French firefighters on Monday (Apr 15) won an hours-long battle to save the main structure of Notre-Dame Cathedral in Paris, after a colossal fire caused the spire of the historic edifice to crash to the ground and wiped out centuries of heritage.
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.
US President – elect acknowledged the “long and bruising” campaign season had caused stress and psychological impact on people throughout the country , so he offered a Thanksgiving prayer for unity.
A 5.6-magnitude earthquake shook northeast Japan early Thursday (November 24th), the US Geological Survey said, two days after a powerful tremor triggered a tsunami near the stricken Fukushima nuclear power plant.