Top Japanese official resigns over sexual misconduct allegations
Vice minister of finance, Junichi Fukuda, denied the accusations that he sexually harassed a journalist but resigned as to not disrupt the ministry's work
Trump to meet Kim Jong-un soon, but will leave summit if talks are not 'fruitful'
US President Donald Trump said that if he hoped the meeting would be a great success, but promised to leave if it doesn't go to plan 
Turkey to hold snap election in June

In a surprising press conference, Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdoğan announced snap elections on 24 June, more than a year earlier than planned 

In a surprising press conference, Turkish...

CIA director in secret meeting with Kim Jong-un ahead of US-North Korea summit

CIA director Mike Pompeo travelled to Pyongyang for a secret meeting with Kim Jong-un during Easter, US reports state

CIA director Mike Pompeo travelled to Pyongyang for a...

Former US First Lady Barbara Bush passes away

George HW Bush's wife, Barbara, passed away at the age of 92

George HW Bush's wife, Barbara, passed away at the age...

Commonwealth leaders to choose next head during this week's summit

Commonwealth leaders are gathering in London for an executive session on...

Commonwealth leaders are gathering in London for an...

Russia says chemical inspectors will be allowed into Douma

Following weekend missiles strikes on Syria by the US, UK and France, Russia...

Following weekend missiles strikes on Syria by the US, UK...

Russian investigative journalist dies after mysterious fall

Journalist Maxim Borodin regularly published stories on crime and...

Journalist Maxim Borodin regularly published stories...

Pro-EU Milo Djukanovic wins Montenegro presidential election

The win could see Montenegro becoming an EU member, which expers say could...

The win could see Montenegro becoming an EU member, which...

French president 'convinced' Donald Trump to stay in Syria ahead of strikes

Emmanuel Macron said he told the US President not to withdraw troops from Syria before last Friday's series of air strikes 

Emmanuel Macron said he told the US President not to...

Jeremy Corbyn calls for ‘war powers act’, questions legal basis for Syria airstrikes

UK Labour Leader Jeremy Corbyn has questioned the legal basis on which the strikes were acted upon 

UK Labour Leader Jeremy Corbyn has questioned the legal...

Airstrikes on Syria are a grim reminder for Serbian President

Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic recalls NATO bombing during Kosovo war...

Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic recalls NATO bombing...

Hungarians march against ‘unfair electoral system’

Opponents of re-elected Hungarian prime minister Viktor Orban call for a...

Opponents of re-elected Hungarian prime minister Viktor...

Putin calls for emergency UN Security Council meeting

Moscow has stated that it might consider supplying S-300 missile systems to...

Moscow has stated that it might consider supplying S-300...

USA, UK, France launch missile strikes in Syria

The attack involved munitions fired from aircraft and naval vessels, including...

The attack involved munitions fired from aircraft and naval...

Libya's Haftar in coma after stroke

The 74-year-old general collapsed during a visit to Jordan earlier in the week and was flown to France for treatment

The 74-year-old general collapsed during a visit to Jordan...

Swedish Academy head quits Nobel body amid sexual misconduct scandal

Last November 18 women made allegations of sexual assault and harassment...

Last November 18 women made allegations of sexual assault...

Russia warns US launching air strikes could spark a war

Russia has warned the US against launching air strikes, saying it could...

Russia has warned the US against launching air...

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