Two people including the gunman are dead and 13 wounded in Toronto after a shooting Sunday (Jul 22) in the bustling Greektown neighborhood, adding to concern about gun violence in Canada's largest city.
America's Electoral College on Monday (Dec. 19th) confirmed Donald Trump's election as the 45th president of the United States.
A Turkish policeman crying "Aleppo" and "Allahu Akbar" shot dead Russia's ambassador to Turkey in Ankara on Monday (Dec. 19th), prompting a vow from President Vladimir Putin to step up the fight against "terrorism."
The impeachment of South Korean President Park Geun-Hye has set off an early scramble among her potential successors, even before the final decision has been made to remove her from office.
Malaysia confirmed an eighth Zika virus case on Sunday (Dec. 18th), involving a 67-year-old man who first showed symptoms in late November.
U.S. President-elect Donald Trump continued to take jabs at China on Twitter on Saturday (Dec. 17th) after Beijing agreed to give back an underwater U.S. drone it seized this week.
New Zealand's National Party appointed Deputy Prime Minister Bill English as the country's new Prime Minister on Monday (Dec 12th) following last week's shock resignation of his predecessor John Key.
President-elect Donald Trump questioned in an interview broadcast Sunday (Dec. 11th) whether the United States should continue its "one China policy" unless Beijing makes concessions on trade and other issues.
Cuba on Tuesday (Dec. 6th) welcomed a decision by the European Union (EU) to ratify the Political Dialogue and Cooperation Agreement (PDCA) between Brussels and Cuba, Cuban Deputy Foreign Minister Abelardo Moreno said.
President-elect Donald Trump laid out a U.S. military policy on Tuesday (Dec. 6th) that would avoid interventions in foreign conflicts and instead focus heavily on defeating Islamic State militancy.
In his annual state-of-the-nation address, Russian President Vladimir Putin has said that the country is unified like never before and is fully capable of achieving its strategic economic and geopolitical goals.
China lodged a diplomatic protest on Saturday (Nov. 3rd) after U.S. President-elect Donald Trump spoke by phone with Taiwan's President Tsai Ing-wen, but blamed Taiwan for the "petty" move.
Thailand’s crown prince, officially accepted an invitation by the Thai government to assume the throne on Thursday, seven weeks after the deaths of his father, King Bhumibol Adulyadej.
The Vietnamese embassy in Argentina has coordinated with embassies of several other ASEAN member countries like Thailand, Indonesia, Malaysia and the Philippines to hold a cultural exchange programme promoting landscapes, cuisines and culture of Vietnam and ASEAN member countries to Argentinian in Buenos Aires on November 27th.
The world of sport has joined together in mourning after news of the tragic plane crash involving players from Brazilian club Chapecoense. More than 70 people have been confirmed dead.
Thailand’s parliament acknowledged Crown Prince Maha Vajiralongkorn as the new king on November 29th following the death of King Bhumibol Adulyadej last month.
A plane carrying 72 passengers including a top flight Brazilian football team has crashed in Colombia with only six people believed to have survived.