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Plastic packaging reigns supreme in Japan but amid global concern about single-use waste, new legislation could help end the country's love affair with it.
Music has always been a powerful tool in Turkish politics, but with Erdogan an his Justice and Development Party (AKP), it has become an indispensable campaigning weapon.
There's no need to travel to Russia to experience the adventure of the Trans-Siberian Railway. In Italy’s Abruzzo region, an old 1920s train runs on weekends between Rome and the ski resort of Roccaraso and allows tourists to go back in time.
The first funeral for a victim of New Zealand's twin mosque massacre takes place as authorities vow to return more bodies to their loved ones following criticism over delays.
Valencia celebrates the last day of the Fallas festival, where giant satirical sculptures placed all over town will be burnt to celebrate the beginning of spring.
British food importers and exporters at the IFE, the largest food and drink expo in the UK, voice concern about Brexit and say it’s already affecting purchasing decisions.
US President Donald Trump raises the possibility that Brazil could become a member of NATO during a news conference in the Rose Garden of the White House with far-right President Jair Bolsonaro.
US president Donald Trump says that all options are open when it comes to Venezuela and that the US hasn't done the toughest sanctions yet, but 'can go a lot tougher if we need to do that.'
US President Donald Trump urges Venezuela's military to desert President Nicolas Maduro, calling the embattled leftist leader a "Cuban puppet," in a joint appeal with Brazil.
Under the slogan "respect for the agreements", thousands of demonstrators demand that the Colombian government fully implement the peace pact with the former FARC guerrilla, in the face of its controversial intention to modify a part of the text.
Jailed Senegalese migrant Cheikhaya Dieng and Ivorian migrant Fofana Lamine recount how they were forced by people smugglers to navigate boats across the Mediterranean after which they were arrested as traffickers by the Italian police.
Known as ‘China’s Hollywood’, Hengdian studios claims to be the largest film and TV production site in the world. Besides big-name stars, its lavish dramas also draw ordinary people from around the country to work as low-paid extras, dreaming of s...
The head of Japan's Olympic Committee says he would step down in June, as French authorities probe his involvement in payments made before Tokyo was awarded the 2020 Summer Games.
Sending a tweet to a minister, exchanging political ideas or helping each other through social media: the arrival of the Internet on mobile phones in Cuba is creating a new civil society.
Residents of the city of Utrecht, Netherlands, come to lay flowers near the place where a man opened fire on tram passengers, killing 3 people and injuring five.
Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa lands in Mutare to visit the areas affected by Cyclone Idai that may have left more than a thousand dead in Zimbabwe and Mozambique.
Mourners lay flowers and pay respects at the site of yesterday's gun attack on a Utrecht tram. Dutch police have arrested a Turkish-born suspect over a shooting on a tram in Utrecht that left three people dead in what officials said was a possible...
Japan's Hayabusa2 probe to asteroid Ryugu. Hayabusa2 has touched down briefly on the Ryugu asteroid, fired a bullet into the surface to puff up dust for collection and blasted back to its holding position. Scientists hope those samples may provide...
Videographic explaining fifth generation mobile, or 5G wireless technology. Germany launches its auction Tuesday for the construction of an ultra-fast 5G mobile network as a transatlantic dispute rages over security concerns surrounding giant Chin...
Videographic the phenomenon of black holes, the most powerful known forces in the universe. Britain is marking the first anniversary of the death of British astrophysicist Stephen Hawking one of the world's best-known and most inspiring scientists.