Johnson bracing to be next UK PM

Boris Johnson is expected to become Britain's next prime minister this week, vowing to deliver Brexit on October 31 come what may, in...

Son of Aussie police chief found dead in Canada: officer

One of two young homicide victims found this week in western Canada is the son of a high-ranking Australian police officer, Canadian police...

Japan’s Abe on course to retain majority in upper house election

Japanese voters cast ballots Sunday in an upper house election, with Shinzo Abe's ruling bloc looking to protect its majority and keep on...

Iran warns UK against escalating tensions

Iran on Sunday urged Britain to contain "domestic political forces" intent on escalating tensions between the two countries following Iran's seizure of a...

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Firefighters monitor the progress of a wildfire at Amendoa in Macao, central Portugal on Sunday. More than 1,000 firefighters battled to control wildfires...

10,000-plus guns handed over in NZ buy-back plan

New Zealanders have handed over more than 10,000 guns, weapons parts and accessories in the first week of a buy-back scheme prompted by...

Ukraine president Zelensky’s party tipped to win parliament vote

Ukrainians on Sunday went to the polls to elect a new parliament as comedian-turned-president Volodymyr Zelensky seeks to bring in political novices and...

Assad, Putin exchange congratulations on 75th anniv. of establishing diplomatic relations

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad and Russian President Vladimir Putin on Sunday exchanged congratulations on the 75th anniversary of diplomatic relations between the two...

Putin says Russia to help safeguard Syria’s sovereignty

Russia will continue to help Syria protect its sovereignty and territorial integrity, Russian President Vladimir Putin said Sunday in a congratulatory message to Syrian...

Researchers identify new species of pocket shark that glows in deep ocean

A team of US researchers has identified a new species of pocket shark that can glow in deep ocean. Collected in the eastern...

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