ISTANBUL: A Russian naval spy ship on Thursday (Apr 27) sank in the Black Sea off Turkey's coast after hitting a Togo-flagged vessel packed with livestock but all of its 78 crew were rescued by Turkish coastguards.
PARIS: The European Parliament accuses French presidential candidate Marine Le Pen's party of defrauding it of nearly €5 million (US$5.5 million) in expenses, more than twice an initial estimate, a French legal source said Thursday.
British Prime Minister Theresa May hosted a "useful working dinner" with key EU Brexit negotiators on Wednesday, as the bloc hardens its position ahead of a summit to lay down its "red lines".
KATHMANDU: Rescuers on Wednesday (Apr 26) found two Taiwanese trekkers who went missing in a remote mountainous part of Nepal seven weeks ago, but only one survived the ordeal.
WASHINGTON: The Trump administration is poised to unveil its long-awaited tax reform plan on Wednesday (Apr 26) that will slash corporate taxes to 15 per cent, in the "biggest tax cut" in US history.
WASHINGTON: From the resounding setbacks in Congress to the stunning policy flip-flops, Donald Trump has certainly been confronted with a steep learning curve in his opening months at the White House.
PARIS: Pro-European Union candidate Emmanuel Macron is set to face far-right Marine Le Pen in France's presidential run-off, making him clear favourite to emerge as the country's youngest leader in modern history.
With fears rising that the Trump administration will follow through on its threats to raise trade barriers, world finance ministers are united on one message: protectionism threatens the global economy.
CARACAS: The death toll in three weeks of violence at anti-government protests in Venezuela jumped to 20 people on Friday (Apr 21) after a night of clashes and pillaging left 12 people dead in Caracas.
UNITED NATIONS: United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres on Friday (Apr 21) held a brief first meeting with US President Donald Trump at the White House, ahead of a visit of Security Council ambassadors to Washington next week.
ROME: In a potentially landmark case, an Italian court has ruled that excessive, work-related use of a mobile phone caused an executive to develop a benign brain tumour.