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South Korea deploys anti-missile system as U.S. seeks tough North Korea sanctions

South Korean protesters clashed with thousands of police over the deployment of a defence system aimed at countering North Korean missile attacks, while China...
Vladimir Putin

Putin says diplomacy will resolve North Korea crisis

Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday predicted that diplomacy would prevail in the North Korea crisis and would not escalate into a large-scale conflict involving...

Togo shuts down internet to counter anti-government protests

Mobile internet services were off in Togo on Thursday, where new opposition protests were planned after huge anti-government demonstrations across the country. On social media such...
Trump

Hackers gain entry into U.S., European energy sector

Advanced hackers have targeted U.S. and European energy companies, in a cyber-espionage campaign that has in some cases successfully broken into the core-systems that...

Trump ends ‘Dreamer’ immigration program, places onus on Congress

President Donald Trump on Tuesday scrapped an Obama-era program that protects from deportation immigrants brought illegally into the United States as children, delaying implementation...
Robert Mugabe

Zimbabwe politicians quietly plan post-Mugabe reforms

In January, a photograph appeared in Zimbabwe's media showing Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa enjoying drinks with a friend. In his hand was a large...
Jacob Zuma

South African economy out of recession – Statistician-General

South Africa emerged from a recession in the second quarter as agriculture helped the economy expand more than expected, Statistics South Africa said on Tuesday. Statistician-General...

Key pipeline restarts move Texas closer to recovery after Harvey

The U.S. Gulf Coast moves closer to recovery from Hurricane Harvey on Monday when the biggest American fuel system restarts a key segment shut down by...

WW2 bomb: Massive evacuation in Frankfurt

Frankfurt, Germany’s financial  capital has begun its biggest evacuation of people ahead  of the planned defusing of a massive World War Two bomb. Between 60,000...

China’s sale of electric cars soars

China’s new energy vehicle (NEV) industry has seen rapid growth in the past few years, with growing sales and an improved industry ecosystem, according...
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