China’s Communist Party holds 19th National Congress
President Xi Jinping delivered a report to the congress on behalf of the 18th Central Committee of the CPC.
2018 Election: Daughter of former Russian mayor runs for president
Putin has not yet announced that he is re-contesting.
Hillary Clinton says U.S. threats of war with North Korea ‘dangerous, short-sighted’
U.S. says it does not rule out the possibility of direct talks with the North.
Berlin exhibition marks 100 years since Russian Revolution
The exhibition, which opens its doors to the public on Wednesday, will also examine the political and social upheaval the revolution triggered across Europe
South Korean court extends detention of ex-president Park
Former President Park was taken into custody in March.
Turkish, U.S. Officials to meet to resolve dispute – Deputy PM
The dispute was triggered by the arrest of local U.S. staff in Turkey.
Turkish president escalates row with U.S., says no longer recognises ambassador
Both countries have in the last two days taken tough measures on issuance of visas
Switzerland flushes millions worth of gold and silver down its drains – Report
Switzerland is a major commodity trading hub.
France will not recognise unilateral Catalan declaration – Minister
France says there should be dialogue at all levels.
U.S. freezes all non-immigrant visa services in Turkey
The types of visas affected include tourism, medical treatment, business, temporary work or study.
Hundreds of thousands march in Barcelona against Catalonia independence
Local police said about 350,000 people partook in the march.
Opposition supporters rally across Russia, call on Putin to quit
The protest came ahead of Russia presidential election in March 2018.
U.S. Republican lawmaker resigns after sex scandal
The lawmaker admits to an affair with a woman half his age.
Australians hand in 51,000 guns during three-month amnesty
Australia now has some of the strictest and most effective gun laws globally.
Trump denies reports U.S. State Secretary Tillerson threatened to resign
Mr. Tillerson says he remains committed to the president and never considered leaving
UK top court seeks clarity on how to handle EU rulings after Brexit
Britain exited EU last year
HEDA petitions ICC, urges intervention in plight of Rohingyans
The Nigerian civic group said the UN was not doing enough on the matter.
Britain ready to walk away with no deal on Brexit, says Minister
The European Parliament passes a non-binding motion calling on EU leaders to conclude at a summit by October 20 that Brexit talks have not made sufficient progress
China commences construction of world’s highest power pylon
A pylon is a large vertical steel tower-like structure that supports high-tension electric cables.
Two women plead not guilty to killing North Korean leader’s half-brother
Kim Jong Nam was killed in February.
UPDATED: 50 people dead, over 200 injured at Las Vegas shooting
The casualty figure has increased.