US Defence Secretary Mark Esper revealed a fresh drive to strengthen US alliances with ‘like-minded democracies’ in part through arms sales in an effort to curb the global influence of Russia and China.
Lagos was under a round-the-clock curfew on Wednesday enforced by a heavy police presence, as smoke rose from a flashpoint area in Nigeria's biggest city where soldiers had opened fire on protesters the previous evening
The foreign ministers of Armenia and Azerbaijan were in Moscow on Wednesday for meetings with Russia's top diplomat Sergei Lavrov as world powers seek to halt fighting over Nagorno-Karabakh.
A lucky echidna puggle, or baby spiny anteater, that survived an attack by birds and fell from a tree is taking its first steps as zoo keepers in Australia hand-feed the young mammal.
Nigerians were in shock on Wednesday after a deadly shooting of peaceful protesters in the biggest city Lagos that Amnesty International blamed on security forces.
Vietnam scrambled to evacuate thousands of people from their homes as tropical storm Saudel approached on Wednesday, bringing more misery for a country that has endured weeks of heavy rains and floods ...
Cathay Pacific announced plans Wednesday to cut its workforce by nearly a quarter and close one of its short-haul airlines in an effort to survive the "devastating" impacts of the coronavirus pandemic.
Former president Barack Obama holds his first rally Wednesday in support of US election front runner Joe Biden, while Donald Trump campaigned frantically and accused his opponent ...
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