Philippine president Rodrigo Duterte's government rejected calls Tuesday to halt the potential closure a news website that has been reporting on his deadly drug war, with media watchdogs raising fears over eroding freedoms. The country's corporate regulator revoked the incorporatRead More »
European Union Council President Donald Tusk on Tuesday urged Britain to change its mind about leaving the bloc next year, as time to conclude a Brexit agreement runs short and EU leaders wait for more ...
Fiat Chrysler's Jeep brand is giving the Cherokee compact SUV a major facelift so it can better compete in one of the hottest parts of the U.S. automotive market
Big-hitting Colin de Grandhomme blasted New Zealand to a five-wicket win over Pakistan in the fourth one-day international in Hamilton on Tuesday. De Grandhomme bludgeoned the Pakistan attack with an unbeaten 74 off 40 balls to reinvigorate New Zealand's run chase as the hosts were struggling to
Leading Kosovo Serb politician Oliver Ivanovic was killed on Tuesday in a drive-by shooting as he arrived at his party headquarters, his lawyer and a party official said. The killing occurred on the very day that Belgrade and Pristina had started talks on normalising ties after a break of more than
Seven French prison officers were hurt when an Islamist convict attacked them as he resisted a search, while guards resumed a strike Tuesday demanding better security in jails nationwide. The latest assault, which took place in a prison in southwestern France on Monday, came just four days after a German
At least 48 people were injured, 10 of them seriously, when a school bus in Germany crashed into a wall Tuesday, police said. The accident, whose cause was not immediately clear, occurred at about 7:00 am (0600 GMT) en route to a school in the southwestern town of Eberbach. "The fully occupied
Olympic champion Yuzuru Hanyu has resumed training on ice two months after damaging his ankle ligaments, officials said Tuesday, as he battles for fitness just 24 days before the games begin in South Korea. Hanyu -- the first Japanese man to win Olympic figure skating gold -- started the season as favourite
The UAE will lodge a complaint with the International Civil Aviation Organization after Qatari jets came within little more than three kilometres of Emirati passenger flights, its civil aviation chief said on Tuesday. "Today we will file our complaint to the International Civil Aviation Organization
Indonesian investigators were sifting through the rubble at Jakarta's stock exchange complex Tuesday as they looked for clues to what caused a walkway collapse that left scores injured, including dozens of visiting university students. A mezzanine floor at the tower in the city's business district
Global stocks were mostly higher Tuesday following a holiday for U.S. markets as investors looked ahead to American corporate earnings. KEEPING SCORE: In early trading, Germany's DAX gained 0.3 percent ...
French President Emmanuel Macron is set to pressure Britain to contribute more to dealing with migrants trying to cross the Channel from Calais on Tuesday as he visits the northern port which has long been a magnet for asylum seekers. The 40-year-old centrist is expected to lay out his demands for Britain
North Korea on Tuesday denounced President Donald Trump's tweeted message that he has a bigger nuclear button than its leader Kim Jong-Un as the "spasm of a lunatic" and the "bark of a rabid dog". Kim used his annual New Year address to warn he has a "nuclear button"
Hong Kong stocks posted their highest ever close on Tuesday, boosted by a flood of cash from mainland Chinese investors and a worldwide surge in optimism about the global economy. The Hang Seng Index leapt 1.81 percent, or 565.88 points, to close at 31,904.75 -- its best finish since October 30, 2007
More than three-quarters of Yemenis are now in need of humanitarian aid as the war between rebels and the Saudi-backed government nears its fourth year, the United Nations said on Tuesday. Some 8.4 million people are at risk of famine, up from 6.8 million in 2017, the UN humanitarian affairs office
The Department of Foreign Affairs or DFA defended itself from allegations that it is not taking steps to stop China’s ongoing militarization of the West Philippine Sea. Critics particularly refer to Beijing’s construction of military structures in the disputed territory, which they alleged, the DFA is
Prices of bitcoin and other digital currencies have skidded after South Korea's top financial policymaker said Tuesday that a crackdown on trading of crypto currencies was still possible. Finance Minister ...
Dozens of toddlers in Indonesia's easternmost Papua province have died from malnutrition and measles over the past few months, a military spokesman said Tuesday, underscoring a lack of accessible medical care in the remote region. The high number of deaths comes after President Joko Widodo vowed
Novak Djokovic hosed down suggestions Tuesday he is pushing to create an independent players union to fight for even more prize money, and denied reports it could lead to tournament boycotts. British media said the Serbian 12-time Grand Slam winner, president of the ATP Tour player council, had raised
World number one Simona Halep had to come from 5-2 and a set point down against Australian teenager Destanee Aiava to win a dramatic first-round match at the Australian Open on Tuesday. Both the Romanian and her 17-year-old wildcard opponent needed on-court medical attention before top seed Halep ran
China's economy exceeded Beijing's annual growth target in 2017, analysts said in an AFP survey, overcoming the government's battles against massive debt and pollution-spewing factories. Premier Li Keqiang last week said he expected growth to have come in "around 6.9 percent".
The Binhai New Area in the northern Chinese city of Tianjin – an economic zone that sparked talk of grand ambitions to create China’s answer to Manhattan from a riverside swamp – raised eyebrows this month when it announced that its GDP growth in 2016 was a third smaller than it previously stated. Tianjin
Asian markets mostly rose again Tuesday with Hong Kong clocking its highest ever close while the dollar struggled to recover from further losses against major peers. While there were few leads from Wall Street owing to a holiday, investors continued to push into equity markets in Asia to maintain a
Myanmar and Bangladesh have agreed to repatriate Rohingya displaced by an army crackdown within two years, Dhaka said Tuesday, the first concrete timeline for a return of hundreds of thousands of refugees even as conditions for their homecoming remain uncertain. The deal, hammered out in Myanmar'
JD.com has introduced its own brand offering products from suitcases to bath towels, putting the online retailer in direct competition with the manufacturers that sell their products through its platform. The brand, called Jing Zao, translates to `Made by JD’, now offers 38 products with a style reminiscent
An attempt to oust President Donald Trump's hotel business from managing a luxury hotel in Panama has turned bitter, with accusations of financial misconduct. Trump Hotels is contesting its firing, and ...