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France fuel protests: Tear gas fired in clashes in Paris Riot police clash with Paris protesters

At least 110 people were injured, including 17 members of the security forces, and 270 arrests were made


G20: US and China agree to suspend new trade tariffs US and China agree to suspend new tariffs

US President Donald Trump and his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping have agreed to halt new trade tariffs for 90 days to allow for talks


US military says new airstrike in Somalia kills 9 al-Shabab US military says new airstrike in Somalia kills 9 al-Shabab

The statement gives no details on those killed and says no civilians were involved


Yemen on brink of 'major catastrophe': UN aid chief Yemen on brink of 'major catastrophe': UN aid chief

UN agencies say that 14 million people are at risk of starvation in Yemen


G20 nations diverge with US on climate, trade G20 nations diverge with US on climate, trade

A final communique adopted at the summit in Argentina says all other G20 members agreed to implement the "irreversible" Paris Agreement


May faces more Brexit woes after UK minister quits   May faces more Brexit woes after UK minister quits

The two-part agreement includes the legally binding terms of the U.K.'s departure


Deep 6.3-magnitude quake strikes eastern Indonesia Deep 6.3-magnitude quake strikes eastern Indonesia

The national disaster agency says the quake was felt weakly in Tiakur for about three to five seconds


Five dead in Burkina bomb attack Five dead in Burkina bomb attack

Burkina Faso battling jihadist attacks over the last three years


West Papuans stage pro-independence rally in Indonesia West Papuans stage pro-independence rally in Indonesia

The rally has been organized by the Papua Students Alliance


Iran launches domestically made destroyer Iran launches domestically made destroyer

The 1,300-ton vessel named Sahand after a mountain in northern Iran took six years to build


Five key moments from the G20 Five key moments from the G20

  Global leaders hunkered down for what threatened to be a fractious two-day summit in Buenos Aires…


Mexico gets 1st leftist leader after 32 years of technocrats Mexico gets first leftist leader

Mexico signed more free trade agreements than almost any other country, and privatized almost every corner of the economy except oil and electricity


3 dead, 8 injured in immigrant smuggling attempt at border 3 dead in immigrant smuggling attempt in Mexico

It is one of the busiest corridors for illegal crossings on California's border with Mexico


India, Russia, China hold 2nd trilateral meeting after 12 years on sidelines of G20 summit India, Russia, China hold 2nd trilateral meeting

The Russia-India-China meeting comes hours after PM Modi, Japanese PM Abe and US President Donald Trump held their first trilateral meeting


Brexit: Minister resigns over Theresa May's 'naive' deal UK pulling out of EU sat-nav project

The UK had wanted to stay part of Galileo after Brexit, but the EU said it would be banned from the extra-secure elements of the programme


Former US President George HW Bush dies Former US President George HW Bush dies

George Bush was the 41st US president between 1989 and 1993, after serving two terms as vice-president to Ronald Reagan


Trump defends Russia business links after ex-lawyer admits lying Trump defends Russia business links

Mr Trump is currently in Argentina for the G20 summit and has called off a meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin


South Korea says North Korean soldier defects to South South Korea says North Korean soldier defects to South

It comes as the North and South Korea have pushed to implement a wide-ranging military agreement reached in September


Taliban infighting kills 28 fighters in Western Afghanistan Taliban infighting kills 28 fighters in Afghanistan

The source also confirmes the killing of a security officer, following a Taliban ambush in Juye Ghazi area of the restive distric


Airstrikes kill 12 militants in eastern Afghan province Airstrikes kill 12 militants in Afghanistan

No civilian or local troops have suffered life loss during the bombings


Alaska earthquake: Anchorage rocked by aftershocks
Major quake rocks Alaska's biggest city

The quake has been centred about seven miles (11km) north of Anchorage, the largest city in the state, according to the US Geological Survey (USGS)


G20 Argentina: Rifts laid bare as world leaders meet Rifts laid bare as G20 leaders meet

US President Donald Trump has already cancelled meeting Russia's Vladimir Putin over Ukraine


Nine sentenced to death in Vietnam for dealing meth, heroin Nine sentenced to death in Vietnam for dealing meth, heroin

Communist Vietnam has long vowed to tackle "social vices" including drug use, which is prevalent throughout the country


Icelandic language fighting tsunami of English Icelandic language fighting tsunami of English

And Icelandic is glaringly absent in the online world


Iran cannot 'wait forever' for EU path to skirt US sanctions Iran cannot 'wait forever' for EU path to skirt US sanctions

The US sanctions aim to cut off Iran's banks from international finance and significantly reduce its oil exports


Nigerian leader: Islamic extremists are now using drones Nigerian leader: Islamic extremists are now using drones

This appears to be the first confirmed use of drones by an extremist group in Africa


Beijing lashes out at US for South China Sea sail-by Beijing lashes out at US for South China Sea sail-by

The Paracels are claimed by China, Taiwan and Vietnam


Indonesian island clean-up 40 tonnes of rubbish daily Indonesian island clean-up 40 tonnes of rubbish daily

It is the world's second biggest contributor to marine debris after China, producing about 1.29 million metric tonnes annually


Sri Lankan Parliament bars ministers using state funds Sri Lankan Parliament bars ministers using state funds

The motion receives 122 votes in favor in the 225-member Parliament, where lawmakers loyal to disputed Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa


23 civilians killed in S. Afghan airstrike 23 civilians killed in S. Afghan airstrike

The incident takes place during an operation involving Afghan and international military forces


Ukraine bars entry to Russian men from 16 to 60 Ukraine bars entry to Russian men from 16 to 60

Russia says the Ukrainians had violated its border while Ukraine says its ships were acting in line with international maritime rules


113 inmates escape from Indonesian prison during prayer time 113 inmates escape from Indonesian prison

The break occurred late Thursday at the Lambaro penitentiary when all 720 inmates were let out of their cells to take part in evening prayers


Maoist commander Somda shot dead by security forces in Chhattisgarh’s Sukma Maoist commander shot dead in india's Chhattisgarh

The military platoon commander of the outlawed CPI (Maoists) was identified with the help of surrendered rebels


UN chief tempers hopes on Yemen as rebels back peace talks UN chief tempers hopes on Yemen as rebels back peace talks

The US Senate moved Wednesday to cut off US support for the Saudi-led coalition


Unidentified airstrike kills 10 in southern Libya Unidentified airstrike kills 10 in southern Libya

The US military has not claimed responsibility for the airstrike


Ex-Interpol chief ousted from China top advisory body Ex-Interpol chief ousted from China top advisory body

He has also been removed as deputy head of the ethnic and religious committee of the CPPCC


South Korean train crosses DMZ into North Korea South Korean train crosses into North

The two Koreas have made significant progress in improving their relationship over the past year


Caravan migrants declare hunger strike to pressure US Caravan migrants declare hunger strike to pressure US

More than 6,000 migrants who traveled to the northern Mexican city by caravan are camped out hoping to apply for asylum or sneak into the United State


Trump cancels meeting with Putin during G-20 summit Trump cancels meeting with Putin during G-20 summit

The president arrived in Argentina late Thursday for a global economic meeting expected to be dominated by Trump's seat-of-his-pants diplomacy

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