Riot police and security forces clashed with demonstrators in Tehran and dozens of cities across Iran on Saturday, Iranian news agencies said, as protests against a rise in petrol prices turned political.
Former U.S. ambassador Marie Yovanovitch was testifying Friday in the House impeachment inquiry when suddenly President Donald Trump weighed in. "Everywhere Marie Yovanovitch went turned bad," the president
China has sent its soldiers onto the streets of Hong Kong to clean up the debris after more anti-government protests. A city spokesman said it was a “voluntary community activity” by the People's Liberation
WASHINGTON — The offer: A $1 million check from a major Democratic donor to a major Democratic group. The one condition: The money would be refunded if Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren becomes the nominee.
Britain's Prince Andrew has admitted it was "the wrong thing to do" to stay at the home of US businessman and convicted sex offender Jeffrey Epstein. Andrew went on to say that his judgement was probably
Paris police on Saturday fired tear gas to drive back protesters marking the first anniversary of anti-government "gilets jaunes" ("yellow vest") demonstrations. On the Place d'Italie in southern Paris,
Serbian president Aleksandar Vucic has been admitted to a hospital after experiencing heart problems, his office said on Saturday. The 49-year-old was admitted to a military hospital in Belgrade. A government
A Bolivian town was in mourning on Saturday after at least five supporters of deposed president Evo Morales were shot dead by security forces. Emotions were raw as relatives of the dead draped Bolivian
JERUSALEM — Israel's military said Friday it was investigating "harm caused to civilians" from an airstrike it carried out in Gaza that Palestinian medics said killed eight members of one family including
While flamenco has its roots deep in Spain, it has become a universal art form and is danced and played from Japan to Latin America and the United States. To mark International Flamenco Day (Saturday,
Tens of thousands of demonstrators are expected to attend a mass rally in Prague against Czech prime minister Andrej Babis on Saturday — the 30th anniversary of the country’s Velvet Revolution. Organisers
Billionaire Elon Musk's dream of using tunnels as re-imagined people movers kicked off in the real world Friday, as his Boring Company held a ceremony in Las Vegas celebrating the start of drilling for
Havana has celebrated its 500th anniversary with a bang, staging a colourful and impressive fireworks display that wowed thousands of residents and tourists gathered along the seaside Malecon boulevard.
North Carolina legislators on Friday passed a new set of Congressional maps that would endanger two Republican representatives in next year's election, after a court said last month their existing district
WASHINGTON — David Holmes, a career foreign service officer, provided "damning" testimony about the July phone call he was said to have overheard between President Donald Trump and the ambassador to the
Marie Yovanovitch, theousted U.S. ambassador to Ukraine who is one of several figures at the center of the impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump, spent more than six hours testifying before House
The devastating day Trump's presidency came into sharp focus — in Congress, the White House and court
WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump's worlds collided in devastating fashion in Washington on Friday, exposing legal and political vulnerabilities that Democrats want to exploit as he works to survive
Greenland's main airport is set to end civilian flights within five years due to climate change, as the melting of permafrost is cracking the runway. Kangerlussuaq Airport, the country's main hub, had
WASHINGTON — Lawyers for President Trump asked the U.S. Supreme Court on Friday to put a hold on a subpoena from a House committeeseeking eight years of his financial documents. The case may produce the
President Donald Trump's Twitter attack on an impeachment witness during her testimony on Friday drew a furious response from Democrats, who accused him of witness intimidation, and even some allies criticized
A year ago this weekend, hundreds of thousands of protesters angry about a new fuel tax took to the streets across France, wearing the high visibility jackets motorists have to carry in their cars in of
This is what the unprecedented wildfires on Australia's east coast look like from space. Around 12,000 square kilometres have burned in New South Wales and Queensland since July, an area larger than Jamaica.
As South Bend, Indiana, Mayor Pete Buttigieg’s support rises in the Democratic primary polls in key early states like Iowa, is his sexual identity turning off some black voters? That was a storyline which
WASHINGTON — In his final statement to the jury in the trial of political operative Roger Stone, federal prosecutor Michael Marando sought to boil the case down to a simple and stark premise. "I know live
Republican operative Roger Stone was found guilty on Friday of all seven counts against him, including witness tampering and making false statements. The colorful trial lasted for nearly two weeks and
Every two years, the top policymaking body of the United Nations Industrial Development Organisation gather to discuss global industry and manufacturing. The 18th session of UNIDO’s general conference
Not every constitutional law question has two sides. We don’t lose sleep, for example, over how many senators represent each state (two), or whether representation in the House must be proportional (yes),