China’s government said Wednesday it has detained a Taiwanese pro-independence activist and is investigating him on suspicion of “pursuing activities harmful to national security.”
US President Donald Trump has signed an executive order aimed at rolling back most of his predecessor’s climate change policies, promising that the measure would create jobs in the fossil fuel industry.
US lawmakers have voted to roll back rules that could prevent internet service provider (ISP) companies from selling users' data to third parties without their consent.
The US Senate has overwhelmingly voted to back the expansion of NATO by approving Montenegro’s admission to join the military alliance, in what many lawmakers viewed as a message to Russia.
Conflicting reports about a hike in the number of missing black and Latina girls in Washington, DC, have caused uproar among African American and Latin American communities.
Scottish lawmakers have backed calls by Scotland’s First Minister Nicola Sturgeon for a second independence referendum to separate from the UK, just one day before London triggers two years of negotiations on withdrawing from the European Union.
UK Prime Minister Theresa May will trigger the process of Britain's withdrawal from the European Union (EU) on Wednesday, launching the two year exit negotiations likely to be the most complex London has held since World War Two.
Indonesia's President Joko Widodo says his government would restore a moratorium on the death penalty, if the public in the South East Asian country approves the measure.
The UN, the Europe Union and the African Union expressed "grave concern" on Tuesday over violence in the Democratic Republic of the Congo's Kasai region including the reported killing of 39 police officers.
The US Secret Service has placed the White House on lockdown after they found a suspicious package at the complex, reports say.