U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday a ceasefire in northern Syria is now permanent and he lifted sanctions on Turkey as a result, rejecting criticism of his decision to pull out U.S. troops and allow Kurdish allies to come under attack.
Dozens of former crew, their families and dignitaries including Nova Scotia Premier Stephen McNeil were on hand to pay their respects to the victims of HMCS Kootenay. An explosion and fire killed nine of its crew members and injured 53 others.
Nobel laureate Abhijit Banerjee spoke to journalist Shekhar Gupta on 'Off The Cuff' about the Indian economy, what is on the menu for Prime Minister Narendra Modi, what he thinks about Manmohan Singh and his JNU connect. He also revealed his polit...
Republican lawmakers, encouraged by President Donald Trump to get tougher in fighting Democrats' attempts to impeach him, disrupted the U.S. House of Representatives impeachment inquiry on Wednesday and prevented a Pentagon official from testifying.
The murder suspect whose case triggered the Hong Kong protests has walked free. Here is a look at why his trial sparked unrest in the city. #HongKongProtests #HongKongExtraditionBill #ChanTongkai
Voters in a Maharashtra village have alleged EVM malfunction during Lok Sabha bypoll on Monday, saying it resulted in votes cast for any candidate going to BJP's account, a claim denied by election officials. NCP legislator Shahshikant Shinde said...
Confident of sweet victory in the just-concluded Maharashtra elections, the state BJP has already placed a mammoth order for 5,000 laddoos and numerous garlands ahead of vote counting on Thursday. News agency PTI said it has also erected a huge sc...
Joe Biden hammered President Donald Trump's treatment of the middle class as he campaigned Wednesday in his childhood hometown of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
Hong Kongers react to news reports that Beijing is drawing up a plan to remove Hong Kong's beleaguered chief executive Carrie Lam after nearly five months of pro-democracy unrest.
Republicans disrupted a closed-door deposition Wednesday with a Defense Department official who was scheduled to answer questions as part of the House impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump.
Declassified U.S. government documents and artifacts are part of a new exhibit detailing the mission that ended with Osama bin Laden's death in Pakistan in 2011. The exhibit opens Nov. 15 at the National September 11 Memorial & Museum.
Opposition and pro-government demonstrators clash in Santa Cruz, as Bolivia faces a crisis over disputed election results.
With the exit polls giving a big thumbs up to the BJP in Maharashtra, is the party preparing for Devendra Fadnavis 2.0 government? Can the Shiv Sena and the NCP emerge as the regional stalwarts or will this be a one-sided election?
Crews are trying to clear a large logjam that's threatening to damage a major local highway near Everett, Washington.
Two associates of Rudy Giuliani were arraigned Wednesday on charges they used straw donors to make illegal campaign contributions to politicians and committees to advance their business interests.
The two-child policy the Assam government is implementing may also apply to politicians and legislators, state minister Himanta Biswa Sarma, the man behind the policy, has said. The policy, announced yesterday, bars government jobs for people with...
A major mercury leak, tap water contamination, and "alarming" levels of air pollution: a series of environmental crises in Hanoi have sparked fury among residents -- and accusations the communist government is prioritising economic growth over pol...
Bolivian leader Evo Morales on Wednesday repeated his claim of victory in a presidential election and accused the opposition of trying to orchestrate a coup. Jillian Kitchener has more.
Police have begun the process of trying to identify 39 bodies found in a lorry on an industrial estate in Essex. Detectives now say the refrigerated trailer containing the victims arrived at Purfleet from Zeebrugge in Belgium at around 12.30am on...
Russian troops moved into the strategic Syrian city of Kobani on Wednesday. It comes a day after Moscow and Turkey agreed to oversee the removal of America's former allies, Kurdish fighters, from the region.
Police move lorry in which 39 bodies were found from Grays industrial estate
We look at what some would say is a landmark ruling by the Bombay High Court, one where three orders to tap the phone of a Mumbai businessman were put aside and the investigators ordered to destroy those intercepts. Is this a major reinforcement o...
US President Donald Trump has said he will lift sanctions on Turkey after the Nato ally agreed to permanently stop fighting Kurdish forces in Syria. Mr Trump made the announcement as he defended his decision to withdraw American troops, saying th...
Canada's Sports Hall of Fame is welcoming its Class of 2019. Freestyle skier Alex Bilodeau is being inducted this year along with hockey players Martin Brodeur and Jayna Hefford. Joining them in the athlete category are para-nordic skier and wheel...
Ashley Solis is a Mexican American teenager, farmworker and factory worker who dreams of being the first in her family to graduate from high school and go to college.
Clashes erupt in Santiago during a march against economic inequality in Chile despite President Sebastian Pinera announcing a package of social measures to steem street violence.
President Donald Trump says he’s lifting sanctions on Turkey after Ankara agreed to permanently stop fighting Kurdish forces in Syria. Trump said Wednesday that others should “fight over this long, blood-stained sand.”
A parade of musicians and acrobats open Winter Wonderland in Riyadh as the Chairman of the Board at the General Entertainment Authority Turki bin Abdulmohsen Al Sheikh visits the venue.
The lorry that contained 39 bodies has left the scene where it was discovered. The discovery in Essex's Waterglade industrial park has led to the arrest of the 25-year-old Northern Irish driver who is on suspicion of murder.
Iceland is planting giant forests to restore land the Vikings destroyed
Despite predictions of a clean sweep by the BJP, there may be twist in tale for the Manohar Lal Khattar government seeking a re-election in Haryana. An exit poll, released at the last minute, has stirred curiosity, suggesting the possibility of a ...
5 innovative ways Japan is making the Tokyo 2020 Olympics the most eco-friendly games ever
The top US diplomat in Ukraine, Bill Taylor, has testified behind closed doors as part of the ongoing impeachment probe of President Donald Trump. Here are three key points from his statement. #Ukraine #Trump #impeachment
Millionaires now on almost half of the world's wealth
It's now been more than 50 days since mothers in Diyarbakir started a sit-in outside the HDP office demanding the return of their children kidnapped by PKK terrorists. #diyarbakirmothers #diyarbakir #diybakirprotests
The family of Josh Hanson, Tracey and Brooke Hanson give a statement outside the Old Bailey following the sentencing of Shane O'Brien. Tracey Hanson began to cry as she said the last four years have been a living nightmare, and that the family ca...
CCTV videos show lorry on road before discovery of bodies in Grays, Essex.
Lev Parnas, an associate of Rudy Giuliani charged with making illegal campaign contributions arrived at court for a pretrial hearing at federal court in Manhattan on Wednesday.
Police and protesters clash in Santa Cruz as a general strike is due to begin on Wednesday in Bolivia to protest election results signaling long-time President Evo Morales will likely secure another term.
Britain launches a major murder investigation after 39 bodies were found in a truck from Bulgaria, as police tried to establish where the victims were originally from.
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg appeared before Congress Wednesday, seeking to assure wary lawmakers about "Libra," a digital currency in development that critics warn could be used for illicit activity, or pose threats to the financial system.
Ex-general Benny Gantz is being tasked with trying to form Israel's next government thus threatening Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's record reign.
The Duchess of Sussex rejects a curtsy in favour of a hug as she attends the opening ceremony of the One Young World Summit at the Royal Albert Hall in London. Meghan was all smiles on her first public appearance since revealing the difficulties ...
The World Health Organization says Zambia has reported its first local case of polio since 1995, in a 2-year-old boy paralyzed by a virus derived from the vaccine.
Protests in Chile's capital continue after president Sebastián Piñera apologized for failing to anticipate the social crisis and not recognize the movement that had been building up for decades.
Anyone with more than 2 children will be automatically disqualified from any government job in Assam from January 2021 onward. A policy that was drafted in 2017 is being implemented by the Sarbananda Sonowal-led BJP government in the state. Many s...
A lighthouse was under threat from coastal erosion so the decision was made to move it back by 70m. Instead of dismantling it, the entire lighthouse was moved on wheels.