Former South Korean President Lee Myung-bak was taken into custody Thursday night as a Seoul court accepted state prosecutors' request to arrest him over a series of corruption allegations.
Following a time-consuming dinner discussion, leaders of the European Union (EU) on Thursday gave credence to Britain's allegation that "highly likely" Russia is responsible for poisoning a former spy on British soil, in which Moscow has denied any involvement.
European Council President Donald Tusk said on Thursday dialogue with the United States is key to avoid protectionism.
U.S. President Donald Trump tweeted on Thursday that John Bolton, former U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations, will replace General H.R. McMaster to be his new national security adviser.
Turkish president and EU's senior officials will convene on March 26 in the current EU presidency Bulgaria's resort city of Varna in a bid to resume dialogue between Ankara and Brussels.
At least 14 people were killed and several others injured in a bomb attack outside a popular hotel in Somali capital Mogadishu on Thursday.
Death toll in Indian-controlled Kashmir gunfight rises to 10
1st batch of rebels, families evacuate Harasta in Syria's Eastern Ghouta
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UN chief calls for awareness of water scarcity
Russian ambassador says did not receive information from UK on investigation
Zuckerberg admits 'mistakes' in Facebook privacy scandal
Commentary: U.S. bullying poses threat to global trade
Beijing issues licenses for self-driving car road tests
Xinhua Headlines: China's new push for a beautiful future
Tiny tooth-mounted sensors can trace what you eat: study
Trump's lead lawyer in Russia probe resigns