General Abdel Fattah al-Burhan, the outgoing head of Sudan's military council, was sworn in on Wednesday as leader of the new Sovereign Council that will run the country for three years until an election after decades of autocratic rule.
Denmark's prime minister said on Wednesday that U.S. President Donald Trump's cancellation of a state visit after Denmark rebuffed his interest in purchasing Greenland would not affect close relations between the two allies.
Yemen's Saudi-backed government said on Wednesday it would not hold talks with southern separatists unless they hand back control of Aden port, after the separatist chief arrived in Saudi Arabia to discuss the standoff between the nominal allies.
President Donald Trump and Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro both confirmed that there have been “secret” discussions between the two nations for months now even as the U.S. ramped up economic sanctions against the socialist regime.
A New Zealand lawmaker took a page from the country’s prime minister when he brought his newborn son to work on Wednesday.
Italy's main opposition party said on Tuesday it was ready to hold talks with the anti-establishment 5-Star Movement over forming a government following the collapse of the previous, populist coalition.
It is understandable that when people think of drones in Africa, their mind immediately goes to the unmanned aerial vehicles used by the U.S. to track down and kill Islamic militants in Somalia, or fighters in Libya. But there is a mushrooming use of drones on the continent that is entirely peaceful - and positive. Such experience is now also being applied in the U.S.
Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari swore members of his cabinet into office on Wednesday, assigning a new minister of state for petroleum in Africa's top producer of crude oil.
A major bank warned on Wednesday that weeks of protests in Hong Kong could hit the economies of the Chinese-ruled city and mainland China itself as hundreds of demonstrators held a sit-in at the subway site of a midsummer mob attack.
European Council President Donald Tusk will hold a face-to-face meeting with British Prime Minister Boris Johnson at 1030 GMT on Sunday on the sidelines of a G7 summit in France, Tusk's schedule showed on Wednesday.
Indonesia's chief security minister said he will fly to Papua late on Wednesday after violent protests, including stone-throwing and the torching of some buildings, spread to more towns in the easternmost region over perceived discrimination.
Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said on Wednesday that the government is not holding talks with organized crime gangs, a day after his interior minister said she was meeting with self-described self-defense groups in states hard hit by violence.
A U.S. military MQ-9 drone was shot down in Yemen's Dhamar governate, southeast of the Houthi-controlled capital Sanaa, two U.S. officials told Reuters on Wednesday, the second such incident in recent months.
A no-deal Brexit is more likely now than it has ever been, Ireland's deputy prime minister has said.
Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari swore members of his cabinet into office on Wednesday, assigning a new minister of state for petroleum in Africa's top producer of crude oil in a cabinet of 43 ministers.
If Iran's oil exports are cut to zero, international waterways will not have the same security as before, its president said on Wednesday, cautioning Washington against upping pressure on Tehran in an angry confrontation between the longtime foes.
A major bank warned on Wednesday that weeks of protests in Hong Kong could hit the economies of the Chinese-ruled city and mainland China itself as demonstrators held a sit-in at the subway site of a mid-summer mob attack.
The Danish Royal family was “surprised” after President Trump scraped the planned visit to Denmark following Danish Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen’s comments that the idea that the U.S. might buy Greenland from Denmark was “absurd.”
No one can secure the Gulf other than Iran and countries of the region, Rear Admiral Ali Fadavi, a deputy commander of the elite Revolutionary Guards, said on Wednesday, according to the semi-official Fars news agency.
Alphabet Inc's Google, Apple Inc and Firefox browser maker Mozilla took steps on Wednesday to block the Kazakh government from creating an internet surveillance system using their browsers.