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Saudi police officers have arrested a prince on King Salman's order, a state-run broadcaster has reported.
Posted: July 20, 2017, 2:26 pm
A Thai court was set to charge a disgraced ex-monk with raping an underage girl, fraud and money laundering after he was extradited from the United States.
Posted: July 20, 2017, 12:56 pm
A 24-hour nationwide strike in Venezuela is set to increase pressure on beleaguered President Nicolas Maduro, whose policies have put him on a collision course with the United States.
Posted: July 20, 2017, 11:54 am
The US has praised Qatar's "strong partnership" in the fight against "terrorism" in its annual Country Reports on Terrorism.
Posted: July 20, 2017, 11:01 am
With US President Donald Trump marking six months in power, fellow Republicans hope to turn the page on a relatively fruitless debut and lift a trophy with tax reform before his first year is out.
Posted: July 20, 2017, 10:03 am
France has refuted recent media allegations that President Emmanuel Macron made a controversial and racist remark regarding Africa and African women at the G20 summit in Hamburg, German.
Posted: July 20, 2017, 9:59 am
Four-month ban on carrying laptops in cabins on US-bound flights ends as new airport security measures are put in place.
Posted: July 20, 2017, 9:31 am
The US ambassador to the United Nations is sharply criticising African nations for what she calls their "collective failure" to respond to the threat of famine facing over 14 million people.
Posted: July 20, 2017, 8:45 am
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has denounced the EU's political demands on Israel as "absolutely crazy".
Posted: July 20, 2017, 8:28 am
Donald Trump says he regrets his choice for attorney general as he sought to protect himself from the growing firestorm over Russia's alleged election meddling which is engulfing his presidency.
Posted: July 20, 2017, 7:14 am
Former Nigerian president Olusegun Obasanjo has said that there was some good in US President Donald Trump's election because "the fact that America can produce a Trump in this day and age, it means Americans are as human as we are".
Posted: July 20, 2017, 6:29 am
Saudi Arabia says a woman detained after wearing a miniskirt in a video that went viral has been released without charge.
Posted: July 20, 2017, 6:05 am
A Thai court is issuing rulings in a major human trafficking trial with more than 103 defendants, including a senior army officer, accused in a modern-day slavery trade.
Posted: July 20, 2017, 5:11 am
The Supreme Court is granting the Trump administration's request to more strictly enforce its ban on refugees, at least until a federal appeals court weighs in.
Posted: July 20, 2017, 4:30 am
Survivors of last month's deadly tower block inferno in London packed a tense meeting on Wednesday and heckled the new leader of the local authority that has been attacked for its handling of the disaster.
Posted: July 20, 2017, 4:09 am
US Senator John McCain, a former prisoner of war and the maverick 2008 Republican presidential nominee, has been diagnosed with brain cancer, his office announced Wednesday.
Posted: July 20, 2017, 3:05 am
A Brazilian judge leading an anti-corruption probe has ordered assets belonging to former president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva frozen after last week convicting and sentencing him to prison for graft.
Posted: July 19, 2017, 8:02 pm
California Gov. Jerry Brown has declared a state of emergency for a fast-moving wildfire burning in the rugged mountains outside of Yosemite National Park.
Posted: July 19, 2017, 4:55 pm
Donald Trump's first six months in the White House have been a riot of scandal, chaos and outrage that – absent a major course correction – could spell doom for his entire administration.
Posted: July 19, 2017, 2:53 pm
Venezuela has rejected President Donald Trump's call to halt a rewriting of the constitution and says it is reviewing its relations with the United States
Posted: July 19, 2017, 1:00 pm