Myanmar, Afghanistan mum at UN general assembly

Myanmar and Afghanistan made no address to the UN General Assembly as the UN works out who should represent the two countries.

China naval ships sighted near Alaska

The United States Coast Guard says a routine patrol in the Bering Sea off Alaska has sighted a guided missile cruiser from China and Russian naval ships.

Edward Snowdon granted Russian citizenship

President Vladimir Putin has signed a decree granting Russian citizenship to former US intelligence contractor Edward Snowden.

Meloni in reach of Italian election win

Exit polls shows far right leader Giorgia Meloni will likely win the Italian election.

Truss thanks Saudi crown price for help freeing Britons captured in Ukraine

Liz Truss has thanked the crown prince of Saudi Arabia for his help securing the release of five Britons captured by pro-Russian forces in Ukraine in their first call since she took the reins in Downing Street.

US, S Korea military exercises after North missile

The United States and South Korea are undertaking joint military exercises the day after North Korea launched a missile in the region.

Seoul says North Korea, China reopen freight train traffic

North Korea and China resumed freight train service Monday following a five-month hiatus, South Korean officials said, as the North struggles to revive an economy battered by the pandemic, U.N. sanctions and other factors.