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Mid-term elections 2018: US Democrats win House in blow to Trump US Democrats win House in blow to Trump

Mr Trump is not up for re-election until 2020, but Tuesday's vote was seen as a referendum on a polarising president


King tours Saudi as Khashoggi crisis rages abroad King tours Saudi as Khashoggi crisis rages abroad

The king was also set to visit the northern region of Hail, in his first such tour since he ascended to the most powerful throne in the Middle East


Up to eight feared dead in Marseille building collapse Up to eight feared dead in Marseille building collapse

Rescuers worked throughout the night to look for victims in the rubble of two dilapidated apartment blocks which collapsed suddenly on Monday


Emmanuel Macron: Six held in 'attack' plot against French president Six held in plot to 'attack' Macron

The individuals, reported to be five men and a woman, were picked up by the French security services in Brittany, north-east and south-east France


US mid-term election results 2018 US mid-term election results 2018

Americans are electing 35 senators in 33 states, as well as all 435 members of the House of Representatives


Americans start voting in midterm verdict on Trump rule Americans start voting in midterm verdict on Trump rule

According to nearly all pollsters, the Democrats have a good chance of winning the House, while the Republicans are likely to retain the Senate


Japan to extend loan to help Malaysia's debt problem Japan to extend loan to help Malaysia's debt problem

Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad returned to leadership this year


China city curbs dog walking, bans them in parks, stadiums China city curbs dog walking, bans them in parks, stadiums

The ordinance issued by the city of Wenshan in Yunnan province on Oct. 29


IS left behind more than 200 mass graves in Iraq: UN IS left behind more than 200 mass graves in Iraq: UN

Even more sites could be uncovered in the months to come, the UN's human rights office in Iraq say


Turkish envoy calls US sanctions on Iran unwise, dangerous   Turkish envoy calls US sanctions on Iran unwise, dangerous

President Donald Trump's administration's resumption of sanctions on Iran took effect Monday


North Korea's Kim Jong-un gets 'first official portrait' Kim Jong-un gets 'first official portrait'

While his predecessors' portraits are all across the country, Kim Jong-un has long been styled as a successor


Runaway train derailed in Australia after 50 minutes

Runaway train derailed in Australia

The 268-wagon train, owned by mining giant BHP, travelled for 92km (57 miles) with no-one on board in the outback Pilbara region on Monday


Malaysia's Anwar says wanted 1MDB suspect to get fair trial Anwar says wanted 1MDB suspect to get fair trial

The Malaysian government has brought multiple corruption cases against former Prime Minister Najib Razak and officials in his administration


Macron urges European army to defend against Russia, US Macron urges European army to defend against Russia, US

The EU launched a joint multi-billion-euro defence fund last year designed to develop Europe's military capacities


Spain finds 17 dead migrants, 100 survivors in Mediterranean Spain finds 17 dead migrants in Mediterranean

The UN says over 2,160 people have died trying to cross the Mediterranean to Europe this year


US, China officials to hold top-level security talks Friday US, China officials to hold top-level security talks Friday

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Defense Secretary Jim Mattis will host their Chinese counterparts Friday in Washington


Queensland fatal shark attack: Third incident in tourist spot Australian man fatally attacked by shark

Police say the latest victim, 33, had been swimming with friends when the attack happened on Monday


Migrants straggle into Mexico City to shelter at stadium

Migrants straggle into Mexico City to shelter at stadium

Authorities counted more than 2,000 migrants entering the Jesus Martinez stadium by midafternoon Monday


Pakistan's Imran Khan caught in 'begging' broadcast error in China Apology for Pakistan Khan 'begging' typo

The typo appeared during a live address at the Central Party School in Beijing


Rivals China, India cautiously watch Sri Lankan crisis

China, India cautiously watch Sri Lankan crisis

Chinese and Indian diplomats have been careful not to overtly take sides in the political turmoil


Myanmar's ruling party wins 7 of 13 by-election seats Myanmar's ruling party wins in by-election

Suu Kyi's National League for Democracy took seven of the 13 seats made vacant by death or resignation


Mexico City’s massive water outage extended

Mexico City’s massive water outage extended

The water outage has affected four million people in Mexico City itself and another three million in the suburbs


Texas newlyweds die in helicopter crash leaving wedding Newlyweds die in air crash leaving wedding

The crash occurs near Uvalde, about 85 miles (135km) west of San Antonio


Trump makes final push in US midterm elections Trump makes final push in US midterm elections

Trump told a cheering crowd in Cleveland the media were “making a fortune” thanks to him and his supporters


Cameroon school kidnap: More than 70 pupils seized in Bamenda Dozens of pupils kidnapped in Cameroon

At least 79 students and three others, including the principal, were seized early on Monday morning in Bamenda


Mid-term elections 2018: Race rows mire campaign homestretch Mid-term elections 2018: Race rows mire campaign homestretch

Trump's ability to govern in final two years of his term will hinge upon the outcome of votes for all 435 seats in the House, and 35 of the 100 Senate


Two buildings collapse in France, rescuers search for victims Two buildings collapse in France, rescuers search for victims

Some 100 rescue workers with sniffer dogs were combing the rubble "relentlessly", Denormandie said, while a drone scanned the wreckage from above


French policeman found dead in Prime Minister's garden French policeman found dead in Prime Minister's garden

It said both the Paris prosecutor's office and the gendarmerie would carry out an investigation into the officer's death


El Chapo faces biggest US drugs trial El Chapo faces biggest US drugs trial

Experts say the government has a near water-tight case likely to send Guzman, 61, to a maximum-security US prison for the rest of his life


A luxury city shows blueprint for Syria's rebuilding plans A luxury city shows blueprint for Syria's rebuilding plans

Officials say the projects aim at re-planning slums and destroyed areas and attracting private investors to join the massively expensive task


Riyadh sent experts to cover up Khashoggi murder: Turkey Riyadh sent experts to cover up Khashoggi murder: Turkey

The killing of the 59-year-old has severely dented the kingdom's image in the West


Appeals filed for 2 Myanmar journalists in secrets case
Appeals filed for 2 Myanmar journalists in secrets case

Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo had been reporting on the brutal crackdown on the Muslim Rohingya minority when they were arrested


Saudi Arabia notes 'regret and pain' at killing Saudi Arabia notes 'regret and pain' at killing

Meanwhile, Khashoggi's sons appealed for his remains to be returned so that he may be buried in Saudi Arabia


Iran vows to 'proudly bypass' US sanctions Iran vows to 'proudly bypass' US sanctions

The latest tranche aim to significantly cut Iran's oil exports


Israel thanks Trump as Iran sanctions take effect Israel thanks Trump as Iran sanctions take effect

Israeli Defence Minister Avigdor Lieberman welcomed US sanctions that took effect Monday targeting Iran's…


Rivals China, India cautiously watch Sri Lankan crisis   Rivals China, India cautiously watch Sri Lankan crisis

For China, Sri Lanka is a critical link in its massive Belt and Road Initiative


Over 150 killed in weekend violence around Yemen's Hodeida Over 150 killed in weekend violence around Yemen's Hodeida

Airstrikes and naval artillery pounded rebel positions around the Red Sea coastal city


Iran president warns of 'war situation' as sanctions resume   Iran president warns of 'war situation' as sanctions resume

The new American sanctions particularly hurt Iran's vital oil industry


Polluted Delhi air akin to death sentence, say doctors Polluted Delhi air akin to death sentence, say doctors

Smog is blamed for the deaths of more than one million Indians every year

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