(VNF) - US President Donald Trump on Nov. 15 rejected claims that his nearly two-week visit to Asia did not bring any breakthroughs in trade and North Korea. In a 24-minute statement at the White House, Trump strongly defended his national coloring agenda during the visit.
Saudi Arabia will for the first time allow women to attend sports events in three selected stadiums from early next year, the General Sports Authority said in a statement.
The make-up of the Politburo Standing Committee, the country’s supreme political body, has been revealed. Five new faces will back up the president as he looks to advance his political agenda.
A ceremony was held in Rome, Italy, on October 20 to mark 50 years since the establishment of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and 40 years of ASEAN-European Union (EU) diplomatic ties.
VNF - China’s 19th Communist Party Congress officially opened in Beijing on October 18th. Chinese President Xi Jinping delivered a speech opening the congress.
At least 36 people have died in fires ravaging forests in northern and central Portugal over the past 24 hours, rescuers said Monday (October 16th), after three people were killed in Spain in blazes sparked by arsonists and fanned by Hurricane Ophelia.
U.S. President Donald Trump will travel to Japan, South Korea, China, Vietnam, the Philippines and Hawaii between November 3rd and 14th, the White House said on Monday (October 16th).
More than 200 fire engines and firefighting crews from around the country were being rushed to California on Wednesday (October 11th) to help battle infernos which have left at least 21 people dead and thousands homeless.
A tropical storm sliding north along Central America on Thursday (October 5th) has unleashed heavy rains that have killed at least eight people in Costa Rica and Nicaragua, with forecasters predicting it could strengthen into a hurricane headed for the United States.
France has decided to set 2022 as a deadline to phase out the use of glyphosate, the controversial active ingredient in one of the world’s most widely used weedkillers, the Government said on September 25th.
Nearly 135,000 people on the Indonesian island of Bali have left their homes and taken shelter in makeshift evacuation centers after warnings the Mount Agung volcano could erupt at any time, officials said late on Thursday.
(VNF) - According to new estimates from the UNESCO Institute for Statistics (UIS), more than 617 million children and adolescents are not achieving minimum proficiency levels (MPLs) in reading and mathematics.
Nearly 50,000 people have evacuated their homes amid fears of an imminent volcanic eruption on the Indonesian resort island of Bali, disaster officials said Monday (Sep 25).
Chancellor Angela Merkel clinched a fourth term in Germany's election on Sunday (September 24th), but her victory was clouded by the entry into parliament of the hard right AfD, the best showing for a nationalist force since World War II.
President Donald Trump gave his first speech to UN General Assembly on Tuesday. Here is the speech in full, as prepared for delivery.
Stanislav Petrov, a Soviet military officer who is widely credited with helping prevent a nuclear war with the United States, has passed away aged 77, his son told AFP on Tuesday (September 19th).
Maria became a hurricane on Sunday (September 17th) as it barrelled toward the storm-staggered eastern Caribbean with 120 kilometres per hour winds, the U.S. National Hurricane Centre said, on a path similar to that of mega storm Irma earlier in the month.