Oct 22, 2019 1:19
Russian President Vladimir Putin and Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan both said on Tuesday they hoped to resolve positively 'complicated issues in the region', as they met in Sochi on the sidelines of Russia-Africa forum.
Oct 22, 2019 1:44
A commercial by Japanese clothing brand Uniqlo has stirred a consumer backlash in South Korea amid accusations that it mocks victims of wartime forced labor and brothel workers, reopening deep wounds from Japan's colonial past.
Oct 22, 2019 1:45
Japanese Emperor Naruhito formally proclaimed his ascendancy to the throne in a centuries-old ceremony attended by dignitaries from more than 180 countries, pledging to fulfill his duty as a symbol of the state.
Oct 22, 2019 1:14
Lebanon approved an emergency reform package in response to protests over dire economic conditions, but the moves did not persuade demonstrators to leave the streets or investors to halt a plunge in its bonds.
Oct 22, 2019 2:12
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will remain in power but with a minority government that will require the support of a smaller left-leaning party after a hard-fought election in which he was dogged by scandals.
Oct 21, 2019 1:24
Benjamin Netanyahu gave up his effort to form a new government on Monday after failing to secure a majority coalition, creating an opportunity for centrist rival Benny Gantz to replace Israel's longest serving prime minister.
Oct 21, 2019 1:27
Last year 440 women in Turkey were murdered by men, unofficial data show, more than doubling from 2012 when Ankara passed a law on preventing violence against women - a rise which some women's groups attribute to the failure to implement the legislation.
Oct 21, 2019 1:00
Thailand's King Maha Vajiralongkorn has stripped his royal consort of her titles and military ranks for being "disloyal," the palace said late on Monday.
Oct 21, 2019 1:19
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson was prevented from holding another vote on his Brexit deal on Monday, giving his opponents more time to thwart his plans.
Oct 21, 2019 1:23
Canadians vote on Monday to determine whether Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, who swept into office four years ago as a charismatic figure, will remain in power after two major scandals.
Oct 21, 2019 1:41
U.S. troops crossed into Iraq early on Monday, part of a withdrawal from northeastern Syria ordered by President Donald Trump that opened the way for Turkish troops to launch an offensive against Kurdish fighters in the area.
Oct 21, 2019 1:51
Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam on Monday met with imams at the Kowloon Mosque to apologize, after police hit the place of worship with a water cannon as they battled protesters during another day of political unrest.