US Defence Secretary Jim Mattis resigns
US Defence Secretary Jim Mattis has submitted a letter of resignation
Trump orders full withdrawal of US troops from Syria
Declaration of ISIL defeat in Syria and pulling out of troops angers top Republicans and surprises some foreign allies
Canada arrests CFO of Chinese telecoms giant Huawei

Chief financial officer of Chinese telecom giant Huawei Technologies has been...

Chief financial officer of Chinese telecom giant Huawei...

Police arrest dozens of suspected mobsters in global operation

At least 84 suspected members of Italian 'Ndrangheta clan arrested in...

At least 84 suspected members of Italian 'Ndrangheta...

US senators say there is 'zero chance' Prince Mohammed bin Salman is not involved in Khashoggi killing

After a briefing by CIA chief, top senators say the US must send a strong message to Saudi crown prince over Khashoggi killing

After a briefing by CIA chief, top senators say the US must...

Prime Minister Edouard Philippe suspends fuel tax rises

Fuel tax rises which have led to weeks of violent protests in France have now...

Fuel tax rises which have led to weeks of violent protests...

Senior minister could be suspended over Brexit legal advice

MPs will vote later on whether the UK government broke Parliament's rules...

MPs will vote later on whether the UK government broke...

Iceland scandal over MPs' crude and sexist bar talk

There are calls for several Icelandic MPs to resign after they were recorded...

There are calls for several Icelandic MPs to resign after...

World is now at crossroads over climate, UN conference warned

Experts and leaders behind efforts to limit climate change have warned that the...

Experts and leaders behind efforts to limit climate change...

Macron tells PM to hold talks after worst riots in Paris in years

French President Emmanuel Macron is to hold "crisis talks" in Paris,...

French President Emmanuel Macron is to hold "crisis...

Former US President George H. Bush dies, aged 94

41st President of the United States presided over Operation Desert Storm that...

41st President of the United States presided over Operation...

Students strike for climate change, defying calls to stay in school

Thousands of Australian students have defied calls by the Prime Minister to...

Thousands of Australian students have defied calls by the...

Stakes are high at G20 summit as Trump meets with China's President Xi Jinping

The stakes are high at this week's G20 summit, where President Trump is due to meet China's President Xi Jinping

The stakes are high at this week's G20 summit, where...

Deutsche Bank headquarters raided over money laundering

The Frankfurt headquarters of Deutsche Bank have been raided by prosecutors in...

The Frankfurt headquarters of Deutsche Bank have been...

Chinese scientist pauses 'gene-edited baby' trial after outcry

Geneticist He Jiankui says he's 'proud' of his work, as he defends...

Geneticist He Jiankui says he's 'proud' of his...

Ukrainian President urges NATO to send ships to Sea of Azov

Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has urged Nato to send ships to the Sea of...

Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has urged Nato to send...

'Fuel taxes will adapt to price fluctuations,' says Macron in response to protests

French President Emmanuel Macron has said he will not abandon a controversial fuel tax, as he set out France's future energy strategy

French President Emmanuel Macron has said he will not...

Pilots struggled with flight systems in Indonesia crash

Indonesian crash investigators say Lion Air, the country's biggest budget...

Indonesian crash investigators say Lion Air, the...

[WATCH] Ukraine imposes martial law as tensions with Russia flare

The move by Ukrainian parliament comes as Kiev and Moscow trade blame over...

The move by Ukrainian parliament comes as Kiev and Moscow...

Trump doesn't 'believe' his own government's report on climate change

US President Donald Trump has cast doubt on a report by his own government...

US President Donald Trump has cast doubt on a report by his...