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China economy: Fourth quarter growth slips to 6.4%

A damaging trade fight with the US is adding to worries in China as its economic slowdown deepens.

Israel hits Iranian and Syrian targets around Damascus - military

Israel's military says it hit sites operated by elite Iranian units as well as Syrian air defences.

Philippines holds autonomy referendum in restive Mindanao

It is hoped the vote could end a decades-long insurgency that has claimed more than 120,000 lives.

Australian Open 2019: Naomi Osaka & Elina Svitolina into quarter-finals

US Open champion Naomi Osaka comes from behind to beat Anastasija Sevastova and set up an Australian Open quarter-final against Elina Svitolina.

'Baby formula ring' leads to six arrests in Australia

Australian police say an "expansive" crime gang has been stealing formula to sell in China.

Dingoes attack young boy on Australia's Fraser Island

The six-year-old is in a stable condition after being bitten by one of the wild dogs.

Letter from Africa: What is it like to report a terror attack?

Kenyan TV presenter Waihiga Mwaura looks back at traumatic week following the hotel siege in Nairobi.

The struggling farmer who planned his own funeral

Malappa was one of the thousands of indebted Indian farmers who killed themselves last year.

Erdogan: Turkey Ready to Take Over Security in Syria's Manbij

Turkey is ready to take over security in the Kurdish-controlled Syrian city of Manbij, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Sunday. Erdogan's office says the president spoke to U.S. President Donald Trump by telephone Sunday, days after an Islamic State attack in the city killed 19 people, including three U.S. service members and an American military contractor. Erdogan told Trump the attack was a "provocation" aimed at affecting his decision to pull U.S. forces out of Syria. The White… Read Full Article

Ecuador to Tighten Controls on Venezuelan Immigrants After Murder

Ecuador is setting up new units to check Venezuelan immigrants' legal status and may tighten entry requirements after a Venezuelan man murdered his pregnant Ecuadorian girlfriend, President Lenin Moreno said on Sunday. The killing in the northern city of Ibarra is the first reported murder perpetrated by a Venezuelan immigrant in Ecuador since hundreds of thousands have arrived there after fleeing an economic crisis in Venezuela. "I have ordered the immediate setting up of units to control… Read Full Article