President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin blamed forces within the United States on Thursday (Jul 19) for marring what they called the success of their first summit, with Trump saying he looked forward to their second meeting.
Malaysia will release on July 30 a long-awaited report into the disappearance of Malaysia Airlines flight MH370, the transport minister said on Friday (July 20).
Former South Korean president Park Geun-hye was convicted of charges including illegally receiving funds from the country's spy agency on Friday (Jul 20) and given eight more years in prison, on top of her current term.
Spanish basketball giant Marc Gasol, star of the NBA's Memphis Grizzlies, recounted the dramatic sea rescue of a migrant off the Libyan coast in which he took part, in a video sent to AFP on Thursday (Jul 19).
South Sudan's President Salva Kiir said he is ready to accept a peace deal to end a civil war and set up an inclusive new government.
President Donald Trump said on Wednesday (Jul 18) his meeting with Vladimir Putin would lead to "big results," in a continuing bid to calm a storm over his failure to criticise the Russian leader for Moscow's actions to undermine the 2016 U.S. election.
Prime Minister Theresa May said on Wednesday (Jul 18) her government has begun negotiations with the European Union based on her hard-won Brexit plan, pressing on with a proposal roundly criticised by both wings of her Conservative Party.
Former U.S. president Barack Obama on Tuesday (July 17) used a tribute to Nelson Mandela to warn that the world had plunged into "strange and uncertain times".
At least three people were killed and more are feared trapped after an under-construction building collapsed onto a residential complex outside Delhi, officials said Wednesday (Jul 18).
An intense heatwave killed at least 14 people over a three-day long weekend in Japan, media reported on Tuesday (Jul 17), and high temperatures hampered the recovery in flood-hit areas where more than 200 people died last week.
The European Union's top officials arrive in Japan Tuesday (Jul 17) to sign the single market's biggest trade deal ever and present a united front as Washington upends the international trade order.
U.S. Presidents Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin held a historic summit on Monday (Jul 16) vowing their determination to forge a reset of troubled relations between the world's greatest nuclear powers.
Hiroshi Nomura was streaming the World Cup in his car when torrential flooding began in his home town. He is now being called a hero for jumping into action in an exhausting rescue of many of his neighbours.
Joan Calamayan gathered with around 50 other young women at a bright green community centre in the Philippine village of Kalabaza. Many of the women had walked from far-flung villages to attend the day’s event: They had come to learn – and gain access to – about family planning.
Humanity has always endeavoured to speed up manual tasks. From the first use of animal ones as tools to the creation of the factory production line, we have always wanted to make things better, faster and cheaper.
Britain set out in detail Thursday (Jul 12) its proposals for the future economic and security relationship with the EU after Brexit. The plan was agreed by Prime Minister Theresa May's cabinet last week - only for two top ministers to quit in protest at its provisions to adopt EU rules on trade in goods. The plan foresees an overall "association agreement" with the EU encompassing different deals on different areas. Here are the key points:
When a powerful surge of mud started to sweep through the tidy streets of Yanohigashi, many of its residents were totally caught off guard.