The U.S. State Department has approved the possible sale of a THAAD anti-missile defence system to Saudi Arabia at an estimated cost of $15 billion (11.48 billion pounds), the Pentagon said on Friday, in a statement citing Iran among regional threats.
A Thai criminal court has issued a second arrest warrant for former Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra, who fled the country weeks ago before she was sentenced to jail in absentia, police said on Thursday.
Violent protests erupted in India’s Haryana state on Friday, killing at least 29 people, after a court convicted a self-styled “godman” of raping two women, angering thousands of his supporters who said he was innocent, the state chief minister said.
U.S. President Donald Trump remains committed and optimistic about achieving Israeli-Palestinian peace, his son-in-law and senior adviser told the sides on Thursday during his first visit to the region since last month's surge of violence.
South Korean President Moon Jae-in vowed to prevent a war from breaking out again on the Korean Peninsula on Tuesday, while he was speaking at a ceremony marking the 72nd anniversary of the country's liberation from the 1910-1945 Japanese colonial rule.
Chinese drone maker SZ DJI Technology Co Ltd is tightening data security for its drones after the US Army ordered its members to stop using DJI drones because of "cyber vulnerabilities," a company official told Reuters on Monday.
Former British foreign minister David Miliband called on Saturday for voters to be given a second referendum on whether Britain should leave the European Union.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Saturday rejected a proposal made by her Social Democrat rivals to introduce quotas for electric cars in Europe, arguing the implementation of such targets would prove too complicated.
Fourteen minutes is not long to prepare for a potential catastrophe. That's the estimated time taken from a launch of a mid-range ballistic missile in DPRK until impact on Guam, where residents seem resigned to the belief that their fate is out of their control.
Iraq's Kurds are sticking to a plan to hold an independence referendum on Sept. 25, despite a U.S. request to postpone it, a high-ranking Kurdish official told Reuters on Saturday.
Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Saturday that tension with Europe was due to European domestic politics and relations with Berlin would improve after Germany's parliamentary election in September.
The special counsel investigating whether Russia interfered in the U.S. presidential election and possible collusion between Moscow and the Trump campaign wants to speak with current and former senior White House officials, the New York Times reported on Saturday.
A sell-off in heavyweight basic resources stocks prompted a third day of losses for European shares on Friday, putting them on track for their worst week this year.
Global oil demand will grow more quickly than expected this year, helping to ease a glut despite rising crude production from North America and weak OPEC compliance with output cuts, the International Energy Agency said on Friday.
India is in talks with Bangladesh and Myanmar about its plan to deport around 40,000 Rohingya Muslims it says are living in the country illegally, a government spokesman said on Friday, with state governments told to form task forces for the purpose.
Israel warned Gaza's Hamas rulers on Thursday not to try to foil its construction of a border wall designed to stop tunnels between the two sides.
The Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) suspended a planned launch on Monday of an H-IIA rocket that was to carry a moon lander into space, according to launch op
At the invitation of the government of the Republic of India, Premier Li Qiang of China's State Council will attend the 18th G20 Summit to be held in New Delhi, India d
The rover of India's Moon Mission-3, or Chandrayaan-3, completed its assigned tasks and has been rendered to sleep mode by the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO)
Japan's agriculture minister on Thursday referred to the Fukushima nuke wastewater released into the ocean as "contaminated water" instead of the term "treated water" i
China has discovered over 30.5 billion cubic meters of natural gas reserves in the country's southwest Sichuan Province, its operator, China Petrochemical Corporation (
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Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) citizens staying overseas will be allowed to return home as a result of the "eased worldwide pandemic situation," state new
The profit decline posted by China's major industrial firms narrowed in the January-July period, according to National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) data published on Sund
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