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.
At least 47 people were injured when a passenger train crashed into a freight train near the western German city of Duesseldorf on Tuesday (December 5th), prompting a large rescue operation.
Emperor Akihito's younger son, Prince Akishino, has said he expects his father to hand over all his public duties to the royal heir, Crown Prince Naruhito, after his planned abdication: the first by a Japanese monarch in nearly two centuries.
French President Emmanuel Macron on Monday said he would take all measures necessary to ensure that weed-killer glyphosate is banned in France as soon as an alternative is available and at the latest within three years.
Plumes of ash from a rumbling volcano forced Indonesian authorities to close Bali's airport for a second day Tuesday, as a threatened eruption stranded tourists and forced mass evacuations.
The death toll from an attack on a mosque in Egypt's Sinai rose to 305 including 27 children, the state prosecution said on Saturday (November 25th) in a statement detailing the gruesome massacre.
It’s been a year since the death of Fidel Castro, the historic leader of the Cuban Revolution, but on the island, his name is still invoked almost as much as when he was alive.
(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.
Ahead of the APEC Summit, Russian President Vladimir Putin says Russia supports the idea of a free trade area in the Asia Pacific.
South Korea's sleepy skiing destination of Pyeongchang finally looks like a Winter Olympics host city after more than a decade of work, two failed bids, and chapters of controversy over venue locations, construction delays and costs.
People in Asia hope President Trump brings good things during his trip to the region.
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.
Black-clad mourners thronged Bangkok's historic quarter before dawn on Thursday ahead of the cremation of king Bhumibol Adulyadej, a revered monarch whose passing after a seven decade reign plunged Thailand into a year of grieving.
U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he spoke to Chinese President Xi Jinping to congratulate him on a new leadership line-up unveiled at the Communist Party Congress in Beijing.
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.
The defence ministers of China, Japan and the US expressed their countries’ support for ASEAN’s central role during meetings with their ASEAN counterparts in the Philippines on October 23.
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.