|Aussie diplomat backs calls for China to join Trans-Pacific Partnership|
Australia's High Commissioner to Britain and former Foreign Minister Alexander Downer Wednesday backed calls for China to join the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) free trade deal.
|India plans to remeasure Mount Chomolungma|
India's central engineering agency in charge of mapping and surveying has said it would soon initiate a process to remeasure the height of Mount Chomolungma.
|Sustainable Peace and Sustainable Development Mutually Reinforcing|
The connection between sustainable development and sustainable peace has been highlighted by a high level dialogue, convened by the United Nations General Assembly in New York.
|EU-Canada trade deal clears crucial hurdle in Parliament trade committee|
The European Union's free trade deal with Canada has been endorsed by the European Parliament's International Trade Committee.
|Trump signs executive order to advance controversial pipelines|
Donald Trump has signed an executive order to advance two controversial pipelines in the US.
|Iran, Russia, Turkey to establish trilateral mechanism to reach Syria ceasefire|
Iran, Russia, Turkey have decided to establish a trilateral mechanism to reach a ceasefire following a two-day peace talks on Syria in Kazakhstan's capital.
|British Supreme Court rules Parliament must be given vote on Brexit|
The British Prime Minister Theresa May can't trigger Britain's exit from the European Union without first getting the approval of the British Parliament, according to a Supreme Court ruling on Monday.
|One lion collared in Nairobi National Park|
The Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) has fitted one of their more than 30 lions in Kenya's Nairobi National Park with a satellite radio collar to monitor its movement and location.
|British Prime Minister under fire over Trident row|
British Prime Minister Theresa May is facing questions over an alleged cover-up of a reportedly failed missile test.
|Syrian government delegation questions legitimacy of Syrian opposition members in peace talks|
Syrian government delegation condemns the opposition delegation for not considering Jabhat al-Nusra a terrorist group on the first day of the Syria peace talks in Astana.
|Samsung says faulty battery causes Galaxy Note 7 to catch fire|
Samsung Electronics said Monday that faulty battery caused its flagship Galaxy Note 7 to catch fire after discontinuing the fire-prone device more than three months ago.
|Israel to lift restrictions on new settlement construction in East Jerusalem: media reports|
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is reportedly considering lifting restrictions on new construction for Jewish settlers in East Jerusalem.
|Over one million people stage massive anti-Trump protests across U.S.|
Over one million people Saturday took to the streets and staged rallies across the United States to protest against President Donald Trump's first full day as the 45th U.S. President.
|12 dead as 7 coaches of Jagdalpur-Bhubaneswar Express run off tracks in India|
About 12 persons were killed as seven coaches of Jagdalpur-Bhubaneswar Express ran off tracks in Andhra Pradesh of India on Saturday, local media reported.
|Iraqi forces continue fighting at last IS strongholds in eastern Mosul|
Iraqi security forces on Saturday continued fierce clashes to drive out the militants of the extremist Islamic State (IS) group from their last strongholds in the northern outskirts of the city of Mosul, the Iraqi military said.
|S. Koreans condemn right-wing Japanese hotel distorting wartime history|
South Korean people condemn a right-wing Japanese hotel chain, which caused uproar by placing books distorting the Imperial Japan's wartime history in guestrooms of its 400-plus hotels.
|Jammeh agrees to step down, Gambian president Barrow says on Twitter|
Former Gambian president Yahya Jammeh had agreed to step down and leave the country, Gambian president Adama Barrow said Friday night on his Twitter account.
|Donald Trump sworn in as 45th U.S. President|
Donald Trump was sworn in on Friday as the 45th President of the United States.
|At least 6 people found alive under hotel buried by avalanche in Italy: reports|
Six people, including a child, were found still alive on Friday buried in a hotel in central Italy that had been crushed by an avalanche on Wednesday, local media reported.
|Japan's Abe stresses U.S. alliance, calls for constitutional change in policy speech|
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe delivered a policy speech on Friday at the opening of a 150-day ordinary session of the National Diet, in which he stressed the importance of U.S.-Japan alliance while calling for changing the pacifist Constitution.
|3 dead, 20 seriously injured after car ploughs into pedestrians in Melbourne CBD|
A man is in custody after a car intentionally hit several pedestrians in Melbourne's CBD, killing three people and leaving up to 20 with serious injuries.
|Iran confirms death of 20 in commercial building fire|
Tehran's mayor confirmed the death of 20 fire fighters in the commercial building in the capital of Iran on Thursday, Tasnim news agency reported.
|Race against time to find dozens buried by avalanche in Italy|
Rescue teams were engaged in a race against time on Thursday to reach dozens of people buried under a huge avalanche that hit a resort in quake-hit central Italy.
|2017 Asian Winter Games organizer asks Japan's APA hotel to remove right-wing books|
The organizer of the Olympic Council of Asia's 8th Asian Winter Games (AWG) in Sapporo has asked Japan's leading business hotel chain APA Group to remove right-wing books in its guestrooms that sparked public anger recently, but the hotel made no replies so far. Major Japanese hotel chain sparks public anger over right-wing books, controversial remarks
|Adama Barrow sworn in as Gambian president in Senegal|
Adama Barrow was sworn in as Gambian president on Thursday at the Gambian embassy in Dakar, capital of Senegal. UN requests peaceful transition of power in Gambia