Prime Minister Theresa May confirmed Thursday (Oct 18) that Britain would consider extending the transition period after Brexit for a few months if needed to agree a new trade deal with the EU.
Once thought to be extinct, the Wondiwoi tree kangaroo has just been photographed in a remote New Guinea mountain range.
North Korea, South Korea and the United Nations Command began talks Tuesday (Oct 16) on demilitarising a section of the heavily fortified border dividing the peninsula, as a diplomatic thaw gathers pace.
President Donald Trump on Monday (Oct 15) toured areas of Florida devastated by Hurricane Michael last week, and met some of the thousands of people still struggling to survive without running water or electricity.
North and South Korea will discuss the details for their planned joint bid for the 2032 Olympics later this month to follow up on an agreement reached between their leaders in September.
The best - and fairest - way to cap global warming is to empower indigenous forest peoples, reduce food waste and slash meat consumption, an alliance of 38 NGOs said Monday (Oct 15).
Prince Harry and his wife Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex, are expecting a baby in the spring of 2019, they announced on Monday (Oct 15) as they began a Pacific tour.
Japan on Friday (Oct 12) unveiled a plan to attract more foreign blue-collar workers, as the world's number-three economy battles a crippling labour shortage caused by an ageing and shrinking population.
Tropical Storm Michael took its drenching rains to Georgia and the Carolinas on Thursday (Oct 11) after devastating Florida's Panhandle, killing at least two people, reducing homes to rubble and ripping up power lines and tree.
The two-man U.S.-Russian crew of a Soyuz spacecraft en route to the International Space Station was forced to make a dramatic emergency landing in Kazakhstan on Thursday when their rocket failed in mid-air.
At least three people were killed as a shallow 6.0-magnitude earthquake struck off the coast of Indonesia's Java and Bali islands on Thursday (Oct 11), a government official said.
Hurricane Michael grew into a potentially deadly Category 4 storm on Wednesday (Oct 10) before it was due to smash into Florida's Gulf shore with towering waves and roof-shredding winds as 500,000 people were under evacuation orders and advisories.
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has invited Pope Francis to visit Pyongyang in a gesture designed to highlight peace efforts on the Korean peninsula, South Korea's presidential office said on Tuesday (Oct 9).
Today, October 9 is World Post Day. The celebration encourages member countries to undertake programme activities aimed at generating a broader awareness of their Post’s role and activities among the public and media on a national scale.
Florida was warned on Monday (Oct 8) to plan for "life-threatening" flash flooding as Michael heads for the U.S. Gulf Coast, where it is expected to make landfall midweek as a major Category 3 hurricane.
Officials at the Wuxi tax bureau have been punished for "poor management" in relation to Chinese superstar Fan Bingbing's tax evasion case, Chinese state media reported on Monday (Oct 8).
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is expected to visit Russia soon, South Korean President Moon Jae-in said on Monday (Oct 8), and Chinese leader Xi Jinping is also expected to travel to North Korea.