US recession risk hits six-year high mid Trade War, Shutdown

2019-01-11 13:23

Economists put the risk of a US recession at the highest in more than six years amid mounting dangers from financial markets, a trade war with China and the federal-government shutdown.

Talks adopt 'rulebook' to put Paris climate deal into action

2018-12-17 13:42

The US, China and nearly 200 other nations at UN climate talks have agreed on a 'rulebook' for putting Paris accord into action.

WATCH: Top 5 world news videos today

2018-09-14 05:18

Watch our playlist of the top 5 most talked about videos today, 14 September 2018.

Britain, US express concern over Zimbabwe chaos

2018-08-02 13:28

Britain's minister for Africa, Harriett Baldwin, says she is "deeply concerned" about the deadly violence in Zimbabwe's capital and she calls on political leaders to ensure calm and restraint "at this critical moment."

Kim Jong-un officially breaks silence on US-North Korea talks

2018-04-10 17:32

North Korea's leader Kim Jong-un has acknowledged the prospect of talks with the US, state media reported, in his first official mention of dialogue with Washington ahead of a planned summit with President Donald Trump.

Trump: Ban transgender troops linked to military effectiveness

2018-03-25 18:12

Retaining troops with a history or diagnosis of gender dysphoria presents considerable risk to military effectiveness, says the White House as Donald Trumps presses on to ban most transgender troops.

Deadly, bone-chilling cold grips wide swath of US

2018-01-03 07:14

A bone-chilling, record-breaking cold wave is gripping much of the US and authorities have indicated the dangerously low temperatures are to blame in several deaths

North Korea at UN warns US carriers are fuelling tensions

2017-11-14 15:09

North Korea has warned at the United Nations that the deployment of three US aircraft carriers in joint navy drills with South Korea was fuelling tensions that could lead to nuclear war.

Borders and bans: Trump's first controversial week

It's only been a week since Donald Trump was sworn-in as US President, but the country has been shaken since.

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UN warns 'large-scale crisis' possible in DRC

2016-09-22 19:00

The UN rights chief says the DRC used "excessive force" during deadly clashes with demonstrators in the capital and called on Kinshasa to reach out to the opposition to avert a "large-scale crisis".


Carter urges DRC vote to reflect people's will

2019-01-06 18:02

Former US President Jimmy Carter is urging DRC's election commission to ensure that presidential election results "reflect the will of the Congolese people" as concerns grow about possible unrest.

Croatia beat USA to set up Davis Cup final with France

2018-09-16 21:00

Croatia will meet France in the Davis Cup final after defeating the United States as Borna Coric won the decisive fifth match in Zadar.

WATCH: Top 5 world news videos today

2018-09-11 05:14

Watch our playlist of the top 5 most talked about videos today, 11 September 2018.

UN office calls on US to stop separating families at border

2018-06-06 05:19

The UN human rights office is calling on the Trump administration to 'immediately halt' its policy of separating children from their parents after they cross the US border with Mexico.

FACT CHECK: Science contradicts EPA warming memo

2018-04-01 11:05

Fact Check: The US EPA talking points memo playing down global warming doesn't fit with what scientists say is real.

FBI investigating new person of interest in Vegas shooting - sheriff

2018-01-20 14:21

The US Federal Bureau of Investigation is looking at a new person of interest in connection with the October mass shooting at a concert in Las Vegas that left 58 people dead.

There's no missing Trump's 'Merry Christmas' message

2017-12-23 10:39

There's no mistaking US President Donald Trump's "Merry Christmas" message - he wields it as a weapon against political correctness.

UN racism committee issues 'warning' over US tensions

2017-08-24 07:27

A UN committee tasked with combatting racism has issued a formal "early warning" over conditions in the United States, a rare move often used to signal the potential of a looming civil conflict.

UN: World population grows, young girls struggle

2016-12-01 20:14

The UN population agency says the world's population grew to 7.4 billion in 2016, with a substantial youth bulge challenging political and social systems across the planet.

Briton charged in Kenya with trafficking cocaine

2016-08-04 18:23

A Nairobi report says Kenyan police have charged a British national with trafficking nearly 100kg of cocaine.

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