Brazil's newly-installed interim government said Friday it plans to lay off 4,000 high-level public-sector aides as part of an effort to cut spending and lower the budget deficit.
Russian President, Vladimir Putin, has called the development of NATO's US -led missile defence programme a threat to global security.
Participants are seen wearing high-heel shoes walk in the street during the 7th annual Walk A Mile In Her Shoes event in Toronto, Canada.
Supporters of Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff clashed with police ahead of a vote to put her on trial for breaking budget laws, that would mark the end of 13 years of leftist rule in Latin America's biggest country.
Brazil's Attorney General's Office appealed on Tuesday to the Federal Supreme Court in a bid to annul the impeachment process against President Dilma Rousseff.
NORTH Korea’s ruling-party congress announced a new title for Kim Jong Un — party chairman — in a move that highlights how the country’s first congress in 36 years is aimed at bolstering the young leader and ushering in a new era of leadership.
Greek parliament approved on early Monday a contentious law overhauling the social security and tax system, just hours ahead of an extraordinary Eurogroup meeting in Brussels set to clear the way for the release of further bailout loans to Athens and start talk on debt relief.
The massive wildfire in Alberta Province has covered more than 2,000 square kilometers by Saturday and forced almost 100,000 residents to evacuate.
Britain's Labour Party politician Sadiq Khan has been elected the new mayor of London, becoming the first Muslim mayor of the British capital, according to official polling results announced on early Saturday.
A WILDFIRE raging in the Canadian province of Alberta has moved south, forcing three more communities to evacuate and an emergency operations center to move again — taking it far from the devastated oil sands city of Fort McMurray.
A senator recommended that President Dilma Rousseff be put on trial for possible impeachment once "all the legal requisites" are met.
The United Nations on Wednesday urged Syrian parties to abide by cessation of hostilities in Aleppo, a major city in northern Syria which has witnessed an escalation of violent fighting.