Reuters | Updated at 10:50am on December 18, 2016
Venezuelan president Nicolas Maduro suspended on Saturday the elimination of the country's largest denomination bill, which had sparked cash shortages and nationwide unrest, saying the measure would be postponed until early January...
Reuters | Updated at 09:40am on December 18, 2016
An Indonesian air force transport plane has crashed into a mountain, killing all 13 people aboard, during a training exercise in the remote region of Papua, a search and rescue agency official said on Sunday...
Reuters | Updated at 09:17am on December 18, 2016
Polish opposition leaders said on Saturday they would maintain their blockade of parliament's main hall and called for popular protests against a government that has accused it of trying to seize power...
Reuters | Updated at 08:35am on December 18, 2016
China will return an underwater US drone seized by a naval vessel this week in the South China Sea, both countries said on Saturday, but Beijing complained that Washington had been ‘hyping up’ the incident...
Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:41am on December 18, 2016
Brussels-based think-tank International Crisis Group has said that tensions between Myanmar and the Muslim world — including Malaysia and Bangladesh — are rising following Myanmar military crackdown on Rohingya Muslims in Rakhine state since October 9...
Agence France-Presse | Updated at 05:09pm on December 17, 2016
A magnitude 8.0 earthquake struck 157 km east of Rabual, Papua New Guinea on Saturday, the US Geological Survey reported.
Associated Press | Updated at 02:09pm on December 17, 2016
Secretary-general Ban Ki-moon addressed mounting speculation that he will run for president of South Korea on Friday, saying he will decide how to best help his country...
Reuters | Updated at 01:36pm on December 17, 2016
Thirteen soldiers were killed and 48 were wounded in a car bomb attack on a bus transporting off-duty personnel in the Turkish city of Kayseri on Saturday, the military said in a statement...
Associated Press | Updated at 12:37pm on December 17, 2016
An Afghan official says that at least six people, including five female government workers, have been shot and killed in southern Kandahar province...
BBC | Updated at 12:25pm on December 17, 2016
World-famous wartime diarist Anne Frank may have been discovered by chance and not because her hiding place was betrayed, a new theory suggests...