‘Absolute priority’: Canada promises to push China on detentions

Canadians Michael Kovrig and Michael Spavor have been held in China for a year unable to…

Erdogan: Turkey, Libya could conduct exploration in Mediterranean

Turkish leader discusses natural gas drilling accord it signed with Libya last month that angered Greece.

Hong Kong’s Carrie Lam unbowed; wants ‘action’ against teachers

City's divisive chief executive also concedes that crisis led to defeat of pro-China candidates in local…

Syria’s president: OPCW ‘faked’ report on chlorine gas attack

'We were right, they were wrong,' says Bashar al-Assad after chemical weapon watchdog laid blame on…

No Friday prayers in over 4 months in Kashmir’s largest mosque

Residents under lockdown say even their religious freedom is being violated as mosques and shrines remain…

‘Thick, putrid’ smog descends over Sydney as Australia bushfires rage

Australia Prime Minster Scott Morrison says there is nothing much that could be done to lessen…

Egyptian whistle-blower gets 5-year sentence in absentia

Mohamed Ali, whose videos about army's misuse of funds led to rare protests in Egypt, was…

Philippines’ Duterte to lift martial law in Mindanao by year-end

Military rule in southern Philippines came into effect in May 2017 following the attack and siege…

Climate change tops list of concerns for Generation Z

People aged between 18 and 25 are increasingly concerned about climate change, global survey reveals.

Chile plane en route to Antarctica goes missing with 38 on board

The plane carrying 17 crew members and 21 passengers 'lost radio communication' after taking off from…