Papua New Guinea prime minister resigns

Peter O'Neill became prime minister in 2012 following a prolonged power struggle Papua New Guinea's Prime Minister Peter O'Neill has resigned following a series of high-level defections from his government to the opposition. Mr O'Neill,…

Venezuela crisis: Talks to resume in Oslo

Previous attempts at mediation between the two Venezuelan sides have failed Representatives of Venezuela's government and opposition are returning to Norway's capital, Oslo, for talks on how to address the political crisis. The meeting, scheduled…

Iranian threats put on hold, says US

Acting US Defence Secretary Patrick Shanahan said the US had been "very prudent" Potential attacks by Iran have been "put on hold" by US counter-measures, acting US Defence Secretary Patrick Shanahan said on Tuesday. The…

Argentina ex-presidents corruption trial begins

Cristina Fernández de Kirchner appears in court in Buenos Aires for the opening of her corruption trial The corruption trial of Argentina's former president, Cristina Fernández de Kirchner, has begun in Buenos Aires. Ms Fernández…

Austrian government in turmoil over video scandal

Heinz-Christian Strache was forced to resign following a video scandal All ministers from Austria's far-right Freedom Party (FPÖ) have resigned, throwing the government into chaos. The Freedom Party's leader Heinz-Christian Strache, who was also vice-chancellor,…

Milkshake thrown at Nigel Farage

Media captionThe Brexit Party leader was campaigning in Newcastle Nigel Farage had milkshake thrown at him during a campaign walkabout. The Brexit Party leader had just given a short speech in Newcastle as part of…

Journalists suspended for Holocaust video

Al Jazeera has suspended two journalists over a video they produced that denied the facts of the Holocaust. The Qatari state-funded broadcaster had published the video on its online AJ+ video service in Arabic. During…

Iran dismisses Trumps genocidal taunts

Mohammad Javad Zarif has insisted that Iran does not want a war Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has dismissed US President Donald Trump's "genocidal taunts" and warned him not to threaten the country. With…