Emperor Naruhito has ascended the Chrysanthemum Throne, proclaiming himself Japan's 126th emperor before a cheering audience. At an enthronement ceremony at the Imperial Palace in Tokyo, Naruhito pledged to serve his constitutional duty as a sym...
Japanese Emperor Naruhito formally proclaimed his ascendancy to the throne on Tuesday in a centuries-old ceremony attended by dignitaries from more than 180 countries, pledging to fulfil his duty as a symbol of the state.
China's foreign minister Wang Yi denounces months of pro-democracy unrest in Hong Kong, saying its violence is being replicated in other parts of the world, and accuses foreign forces of fuelling the political crisis.
French President Emmanuel Macron touches down at Dzaoudzi airport, in Mayotte, where he is expected to address issues including illegal immigration and economic development.
European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker says that the European Union has done "everything in (its) power" to ensure an orderly departure from the United Kingdom, while the Brexit deal awaits ratification by the British Parliament.
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will remain in power but with a minority government that will require the support of a smaller left-leaning party after a hard-fought election in which he was dogged by scandals.
Northern Ireland legalises abortion and same-sex marriage.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau stressed a newly-won mandate from Canadians, despite winning fewer than half the seats and being wiped off the map in Alberta and Saskatchewan. The mood at Liberal party election headquarters in Montreal moved from ca...
Former Union Minister P Chidambaram was granted bail today by the Supreme Court in the INX Media corruption case, but he will not be released as he remains in the custody of the Enforcement Directorate. Mr Chidambaram, arrested by the CBI on Augus...
Britain is set to leave the European Union in 9 days on October 31 2019. Here we take a look at the latest figures behind Brexit.
Abhijit Banerjee, winner of the 2019 Economics Nobel, today called on Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who tweeted a photo of the meeting and also praised him, saying India is proud of his accomplishments. The meeting takes place in the middle of a h...
Thailand's king has stripped his royal consort of her titles and military ranks for disloyalty.
Lebanon approved an emergency reform package in response to protests over dire economic conditions, but the moves did not persuade demonstrators to leave the streets or investors to halt a plunge in its bonds.
A woman told how she has twice worked her magic to save Twinkle, her paralysed cat - first rescuing her as a kitten, when she was flung from a car window, and more recently by curing a badly infected abscess using £11.99 baby oil.
Conservative leader Andrew Scheer arrives at his HQ in Regina, Saskatchewan, for a combative speech after losing to his liberal rival, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, but managing to cost Trudeau his majority.
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One month before the Cutty Sark turns 150, riggers have climbed to the terrifying height of 152ft in the air to ensure the ship is looking its best for its 150th anniversary. Cutty Sark made its name as one of the fastest tea clippers of its day, ...
The ruling BJP will retain power comfortably in Maharashtra and Haryana, exit polls predicted on Monday for the first election to be held since Prime Minister Narendra Modi's landslide victory in May. The BJP is set for a walkover in both Maharash...
The Vjosa is one of Europe's last wild rivers. But it faces threat from dam construction as pressure for hydropower intensifies in less developed countries. This is the latest installment in the 12-week series, "What Can Be Saved?"
At Conservative Party of Canada headquarters in Regina, Saskatchewan, supporters of Andrew Scheer are left disappointed after results show Justin Trudeau can stay on as Prime Minister.
A quarter century after grunge's enigmatic rhapsodist took his own life, Kurt Cobain's iconic cigarette-singed cardigan worn during Nirvana's 1993 "Unplugged" performance is up for sale. The tattered, drab olive green button-up sweater could go fo...
Liberal Party supporters react from the Palais des congrès in Montreal, after broadcasters TVA and CTV declare that Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is set to hold onto power and will form a minority government.
A three-month-old baby kept in an incubator was killed after a fire broke out in the fourth floor of a private hospital in Hyderabad on Monday morning, the police said. Four other babies who were in the same neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) suf...
Supporters of Bolivia's President Evo Morales celebrate his alleged electoral victory despite accusations from rival Carlos Mesa who accused the president of colluding with the electoral court to try to "eliminate a path to the second round."
Children bloggers are on the rise in Russia. Some are too young for school but already gain millions of views with videos of them unwrapping toys or sweets. Liza Anokhina was 11 when she started getting recognised on the street. Now one year later...
Michigan State is No. 1 in The Associated Press preseason men's basketball poll for the first time in school history.
More than 300,000 public school students in Chicago are getting another day off as contract talks continue between the teachers' union and the nation's third-largest school district.
Thousands of people gather in Plaza Italia in Chile's capital as violent protests and looting that left 11 people dead over the weekend rage on into the working week.
Government supporters in the Bolivian capital rally in support of President Evo Morales after the main opposition candidate in the presidential election blasted unexplained delays in announcing the results and accused the leader of trying to avoid...
Here are the top stories for Monday, October 21st: US may now keep some troops in Syria; Settlement reached in opioids lawsuit; Texas gov. delcares disaster in 16 counties; "Zombies" take over Florida Keys.
Protesters and police violently clash in Chile after it ordered an overnight curfew for the third day in a row. DOPESHEET TO FOLLOW
A furious firefighting air and ground attack beat back a wildfire Monday as it raced up canyon walls toward multimillion-dollar ocean-view homes on a ridge in Los Angeles.
Putting their best paws forward: Dogs dressed as Rihanna, Greta Thunberg and the Exorcist's 'Regan' take part in the annual Halloween dog parade at Tompkins Square in New York.
President Donald Trump on Monday urged fellow Republicans to 'get tougher' and fight for him, saying the Democratic-led U.S. House of Representatives wants to impeach him "as quick as possible" over his request that Ukraine investigate a political ri
Deep-sea explorers scouring the world’s oceans for sunken World War II ships have found a second Japanese warship deep in the Pacific where one of the most decisive battles of the time took place.
Benjamin Netanyahu gave up his effort to form a new government on Monday after failing to secure a majority coalition, creating an opportunity for centrist rival Benny Gantz to replace Israel's longest serving prime minister.
The Trump administration is planning to collect DNA samples from asylum-seekers detained by immigration officials and will add the information to an FBI database used by law enforcement hunting for criminals, a Justice Department official says.
Representatives from the Campaign To Stop Killer Robots urged the international community to create a treaty to ban autonomous military robots that use logarithms and sensors to determine when to kill people, instead of a person making that decision.
The Queen attends reception for Cruse bereavement charity
A tornado tore homes and businesses apart in a densely populated area of Dallas but only minor injuries were reported. Tens of thousands of people were without electricity.
Urgences-Santé rapportait lundi après-midi un fort achalandage de son service. Un micromessage transmis sur Twitter un peu après 15 h indique qu'environ 80 appels sont reçus chaque heure depuis 11 h. Le message demande à la population de communiqu...
An Edmonton man says he defaced a mural of teenage Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg because he wanted to take a stand peacefully. James Bagnall says he wrote "stop the lies" and "this is oil country" on the portrait of the 16-year-old girl ...
Flu season came early this year and it's stronger than ever. Reports from the CDC show that people are failing to get their flu shots, especially pregnant women.
Washing your hands and steering clear of people who are coughing and sneezing are some typical ways to prevent catching the flu. But avoiding e-cigarettes may be another according to new research.
Nutrition-related labels such as "organic," "gluten-free," and "antioxidant" can mislead Americans to believe they're buying healthy choices, but many times this affects children more than adults.
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau faces the threat of being knocked from power after one term as the nation held parliamentary elections on Monday. Polls indicate Trudeau's Liberal Party could lose or fail to get a majority.
U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday pushed back against criticism of his handling of Syria, his desire to use a Trump property for government business, and an impeachment inquiry by House Democrats. Zach Goelman has more.
A motorcyclist and Ebola survivor is helping doctors overcome the local suspicions and fear which block their efforts to quarantine and treat patients with the deadly virus in Congo.