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Brussels (AFP) - European Commission head Jean-Claude Juncker on Wednesday appointed veteran French politician and former EU commissioner Michel Barnier to lead the negotiations with Britain on its …

Philadelphia (AFP) - President Barack Obama steps onto the Democratic convention stage Wednesday to champion former political foe Hillary Clinton, defend his own legacy and bury Donald Trump's …

More than a year after her son was executed by firing squad in Indonesia, Myuran Sukumaran's mother has asked for mercy on those on death row.

The creators of Fireman Sam have been forced to apologise after airing an episode which shows a firefighter slip on a page of the Quran.

Mogadishu (AFP) - A former Somali MP who joined the Shabaab group in 2010 was one of two suicide bombers who killed 13 people near a United Nations and African Union base, the militants announced …

Tehran (AFP) - Iran's Guardian Council announced Wednesday that next year's presidential election will take place on May 19 with embattled incumbent Hassan Rouhani expected to run for a second term.

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