London's Charing Cross station was closed early on Tuesday morning due to a "large" gas leak in a nearby area, rail operators and the fire brigade said, prompting the police to evacuate hundreds of pe
Congress voted on Monday to end a three-day U.S. government shutdown, approving the latest short-term funding bill as Democrats accepted promises from Republicans for a broad debate later on the futur
With President Donald Trump standing back from negotiations to end the U.S. government shutdown, it was a group of around two dozen moderate senators that took the lead in hammering out a compromise.
Another 58 asylum-seekers held in an Australian-run detention centre on Papua New Guinea (PNG) will leave on Tuesday for resettlement in the United States under a controversial refugee swap deal, a so
US comedian Bill Cosby performed his first stand-up gig since being swept up in sex scandals, joking in Philadelphia on Monday about his blindness and fueling criticism on social media, according to v
Office workers fled high-rise buildings in the Indonesian capital on Tuesday after a strong earthquake shook the city, but there were no immediate reports of deaths or injuries. The relatively shall
Czech President Milos Zeman will re-appoint Andrej Babis as prime minister regardless of whether he wins a new presidential term, he said, preventing a potential new head of state making his own appoi
Chinese telecommunications equipment companies Huawei and ZTE, which face strong political headwinds in the United States, sharply cut lobbying expenditures last year, according to fourth-quarter spen
Russian short track speed skater Viktor Ahn, biathlete Anton Shipulin and cross-country skier Sergei Ustyugov are not on the list of Russian athletes eligible to compete at next month's Pyeongchang Ol
Turkey had given no guarantee to Russia or any other country that military operation will be limited to Syria's Afrin, Turkish Deputy Prime Minister Bekir Bozdag said on Monday.
The Palestinians on Monday slammed the speech of the US Vice President Mike Pence he addressed the Knesset, Israel's parliament, in which he expressed his country's commitment to recognise Jerusalem a
US President Donald Trump has hailed the end of the government shutdown as a "big win" for Republicans and hit out at Democrats saying they "caved in" following the 69-hour crisis.