North Korea on Monday declared its medium-range Pukguksong-2 missile ready for deployment after a weekend test, the latest step in its quest to defy UN sanctions and develop an intercontinental rocket capable of striking US targets.
Three climbers died on Everest over the weekend and another is missing, officials confirmed Monday, in one of the deadliest episodes on the peak since an avalanche swept through base camp killing 18 two years ago.
Dozens of students at Indiana’s Notre Dame University protested White House policies on Sunday by walking out of a commencement speech by Vice President Mike Pence, who criticized political correctness at American colleges.
The Swiss voted Sunday in favour of a massive overhaul of the country’s energy system by gradually replacing the power from its ageing nuclear reactors with renewable sources.
A young demonstrator has died from a gunshot wound to the chest, raising to 48 the number of people killed in seven weeks of protests against Venezuela’s President Nicolas Maduro, officials said Sunday.
Spain’s bitterly divided Socialist party voted Sunday to choose a new leader, in a poll that may determine if conservative Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy’s minority government will last.
US President Donald Trump’s daughter Ivanka said Sunday that ultra-conservative Saudi Arabia has made “encouraging” progress in empowering women but more freedom is needed.
US President Donald Trump’s visit to Israel and the Palestinian territories on Monday and Tuesday will be closely scrutinised as he seeks ways to restart peace efforts. Here are key issues:
Pope Francis said Sunday he plans to create five new cardinals from five different countries at a special ceremony next month, all of them under the age of 80.
British Prime Minister Theresa May’s Conservatives have lost some of their substantial lead over the opposition Labour party, opinion polls showed Sunday after both sides published their manifestos for the June 8 election.
An American climber died Sunday on his way to the summit of Mount Everest, expedition organisers said, the latest death to mar the ongoing climbing season.