BEIJING (Reuters) - Hailing "mighty Uncle Xi", Chinese people have taken to social media using an old imperial term to welcome President Xi Jinping's naming by the Communist Party as its "core", despi
SACRAMENTO, Calif. - California parole officials recommended Thursday that Charles "Tex" Watson, the self-described right-hand man of murderous cult leader Charles Manson, should remain in prison 47 y
NEW YORK (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The World Bank has appointed its first adviser tasked with promoting the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) issues in its development work
California parole officials recommended Thursday that Charles "Tex" Watson, the self-described right-hand man of murderous cult leader Charles Manson
A Syrian family accepted for asylum in the UK have their relocation plans cancelled twice.
Donald Trump called his running mate, Mike Pence, before a rally in Geneva, Ohio.
Far-right Dutch lawmaker Geert Wilders wants to halt Muslim immigration, close mosques and ban the Koran.
US Republican vice presidential candidate Mike Pence's plane slides off runway at LaGuardia Airport in New York in heavy rain
GREENSBORO, N.C. - As Hillary Clinton and Michelle Obama campaigned together Thursday for the first time in North Carolina, early voting in the presidential battleground state appeared likely to surge
NEW YORK - Republican vice-presidential candidate Mike Pence's campaign plane slid off a runway during a rainstorm at New York's LaGuardia Airport late Thursday, tearing up concrete before coming to r
MANILA, Philippines (AP) — The foul-mouthed Philippine president, who once called the pope a “son of a bitch” and told Barack Obama to “go to hell,” says he has promised to Go
A federal court jury on Thursday acquitted anti-government militant leader Ammon Bundy and six followers of conspiracy charges stemming from their ro
Venezuela's opposition ratcheted up the pressure on President Nicolas Maduro at mass protests, announcing plans for a new march and general strike.
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At least 40 Daesh terrorists were killed in southern Mosul, Iraq confirmed late Thursday
About 70 migrants remaining at the Calais 'Jungle' camp are allowed to sleep at the site, as work continues to dismantle it.
CARACAS (Reuters) - Venezuela's top court on Thursday approved an injunction against a congressional probe that found Rafael Ramirez, the former president of state oil company PDVSA, was responsible f
WELLINGTON, New Zealand - The countries that decide the fate of Antarctica reached an historic agreement on Friday to create the world's largest marine protected area in the ocean next to the frozen c
PHOENIX (AP) — Authorities say a man didn’t go to jail hungry after making a stop at a fast food restaurant as he led Arizona police on a car chase. Police tried to arrest the man for an outsta
Republican vice-presidential candidate Mike Pence's plane skids off a runway on landing in New York.
Photographer Abid Bhat documents the story of 14-year-old Insha Mushtaq, who lost vision in both her eyes after being hit by pellets in Indian-administered Kashmir.
SPRINGFIELD, Ohio — Donald Trump on Thursday criticized rival Hillary Clinton for being too tough on Vladimir Putin, once again raising eyebrows about the Re
A campaign plane carrying U.S. Republican vice-presidential nominee Mike Pence skidded off the runway after landing at New York City's LaGuardia Airp
RIYADH (Reuters) - Yemen's Houthi militia launched a ballistic missile toward Mecca on Thursday, the Saudi-led coalition intervening in Yemen's civil war said on Saudi state news agency SPA.
John Sudworth investigates the role of the state in China's family policy a year on from the end of the one-child rule.
One year on from the relaxation of China's one child policy, what impact has it had?
ANCHORAGE, Alaska - A bear mauled a man out with his dogs before dawn Thursday on a runway of the small airport in the southern Alaska town of Seward, officials said.
The unidentified man was walking
The BBC's Katy Watson reports on how investing in CCTV and deploying the army may have helped reduce the crime rate in Honduras, once the murder hot spot of the world.
Russia's high-speed trains have revolutionised rail travel - but life by the tracks has much less glamour, Seva Boiko reports.
Hillary Clinton appears on the cusp of a potentially commanding victory over Donald Trump, fueled by solid Democratic turnout in early voting, massive operational advantages and increasing enthusiasm
CANNON BALL, N.D. - Law enforcement officers in riot gear and firing bean bags and pepper spray evicted protesters Thursday from private land in the path of the Dakota Access oil pipeline, dramaticall
NEW YORK - An airplane carrying Republican vice-presidential candidate Mike Pence has slid off the runway while landing at New York's LaGuardia Airport.
Pence has told reporters he's fine and no one
CONCORD, N.H. - Ben Affleck is calling on New Hampshire residents to get out and vote in the upcoming election.
In a new video, the Boston-born Affleck describes New Hampshire as his "kid brother," w
The BBC finds young people still living among the fires in the Calais migrant camp known as the 'Jungle'.
President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Thursday Turkey would not allow Sinjar to be the “new Qandil” for the PKK terrorist organization