Turkey’s cooperation with Africa not short-term: President

Turkey never looks at cooperation with African countries as short-term, the Turkish president said on Sunday

British Conservative MP Sir David Amess stabbed to death while meeting with constituents in church

Sir David Amess, a 69-year-old British MP in Prime Minister Boris Johnson's Conservative Party has been stabbed to death while meeting his constituents at a church

Lebanon's main government power plants shut, deepening the country's energy crisis

Lebanon's two main power plants were forced to shut down after running out of fuel, leaving the small country with no government-produced power

UK Labour conference passes motion against Israeli 'apartheid'

Britain’s main opposition Labour Party passed a motion calling for sanctions against Israel for practicing "apartheid" against Palestinians

German election: Centre-left Social Democrats narrowly beat Merkel's CDU bloc, initial results show

The centre-left Social Democrats narrowly beat Angela Merkel's centre-right Union bloc in Sunday's parliamentary election, preliminary results show.

Israel wants 4 counties to mediate prisoner exchange deal: Hamas

Israel wants Turkey, Germany, Egypt and Qatar to play a mediation role on a prisoner exchange agreement to be concluded with Palestinian groups, the deputy chief of the Palestinian resistance group, Hamas, said Friday

Woman and two children killed in NSW Central Coast crash

A mother and two of her children have died in a "horrendous" New South Wales Central Coast car crash that left first responders shocked.

Malaysia warns Australia nuclear submarine project could 'provoke other powers' in Asia

Malaysia has joined criticism of Australia's plan to build nuclear-powered submarines, warning it could spark a renewed arms race in the region, while the diplomatic crisis with France sparked by the decision continues to escalate

Woman charged with murdering her three daughters in Timaru

The mother of three young girls found dead at a Timaru house has been charged with their murder

Lebanon's president, premier-designate sign decree to form gov't

After months of political deadlock, the Lebanese president and prime minister-designate Friday signed a decree to form a new government in the country

Nation 'living with COVID-19' at risk of restriction return As Delta infections spread rapidly

Singapore has warned it may need to reimpose COVID-19 restrictions if a new outbreak of the highly infectious Delta variant is not contained, putting at risk the city's shift towards living with the virus

Auckland's lockdown extended two weeks, other areas of New Zealand being downgraded


New Zealand is extending alert level 4 restrictions in Auckland for at least another two weeks but lowering the alert level for other parts of the country

New Zealand records 83 new cases of COVID as outbreak continues to grow

New Zealand has announced 83 new cases of COVID-19, as the coronavirus outbreak in the country continues to grow

Auckland church at the centre of NZ outbreak becomes target of racist comments

More than 500 people across multiple church groups are believed to have attended a "special event" just two days before authorities in New Zealand discovered the Delta variant had breached the border and was spreading throughout the community.

Iranians rally in Sweden, demand justice for 1988 massacre of political prisoners

Iranian expats held a large protest rally on Monday in Stockholm, Sweden, where an Iranian regime official is being tried for human rights violations, including involvement in the execution of more than 30,000 Iranian political prisoners in 1988

Turkey conducting 'intensive' diplomacy on Afghanistan: President


Turkey's president on Monday detailed his recent contacts with world leaders on the developments in Afghanistan and a possible migration wave to the region

UNICEF warns of severe water shortage to millions in Lebanon

The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) on Saturday warned of a critical drinkable water shortage to millions of people in Lebanon

New Zealand records 21 new cases of COVID-19

A number of cases of COVID-19 in the New Zealand cities of Auckland and Wellington have been linked to a Samoan church service, with contact tracers trying to find attendees as a "priority"

New Zealand records 21 new cases of COVID-19 as Auckland outbreak spreads

New Zealand has recorded 21 new cases of COVID-19, as a Delta outbreak spreads beyond its largest city Auckland

Myanmar military crackdown death toll tops 1,000: Watchdog


The death toll in the military crackdown in Myanmar following the Feb. 1 coup has risen to 1,000, according to a local monitoring group