Japan should play a "constructive" role at the upcoming G20 summit in the Chinese city of Hangzhou because cooperation is in the interests of all parties, China's top diplomat told a visiting Japanese envoy.
An explosion at a sports centre in the southern Belgian town of Chimay early on Friday killed one person and wounded four others, two of them seriously, Belgium's Crisis Centre said.
One of the biggest tests of Justine Michael's job as a community health worker is not the distances he must travel along remote dirt roads to visit patients in Tanzania's Mkuranga district, but rather the suspicion he often encounters.
Several people took to social media to say they could sense a "haze smell" on Friday morning (Aug 26). The 24-hour Pollutant Standards Index (PSI) reading at 9am was 46-58 in the Good to Moderate range.
A senior executive of South Korea's Lotte Group has died, an official at the country's fifth-largest family-run conglomerate told Reuters on Friday, amid a sweeping criminal probe into the business.
A meeting between Europe's largest dairy group Lactalis and French milk producers requesting a rise in prices ended in a deadlock after 10 hours of negotiations, sources close to the talks said.
The number of ships congregating near Singapore has surged to over 10 from under seven just five weeks ago as a flood of supply from the US and Saudi Arabia has outpaced demand for the fuel.
Three people were killed in an attack involving a crossbow in Toronto's east end on Thursday and a man was taken into custody, a police spokesman said.
Caution ahead of a speech by Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen's speech at the annual gathering of central bankers in Jackson Hole, Wyoming, limited movements across global markets on Friday.
Bolivian Deputy Interior Minister Rodolfo Illanes was beaten to death by striking mineworkers after being kidnapped, local media reported on Thursday, citing a radio station director who said he saw his body.