China says its economy czar, Vice Premier Liu He, will visit Washington on Jan. 30-31 for talks aimed at resolving a costly tariff war.
A senior North Korean official has arrived in Beijing, reportedly en route to the United States for talks ahead of a possible second summit between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.
Trump administration calling for expanding defense technologies in space to better protect US.
Human Rights Watch says there is a growing resistance around the world against the abuses of autocrats by coalitions of states, civic groups and popular movements, which are all pushing back against populists seeking to curtail freedoms.
French authorities say a strong explosion and fire has hit a science building at the University of Lyon.
Work on a major new nuclear power station in Britain has been suspended after the contracted developer, Japan's Hitachi, said it had been unable to agree on financing.
China has rejected the Canadian foreign minister's statement that Chinese detentions of Canadians pose a threat to all countries.
Years after attack on Westgate Mall, Kenya reacts swiftly to similar extremist assault.
US 'alarmed' as Zimbabwe targets activists amid unrest; doctors' group treats 68 gunshot cases.
France's prime minister is a holding a special government meeting on how his country will cope with a possible "no-deal" Brexit.
British Prime Minister Theresa May is reaching out to opposition parties and other lawmakers in a battle to keep Brexit on track after surviving a no-confidence vote.
Iranian hard-line papers, FM Zarif slam arrest in US of American anchorwoman from Iran's English-language TV.
German authorities say they have arrested a suspected member of the Tamil Tigers alleged to have been involved in the 2005 assassination of Sri Lanka's foreign minister.
Belgian authorities are searching for a painting awaiting authentication as a piece by Michelangelo that disappeared from a church in Flanders last week.
Explosion, casualties reported near US-led coalition patrol in northern Syrian town of Manbij.
John Bercow, the speaker of Britain's House of Commons, plays a big role in shaping the raucous Brexit debate and sometimes sounds like a headmaster trying to get unruly pupils to behave.
Streets are deserted in Harare, Zimbabwe's capital, Wednesday as a general strike continues for a third day to protest the government's decision to more than double the price of fuel.
Iran's English-language arm of state TV says its American-born anchorwoman was arrested after flying into US.
Kenyan police say there is still "an active security operation" in and around the hotel complex attacked by Islamic extremist gunmen Tuesday amid sporadic gunfire from the scene.
A Dutch newspaper says Turkish authorities has detained and later deported a journalist, the latest foreign reporter to be ousted from the country which is accused of stifling media freedoms.