The leader of Venezuela's opposition-controlled National Assembly, Juan Guaido, canceled a rally scheduled to be held in the country's fourth-largest city on Sunday and said the “dictatorship” had prevented him from entering.
Australia's federal government is once again in the spotlight for a years-old plan to cull 2 million feral cats by 2020, this time after details emerged about the reported use of poison-laced sausages to reduce the island's wild cat population.
President Xi Jinping hailed deals worth more than US$64 billion signed during China's Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) this week as he sought to reassure skeptics the project will deliver sustainable growth for all involved.
The striking new vessel is named after the East Yorkshire village of Kirk Ella, and her home port is in the nearby city of Kingston upon Hull, which has a centuries-old tradition as an important base for the British fishing industry.
Japan this weekend kicked off an unprecedented 10-day holiday, including celebration days for the imperial transition, as airports were packed with record travelers while people queued at teller machines in the cash-dominated nation.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan upped his war of words with French counterpart Emmanuel Macron for creating a day of remembrance for the 1915 Armenian genocide.
Paris St Germain's Brazil forward Neymar was involved in an altercation with a spectator following Saturday's French Cup final with Stade Rennes, appearing in video footage to strike the fan following his team's defeat.
The US admiral in charge of the Guantanamo Bay detention centre in Cuba has been fired due to a loss of confidence in his ability to command,” US Southern Command said in a statement on Sunday. Rear Admiral John Ring was removed from the post on Saturday, the brief statement said, without giving details about why.
The Argentine Chamber of Mining Entrepreneurs issued a report this week stating that it expects mining industry investments to reach US$ 29 billion and employ about 80,000 people in 2019.
Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena on Sunday announced a ban on face-covering, a week after Islamist militants carried out coordinated suicide bombings that killed 253 people.