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    Romanians, royals turn out in big numbers for king’s funeral


    Michael, who ruled Romania twice before being forced to abdicate by the communists in 1947, died at age 96 in Switzerland on December...

    Michael, who ruled Romania twice before being forced to abdicate by the communists in 1947, died at age 96 in Switzerland on December 5

    ‘Nothing to fear’ as Austrian far-right enters government


    The agreement reached by Sebastian Kurz’s People’s Party (OeVP) and the FPOe sets Kurz, 31, up to become chancellor and the world’s youngest...

    The agreement reached by Sebastian Kurz’s People’s Party (OeVP) and the FPOe sets Kurz, 31, up to become chancellor and the world’s youngest leader

    Colorado, New Mexico senators alter sex misconduct policies


    Efforts are aimed at adding accountability, increasing openness and protecting those who come forward with...

    Efforts are aimed at adding accountability, increasing openness and protecting those who come forward with accusations

    Peru’s congress launches process for president’s ouster


    Pedro Pablo Kuczynski is accused of failing to disclose decade-old payments from a Brazilian company embroiled in Latin America’s biggest corruption...

    Pedro Pablo Kuczynski is accused of failing to disclose decade-old payments from a Brazilian company embroiled in Latin America’s biggest corruption scandal

    Deadly California wildfire continues to grow


    Santa Barbara has had only a tiny amount of rain since October 1, the start of the new water year, and is more than 7.6cm below normal to...

    Santa Barbara has had only a tiny amount of rain since October 1, the start of the new water year, and is more than 7.6cm below normal to date

    Macron embraces Mideast role as US retreats


    One measure of the depth of the US withdrawal is that even in countries that Trump views as friendly, like Saudi Arabia, there is no ambassador in...

    One measure of the depth of the US withdrawal is that even in countries that Trump views as friendly, like Saudi Arabia, there is no ambassador in place

    Chile votes in what could be a close presidential run-off


    Sebastian Pinera, a conservative billionaire former president who ruled from 2010-2014, is trying for a comeback to succeed centre-left incumbent leader Michelle...

    Sebastian Pinera, a conservative billionaire former president who ruled from 2010-2014, is trying for a comeback to succeed centre-left incumbent leader Michelle Bachelet

    Marvel or mishap? Hong Kong’s troubled mega bridge


    Critics say the multi-billion dollar infrastructure mega-project is politically driven and a costly white...

    Critics say the multi-billion dollar infrastructure mega-project is politically driven and a costly white elephant

    Oman introduces new fuel subsidy scheme


    Nationals whose monthly income from all sources is not more than 600 riyals eligible for...

    Nationals whose monthly income from all sources is not more than 600 riyals eligible for scheme

    Wounded North Korean defector in hospital


    Oh was shot and badly wounded by his fellow North Korean soldiers while fleeing across the border into the South in...

    Oh was shot and badly wounded by his fellow North Korean soldiers while fleeing across the border into the South in November