpart Donald Trump, said on Sunday that Moscow was ready for dialogue on a “wide-ranging agenda”, the Kremlin said.
The U.S.-China trade war resulted in billions of dollars of losses for both sides in 2018, hitting industries including autos, technology - and above all, agriculture.
Bangladesh went to the polls on Sunday after violence-plagued campaigning, with Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina seeking a third straight term in a face-off against an opposition whose leader is in jail on what she says are trumped up charges.
U.S. President Donald Trump said on Twitter on Saturday that he had a “long and very good call” with Chinese President Xi Jinping and that a possible trade deal between the United States and China was progressing well.
Turkey and Russia have the common aim of clearing Syria of all terror organizations, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Saturday following a meeting with Russian officials in Moscow, state-owned Anadolu news agency reported.
Egyptian security forces have killed 40 suspected militants in three separate incidents in North Sinai and Giza, the ministry of interior said on Saturday, a day after a deadly bombing on a Vietnamese tourist bus in Giza killed four people.
A Canadian citizen who was detained in China this month has returned to Canada after being released from custody, a Canadian government spokesman said on Friday.