North Korea claims CIA plotted to kill Kim Jong-un
North Korea has accused US and South Korean agents of plotting to kill its Supreme Leader, Kim Jong-un.
‘I will kill you & that’s why UN is here’: Duterte fumes over UN rapporteur’s surprise visit
The Philippines is up in arms over a UN special rapporteur’s unofficial visit to the country, claiming she is biased against the country’s controversial ‘war on drugs,’ and threatening to lodge a complaint to the UN.
Donald Trump will visit Israel, the Vatican and Saudi Arabia in first foreign trip as US president
President Donald Trump will visit Israel, the Vatican and Saudi Arabia in his first foreign trip as president this month, the White House as confirmed. The visits come in addition to the president's previously scheduled trip to Europe.
Senate Moves Obamacare Repeal to Slow Lane After House Vote
Passage of the House’s health-care bill gives the Obamacare repeal effort new life after months of wrangling, but key Republican senators are already pushing it aside to write their own bill with no clear timetable to act.
Local and mayoral results: Tories advance amid Labour losses
The Conservatives have gained ground in local elections across Britain at the expense of Labour and UKIP.
Brexit: English language 'losing importance' - EU's Juncker
European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker has told a conference in Italy on the EU that "English is losing importance in Europe".
Macron stretches lead as French presidential campaign enters final day
Centrist French presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron extended his lead in the polls over his far-right rival Marine Le Pen on Friday, the final day of a tumultuous election campaign that has turned the country's politics upside down.
‘We’re not fragile like US, which went on its knees to China’ – Zimbabwe president Mugabe
Robert Mugabe, the 93-year-old leader of Zimbabwe who is seeking reelection next year, has rejected the view that his country is in economic turmoil. Mugabe instead claims Zimbabwe is the second most developed in Africa, while calling the US “fragile.”
Exclusive: Uber faces criminal probe over software used to evade authorities
The U.S. Department of Justice has begun a criminal investigation into Uber Technologies Inc's use of a software tool that helped its drivers evade local transportation regulators, two sources familiar with the situation said.
US-led coalition warplanes banned from Syria safe zones – Russian envoy
The four safe zones to be established in Syria will be closed for flights by US-led coalition warplanes, said the Russian envoy to the Astana peace talks, where the zones were agreed upon.
Most US homes have mobiles but no landline
Less than half of US households now have a landline, according to a study from the US government.