Turkey's parliament approved a controversial new draft constitution which would expand the powers of the presidency under Recep Tayyip Erdogan early Saturday.
The bill was passed with 339 "yes" votes meaning it would then be put to a referendum likely to be in April and, if approved, would become law.Full Story
Donald Trump was sworn in as the 45th president of United States on Friday, issuing a staunchly nationalist vow to put "America first" in his opening address to a country -- and a world -- watching a page of history turn.
"From this day forward, a new vision will govern our land," Trump said, pronouncing an end to business as usual in Washington.Full Story
The countdown to a second Scottish independence referendum appears to have begun after Prime Minister Theresa May laid out the course towards a "hard" Brexit -- but Scots are as divided as ever.Full Story
Donald Trump has promised to make America a fortress against immigration by building a wall on the country's southern border.
But as one group of Honduran migrants deported from Mexico vows, no matter what kind of a barrier he builds, "we will still try to get over it."Full Story
Gambia's Yahya Jammeh faced a "last chance" to hand over power peacefully Friday as troops from five African nations stood by to intervene and key regional leaders flew in to make a final push for a deal.Full Story
A car plowed into pedestrians on a popular shopping strip in the heart of Australia's second-largest city on Friday, killing three people including a young child and injuring dozens more.Full Story
Secretary of State John Kerry bade farewell to colleagues on Thursday and made way for one of his deputies to take charge of U.S. diplomacy until his successor is confirmed.
Incoming president Donald Trump has chosen former ExxonMobil chief Rex Tillerson to take over Kerry's post, but the Texas oilman has yet to be approved by the Senate.Full Story
Seven candidates are seeking to clinch the nomination to be the ruling Socialist party candidate in France's presidential elections due in April and May this year.Full Story
Months before his death, Osama bin Laden fretted about the Islamic State group's impatient, violent tactics and the fading of al-Qaida, documents released by the CIA Thursday showed.
The latest release from the trove of documents found when Navy Seals stormed the al-Qaida chief's secret Pakistan compound and killed him in 2011 show bin Laden trying to keep his jihadist followers around the world aligned in his war against the United States.Full Story