January 17, 2020 | 19:46
A Canadian court on Monday (Jan 20) will consider a US request to hand over Chinese tech executive Meng Wanzhou, whose arrest 13 months ago on fraud charges plunged Canada-China relations into a deep freeze.
January 17, 2020 | 10:53
Five tourists accused of damaging Peru's iconic Machu Picchu site were deported to Bolivia on Thursday (Jan 16) and barred from returning to the country for 15 years, police and immigration officials said.
January 17, 2020 | 08:49
Dozens of Amazon indigenous leaders have gathered in the heart of the threatened rainforest to form an alliance against Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro's environmental policy and his threats to throw their homelands open to mining concerns.
January 17, 2020 | 08:45
Fiji opened evacuation centres and warned of "destructive force winds" as Tropical Cyclone Tino took aim at the Pacific island nation on Friday (Jan 17).
January 16, 2020 | 16:00
Scooping waste from a Malaysian river to stop it reaching the sea, a solar-powered barge named the "Interceptor" is the latest weapon in a global battle to rid the world's waters of plastic.
January 16, 2020 | 11:47
Some US senators on January 15 congratulated Vietnam on assuming the Chairmanship of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), an important multilateral organisation for advancing a free and open Indo-Pacific.
January 16, 2020 | 09:40
The past decade has been the hottest on record, the UN said on Wednesday (Jan 15), warning that the higher temperatures were expected to fuel numerous extreme weather events in 2020 and beyond.
January 16, 2020 | 09:06
President Donald Trump on Wednesday (Jan 15) signed a partial new trade deal with China, hailing it as an historic win for the United States after years of mishandled trade policy.
January 16, 2020 | 08:43
After nearly two years of conflict between the world's two dominant economic powers, the United States and China signed a trade truce on Wednesday (Jan 15), letting businesses around the globe breathe a sigh of relief.
January 16, 2020 | 08:00
President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday (Jan 15) proposed the little-known head of Russia's tax service Mikhail Mishustin for the post of prime minister, the Kremlin said.