China will limit exports of refined petroleum products to North Korea starting October 1, its commerce ministry said, confirming Beijing’s participation in new UN sanctions intended to rein in its rogue neighbour.
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov on Friday described the rhetoric between leaders of the United States and North Korea as a “kindergarden fight between children” and urged calm.
Tens of thousands of French leftists are expected to answer a call by firebrand Jean-Luc Melenchon to throng the streets of Paris on Saturday in protest over President Emmanuel Macron’s sweeping reforms of the labour code.
Donald Trump on Friday launched a foul-mouthed tirade at NFL players who protest the playing of The Star-Spangled Banner at games, urging team owners to “fire” athletes who take a knee or raise a fist during the anthem.
Myanmar’s army chief on Saturday blamed Rohinyga militants for an explosion outside a mosque in Rakhine state, as a rights group accused the military of starting fires in the region to prevent refugees from returning.
Iran said on Saturday that it had successfully tested a new medium-range missile in defiance of warnings from Washington that it was ready to ditch a landmark nuclear deal over the issue.
US Senator John McCain Friday announced his opposition to the latest Republican attempt to replace Barack Obama’s signature health care law, likely dooming the repeal effort.
Chancellor Angela Merkel and her main rival Martin Schulz return to their home bases to make their last-ditch appeal for votes ahead of Sunday’s elections, urging Germans to shun anti-migrant populists.
Thousands of Brazilians demonstrated for gay rights Friday after an uproar over a judge’s ruling that psychologists can administer so-called “cures” for homosexuality.
The decision by London transport authorities to oust US ride-hailing firm Uber is “not really justified,” US Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross said Friday.
Former Spanish king Juan Carlos at 79 has been named world sailing champion along with his crew during the classic six competition in Vancouver that also included American Dennis Conner.