Venezuela’s fugitive former top prosecutor promised to use an international forum in Brazil on Wednesday to intensify corruption allegations against President Nicolas Maduro, who called for her arrest.
Typhoon Hato smashed into Hong Kong Wednesday with hurricane force winds and heavy rains in the worst storm the city has seen for five years, shutting down the stock market and forcing the cancellation of hundreds of flights.
The headless torso of a woman found floating in Danish waters is that of a Swedish journalist who authorities believe died aboard an inventor’s homemade submarine, police said on Wednesday.
The commander of the US Navy’s Seventh Fleet will be relieved of his duty following a deadly collision between a destroyer and a merchant vessel, the latest in a spate of similar accidents, a defense official said Tuesday.
North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un is “starting to respect” the United States, President Donald Trump declared, even as Pyongyang revealed plans for its missile development Wednesday and Kim ordered a production boost.
Despite fabulous oil riches, Angola remains one of the poorest countries in the world and is one of the most closed societies on the African continent.
Police on Wednesday widened their probe into a terror cell that unleashed carnage in Spain last week, after a suspect admitted the jihadists were targeting monuments in Barcelona in an even bigger attack.
Western Europe accounted for less than one percent of the 34,676 people killed in terror attacks in 2016 and only two percent of attacks, according to a new report.
Questions are being raised about the ability of Nigeria’s president to rule after his decision to cancel Wednesday’s cabinet meeting — the first since he returned from a long overseas medical absence.
Former French president Francois Hollande said Wednesday he has not turned his back on politics, after criticising his successor and former protege in the Elysee Palace, Emmanuel Macron.
The world record for the largest samosa was smashed in London on Tuesday by a whopping version of the popular Asian snack weighing in at 153.1 (337.5 pounds) kilogrammes.