Brazilian President Michel Temer signed on Wednesday a loan of 102 million reais (32 million US dollars) for the federal police to resume issuing new passports after the procedure was suspended in late June due to lack of funds.
Apple Inc wants to expand its contract manufacturer's facility in the southern Indian tech hub of Bengaluru, a federal minister said on Tuesday, as the iPhone maker seeks a bigger share in one of the world's biggest smartphone markets.
U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday vowed to appeal the ruling made by a federal appeals court to uphold a halt on his anti-immigration executive order.
For the last three years, JPMorgan Chase's hiring practices in China were at the center of a federal bribery investigation.
Federal prosecutors will seek the death penalty for a white man accused of killing nine black parishioners in a racially motivated attack at a church in Charleston, South Carolina, last June, the U.S. Justice Department said on Tuesday.
Warnings have been sounded by Australia's political opposition that former prime minister Tony Abbot announced he would stay in parliament and re-contest his seat at the nation's next federal election.
The White House said Wednesday the federal government had already begun planning for a possible shutdown.
U.S. Democratic presidential hopeful Hillary Clinton on Monday unveiled a 350-billion-dollar higher education plan aimed at cutting college tuition and easing debt burdens for college loanees.
U.S. federal judge in Boston on Wednesday officially sentenced 21-year-old Dzhokhar Tsarnaev to death for his role in the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing attacks and the following killing of a police officer when on the run.
Twenty-two members of U.S. Congress on Thursday urged the country's Attorney General Loretta Lynch to review espionage-related charges brought against a Chinese-American hydrologist and asked her to determine whether race played a factor in the so called "spy case".
Prime Minister Tony Abbott's dwindling popularity among Australian voters is being blamed for the electoral disaster of his Coalition colleagues in Victoria at the weekend.
At least 270 rockets were fired from Gaza towards southern and central Israel on Wednesday. The vast majority of them fell in depopulated zone or were intercepted by th
Former President Donald Trump's town hall on CNN Wednesday featured no shortage of theatrics, from calling moderator Kaitlin Collins "nasty" to sparking laughs from a s
Opposition parties are leading in Sunday's Thai general election, according to preliminary results released by the electoral body.The two major opposition parties, the
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United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres called for an immediate end to violence in Sudan after meeting Burundian President Evariste Ndayishimiye in Bujumbura,
China's market-guiding body made up of officials from the central bank on Friday stressed the importance of curbing extreme exchange rate fluctuations of the yuan, afte
Iran's President Ebrahim Raisi arrived in Damascus on Wednesday, Syrian state media SANA news agency reported, on the first visit by a head of state from Iran since Syr
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Mexican president asked his U.S. counterpart Joe Biden to stop the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) from funding groups hostile to his governm
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As foreign countries continue to evacuate their citizens from Sudan by land, sea and air, Sudanese citizens report gunfire and heavy artillery fire in parts of Khartoum
Demonstrations went on in New York City on Saturday, five days after 30-year-old black man Jordan Neely was allegedly choked to death by 24-year-old white U.S. marine v
Arab foreign ministers will meet at the Arab League in Cairo on Sunday to discuss Syria, a League spokesman said, amid a regional push to normalise ties with Syrian Pre
Chinese President Xi Jinping on Friday stressed accelerating the building of a modern industrial system underpinned by the real economy, and supporting Chinese moderniz
Chinese Premier Li Qiang, also a member of the Standing Committee of the Political Bureau of the Communist Party of China Central Committee, has urged efforts to boost
Uzbekistan plans to lift half of its impoverished population out of poverty by the end of 2026. Uzbek officials were keen to learn from China's experiences in poverty a
Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Qin Gang on Monday met with Russian First Deputy Foreign Minister Vladimir Titov in Beijing.The two sides exchanged views o
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy has reached agreements with the leaders of Italy, Germany, France and Britain on providing fresh defense aid for Kiev, Zelenskyy
Thai voters began heading to the polling stations on Sunday morning in the Southeast Asian country's general election.The polls started at 8:00 a.m. (0100 GMT) and will