US wrestlers say they plan to be at next month's World Cup in Iran despite Tehran's claim that it is banning US visitors. The freestyle team's participation had been in doubt, given the fallout from T
He specifically took jibes at French President Francois Hollande and his German counterpart, Angela Merkel. Afwerki described both leaders as being mentally disturbed and that they were among those wh
Mexico's foreign minister warns the proposed levy will only hurt US consumers. It comes as President Enrique Pena Nieto calls off a trip to Washington to meet US president Donald Trump.
The outgoing US Vice President has urged the world to stand up to what he has described as "coercion and aggression" from Moscow over Ukraine
Serbia recalled its train - decked out in nationalist colours - to Belgrade after Kosovo police blocked its entry into the country.
Moscow has slammed a move by the White House to blacklist five senior Russian officials, describing it as an additional step in the degradation of relations under President…
The US has blacklisted Russia’s top investigator, Alexander Bastrykin, along with four others, for human rights offences Officials said the sanctions were not linked to US hacking allegations but to t
The US has described North Korea’s nuclear weapons capabilities as a “serious threat” and that it is prepared to shoot down any missiles coming towards its…
MPs want an inquiry after an Israeli official was secretly filmed saying he wanted to 'take down' a minister critical of Israel.
This is the Brief from Brussels, a roundup of the top stories from Europe’s de facto political capital.
Britain’s ambassador to the EU has resigned, just months before crucial Brexit talks are set to begin.
The North Korean leader said on Sunday that his nation was close to testing an intercontinental ballistic missile
A plane carrying 35 Russian diplomats and their families, who have been expelled by order of President Barack Obama, has arrived back in Moscow.
Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov had called for tit-for-tat retaliation against Washington by declaring 35 US diplomats 'persona non grata'.
The Kremlin accuses Washington of 'an aggressive foreign policy' as it warns of the damaging effects of fresh sanctions on Russia.
Japan's defence minister visits controversial military shrine hours after historic Pearl Harbour ceremony.
Israel's prime minister has denounced a speech by US Secretary of State John Kerry which said settlement building is holding back peace.
Israel summoned diplomats of 10 of the 14 nations which voted for last week’s UN Resolution condemning Israeli settlements in the West Bank and East Jerusalem.
Turkish police have made seven arrests including family members of Russian ambassador's killer.
The US president says Washington will take action against Moscow over claims of its involvement in the country's recent presidential election.
US Secretary of State John Kerry has accusing President Bashar al Assad and his forces of ''carrying out nothing short of a massacre'' in the city.
Beijing has reacted defiantly to claims that it appears to have installed weapons, including anti-aircraft and anti-missile systems, on all seven of the artificial islands it has built in the South Ch
Beijing expressed “serious concern” on Monday after American President-elect Donald Trump said the US did not necessarily have to stick to its long-held stance that Taiwan is part of “one…
The UK's foreign secretary has reiterated his country's close ties with Riyadh, days after making comments widely interpreted as critical of the conservative Gulf state.