Secretary of State Rex Tillerson held his first public event in five days Wednesday — a meeting with the visiting Lebanese prime minister — as aides try to quell speculation over whether he is con
Since his brother and father were arrested and imprisoned while visiting Iran nearly two years ago, Babak Namazi has been trying to persuade the U.S. government to step up its fight for their fre
The Canadian government will purchase more than 1,100 new machine guns from a local business unit of the US-based Colt arms manufacturer in a deal worth around $25.6 million
The ruling Justice and Development (AK) Party deputy Ahmet Berat Conkar will head the Turkish group at the NATO Parliamentary Assembly (NATO PA)
A four-storey residential building collapsed in Nigeria's largest city killing at least eight people, including a child, emergency officials and an A
Ohio carried out its first execution in over three years, putting a child killer to death Wednesday after delays over a controversial lethal drug com
Congressman Steve Scalise, who was critically wounded in a shooting at a baseball practice last month, has been discharged from a Washington hospital
U.S. President Donald Trump vowed on Twitter that under his administration, transgender individuals wouldn't be allowed to serve in the U.S. military
MONTREAL - Concluding a Canada-U.S. softwood lumber agreement in the coming weeks remains uncertain but there is headway on the thorny trade dispute, the head of lumber producer Tembec suggested ...
TORONTO - A notorious bank robber who was dubbed the "Vaulter" for his technique of jumping over bank counters has been sentenced to 15 years in prison.
York regional police say ...
OTTAWA - International Monetary Fund researchers say the federal government can afford to spend $8 billion annually to reduce the cost of child care spaces nationwide because the program would ...
MONTREAL - It has been a decade since his granddaughter's disappearance and eventual slaying, but the wounds are still fresh for Henri Provencher.
Cedrika Provencher, a nine-year-old freckle-faced re
MONTREAL - The son of former Quebec Liberal cabinet minister Jacques Daoust says his father is in stable condition after suffering a stroke.
Sebastien Daoust says his father is in hospital ...
OTTAWA - The Supreme Court of Canada ruled Wednesday that the National Energy Board can fulfil the Crown's duty to consult Indigenous communities about development projects but it must be ...
HALIFAX - A federal board has rejected the Art Gallery of Nova Scotia's application to certify a multi-million-dollar collection of iconic photographs by famed American artist Annie Leibovitz as "cult
OTTAWA - The Canadian Forces says it is pressing ahead with improvements to its transgender policy, even as U.S. President Donald Trump looks to bar transgender people from military service ......
A four-story residential building collapsed in Nigeria's largest city and killed at least eight people, including a child, emergency officials and an Associated Press photographer in Lagos said Wednes
Charlie Gard’s parents agreed to take their gravely ill baby to a hospice to die, as a judge granted them a chance to try to find a medical team who would give them more time to spend with him there i
Beijing is close to completing a long-targeted overhaul of operations at its state-owned enterprises, known as SOEs, saying that a modernization of their corporate structures will be finished by year’
U.K. economic growth remained subdued in the second quarter, as a modest revival in consumer spending offset shrinking industrial production, a sign that a hoped-for shift toward export-led growth rem
The U.S. government leveled sanctions at 13 high-ranking Venezuelan officials days before a scheduled vote for a constitutional assembly that many believe would deal a death blow to Venezuela’s democr
Ford Q2 profit rises on increased sales of more profitable pickup trucks in the US market
The trends have played well for e-commerce giants like Amazon, fast-fashion brands like H&M and Zara
Mayors of Paris, Madrid, Athens have said they plan to ban diesel vehicles from city centres by 2025
US central bank kept its benchmark lending rate in target range of 1-1.25%
Making an all-cash bid would mark an aggressive move for Viacom Chief Executive Bob Bakish
Analyst ready for bumper earnings session in which European companies are set to report results
Growing cohort of banking professionals are instead applying talents toward buying cryptocurrency
Good-neighborly policy instills a positive impulse to security of the region and its integration into Euro-Atlantic structures, concurred the defence ministers of Macedonia and Albania, Radmila Sekeri
The 13 officials are listed on Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) sanctions website.The Constituent Assembly, when elected, will have the power to draft a new version of constitution
The US Senate is expected to pass a bill to slap sanctions on Russia, Iran and North Korea in "short order"
President Trump announced on Wednesday that the United States will not “accept or allow” transgender people in the United States military, saying American forces “must be focused on decisive and overw
President Bidya Devi Bhandari administered the oath of office and secrecy to the newly appointed ministers at Sheetal Niwas this afternoon.
Three Yemeni soldiers have died in an attack by suspected Al-Qaeda gunmen on a local security chief in the southeastern Hadramawt province, the army said on Wednesday.
EU President Jean-Claude Juncker said the bloc would act "within days" if it does not receive reassurances on the potential impact of new sanctions on European interests.
At least 10,000 people were evacuated overnight after a new wild fire broke out in southern France, which was already battling massive blazes that have consumed swathes of forest, authorities said t
At least 40 Afghan soldiers were killed and 40 injured after the Taliban attacked the Afghan Army base in the southern Kandahar province of Afghanistan.
The EU warned Poland on Wednesday it would suspend its voting rights in the bloc if it pushes ahead with controversial judicial reforms, sparking accusations of "blackmail" from a furious
A UN helicopter crashed in northern Mali on Wednesday in an apparent accident while serving with the 12,000-strong peacekeeping force in the country, a UN source told AFP.
US military will no longer allow transgender individuals to serve in "any capacity" in the military.
"No more dictatorship!" read signs on barricades in eastern Caracas, as the strike kicked off at 6 am (1000 GMT) in the country's capital and other cities.
Security camera footage of Tuesday's incident showed the man in a blue top walking slowly through a border post between Melilla and Morocco holding a knife, police closing in on him.
Wildfires blazing across the south of France have forced the emergency evacuation of thousands of residents and tourists. The French authorities said they had moved to safety around 12,000 people
The materials “concerning Mikheil Saakashvili, which were obtained from the Georgian side, provided by the Prosecutor General’s Office of Ukraine, and processed by the State Migration Serv
Russia’s security services are accusing Ukrainian spies of trying to recruit Crimeans en masse for a nefarious purpose: ruining the tourist season on the annexed peninsula. Moscow took over Crimea in
The energy secretary thought the Ukrainian prime minister was on the line - but he was being fooled.
A California man is charged with smuggling after the snakes were intercepted by customs officers.
Wildfires in south-eastern France have forced the evacuation of 10,000 people overnight, officials say.
Senators reject the first proposal to overhaul US healthcare policy in the first of many votes.
The Islamist preacher was found guilty of aiding the Jamwa group of foreign fighters in Syria.
Three quarters of US Muslims say President Trump is "unfriendly toward" them, Pew research suggests.
More than 600 items will visit 14 different cities in Europe and the US, starting later this year.
Australian Justine Damond called 911 and was shot and killed by police less than an hour later.
A teenager in Multan is raped by order of a village council after her brother was accused of rape.
The US president cites "tremendous medical costs and disruption" for the ban.
The BBC has apologised after Tory donor and Pimlico Plumbers boss Charlie Mullins used a radio interview to call Jeremy Corbyn a "twat" for supporting Britain's withdrawal from the European single mar
A businessman has been found guilty of being part of a near-£200,000 conspiracy to pass off 30 tonnes of horsemeat as beef, much of which went on to enter the food chain.
The accounts of some 400,000 customers at Italy's largest bank have been hacked.
A seven-year-old girl drowned at her best friend's birthday pool party while there was no lifeguard on duty, an inquest heard.
The US president announced the decision on Twitter, citing “tremendous medical costs and disruption” as the primary consideration.