It points to an earlier date than expected following the ousting of long-time ruler Robert Mugabe
In its annual report, Human Rights Watch tracks unchecked abuse in unstable states like Syria and Myanmar, authoritarian trends in powers like Turkey and China – and also weighs in on year one of Trump's White House
British and French leaders also aim to deepen cooperation in tackling terrorism at the meeting, as Britain tries to strengthen ties before leaving the European Union next year
Diplomats are putting the finishing touches to the proposed defense pact, which would be the first of its kind for Japan and would make Australia Tokyo's closest military partner after the United States
Tony La Viña: 'The only way a Constituent Assembly can be convened is if there is a joint resolution by both Houses'
According to The New York Times, US counter-intelligence has been working overtime since at least 2012 to uncover a possible pro-Beijing mole within the ranks of America's espionage services
However, the unelected upper House of Lords may insist on further changes when peers begin their scrutiny on January 30, while ministers still face opposition from the devolved Scottish and Welsh administrations
The Argentine-born pontiff was shining the spotlight on the simmering conflict between the Chilean state and the Mapuche people
(UPDATED) Lawyer Jocelyn Fabian is questioned on her competence, and at times mocked for her Christian faith, during the continuation of the impeachment hearing vs Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno
Flake slams what he calls the president's dangerous disregard for the truth, and his designation of the mainstream news media as an 'enemy of the people'
Seoul has long sought to proclaim the event a 'peace Olympics' in the face of tensions over the North's weapons programs
'We believe it would be very important to have UNHCR fully involved in the operation to guarantee that the operation abides by international standards'
(UPDATED) The proposed amendment takes away the judiciary’s power to determine grave abuse of discretion and jurisdiction by the other branches of government
US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and Canada's foreign minister Chrystia Freeland, hosts of talks in Vancouver, urge world powers to support 'maritime interdiction' measures
(3rd UPDATE) Joshua Wong is already on bail pending an appeal over a 6-month sentence for another protest-related offense
Kabayan Representatives Ron Salo and Ciriaco Calalang file a bill that aims to move the country's seat of government from Manila to Davao
It is the first time Bannon has testified in the probe of whether campaign associates of the president colluded with Russia in its bid to influence the 2016 US elections
US authorities arrest a former CIA agent, Hong Kong resident Jerry Chun Shing Lee, after discovering he had an unauthorized notebook that had the identities of undercover US spies
Hong Kong's leading democracy activists appeal against their jail terms in a case seen as a litmus test for the independence of the city's judiciary
(3rd UPDATE) The deal outlines the first clear timeline for a return of hundreds of thousands of refugees
The two-day Vancouver meeting hosted by Canada and the United States comes amid signs of easing tensions on the Korean peninsula
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'I am really afraid of this. One accident is enough to precipitate things.'
While withdrawing the Palestine Liberation Organization's recognition of Israel could spark international backlash, it is unclear whether the vote of the Palestinian Central Council is binding
Duterte: 'I have dismissed Licuanan today, 'yung sa Marina, and many will follow'
Tokyo's statement comes on the same day that China announced 3 of its 'Coast Guard vessels conducted a patrol in territorial waters off the Diaoyu Islands'
(UPDATED) US President Donald Trump: 'I'm not a racist. I am the least racist person you have ever interviewed, that I can tell you.'
The erroneous missile alert message comes after months of soaring tensions between Washington and Pyongyang
Chelsea Manning has now gone from prison to US senatorial candidate in less than a year during which she often made headlines
The announcement came after President Beji Caid Essebsi consulted with political parties, unions and employers
The decision not to take part in the meeting to begin late Sunday is a further setback to failing reconciliation efforts between leading Palestinian factions
Relatives of those killed under Alberto Fujimori's rule – all dressed in black – lead the cortege for the rally in central Lima, under the watchful eye of police
Chancellor Angela Merkel, who is battling to form a new government to salvage her political future, has warned that it would be a 'tough day' of talks
The two-day meeting, on the neutral ground of the Dominican Republic, comes after the government of President Nicolas Maduro threatened to ban key opposition parties from the election
Along the way, negotiators need to compromise on policy differences – the SPD is seeking welfare gains while the conservatives are pushing for tax cuts as Germany's public coffers bulge
Trump's comments will renew questions about whether he actually intends to withdraw or simply wants easier US emissions targets
Officials insist the change is to make advice clearer to US travelers, but the travel warning system has long been controversial and often offends foreign capitals
US Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agents arrested 21 undocumented immigrants in the raids of 7-Eleven franchises in 17 states and the capital
South Korean President Moon Jae-In calls for a 'heartfelt apology;' from Japan to the victims of wartime sex slavery, condemns a 2015 agreement as a 'wrongful' solution
(3rd UPDATE) The White House calls the Tuesday ruling by US District Judge William Alsup in San Francisco 'outrageous,' coming the same day Trump met lawmakers from both camps on the so-called Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program
Tunisia has seen several days of protests after activists and politicians denounce hikes in value-added tax and social contributions introduced at the start of the year as a tough new budget is implemented
The gathering might seem antithetical to Trump's brand of politics, but the White House insists his message will be the same surrounded by chalets as it would be in Washington
The announcement comes just days after the 64-year-old news executive at the provocative right-wing site publicly split with Trump over explosive comments he made about the president's fitness for office and members of his family
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Opposition Senator Leila de Lima is taking on new hobbies to cope with her daily struggles inside detention
The week of meetings between Merkel's conservative alliance and the Social Democrats (SPD) will examine whether both sides have enough common ground to begin formal coalition negotiations towards a new government
During the 3-day trip which begins Monday, January 8, Macron plans to seek a 'strategic partnership' with Beijing, notably on terrorism and climate change
Park Geun-Hye allegedly received between 50 and 200 million won (now $47,000 to $188,000) from the National Intelligence Service (NIS) every month from soon after her swearing-in in early 2013 until mid-2016
Macron: 'We are going to develop our legal means of protecting democracy against fake news'