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World News: Iraq parliament approves PM Adel Abdul Mahdi’s resignation

On Friday, an embattled Adel Abdul Mahdi formally submitted his offer to step down following the killing of more than 50 demonstrators by the...

World News: Iraqi PM to resign after deadly anti-government protests

Iraqi Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi has said he will submit his resignation to the country's Parliament after a day of intense bloodshed amid...

World News: Injuries after gunshots, stabbings near London Bridge area

Police say a number of people have been injured after gunshots, stabbings in the United Kingdom near the London Bridge area, of London. The area...

World News: Holey Artisan cafe attack: Dhaka court sentences seven to death

A court in Bangladesh has just sentenced seven people to death for one of the worst attacks in the country's history. Twenty-two people died in...

World News: UK’s Thomas Cook goes bankrupt, thousands of tourists stranded

The world's oldest travel company, Thomas Cook, has collapsed, leaving more than 600,000 people who bought its package holidays stranded in various countries spanning...

World News: Pakistan hands over captured pilot Abhinandan Varthaman to India

Pakistan has handed over a captured pilot to Indian authorities at the Wagah border, a move aimed at de-escalating tensions after days of hostilities...

World News: Spain: Catalan leaders get 13 years in jail for sedition

Nine of 12 Catalan separatist leaders who defied the Spanish government and held an independence referendum in 2017 have been jailed for up to...

World News: Ecuador’s Moreno, indigenous groups reach deal to end protests

Ecuador's government has just agreed to repeal a law that ended decades-old fuel subsidies after holding talks with indigenous leaders. Demonstrators angry at the rise...

World News: US troops are pulling out of Northern Syria

Ankara says its forces have now entered Tal Abyad, and they've taken control of Ras Al Ain and Saluk. Al Jazeera's Rosiland Jordan is live...

World News: Iran oil tanker: Explosion on ship near Saudi’s Jeddah port city

An Iranian state oil company tanker has exploded and caught fire near the Saudi port city of Jeddah, according to reports by Iranian state...

World News: Turkey launches military operation in northeast Syria

Turkey has launched a long-threatened military operation in northeast Syria to remove Kurdish-led forces from the border area and create a "safe zone" to...

World News: Hong Kong protests: Bid to suspend face mask ban fails

Hong Kong's pro-democracy legislators have failed in their legal bid to suspend a new ban on face masks at demonstrations. The rule was put in...

World News: Hong Kong moves to ban face masks as protests continue

Embattled Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam invoked the use of emergency powers on Friday, allowing the government to ban face masks at...

World News: Iraqi security forces fire on protesters in Baghdad

The Iraqi capital, Baghdad has been under curfew since Thursday after days of anti-government protests. Iraq's prime minister has tried to calm tensions, saying the...

World News: UK-flagged tanker Stena Impero seized in July leaves Iranian port

The British-flagged Stena Impero tanker seized by Iran is finally leaving the Bandar Abbas port two months after it was seized, according to an...

World News: White House releases memo of Ukraine phone call

Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Tuesday that the US House of Representatives will launch a formal impeachment inquiry against President Donald Trump, acquiescing to...

World News: ICC sentences Congolese rebel chief Ntaganda to 30 years in jail

The International Criminal Court (ICC) on Thursday sentenced Congolese former rebel leader Bosco Ntaganda to 30 years in prison after he was convicted earlier...

World News: Peace deal announced between Yemeni government, separatists

Saudi crown prince describes agreement as a crucial step towards a political solution to end Yemen's bloody war. Yemen's internationally recognised government and UAE-backed separatists...

World News: Saudi regulator approves Aramco share listing request

Saudi Aramco is to launch its initial public offering on the kingdom's domestic stock exchange in Riyadh. But questions still remain about crown prince Mohammed...

World News: Trump impeachment inquiry: US House approves ground rules

The Democratic-controlled House of Representatives approved a resolution on Thursday that sets the rules for public hearings in the impeachment inquiry of US President...

World News: Iraqi president says PM will be replaced if replacement is found

Iraq's President Barham Salih says Prime Minister Adil Abdul-Mahdi has agreed to stand down if the right replacement can be found to avoid a...

World News: Lebanon PM Saad Hariri to submit resignation after mass protests

Lebanon's Prime Minister Saad Hariri has said he will submit his resignation to President Michel Aoun, one of the main demands of the country's...

World News: EU agrees to delay Brexit until January 31 next year

The European Council has agreed to grant Britain a new Brexit delay to January 31 next year. On Monday, the European Council President Donald Tusk...

World News: Argentina’s opposition leader Alberto Fernandez wins the presidency

Centre-left candidate opposition candidate, Alberto Fernandez has won more than 47 percent of the vote compared with President Mauricio Macri's 41 percent. Fernandez campaigned...

World News: UK Parliament backs prime minister’s Brexit bill

MPs voted 329 to 299 in favour of Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s 110-page Withdrawal Agreement Bill, signifying support in principle for the Brexit deal...

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