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US president hails deal after historic talks

US President Donald Trump says his historic talks with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un that ended in a joint agreement were "tremendous". The signed document includes a pledge from Mr Kim Details

US and N Korean leaders arrive in Singapore

US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un have arrived in Singapore for their historic summit. Mr Trump flew in aboard Air Force One, a few hours after Mr Details

Guatemala volcano, Almost 200 missing and 75 dead

Explosions are intensifying at Guatemala's Fuego volcano as emergency crews continue the search Wednesday for nearly 200 people reported missing. More pyroclastic flow -- a nasty mix of ash, rock and Details

Jordan PM Hani al-Mulki resigns amid mass protests over tax bill

Jordan's King Abdullah II has accepted the resignation of Prime Minister Hani al-Mulki, the country's royal palace has said.  Jordanian Prime Minister Hani al-Mulki submitted his resignation in a meeting with Details

Spanish PM forced out of office

Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy was toppled by a corruption scandal Friday, becoming the first leader in Spain's modern democracy to lose a vote of no-confidence in Parliament. Rajoy's demise paves Details

Trump pulls out of summit with North Korea’s Kim Jong-un

US President Donald Trump has announced he will not attend a planned meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, raising concerns tensions between the two nations will escalate again with Details

Iran seen to hang on to nuclear deal amid US sanctions, threats

On May 15, the US Treasury Department announced it was imposing sanctions against Iran's central bank governor and another senior bank official, accusing them of involvement in the transfer of Details

The princes, the president and the fortune seekers

After a year spent carefully cultivating two princes from the Arabian Peninsula, Elliott Broidy, a top fundraiser for President Donald Trump, thought he was finally close to nailing more than Details

Malaysia sets up new task force over 1MDB scandal

Malaysia has set up a special task force that will look into the possible criminal conduct of individuals involved in the management of state fund 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB), the Details

Turkish elections: Erdogan to hold rally in Sarajevo

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is set to hold an election rally in Sarajevo, Bosnia, on Sunday, after three European Union countries banned Turkish politicians from campaigning on their soil,  Austria, Details

Erdogan calls on Muslim countries to unite and confront Israel

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has called on Muslim leaders to unite and confront Israel, days after scores of Palestinians were killed by Israeli snipers as they marked 70 years Details

UN rights chief backs calls for inquiry over Gaza killings

The UN human rights chief has slammed Israel's deadly reaction to protests along the Gaza border as "wholly disproportionate", backing calls for an international investigation. Opening a special session of the Details

EU moves to block US sanctions on Iran

The European Commission will launch the process of activating a law that bans European companies and courts from complying with US sanctions against Iran, after Washington pulled out of the Details

N Korea suspends talks with South, threatens to cancel US summit

North Korea said it was suspending high-level talks with South Korea scheduled for Wednesday because of US-South Korean military exercises, which it said threatened warming ties on the divided peninsula. North Details

Shia leader Muqtada al-Sadr leading in Iraq’s election

With over half the votes counted, powerful Shia leader Muqtada al-Sadr has emerged as the leading contender in Iraq’s parliamentary elections, a remarkable comeback after being sidelined for years by Details

Indonesia links church attacks to local ISIL-inspired group

At least 11 people have been killed in three separate attacks on churches in the Indonesian city of Surabaya, local police say. More than 40 people were wounded in the Details

Donald Trump: Singapore to host summit with Kim Jong-un

US President Donald Trump announced he will hold talks with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un in Singapore on June 12. Trump made the announcement on social media on Thursday just hours Details

World leaders react to US withdrawal from Iranian nuclear deal

President Donald Trump has decided to withdraw the United States from a multinational nuclear agreement with Iran, saying the deal is "defective at its core" and announcing "the highest level Details

Iran defiant as Trump poised to make nuclear deal decision

US President Donald Trump is poised to announce on Tuesday his decision whether to withdraw or stay in the Iran nuclear deal, as Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said that Tehran Details

Shooter of Pakistan’s Ahsan Iqbal linked to Tehreek-e-Labbiak

A suspect arrested for an assassination attempt on Pakistan's interior minister says he is a member of a far-right religious organisation that has previously accused members of the government of Details