Sun, 30 Apr 2017 14:45:05 GMT
(image)South Korea said the United States had reaffirmed it would shoulder the cost of deploying the THAAD anti-missile system, days after President Donald Trump said Seoul should pay for the $1 billion battery designed to defend against North Korea.
Sun, 30 Apr 2017 14:19:08 GMT
(image)Saudi Arabia said on Sunday it had arrested 46 members of a militant cell responsible for a deadly suicide bombing attack on the Prophet's Mosque in the holy city of Medina last year that was blamed on Islamic State.
Sun, 30 Apr 2017 06:52:05 GMT
(image)In Trump, his supporters still see someone who is authentic. They gave him a rapturous welcome at Saturday night's ebullient campaign-style rally.
Sun, 30 Apr 2017 05:33:02 GMT
(image)"The British people have made a decision, which we will have to respect," Angela Merkel said. "But we remaining 27 now get together in order to speak with one voice."
Sun, 30 Apr 2017 08:34:11 GMT
(image)Trump marks his 100th day in office by snubbing the press and tradition - skipping the White House Correspondents' Dinner in Washington to hold a rally instead.
Sun, 30 Apr 2017 04:17:09 GMT
(image)Afghanistan's beleaguered president invited the warlord home in the hope that it would encourage the Taliban to lay down their arms and seek reconciliation.
Sun, 30 Apr 2017 02:13:09 GMT
(image)Their life's dream is to go back to Syria. But for the moment, their greatest fear is not being able to pay the rent.
Sun, 30 Apr 2017 02:08:04 GMT
(image)Philippines leader warns that one miscalculated missile, nuclear warhead or bomb would cause a "catastrophe" and Asia would be the first victim.
Sat, 29 Apr 2017 18:27:03 GMT
(image)The parents of Madeleine McCann have spoken of the hurt caused by fake news and how they are now trying to protect their 12-year-old twins from online abuse.
Sat, 29 Apr 2017 18:07:02 GMT
(image)President Donald Trump said on Saturday he had brought "profound change" to Washington as he marked his 100 days in office.
Sat, 29 Apr 2017 17:48:07 GMT
(image)The Turkish government agency in charge of internet technologies blocked access to Wikipedia Saturday without explaining why.
Sat, 29 Apr 2017 16:59:05 GMT
(image)On what could be a record-hot day, tens of thousands of demonstrators are expected to assemble in Washington on Saturday. Their large-scale climate change protest will mark President Donald Trump's first 100 days in office, which have been punctuated by multiple rollbacks of environmental protections and Obama climate policies.
Sat, 29 Apr 2017 15:32:04 GMT
(image)Several hundred Russians lined up in central Moscow on Saturday under the gaze of riot police to hand over handwritten appeals for President Vladimir Putin to quit, as similar protests took place in other cities.
Sat, 29 Apr 2017 14:25:04 GMT
(image)German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Saturday that she and President Donald Trump have built a "good working relationship" even though the two had frosty exchanges last year that raised fears of damage to the pivotal US-German partnership.
Sat, 29 Apr 2017 06:34:06 GMT
(image)The government argues that economic reforms are needed to pull Brazil out of its worst recession on record.
Sat, 29 Apr 2017 14:00:18 GMT
(image)Indian activists who rely on social media to share information in times of tension are being frustrated by a wave of internet shutdowns.
Sat, 29 Apr 2017 14:02:05 GMT
(image)None of Kenya's 47 counties, which manage local infrastructure, are headed by a female governor, but this could change soon.
Sat, 29 Apr 2017 04:28:08 GMT
(image)With just over a week to go until the run-off vote, the independent centrist is tearing up France's political rule book.
Sat, 29 Apr 2017 04:23:09 GMT
(image)About half of the 675 immigrants picked up in roundups across the United States in the days after President Donald Trump took office had no or minor convictions.
Sun, 30 Apr 2017 13:18:10 GMT
(image)Kim Jong-un knows how to time his missile tests to maximum effect.
Sat, 29 Apr 2017 02:47:04 GMT
(image)Government wants Saudis to have fun in their own country, not abroad, and is seeking to change their citizens' cloistered lifestyle.
Sat, 29 Apr 2017 01:51:07 GMT
(image)The NRA claims 5 million members, including many white rural voters, a demographic that helped tip the electoral college in Trump's favour.
Sat, 29 Apr 2017 00:47:05 GMT
(image)A terror suspect arrested metres from Downing Street with a rucksack full of knives took part in a controversial aid convoy to Gaza, it has emerged.
Fri, 28 Apr 2017 23:39:05 GMT
(image)A strong earthquake measuring 6.8 has struck off the coast of the island of Mindanao in the Philippines and the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center says there is a risk of large waves as far away as Indonesia.
Sat, 29 Apr 2017 01:57:05 GMT
(image)North Korea test-fired a ballistic missile early on Saturday from a region north of its capital, Pyongyang, Yonhap news agency reported citing South Korea's military.
Fri, 28 Apr 2017 17:49:05 GMT
(image)The US called on states to sever diplomatic and financial ties with Pyongyang.
Fri, 28 Apr 2017 15:55:02 GMT
(image)Once again, allegations of Holocaust denial have landed on the doorstep of France's far-right National Front.
Fri, 28 Apr 2017 14:27:05 GMT
(image)The Trump administration has not just broken the old rules, it appears to have no idea that any existed in the first place.
Fri, 28 Apr 2017 14:15:00 GMT
(image)For many years the democratic ideal of free-knowledge-for-all was the driving force behind the internet. Ha, how quaint.
Fri, 28 Apr 2017 14:00:00 GMT
(image)Kleptocracy Tours takes you through the city with the highest concentration of dirty money in the world.
Fri, 28 Apr 2017 11:40:10 GMT
(image)President Donald Trump on Thursday reflected on his first 100 days in office.
Fri, 28 Apr 2017 11:35:02 GMT
(image)A woman in her 60s who was injured in the April 7 truck attack in Stockholm has died, raising the death toll to five.
Fri, 28 Apr 2017 09:54:04 GMT
(image)A woman has been shot and six people arrested during terror raids in northwest London, with British police saying they have foiled an active plot.
Fri, 28 Apr 2017 07:51:20 GMT
(image)China signals it wants Russia to pass United Nations Security Council sanctions on North Korea.
Fri, 28 Apr 2017 09:05:06 GMT
(image)For Michael Czugaj, one of the youngest members of the Bali nine arrested 12 years ago for trafficking heroin, this week marks two difficult anniversaries.
Fri, 28 Apr 2017 05:59:03 GMT
(image)The young stars of the year's funniest global home video have been transformed into a cartoon by a Brooklyn couple hoping the precocious kids will be just as cute in two dimensions.
Fri, 28 Apr 2017 07:54:04 GMT
(image)Friends and former colleagues of an Australian woman who died in a scooter accident in Bali on Thursday morning have remembered her as a "beautiful person".
Fri, 28 Apr 2017 05:03:05 GMT
(image)In a bid to improve Christian-Muslim relations, will meet one of Sunni Islam's highest and most controversial authorities.
Fri, 28 Apr 2017 04:34:06 GMT
(image)New Zealanders living in Australia have been assured a crackdown on citizenship requirements has not shifted the goalposts on the "pathway to citizenship" hammered out last year.
Fri, 28 Apr 2017 04:23:09 GMT
(image)In the latest abuses in the Philippines' war on drugs, a hidden jail has been found holding suspects without charge.
Fri, 28 Apr 2017 00:36:08 GMT
(image)By Saturday April 29 - 100 days into his term - he is expected to have signed 30 executive orders, more than any other president since World War II, along with 24 memorandums and 20 proclamations.
Fri, 28 Apr 2017 00:26:02 GMT
(image)An Italian professor aims to "wake up" cryogenically preserved people and transplant their brains into donor bodies.
Thu, 27 Apr 2017 23:02:13 GMT
(image)Russia had been provoked by NATO's move to beef up its presence in the Baltic nations, Latvia's infantry head says.
Fri, 28 Apr 2017 03:05:02 GMT
(image)Israel's Patriot anti-aircraft missile system shot down an aerial target over the Golan Heights on Thursday, the Israeli military said.
Thu, 27 Apr 2017 20:30:03 GMT
(image)Facebook Inc acknowledged on Thursday that it has become a battleground for governments seeking to manipulate public opinion.
Thu, 27 Apr 2017 20:01:08 GMT
(image)Australia is considering taking part in one of the world's biggest 'cyber-war' exercises.
Fri, 28 Apr 2017 02:49:04 GMT
(image)A Russian naval intelligence ship sank on Thursday after colliding with a merchant freighter in the Black Sea near Istanbul, the Turkish coast guard said.
Fri, 28 Apr 2017 13:36:02 GMT
(image)The Pentagon office will try to determine whether Flynn "failed to obtain required approval prior to receiving" the payments.
Thu, 27 Apr 2017 17:38:08 GMT
(image)There are strong reasons why the French election is different from the US one.
Fri, 28 Apr 2017 03:41:02 GMT
(image)The German Chancellor has laid down a tough line for Brexit talks with the UK.
Fri, 28 Apr 2017 02:53:05 GMT
(image)Colonel says capturing foreign fighters is rare because they 'are very hardcore and they came here to die'.
Fri, 28 Apr 2017 06:59:06 GMT
(image)A man carrying knives has been arrested near the site of last month's terror attack in London.
Fri, 28 Apr 2017 05:16:06 GMT
(image)A leafy street in Sydney's Burwood has been listed by China's feared corruption investigators as the possible residence of one of its 'most wanted' international fugitives.
Thu, 27 Apr 2017 08:44:04 GMT
(image)A new find may push back the record of human species, far beyond scientists' expectations.
Thu, 27 Apr 2017 09:13:07 GMT
(image)Indonesia has lashed out at Australia's "unfair" decision to impose a tariff on cheap paper from Indonesia, warning it will affect free-trade talks between the two countries
Thu, 27 Apr 2017 06:57:02 GMT
(image)China and Russia have vowed "to take further action" against the United States' ambition to build a global anti-missile shield.
Thu, 27 Apr 2017 19:22:05 GMT
(image)A 29-year-old Australian woman has been found dead in Bali after a motorcycle accident.
Thu, 27 Apr 2017 05:47:06 GMT
(image)The suspect behind 591 bomb hoaxes sent to Australian schools has been revealed as an Israeli-American teenager.
Thu, 27 Apr 2017 16:10:06 GMT
(image)"Liar" and "hogwash" are some of the words being exchanged in a bitter spat that between the sister of "the world's heaviest woman" and her doctors.
Thu, 27 Apr 2017 04:29:02 GMT
(image)Pope Francis, an outspoken champion of science and technology, gave his own TED talk Tuesday night, speaking from the Vatican with a three-part message calling for a "revolution of tenderness" and warning those in power to act responsibly or "your power will ruin you."
Thu, 27 Apr 2017 08:59:07 GMT
(image)A large explosion in the area of Damascus International Airport on Thursday was the work of Israel's policy to act against Hezbollah, minister suggests.
Thu, 27 Apr 2017 04:27:04 GMT
(image)Kiwis love to show their beautiful country to foreign visitors; sharing it permanently is another matter.
Thu, 27 Apr 2017 02:34:08 GMT
(image)Ivanka Trump's comments are a pointed departure from one of her father's bedrock populist positions.
Thu, 27 Apr 2017 02:10:02 GMT
(image)What do you do if you're a historically unpopular new president, with a record low approval rating? Why, you announce a tax cut!
Thu, 27 Apr 2017 07:17:12 GMT
(image)US President Donald Trump has confirmed he wants to cut the corporate tax rate to 15 per cent, which business leaders and tax experts say, if passed, will heighten the need for company tax cuts locally.
Thu, 27 Apr 2017 16:12:09 GMT
(image)A Taiwanese man who was missing on a Nepal mountain for 47 days has been found alive, but his girlfriend had died just three days before they were discovered.
Thu, 27 Apr 2017 01:17:05 GMT
(image)South-east Asian nations and China are edging closer to an agreement that aims to lessen tensions over the flashpoint waters of the South China Sea.
Wed, 26 Apr 2017 23:31:06 GMT
(image)The top US military commander in the Pacific has said the US wants to bring North Korean leader Kim Jong-un "to his senses", warning that North Korea could strike US soil.
Wed, 26 Apr 2017 20:56:06 GMT
(image)The UK is being urged to join the multilateral trade agreements being abandoned by US President Donald Trump.
Wed, 26 Apr 2017 20:03:06 GMT
(image)Emmanuel Macron was ambushed by his nationalist rival Marine Le Pen who forced him into a confrontation with some of her hardcore supporters.
Wed, 26 Apr 2017 19:28:04 GMT
(image)China is talking with the European Space Agency about collaborating on a human outpost on the moon.
Wed, 26 Apr 2017 19:20:03 GMT
(image)Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said President Donald Trump "has no intention" of releasing his tax returns.
Wed, 26 Apr 2017 18:44:03 GMT
(image)The White House left unanswered questions about whether the plan would be paid for, or how.
Wed, 26 Apr 2017 18:03:02 GMT
(image)The move comes as part of Trump's effort to reverse a slew of environmental protections ushered in by Obama.
Wed, 26 Apr 2017 16:34:04 GMT
(image)Some experts have linked the group suspected in the attacks to the Russian military.
Wed, 26 Apr 2017 14:58:07 GMT
(image)Donald Trump's attempts to prevent citizens of six predominantly Muslim nations from entering the US is helping the cause of extremists, former British prime minister David Cameron has declared.
Wed, 26 Apr 2017 13:34:06 GMT
(image)Chinese media worry Russia will step into the rift between Beijing and Pyongyang should sanctions be extended.
Wed, 26 Apr 2017 14:57:07 GMT
(image)Indigenous people and police have clashed in Brazil's capital city, as officers fired rubber bullets and tear gas while tribe members shot arrows in return.
Wed, 26 Apr 2017 05:36:07 GMT
(image)US President Donald Trump should be investigated for the promotion of his private resort on the State Department website, Noah Feldman says.
Wed, 26 Apr 2017 04:41:03 GMT
(image)The article that claimed Trump's use of the "winter White House" "finally fulfilled its original owner's dream has been taken down.
Wed, 26 Apr 2017 03:04:02 GMT
(image)The findings highlight the importance of keeping humpback "nursery" waters as quiet as possible, scientists say.
Wed, 26 Apr 2017 01:14:05 GMT
(image)A Brazilian goalkeeper who served part of a 22-year sentence for murder before returning to first-class football in April has been ordered back to prison
Wed, 26 Apr 2017 00:36:05 GMT
(image)Between the two outsiders battling to become France's president, their political parties command just three lawmakers out of 925 in parliament.
Wed, 26 Apr 2017 00:19:02 GMT
(image)A top level investigation into cyber crime has identified nearly 9000 malware-laden servers and hundreds of compromised websites, including government portals in Asia.
Tue, 25 Apr 2017 23:58:05 GMT
(image)The Trump administration has suffered its third major setback on immigration policy after a federal judge blocked any attempt to withhold funding from "sanctuary cities".
Tue, 25 Apr 2017 23:50:08 GMT
(image)The Hawaii court's decision signals that proponents of the ban face a long and risky legal battle ahead
Tue, 25 Apr 2017 23:36:02 GMT
(image)Like so many of Trump's promises, this one seems to be fading when confronted with the cruel realities of governing
Tue, 25 Apr 2017 21:34:04 GMT
(image)A US yoghurt company has filed a lawsuit against Alex Jones for posting what it called false news reports about the company.
Tue, 25 Apr 2017 23:12:04 GMT
(image)The US and South Korea have agreed to deploy the THAAD system in response to the threat of missile launches by North Korea.
Wed, 26 Apr 2017 03:52:04 GMT
(image)Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has cancelled talks with Germany's visiting foreign minister, snubbing Sigmar Gabriel.
Tue, 25 Apr 2017 19:54:02 GMT
(image)Now that we are approaching the 100-day mark, it's worth noting that the president is defying the expectations of his resistance.
Tue, 25 Apr 2017 19:23:03 GMT
(image)The Turkish planes bombed Kurdish fighters in Iraq's Sinjar region and northeast Syria on Tuesday, killing at least 20.
Tue, 25 Apr 2017 18:35:02 GMT
(image)The former adviser earned income speaking in Russia and lobbying on behalf of Turkey.
Wed, 26 Apr 2017 00:30:03 GMT
(image)A Thai man killed his 11-month-old daughter and broadcast her death on Facebook before he took his own life, police said.
Tue, 25 Apr 2017 14:00:16 GMT
(image)The Herald's picture editors showcase the best images
Wed, 26 Apr 2017 02:43:06 GMT
(image)A gang of 50 armed bandits made off with $53 million from a vault in Paraguay on Tuesday in a raid worthy of a Hollywood film.
Tue, 25 Apr 2017 08:10:02 GMT
(image)The trial of Henri van Breda began more than two years after his parents and brother were killed. His sister survived her injuries but cannot remember the incident.
Tue, 25 Apr 2017 13:54:04 GMT
(image)A noisy military display stopped short of the feared nuclear weapons test or intercontinental missile launch.
Tue, 25 Apr 2017 07:23:09 GMT
(image)Jakarta's outgoing governor, on trial for blasphemy, says that in adversity he found courage from an unlikely source - the movie Finding Nemo.
Tue, 25 Apr 2017 15:34:47 GMT
(image)This was the war in 1917, one hundred years ago, remembered again this Anzac Day among the farmland and villages of the Somme and Flanders.