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.
SYDNEY: A 17-year-old girl has died after being mauled by a shark in full view of her parents on Australia's southwest coast, authorities said on Tuesday (Apr 18).
COLOMBO: Hundreds of tonnes of rotting garbage piled up in Sri Lanka's capital on Tuesday (Apr 18) after the main rubbish dump was shut following an accident that killed at least 30 people.
BANGKOK: Street food stalls will be banned from all of Bangkok's main roads under a clean-up crusade, a city hall official said Tuesday (Apr 18), prompting outcry and anguish in a food-obsessed capital famed for its spicy roadside cuisine.
SEOUL: The United States and South Korea agreed on the early deployment of a controversial US missile defence system in the region, the South's acting president said Monday (Apr 17) after talks with visiting US Vice President Mike Pence.
WASHINGTON: China and Germany are not manipulating the value of their currencies to gain an unfair trade advantage, but both should do more to reduce their large trade surpluses with the United States, the Treasury Department said on Friday (Apr 14).
SAINT PETERSBURG: Two suspected recruiters of "terrorists" from Central Asia were arrested in Saint Petersburg, justice authorities said on Saturday (Apr 15), in connection with a deadly bomb attack on the Russian city's metro.
BANGKOK: Hoards of revellers armed with plastic water guns poured onto Thai streets on Friday (Apr 14) for a second day of watery warfare to ring in the kingdom's traditional new year.
CHICAGO: The man dragged off a United Airlines flight, sparking an international uproar, suffered a broken nose and concussion, his lawyer said on Thursday (Apr 13), adding that he is planning to sue.
PARIS: Supply and demand in the oil market are close to matching up, the IEA said on Thursday (Apr 13), as landmark OPEC-led production cuts are mitigated by rising US supply and slipping worldwide demand growth.
MOSCOW: Russia's President Vladimir Putin hosted US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson at the Kremlin on Wednesday (Apr 12) but the rival powers failed to bridge a deep gap of trust.