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US House of Representatives speaker Nancy Pelosi meets with European Union foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini at the EU'sh eadquarters in Brussels.
Elephants, mostly from Kandy, gather in the Sri Lankan capital to participate in the city's biggest two-day annual Buddhist Navam procession scheduled for February 18-19.
Georgia's newly-elected President Salome Zurabishvili arrives at the Elysée Palace for talks with French President Emmanuel Macron. The former French diplomat has said her election is a step forward for women and a move closer to Europe.
A robotic and nerdy looking hog is the centrepiece of the 2019 Taipei Lantern Festival. The cultural tradition is celebrated on the 15th day of the first lunar month, falling on 19 February this year when it is also a full moon.
Elin McCready, a transgender woman, has been married for 19 years, but registering her female identity and name has thrown her union into jeopardy because Japan doesn't recognise gay marriage.
Ice swimming in Russia has long been associated with older, usually Speedo-clad men. But members of Moscow's "Walruses of the Capital" club are giving it a fashionable new image.
Stencils resembling Banksy's work appear on Bordeaux streets, including the famous "Girl with Balloon", show a young girl wearing a yellow vest raising a bloody hand to the sky. It is yet unclear if the pieces were done by the artist Banksy himself.
A group of seven Labour MPs announce they’re splitting from the party to create ‘The Independent Group’, criticising Jeremy Corbyn’s handling of anti-Semitism in his party and his position on Brexit.
People protest in New Delhi after 41 soldiers were killed in a suicide bombing in Indian-administered Kashmir as hunt for militants behind the attack in the region disputed by India and Pakistan continues. Meanwhile in a Pakistan-controlled area o...
Doctors, nurses, students, and other volunteers provide care under canopies for local residents in the Macarao neighborhood in Caracas, among other areas, as part of the offensive to demand the entry of humanitarian aid, headed by opposition leade...
Two former French air force pilots go on trial in France, six years after they fled the Dominican Republic following a spectacular drugs bust on a private jet in the Caribbean nation. In what has become known as the "Air Cocaine" case, Pascal Faur...
Seven MPs from Britain's opposition Labour Party announce they are breaking away and forming an independent group in protest at the party's support for Brexit and its failure to stamp out anti-Semitism.
US Senator for Florida Marco Rubio visits Venezuela-Colombia border, where blocked humanitarian aid is waiting to enter crisis-hit Venezuela.
In Istanbul, stray cats and dogs are not chased from the streets, instead authorities keep them in good shape, feeding them and giving them veterinary care.
"We don't want to survive, we want to live," says a "yellow vest" demonstrator protesting near the Arc de Triomphe in Paris. Nearly 300 "yellow vest" protesters were gathered in the late morning in calm on the Champs-Elysées for a new day of mobil...
Rescue workers retrieve 24 bodies and eight survivors from two flooded gold mines in Zimbabwe where officials fear dozens more illegal miners are still trapped.
Saudi Arabia's Mohammed bin Salman is greeted by Prime Minister of Pakistan Imran Khan at the airport in Islamabad, as the powerful royal scion kicks off an Asia tour.
Some 102 Bangladeshi meth dealers have surrendered to authorities at a pre-scheduled ceremony in a coastal town, as a Philippines-style anti-narcotics crackdown sows fear among kingpins. Bangladesh last year launched a "war" on drugs following a p...