New Zealand could become the first country in the Asia-Pacific region to legalize cannabis for personal use after an unlikely alliance of populist, centrist and leftist parties put drug policy immedia
The 8-month-old Rohingya boy was close to death when he arrived at the field hospital in a Bangladesh refugee camp, his tiny lungs racked by pneumonia as he struggled to draw breath.
Washington, Oct 24, 2017 (AFP) - The pregnant widow of an American soldier killed in an ambush in Niger said Monday that Donald Trump struggled to remember his name during a condolence call, in an acc
‘Any individuals or entities responsible for atrocities must be held accountable’, says State Department spokeswoman
Handcuffed, wearing bulletproof vests and under heavily armed guard, the two women accused of murdering the half-brother of North Korea's leader were pushed around a Malaysian airport in wheelchairs o
Tony Podesta guarantees Azerbaijani government’s access to some of the most powerful people in Washington.
'This will enshrine him into the history of our nation', said Trump
BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Iraq's Kurdistan region accused Iraqi forces of launching an attack on Tuesday in the direction of the Turkish border where a section of the Kurdish oil export pipeline is located.
BEIJING - The ruling Communist Party on Tuesday formally lifted Xi Jinping's status to China's most powerful ruler in decades, setting the stage for the authoritarian leader to tighten his ...
The former ANC MP has asked the court to dismiss Jacob Zuma’s application that he has sole powers as president to appoint a judge to investigate him.
Former FBI Director James Comey reveals his secret twitter account
China may be getting increasingly jittery about close US-India ties and a report in the state-run Global Times predicts eastern wisdoms of Beijing and New Delhi will counter American strategies.
Israeli says it has signed an agreement with the German government to receive three new submarines that would go into service from 2027.
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Monday that his governme
Cisco CEO Chuck Robbins said on Monday the deal will help Cisco's enterprise clients and small businesses connect better with consumers
The symbolic move came on the final day of a week-long political summit in Beijing
Dozens of lawmakers from the far-right AfD party make their debut on Tuesday, October 24, at the first sitting of Germany's newly-elected parliament, an unprecedented showing for a nationalist force s
BANGKOK (Reuters) - Somber crowds began gathering to pay final respects to Thailand's late King Bhumibol Adulyadej, braving a tropical downpour to camp out along the funeral procession route for a mon
The US Senate has given a preliminary green light to a 36.5 billion dollar (€31bn) hurricane relief package that would provide Puerto Rico with a much-needed infusion of cash.
Messages of support and encouragement flooded Twitter for those who were writing their Matric finals.
MERIDEN, Conn. (AP) — State police are investigating after a racist email was sent to students at a Connecticut high school. Police say the email came from a teacher’s account at Wilcox Techn
In a sign of Xi Jinping’s greater clout, his name was attached to his theory, putting him on par with Deng and communist China’s founder, Mao Zedong.
HONOLULU (AP) — A wildlife official says all of the Hawaiian monk seals born this year on Oahu are doing well. The Honolulu Star-Advertiser reported Monday that four monk seal pups, two male and tw
GILFORD, N.H. (AP) — Police in New Hampshire are seeking witnesses to the crash that killed a woman and injured her husband while their baby was in the car. Gilford Police say 22-year-old Rhianna S
JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — Owners of Juneau’s condemned Bergmann Hotel have put the historic building up for sale, days after its former manager was arrested on suspicion of distributing methamphe
BATH, Maine (AP) — Maine police say a 14-year-old boy has been charged with threatening people at a Bath YMCA with a BB gun that resembled an actual handgun. Bath Police Lt. Robert Savary says the
CATALONIA is set to defy any attempt by Madrid to impose direct rule over the region which will see the region’s police stand in defiance of control from the Spanish capital, The Daily Express repor
WEST WINDSOR TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey authorities say a community college student who has been missing for more than a month has been found dead near the college’s campus. State offic
KODIAK, Alaska (AP) — A commercial rocket is expected to launch in January or February 2018 at a state-owned aerospace company’s facility on Kodiak Island. The Kodiak Daily Mirror reported Mo
Prime Minister Theresa May has dismissed a call for a second referendum as “out of the question”, affirming that Britain will be leaving the EU. Mrs May was asked whether p
BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — The University of Vermont’s Board of Trustees has approved $1 million in gift funds to go toward advancing the school’s proposed arena project. The money will sup
BAGHDAD, (Reuters) – Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi defended the role of an Iranian-backed paramilitary force at a meeting with U.S.
NEW YORK (AP) — New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio says 15 public schools in Brooklyn will forgo meat on their Monday menus starting this spring. The Democratic mayor says he will also be instituti
BEIRUT (Reuters) - The U.S.-led coalition on Tuesday denied striking Deir al-Zor city in eastern Syria after Damascus accused its jets of killing more than a dozen people.