Wed, 29 Mar 2017 06:40:42 GMTGermany's centre-left Social Democrats (SPD) narrowed the gap with Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives, a weekly poll showed on Wednesday, less than six months before a federal election in Europe's biggest economy.
Wed, 29 Mar 2017 05:05:23 GMTTwo inmates were killed and 13 injured during a prison riot in northern Mexico, the government of the state of Nuevo Leon said on Tuesday, the second fatal security breach within a week in the country's troubled prison system.
Wed, 29 Mar 2017 04:42:04 GMTOn the baked sands of northern Mexico, barefoot tribeswomen chant and dance in clouds of incense, calling on the eagle to save them from US President Donald Trump's border wall.
Wed, 29 Mar 2017 04:40:14 GMTTurkish state lender Halkbank said on Wednesday its deputy general manager Mehmet Hakan Atilla had been detained in the United States and said the bank and Turkish state were working on the issue and would share information when they have it.
Wed, 29 Mar 2017 04:30:23 GMTAn earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 6.9 struck near Komandorskiye Ostrava in Russia's far east on Wednesday, the U.S. Geological Survey said.
Wed, 29 Mar 2017 04:33:34 GMTConservationists on Tuesday hailed the discovery of a new breeding population of tigers in Thailand as a "miraculous" victory for a sub-species nearly wiped out by poaching.
Wed, 29 Mar 2017 03:29:48 GMTAs British Prime Minister Theresa May begins the historic process of leaving the European Union on Wednesday (Mar 29), here is an outline of what we know:
Wed, 29 Mar 2017 03:34:59 GMTSeven young contestants from around the United States put their best and smelliest shoe forward at the 42nd National Rotten Sneaker Contest in New York City on Tuesday.
Wed, 29 Mar 2017 02:55:14 GMTA Mexican judge has issued an arrest warrant for a former state governor from President Enrique Pena Nieto's ruling party on suspicion of embezzlement, the government of the northern border state of Chihuahua said on Tuesday.
Wed, 29 Mar 2017 06:10:15 GMTAustralia's army and emergency workers headed to areas of tropical Queensland state hardest hit by Cyclone Debbie on Wednesday, finding roads blocked by fallen trees, sugarcane fields flattened and widespread damage in coastal towns.
Wed, 29 Mar 2017 02:39:00 GMTA Boeing jet operated by Peruvian Airlines caught fire on Tuesday (Mar 28) while landing at an airport near the Andean town of Jauja in central Peru after it swerved on the runway, but there were no serious injuries, a government minister said.
Wed, 29 Mar 2017 00:41:20 GMTRegional governments on Tuesday called on the Organization of American States to come up with a plan "in the shortest possible time" to address Venezuela's political and humanitarian crisis.
Wed, 29 Mar 2017 00:35:45 GMTNicaragua and Israel have decided to reestablish diplomatic relations, effective immediately, after they were suspended in 2010, the Central American nation said on Tuesday.
Tue, 28 Mar 2017 23:45:33 GMTPresident Donald Trump's call for US$1.5 billion (1.21 billion pounds) this year to help build a wall along the border with Mexico could be in jeopardy as fellow Republicans in Congress weigh delaying a decision on the request.
Wed, 29 Mar 2017 00:41:13 GMTAfghanistan plans to double the number of elite special forces from 17,000 troops, officials said, part of a long-term strategy to bolster units stretched and exhausted by persistent attacks from Taliban insurgents and other Islamist militants.
Tue, 28 Mar 2017 23:00:28 GMTAsh Carter, who until January was U.S. defence secretary, said on Tuesday he did not see major changes in the campaign against Islamic State since President Donald Trump took office, amid accusations the U.S. military may be relaxing rules protecting civilians.
Tue, 28 Mar 2017 22:55:18 GMTTwo French ministers will travel to French Guiana on Wednesday to seek a solution to protests sweeping the French territory in South America.
Wed, 29 Mar 2017 03:29:28 GMTThe British government will on Wednesday deliver the letter to European Union President Donald Tusk, formally notifying him of Britain's intention to leave the bloc after 44 years of membership.
Tue, 28 Mar 2017 21:32:10 GMTPenelope Fillon, wife of France's conservative presidential candidate Francois Fillon, was charged Tuesday with complicity in the abuse of public funds in a scandal that has engulfed her husband's campaign, a judicial source said.
Wed, 29 Mar 2017 00:16:09 GMTThe senior U.S. commander in Iraq acknowledged on Tuesday that the U.S.-led coalition probably had a role in an explosion in Mosul believed to have killed scores of civilians but said Islamic State could also be to blame.
Tue, 28 Mar 2017 19:55:25 GMTU.S. President Donald Trump will meet with Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi at the White House on April 3, the White House said on Tuesday.
Tue, 28 Mar 2017 19:35:16 GMTGermany launched a second investigation on Tuesday into suspected spying by Turkey and its interior minister said Berlin would not tolerate foreign espionage on its soil.
Tue, 28 Mar 2017 21:58:23 GMTPresident Donald Trump declared the end of a "war on coal" on Tuesday, as he moved to curb rules that underpin American emissions targets and a major global climate accord.
Tue, 28 Mar 2017 22:10:36 GMTPresident Donald Trump on Tuesday signed an order to undo Obama-era climate change regulations, keeping a campaign promise to support the coal industry and calling into question U.S. support for an international deal to fight global warming.
Tue, 28 Mar 2017 21:08:22 GMTLast week, Washington banned electronic devices bigger than mobile phones on direct flights to the United States from 10 airports in seven Middle Eastern countries and Turkey.
Tue, 28 Mar 2017 18:45:56 GMTU.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson will press this week for NATO allies to demonstrate a "clear path" to increase defence spending, a State Department official said on Tuesday.
Tue, 28 Mar 2017 17:50:38 GMTThe vote by lawmakers in Edinburgh was 69 in favour and 59 against despite Prime Minister Theresa May's last-minute appeals.
Tue, 28 Mar 2017 17:40:45 GMTU.S. authorities have arrested an executive of a Turkish state-owned bank who is accused of conspiring to evade U.S. sanctions on Iran.
Tue, 28 Mar 2017 17:25:54 GMTThe World Health Organisation warned on Tuesday of large measles outbreaks in countries where immunisation has dropped, after more than 500 cases of the highly contagious disease were reported across Europe in January.
Tue, 28 Mar 2017 17:15:57 GMTItalian police broke up a protest by environmentalists trying prevent the removal of a grove of olive trees dating back centuries standing in the way of a US$40 billion pipeline to bring Asian gas to Europe.