Conservative union led by Angela Merkel Sunday defended its commanding role in Bundestag with 32.5 pct of vote, falling short of expectations with 9-pct-point gap compared with election four years ago.
U.S. Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin said on Sunday that the United States wanted to avoid nuclear war with the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK).
A Russian lieutenant general was killed in a shelling launched by Islamic State (IS) terrorists near the city of Deir al-Zour in northeastern Syria, the Russian Defense Ministry said Sunday.
At least one woman was shot dead and seven injured during a church shooting on Sunday in the U.S. southern state of Tennessee.
Iraq's Kurdish regional President Masoud Barzani on Sunday reconfirmed holding the referendum on the independence of the Kurdish semi-autonomous region as scheduled on Sept. 25.
Over 60 percent of Japanese are opposed to Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's reported plan to dissolve the lower house of parliament and call a snap general election, according to a recent survey by Japan's Kyodo News.
Toronto issues heat warning
Military drill held near Turkish-Iraqi border in Sirnak
Spotlight: Merkel's party wins commanding yet lower votes as far-right AfD to debut in parliament
Iraq's Kurds support ‘yes’ vote despite global condemnation
Up to 100,000 people show up in DPRK for mass rally against the US
Merkel and Schulz in final campaign for Sunday's poll
Merkel's party wins less support as far-right AfD makes breakthrough
Kurdish President Barzani reconfirms holding referendum as planned
Eight China cities step up housing tightening
Most Americans oppose preemptive strike on DPRK, trust U.S. military leaders not Trump: poll
"Kingsman: The Golden Circle" tops North American box office in opening weekend
2016 U.S. presidential election