Three killed in Venezuela protests
Three people were killed in Venezuela on Monday in renewed violence, raising the death toll in three weeks of massive demonstrations against leftwing President Nicolas Maduro to 24, officials said.
North Korea marks military anniversary with firing drill
Nuclear-armed North Korea on Tuesday marked a military anniversary with a massive conventional firing drill, Seoul said, as a US guided-missile submarine docked in South Korea amid tensions over Pyongyang's weapons ambitions.
France's Macron, Le Pen to attend ceremony for murdered policeman
Pro-globalisation centrist Emmanuel Macron and anti-immigration Marine Le Pen are Tuesday to attend a ceremony honouring the policeman killed by a jihadist in an attack on the Champs Elysees...
Arkansas kills inmate in latest of several planned executions
The southern US state of Arkansas, rushing to execute several inmates before a lethal drug expires at the end of the month, has carried out the first of two executions...
Pence the clean-up act in Trump's first 100 days
Mike Pence has spent many of his first 100 days as US vice president ironing out Trump-induced problems at home and abroad, but he's also been steadily building political capital of his own.
Obama is back for first speech since leaving office
After several months off largely out of the public eye, former US president Barack Obama returns to center stage Monday, giving a speech in his adopted hometown of Chicago that -- theoretically -- will not touch on current politics.
Philippine lawyer accuses Duterte of 'mass murder' at ICC
A Philippine lawyer on Monday filed a complaint at the world's only permanent war crimes court against President Rodrigo Duterte, alleging his war on drugs has caused some 8,000 deaths.
Xi urges 'restraint' over North Korea as US carrier approaches
Chinese President Xi Jinping urged "restraint" over North Korea in a phone call with Donald Trump on Monday, as Japan joined exercises with an American supercarrier heading to the Korean peninsula.