Foreign News

China's biggest political event, the Communist Party congress, has begun in Beijing under tight security.

Party leader and Chinese...

  Oct 18, 2017        4

US President Donald Trump's latest bid to impose travel restrictions on citizens from eight countries entering the US has suffered a court defeat...

  Oct 18, 2017        2

A US-backed alliance of Syrian Kurdish and Arab fighters says it has taken full control of so-called Islamic State's one-time "capital" of Raqqa...

  Oct 17, 2017        2

Australia has set up the first national reporting tool to help victims of revenge porn.

Revenge porn, or image-based abuse, is the sharing...

  Oct 17, 2017        2

Iraqi government forces have entered central Kirkuk after taking key installations outside the disputed city from Kurdish fighters.

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  Oct 17, 2017        4

A Spanish judge has remanded two key members of the Catalan independence movement in jail.

Jordi Sánchez, who heads the Catalan National...

  Oct 17, 2017        2

Iraqi forces are advancing towards Kurdish-held sites in Kirkuk province.

They intend to take control of oil fields and an airbase in the...

  Oct 16, 2017        3

A massive bomb attack in a busy area of the Somali capital Mogadishu on Saturday is now known to have killed at least 230 people, police say....

  Oct 16, 2017        2

Austria's conservative People's Party, led by 31-year-old Sebastian Kurz, is set to win the country's general election, projections suggest.

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  Oct 16, 2017        2

Ousted Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif is set to be indicted tomorrow by an anti-corruption court in the Panama Papers scandal that could...

  Oct 13, 2017        2

Israel has said it will join the US in pulling out of the UN's cultural organisation Unesco, after US officials cited "anti-Israel bias".

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  Oct 13, 2017        2

The number of people confirmed dead in wildfires sweeping northern California has climbed to 29, as officials warned that conditions would worsen...

  Oct 13, 2017        2

More than 150 people are missing in wildfires that have ravaged northern California's wine region, police say.

At least 15 people are...

  Oct 11, 2017        2

An Australian court has begun a long-awaited hearing into whether seven MPs caught up in a dual citizenship saga should remain eligible for office...

  Oct 10, 2017        4

The International Red Cross is to drastically reduce its presence in Afghanistan after seven of its staff were killed in attacks this year.

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  Oct 10, 2017        3

North Korea's Supreme Leader Kim Jong-un has given his sister more power by promoting her to the nation's top decision-making body.

Kim Yo-...

  Oct 09, 2017        4

Turkey and the US have become embroiled in a consular row, mutually suspending most visa services.

The Turkish embassy in Washington said...

  Oct 09, 2017        3

Spain's Constitutional Court has suspended next Monday's session of the Catalan parliament, in a bid to pre-empt a possible push for independence...

  Oct 06, 2017        2

The National Rifle Association has called for "additional regulations" on bump-stocks, a rapid fire device used by the Las Vegas massacre gunman...

  Oct 06, 2017        1

Sri Lanka is to obtain USD 75 million (approx. Rs. 11,400 million) from the International Development Association (IDA) of the World Bank to...

  Oct 05, 2017        2

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