The 56 members of the Commonwealth made broad commitments to addressing climate change and boosting trade yesterday as they concluded a summit aimed at shoring up the relevance of a group that evolved from the British empire.
Ukrainian troops have "almost left" Sievierodonetsk after weeks of intense fighting against Russian forces, the mayor of the eastern city said on Saturday, signalling the biggest reversal for Ukraine since losing the port of Mariupol in May.
A ruined village in eastern Afghanistan, just 10 kilometres (six miles) from the epicentre of this week's deadly earthquake, is struggling back to life as aid trickles into the isolated region.
North Korean leader Kim Jong-un ordered a strengthening of the country’s defence capabilities as he wrapped up a key meeting with top military officials, state media said yesterday, raising concerns about its possible addition of tactical nuclear weapons.
Boris Johnson’s Conservatives lost two parliamentary seats yesterday, a new blow to Britain’s prime minister who then lost a close ally with the surprise resignation of his party’s chairman and faced renewed calls to quit.
Many survivors of Afghanistan's deadliest earthquake in more than two decades were on Friday without food, shelter and water as they waited in devastated villages for relief workers to reach them, with rain compounding their misery.
Aid began arriving yesterday in a remote part of Afghanistan where an earthquake killed at least 1,000 people, with Taliban officials saying that the rescue operation was almost complete.