North Korea is facing a "significant, historic turning point", state media said on Monday (Feb 18), ahead of a highly-anticipated second summit between Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un.
Russian President Vladimir Putin told a meeting with foreign and defence ministers on Saturday (Feb 2) that Russia has suspended the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty following a similar decision by the United States, the Kremlin said.
Brutally cold temperatures gripped the US Midwest on Thursday (Jan 31), freezing water mains, causing power outages, canceling flights and straining natural gas supplies.
Toxic smog forced Bangkok authorities to issue an unprecedented order to shut nearly 450 schools on Wednesday (Jan 30), as authorities struggle to manage a pollution crisis that has stirred widespread concern.
The Philippines vowed to destroy those behind twin bombings that killed 20 people during a Sunday (Jan 27) church service in the country's restive south, six days after a referendum on autonomy for the mainly Muslim region returned an overwhelming "y
Thirty-four people were confirmed dead and nearly 300 missing on Saturday (Jan 26), with hopes fading of them being found alive, after a dam collapsed at a mine in southeast Brazil.
Floods and landslides in Indonesia have now killed at least 59 people, the government said on Friday (Jan 25), after heavy rain pounded Sulawesi island and forced thousands to flee their homes.
North Korea's Kim Jong Un has expressed "great satisfaction" after receiving a letter from U.S. President Donald Trump ahead of a second summit between the two leaders, Pyongyang's state media reported on Thursday (Jan 24).
Efforts to reach a two-year-old boy who fell into a borehole in southern Spain on Jan. 13 hit a major snag on Tuesday when engineers said they would have to widen a parallel shaft before they could dig a horizontal passage to reach the toddler.
NAIROBI -- Tax systems that put a high burden on the poor mean public services are underfunded, stretching the gap between rich and poor and fuelling global public anger, Winnie Byanyima, executive director of Oxfam International, said on Monday.
All life on earth will eventually be affected as an increasingly warm and acidic ocean produces less oxygen, The Ocean Foundation President Mark J Spalding points out.
A medical emergency and a mechanical problem left passengers on a United Airlines flight stuck for about 16 hours on the frigid tarmac of a Canadian airport in the plane's barely heated interior, the CBC network reported.
U.S. President Donald Trump will hold a second summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in late February but will maintain economic sanctions on Pyongyang, the White House said on Friday (Jan 18) after Trump met Pyongyang's top nuclear negotiator.
Kenyan security forces have "eliminated" the militants who stormed an upscale hotel compound and killed at least 14 people in an attack claimed by Somali Islamist group al Shabaab, President Uhuru Kenyatta said on Wednesday (Jan 16).
The Asian Cultural Council (ACC) was officially launched in Siem Reap, Cambodia on January 15 with a view to promoting mutual understanding, solidarity, cultural exchanges, and cooperation among countries in the region.
Britain's parliament on Tuesday (Jan 15) resoundingly rejected Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit deal, triggering a no-confidence vote in her government and plunging its plans to leave the EU into further chaos.
Sultan Muhammad V stepped down as Malaysia's king on Sunday (Jan 6) after just two years on the throne - marking a first in the country's history.