Nicaragua's government said Tuesday that forces loyal to President Daniel Ortega have seized control of the opposition stronghold city of Masaya, following fierce clashes with activists in the flashpoint neighborhood of Monimbo that rights groups say left at least two people dead.
President Tayyip Erdogan filed criminal complaints Wednesday against the leader of Turkey’s main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) and 72 other CHP lawmakers for allegedly insulting him with a cartoon they shared on social media.
U.S. President Donald Trump made eight requests for a meeting with Iranian President Hassan Rowhani, all of which were rejected, the Iranian leader’s chief of staff said Wednesday.
The US economy is “especially vulnerable” to damage from the burgeoning global trade war, which could shave hundreds of billions of dollars off global GDP, IMF chief Christine Lagarde said Wednesday.
The leader of a banned British neo-Nazi group was sentenced to eight years in prison on Wednesday over a plot to murder Labour MP Rosie Cooper and a female police officer.
European Commission chief Jean-Claude Juncker said US efforts to split the EU on trade "are in vain," in a message Wednesday to President Donald Trump before their talks in Washington next week.
President Donald Trump said Tuesday there is no hurry to denuclearize North Korea under his accord with Kim Jong Un -- a shift in tone from when the US leader said the process would start very soon.
Twelve boys and their football coach who survived a highly dangerous and dramatic rescue from a flooded Thai cave spoke publicly of their incredible ordeal for the first time on Wednesday at a press conference that was beamed around the world.
At least two people were killed and more are feared trapped after an under-construction building collapsed onto a residential complex outside Delhi, officials said Wednesday.
Elon Musk has apologized for calling a British caver who helped rescue 12 Thai boys from a cave a "pedo", retracting a comment that had drawn widespread outrage and briefly sent shares in Tesla tumbling.
Paris’s police chief urged women on Wednesday to report any cases of sexual assault during the celebrations of France’s World Cup win, after dozens of accounts by victims were posted on social media in recent days.
The issue of the U.S. sanctions against Russia was not raised at the Helsinki summit between President Vladimir Putin and his U.S. counterpart Donald Trump, the sides discussed economic cooperation, Russian Ambassador to the U.S. Anatoly Antonov said on Wednesday.
Malaysia’s former Prime Minister Najib Razak’s personal bank account has been unfrozen, according to the anti-corruption agency investigating Najib’s suspected mismanagement of the 1MDB state development fund.
President Donald Trump said Tuesday he accepts that Russia sought to influence the 2016 US election, and that he misspoke by appearing to accept Vladimir Putin’s denials over those of his own intelligence chiefs.
The South Australian government has called for a greater share of Australia’s migrant intake to be directed to the state.
Rahman planned to detonate an improvised explosive device at the gates of Downing Street and gain access to May’s office in the ensuing chaos and kill her, according to police.
It was meant to be a fun excursion after football practice, but it turned into a life-threatening, two-week ordeal for a group of youngsters trapped in a cave with rising waters and no apparent escape route.
The Buhari Media Organisation (BMO) has praised President Muhammadu Buhari for the unveiling of the logo and the planned take-off of Nigeria Air in December.
The Administrative Panel of Enquiry, which probed the N6.2 billion scam at the Nigeria Social Insurance Trust Fund (NSITF) on Wednesday submitted its report to the Minister of Labour and Employment, Chris Ngige.
The Christians Association of Nigeria (CAN) has reiterated its call on Nigerians not to relent in their prayers for the leaders and peace of the country.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday at The Hague called on the 123 States Parties to the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court to support the International Criminal Court (ICC) with jurisdiction over serious cases of corruption and illicit financial flows by state actors.
The Nigeria Employers’ Consultative Association (NECA) on Tuesday advised the Federal Government to tame its appetite for leverage on loans to avoid negative impact on the economy.
The electoral commission, INEC, has said it is concerned about the rampant buying of votes during elections such as witnessed in the recently concluded Ekiti governorship election.
As early as 6:00a.m. on Saturday, residents of Ado-Ekiti, the Ekiti State capital, began trekking to their various polling units to cast their votes.
Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode, the Lagos State Governor, on Sunday congratulated Dr Kayode Fayemi, the candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and governor-elect of Ekiti State, for emerging victorious at the keenly contested governorship election held on Saturday.