++Running Story – for 14 – 20 October 2017++ Covering developments after opposition leader Raila Odinga said he planned to withdraw from the poll due to take place on 26 October.
Rabat: Doctors unions plan to strike over pay and conditions.
++Running Story – for 14 – 20 October 2017++ Monitoring for latest developments as tension continues over North Korea's nuclear and missile programmes.
Tokyo: US Deputy Secretary of State John J Sullivan visits Tokyo for deputy-level talks expected to focus on North Korea.
Jakarta: Former cabinet minister Anies Baswedan is sworn in as governor of Jakarta. Baswedan defeated former Gov. Basuki "Ahok" Tjahaja Purnama who was sentenced to two years in prison for blasphemy....
Manila: Court hears a US extradition request for Russel Salic - a Filipino doctor accused by US authorities of plotting to carry out terror attacks in New York City. Salic denies the allegations that...
++Running Story – for 14 – 20 October 2017++ Spain has given Catalonia's president Carles Puigdemont a Monday deadline to clarify whether he declared independence in a speech to the regional...
Munich: World launch of the new Huawei flagship smartphone.
Luxembourg: European Union foreign ministers hold their regular meeting in Luxembourg.
Rome: Pope Francis marks the UN's World Food Day with an address to G7 agriculture ministers at a time when hunger rates are on the rise for the first time in decades. ::0730g - Address.
Vienna: Reactions to election results in Sunday's general elections.
++Running Story – for 14 – 20 October 2017++ Coalition forces on the ground are working on ways to evacuate an estimated 4,000 civilians still trapped in Raqqa. The coalition says some of those...
++Running Story – for 14 – 20 October 2017++ Following developments after US President Donald Trump was set announce his decision not to issue a certification that Iran remains in compliance with its...
++Running Story – for 14 – 20 October 2017++ Following developments as allegations of sexual harassment or assault by Hollywood film producer Harvey Weinstein continue to surface.
PA crossings director visits border terminals in Gaza.
Qatari Emir receives state welcome.
Young ambassador visits refugee camps.
Medical workers strike over pay.
Decades of turbulence for northern city.
The box office might be struggling this year, but the horror genre is alive and well. This weekend the "Groundhog Day"-like horror pic "Happy Death Day" scored a first-place finish, surpassing...
Marvel Studios have released a brand new trailer for the hotly-anticipated "Black Panther" movie, starring Chadwick Boseman in the titular role. The movie is directed by Ryan Coogler ("Creed,"...
The Duchess of Cambridge had an impromptu dance with Paddington Bear on Monday afternoonn to sounds of a calypso band playing at Paddington Station in London. The royal was attending an event with...
In an era of blockbusting superhero, sci-fi movies, the cast and director of drama "Breathe" insist that their movie is a human tale that we all need. Andy Serkis makes his directorial debut with the...
Actress Kate Hudson visited schools, farms and family homes in Cambodia recently to support World Food Day today. Hudson was encouraged to get involved with Watch Hunger Stop, a campaign to fight...
British singer Ed Sheeran has told fans via Instagram that he's had a bicycle injury and may have to change some concert dates. The popular singer said Monday he's had "a bit of a bicycle accident"...
Actress Alyssa Milano is getting thousands of responses on Twitter to her request that people reply to her on the social network with "me too" if they have been sexually harassed or assaulted....