Prince Andrew on Wednesday said he was cancelling his public engagements, as the outcry over his friendship with convicted sex offender Jeffrey Epstein showed no sign of abating.
The resource-rich Pacific archipelago of Bougainville will hold a landmark referendum on Saturday on independence from Papua New Guinea, a vote that could create the world’s newest nation and prompt a dash for influence among region
An online fundraiser for koalas injured in devastating bushfires topped A$1 million ($680,000) on Thursday, making it Australia’s biggest campaign on the GoFundMe platform this year.
Despite decades of sanctions, Iran has succeeded in developing its missile arsenal, which is larger than that of any other Middle Eastern country including Israel, a Pentagon study said.
France and Germany outlined separate proposals for reforming Nato on Wednesday after President Emmanuel Macron slammed the alliance as experiencing “brain death”, causing uproar just weeks before a crucial summit.
A shallow 6.1-magnitude earthquake hit northwestern Laos near the Thai border early on Thursday, the US Geological Survey reported, alarming locals who felt buildings shake as far away as Bangkok.
Israel edged ever closer to a third general election in a year on Wednesday, as Benny Gantz announced his Blue and White coalition – the winner of the most seats in September’s national poll – was unable to form a government.
Bolivia's interim President Jeanine Anez asked Congress on Wednesday to approve a law that would allow for new elections, after deadly unrest following the resignation of Evo Morales and the disputed October 20 ballot.
Pope Francis on Thursday met with Thailand’s supreme Buddhist patriarch in a gilded Bangkok temple on the first full day of his Asia tour.
A decade after 58 people were killed in the Philippines’ worst political massacre, none of the alleged masterminds has been convicted yet, leaving families fearful that justice may never come.