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Myanmar has declared Rakhine state, associated by many worldwide with the military's 2017 crackdown on Rohingya Muslims, open for business - but as China bids to transform the strategically key region into a shipping and industrial hub, locals fea...
Bolivian police stand guard after violent clashes broke out between demonstrators disgruntled by Bolivia's politics and security forces in downtown La Paz as interim President Jeanine Anez began her first full day in office.
Bolivia's interim president Jeanine Anez names a new military high command as she moves to fill the power vaccum left behind by the abrupt resignation of Evo Morales.
Violent protests break out in Chile's capital Santiago as the country's currency drops to a historic low after weeks of mass street demonstrations that have left the South American country in crisis.
Acting US ambassador to Ukraine, William Taylor, a witness in the impeachment inquiry against Donald Trump, says it was 'crazy' to withold Ukraine aid for political gain.
Addressing the intelligence committee hearing, the panel's top Republican Devin Nunes assails the impeachment process as "a carefully orchestrated media smear campaign" that was part of a "scorched-earth war against President Trump."
William Taylor, former US ambassador in Ukraine, and George Kent, Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for European and Eurasian Affairs swear in before Congress in the first public hearing in the impeachment inquiry.
Former French cycling champion Raymond Poulidor, the 'eternal runner-up' at the Tour de France, dies on Wednesday at the age of 83 having been admitted to hospital a day earlier suffering from severe fatigue. Poulidor's huge popularity in France s...
The chairman of the House Intelligence Committee, supervising the inquiry into President Trump's conduct, says the impeachment hearings should proceed without 'rancor' or 'delay'.
William Taylor, the top US diplomat in Ukraine arrives in Congress to testify in the first public hearings of the impeachment probe against Donald Trump. Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for European and Eurasian Affairs George Kent is also set...
Videographic on Venice flood defence. Venetians woke Wednesday to devastating scenes after the highest tide in 50 years washed through the historic Italian city, beaching gondolas, trashing hotels and sending tourists fleeing through rapidly risin...
Videographic about global warming. The IEA said in its World Energy Outlook 2019 report that the world must do much more to slash emissions if it is to defuse the climate change time bomb and deliver sustainable energy for a growing population.
Chinese President Xi Jinping greets Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro, as Brazil seeks to boost ties with Beijing and avoid upsetting key ally Donald Trump.
Packages of cocaine and other drugs continue to wash up daily along the Atlantic coast, with nearly 1000 kilogrammes discovered since mid-October.