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    Canadian envoy sacking shows 'political interference': Chinese media

    Agence France-Presse . Beijing | Updated at 02:49pm on January 28, 2019

    Chinese state-run media on Monday decried the sacking of Canada's ambassador to Beijing, who was fired after he suggested that it would be ‘great’ for...

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    Venezuela's Guaido calls for new anti-Maduro protests

    Agence France-Presse . Caracas | Updated at 12:13pm on January 28, 2019

    Venezuela's self-proclaimed president Juan Guaido called Sunday for two new protests, in an effort to push the military to turn against leader Nicolas Maduro and...

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    Britain seeks greater control of Brexit

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 11:51am on January 28, 2019

    After British MPs rejected prime minister Theresa May’s Brexit deal, they will vote Tuesday on what they want her to do next. The House of...

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    15 killed, 34 injured in Peru wall collapses

    Reuters . Lima | Updated at 11:09am on January 28, 2019

    At least fifteen people were killed at a wedding in Peru on Sunday after a wall at the hotel where the celebration was held collapsed...

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    Pressure on Maduro with opposition amnesty offer, protests

    Agence France-Presse . Caracas | Updated at 12:17am on January 28, 2019

    Bolstered by growing international support, Venezuela’s self-proclaimed president Juan Guaido is increasing pressure on the rule of Nicolas Maduro by calling for new elections and...

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    Blackmail letters with suspected cyanide sent to Japanese firms

    Agence-France-Presse . Tokyo | Updated at 12:00am on January 28, 2019

    Nine Japanese companies, including drugmakers and a newspaper, have received blackmail letters containing white powder suspected to be cyanide, police and local media said Sunday.The...

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    ‘Listen to Europe,’ Dublin tells UK MPs

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 12:00am on January 28, 2019

    British MPs seeking to pressure prime minister Theresa May this week to renegotiate her Brexit deal should heed EU warnings that it will not succeed,...

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    Sudanese protesters hold rallies as police deploy

    Agence France-Presse . Khartoum | Updated at 12:00am on January 28, 2019

    Crowds of Sudanese protesters on Sunday held rallies in their neighbourhoods and some squares in the capital and its twin city of Omdurman after organisers...

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    Palestinian killed by Israeli fire

    Agence France-Presse . Jerusalem | Updated at 12:00am on January 28, 2019

    A Palestinian was killed Saturday in clashes with Israeli civilians near a Jewish settlement in the occupied West Bank, the Israeli army said.The Palestinian health...

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    Sanctions, peace deal on cards for new US-North Korea summit

    Agence-France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 12:00am on January 28, 2019

    As Donald Trump seeks progress with North Korea at a second summit, the United States has a series of cards it can play including easing...