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Pro and anti-Brexit demonstrators in front of the Houses of Parliament react as British Prime Minister Theresa May announces she is delaying a parliamentary vote on her Brexit deal.
Thousands gather in central Copenhagen to protest against a new government plan to move "unwanted" migrants to a remote uninhabited island. The decision is part of a new finance bill for 2019 agreed between the centre-right government and the righ...
People lining up outside court ahead of a bail decision for Meng Wanzhou, a top executive of Chinese telecom giant Huawei who is seeking release from detention on health grounds, as Beijing calculates its protests over her arrest on a US warrant. ...
Iraqis forces parade and celebrate in the streets of Mosul as they mark a year since Iraq declared victory against the Islamic State group, the conclusion of a three-year battle to oust the jihadists.
Videographic on the arms trade. Russia has overtaken Britain to become the world's second biggest arms producer behind the United States, the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (Sipri) said in a report published on Monday.
Units from the elite Emergency Response Division (ERD) carry out a military exercise at a base in western Baghdad to mark the first anniversary of their victory against the Islamic State group.
Graphic showing migration routes to Europe. Updated videographic showing the principal migration routes to Europe. A United Nations conference has adopted a pact designed to manage migration.
Japanese prosecutors formally charge Carlos Ghosn with financial misconduct for under-reporting his salary and also serve a fresh warrant on separate allegations, local media report, meaning the tycoon will likely spend Christmas in a cell.
Videographic on the InSight mission. Humans can now hear the haunting, low rumble of wind on Mars for the first time, after NASA's InSight lander captured vibrations from the breeze on the Red Planet
The European Commission warns that the EU has already offered Britain the "best and only possible" Brexit deal and will not renegotiate it, on the eve of a vote in the British parliament.
In Johannesburg, land is a hot topic, even for the dead. Population growth, migration to urban areas and an influx of foreigners has put huge pressure on land in urban areas. Adding to the problem is a cultural resistance to the practice of cremat...
Colombia's indigenous community holds a funeral for one of two indigenous leaders killed in the past few days, as rights groups warned aboriginals have increasingly been targeted since the country's right-wing president took office.
Europe's top court ruled Monday that Britain could halt Brexit without the approval of fellow EU member states, in a victory for pro-Europeans on the eve of a key House of Commons vote.
Congolese doctor Denis Mukwege and Yazidi activist Nadia Murad, a survivor of ISIS sexual slavery, stand up against sexual violence in conflict, and challenge the world to combat rape as a weapon of war, ahead of receiving the Nobel Peace Prize.
A year since Iraq announced "victory" over the Islamic State group, the country finds itself in the throes of political and economic crises left unresolved during the long battle against jihadists.
At Nuremberg main station, about 50 railway workers from the union EVG are demonstrating, wearing yellow vests. All main railway lines in Germany are disrupted due to a strike by rail workers to press their claim in wage negotiations, operator De...
Security stand guard in Marrakesh ahead of the intergovernmental conference to adopt the global compact for safe, orderly and regular migration.
Fred Brophy runs a boxing troupe -- the last in Australia and one of the few left worldwide -- travelling to outback towns where someone's always up for a fight. Back in the 1930s to 1950s, such tents were a fixture at country fairs and agricultur...
River Plate wins the Copa Libertadores by beating their fiercest rivals Boca Juniors 3-1 after extra time, bringing an end to a final tainted by violence and moved more than six thousand miles away from Argentina.
Vote counting starts as polls close in parliamentary elections triggered years ahead of schedule by reformist leader Nikol Pashinyan, who is aiming to cement his political authority in the post-Soviet country.
Media teams wait outside a Vancouver court as a hearing takes place of the financial director of Chinese telecom giant Huawei, who was arrested in Canada at the request of the United States. Meng Wanzhou is suspected of lying about one of the grou...