Britain needs a transition period to soften its exit from the European Union, but it cannot be used to stop Brexit, two senior ministers said on Sunday, signaling a truce between rival factions in Prime Minister Theresa May’s cabinet. May’s Brexit strategy has been the subject of open debate among her top team ever since a botched June election which weakened her authority and exposed differences of opinion over how Britain should manage its departure from the bloc.

The United Nations has urged Kenya's defeated opposition to calm its supporters after claims of election rigging sparked violent protests that officials say left 11 people dead.

Chinese leader Xi Jinping urged U.S. President Donald Trump on Saturday to avoid rhetoric that could inflame tensions with North Korea as an escalating war of words raised global alarm.    

U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday threatened military intervention in Venezuela, a surprise escalation of Washington's response to Venezuela's political crisis that Caracas disparaged as "craziness."

Yemen's blood bank has sent out an urgent appeal to anyone who will listen as war and a blockade on the capital, Sanaa, may force the center to close within a week.

Iraq's Kurds are sticking to a plan to hold an independence referendum on Sept. 25, despite a U.S. request to postpone it, a high-ranking Kurdish official told Reuters on Saturday.

The US Department of Defense is weighing a new strategy that would authorize the military to expand its global drone strike program to the Philippines, according to a new report.

'Dodgy' greenhouse gas data threatens Paris accord

Wednesday, 09 August 2017 02:54 Written by

Potent, climate-warming gases are being emitted into the atmosphere but are not being recorded in official inventories, a BBC investigation has found.

Air monitors in Switzerland have detected large quantities of one gas coming from a location in Italy.

A safe haven where drug users inject themselves with heroin and other drugs has been quietly operating in the United States for the past three years, a report reveals.

Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi on Monday called on the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) to make a response to the guarantees of U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson.