THE HAGUE - China and Hong Kong are overwhelmingly the largest shipment centres for fake goods sold around the world, in a growing, complex battle against sophisticated counterfeiters, Europe's police agency said Thursday.
Strasbourg, France - An Instagram star and well-known fitness blogger has died in a freak accident after a pressurized canister used for dispensing whipped cream exploded, hitting her in the chest, her family has said.
WASHINGTON - US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on Wednesday urged Chinese officials to apply greater diplomatic and economic pressure on North Korea to force Pyongyang to rein in its nuclear weapons program.
Riyadh - Saudi King Salman ousted his nephew as crown prince on Wednesday and installed his son Mohammed bin Salman -- the first of a new generation set for power in a conservative kingdom used to ageing leaders.
MARAWI - Hundreds of gunmen attacked troops in a southern Philippine village on Wednesday in a hit-and-run assault that may have been intended to help Islamist militants engaged in a nearby urban war, authorities said.
DHAKA - In squalid camps in Bangladesh, hundreds of thousands of Rohingya who have fled violence and persecution in neighbouring Myanmar dream of a better life abroad -- and rely on increasingly high-tech trafficking networks to get them there.
TOKYO - Tokyo's famed Tsukiji fish market -- the world's biggest -- will be moved to a new location, the city's top official confirmed Tuesday, after months of delays over concerns about toxic contamination at the new site.
PARIS - Investigators have found a stash of weapons at the home of a man killed while ramming a car loaded with guns and a gas canister into a police van on Paris's Champs-Elysees, a source close to the probe said Tuesday.