The Group of Seven nations expressed concern over maritime activities to claim disputed islands in Asian waters and condemned terrorism by Islamic State militants.
An Argentine prosecutor on Monday again rejected a case against President Cristina Kirchner for allegedly protecting Iranian officials accused of orchestrating a deadly 1994 bombing.
Mexican prosecutors and federal police internal affairs are investigating claims that officers killed 16 unarmed civilians in January, authorities said Monday, in the latest abuse allegations to hit security forces.
One man died and another was hospitalised on Monday in a fire caused by a powerful quake off Taiwan that also set buildings shaking in the Taipei city and sparked a short-lived tsunami warning in far southwestern Japan.
A fast-moving brush fire burned in drought-stricken southern California on Sunday, as firefighters battled through thick smoke to get the massive blaze under control.
UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has appealed to world governments to share the burden of taking in refugees after more than 700 migrants were feared dead in the latest Mediterranean boat tragedy.
United Nations chief Ban Ki-moon has called for an immediate halt to the fighting in Yemen, as he began the hunt for a new UN envoy who can broker a political end to the conflict.
A passenger plane in Indonesia was forced to make an emergency landing on Friday after air traffic control received a bomb threat, an official said.
Prosecuting those responsible for shooting down Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 over Ukraine, killing all 298 passengers and crew – 193 of them Dutch – is a key priority for the Netherlands, the justice minister has said.
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, tasked three weeks ago with forming Israel's next government, fell short on Wednesday of striking a coalition with rightwing partners after reports emerged of talks with a centre-left party.
The UN peace envoy to Yemen, Jamal Benomar, has resigned, the UN said on Wednesday, after losing support from Gulf countries for his mission in the conflict-riven nation.
TransAsia Airways plane crashes in typhoon-hit Taiwan, killing 47

A TransAsia Airways turboprop plane crashed on its second attempt at landing during a thunderstorm on an island off Taiwan on Wednesday, killing 47 people and setting buildings on fire, officials said.


Experts slam failure to save old trees Experts slam failure to save old trees

Distinguished scientists and experts in the field of urban planning raised many challenges at a conference yesterday to review Ha Noi's urban tree planning.

Whistleblowers to be rewarded up to US$160,000 1    Whistleblowers to be rewarded up to US$160,000

The Ministry of Home Affairs and the Government Inspectorate have issued a joint circular announcing that whistleblowers will be rewarded up to VND3.4 billion (US$160,000).

Daewoo founder seeks to inspire youth Daewoo founder seeks to inspire youth

As you get older, you spend hours regretting each minute you wasted in your youth, which flies by.

IZ firms find pollution controls too expensive IZ firms find pollution controls too expensive

Many companies in industrial zones claim they lack capital to introduce equipment to save energy and lessen emissions.

Caves in Quang Binh will soon echo with the sounds of runners Caves in Quang Binh will soon echo with the sounds of runners

Quang Binh, home of the biggest cave in the world, Son Doong, is offering visitors treks, caving tours and a race.