Four new outbreaks of African swine fever have been reported in China's provinces of Jiangxi, Yunnan and Sichuan as well as the municipality of Shanghai, the agriculture ministry said on Saturday.
A motorist accidentally hit and killed a protester taking part in a campaign of road blockades across France on Saturday, as thousands gathered on motorways in a backlash against higher fuel taxes.
The Argentine Navy said on Saturday a private company hired by the government has located the submarine ARA San Juan some 800 meters below the ocean's surface a year after it went missing with 44 crew members aboard.
Forensic recovery teams pressed their search for more victims in the flame-ravaged northern California town of Paradise on Friday as authorities sought clues to the fate of about 1,000 people reported missing in the state's deadliest wildfire on record.
Saudi Arabia is resisting US calls to mend ties with Qatar despite signs that pressure to end another regional crisis, the Yemen war, has had an impact on Riyadh since the killing of a prominent journalist.
A key Republican senator has said that acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker, who now oversees a probe of whether President Donald Trump’s campaign colluded with Russia during the 2016 election, told him he had no concerns about the special counsel leading the investigation.
Turkey has ruled out any deal with the United States to scale down its investigation into the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi if the US expels a Muslim cleric who Ankara says was behind a failed coup two years ago.
British Prime Minister Theresa May won the backing of the most prominent Brexiteer in her government Friday as she fought to save a draft European Union divorce deal that has stirred up a plot to force her out of her job.