Kavanaugh case: Accuser of Trump's Supreme Court nominee sets conditions for testifying
September 24, 2018 7:34:20 am

In a statement provided by the White House, Kavanaugh said the event ``did not happen'' and that the allegation was ``a smear, plain and simple.'' A White House spokeswoman added in a second statement that the allegation was ``designed to tear down a good man.''

September 24, 2018 7:31:15 am

In his victory speech, Solih called the election results "a moment of happiness, hope and history," but said that he did not think the election process had been transparent.

September 24, 2018 1:19:34 am

The provisional results counted in 433 of 472 ballot boxes as of 1843 GMT showed the opposition leading by a margin of 16.6 per cent, news website Mihaaru reported. The provisional results for the remaining 9 per cent of the vote have yet to be announced.

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September 24, 2018 12:08:01 am

In accordance with the decision taken at a Cabinet meeting chaired by Prime Minister K P Oli on Friday night, the energy ministry will formalise the deal with the Chinese company, Energy Minister Barshaman Pun told journalists on Sunday.

September 24, 2018 12:01:26 am

The definitive cause of the capsizing is not yet known but officials have said preliminary investigation shows the ferry was carrying more people than legally permitted.

September 24, 2018 12:23:09 am

The fighting has knocked out most power stations in the city and crippled Tripoli’s main airport.

September 23, 2018 9:24:43 pm

President Gjorge Ivanov reiterated his position that the deal with Greece is 'harmful and defeating' for Macedonia, according to a statement released by his office Sunday.

British Prime Minister Theresa May. (AP)
September 23, 2018 7:44:05 pm

Labour's leadership has not supported the idea of holding a second referendum on the final deal, but Rebecca Long-Bailey said it would respect any decision by party members at Labour's annual conference this week to back the idea.

September 23, 2018 7:42:41 pm

Corbyn has long said that a "People's Vote" is not off the table for his party.

September 23, 2018 6:37:56 pm

Despite the turmoil, voters flocked to the polls, standing in long lines in rain and high temperatures to cast ballots.

Donald Trump delays Russia probe documents; allies voiced concerns
September 23, 2018 6:33:12 pm

Iran, OPEC's third-largest producer, has accused Donald Trump of orchestrating the oil price rally by imposing sanctions on Tehran and accused its regional arch-rival Saudi Arabia of bowing to US pressure.

Pope Francis celebrates a Holy Mass in Kaunas on Sunday. (Reuters)
September 23, 2018 6:18:24 pm

Each year, the Sept. 23 anniversary of the destruction of the Vilnius Ghetto is commemorated with readings of the names of Jews who were executed by Nazis as well as by complicit Lithuanian partisans in the nearby Ponary forest.

September 23, 2018 9:27:54 pm

On Saturday, the assailants fired on a viewing stand in the southwestern city of Ahvaz where Iranian officials had gathered to watch an annual event marking the start of the Islamic Republic's 1980-88 war with Iraq.

September 23, 2018 5:49:10 pm

China's Defence Ministry said in a statement it would recall navy chief Shen Jinlong from a visit to the United States and postpone planned talks in Beijing between Chinese and US military officials that had been set for next week.

Jihadist group rejects deal for Syria's Idlib, main faction yet to declare stance
September 23, 2018 5:05:29 pm

The most powerful jihadist group in the northwest, Tahrir al-Sham, has yet to declare its stance on the deal, under which insurgents must vacate the demilitarised zone by October 15.

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September 23, 2018 3:29:52 pm

The center-left Social Democrats want Hans-Georg Maassen removed for appearing to downplay recent violence against migrants, but conservative Interior Minister Horst Seehofer has stood by him.

Donald Trump lawyer Rudy Giuliani says Iran's government will be overthrown
September 23, 2018 11:46:22 am

Giuliani's comments were in contrast with the Trump administration's policy of not seeking a change of government even though it is reimposing sanctions that are crippling Iran's economy.

China summons US envoys over sanctions linked to Russia deal
September 23, 2018 11:39:23 am

The Defense Ministry said the US had no right to interfere in Chinese military cooperation with Russia.

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September 23, 2018 8:27:36 am

The tentative accord could bring to a close days of high-stakes brinkmanship that have roiled Washington ahead of midterm elections and threated to jeopardize Kavanaugh's confirmation to the court.

Donald Trump says US and Japan have begun talks on trade
September 23, 2018 7:45:44 am

If a foreigner is receiving one or more of the public benefits laid out in the proposal when they apply for a visa or residency, that would be a heavily weighed negative factor in their determining their eligibility to come to or remain in the United States.