China's President Xi Jinping has urged Donald Trump and North Korea to avoid "words and actions" that worsen tensions, state media say.
Mr Trump and North Korea have been exchanging hostile rhetoric, with the US president threatening to rain "fire and fury" on the North.
But China, North Korea's only major ally, has been urging restraint.
A White House statement said the US and China...
Canadian leaders said they were keen to build trade ties in the U.S. Midwest in the days leading up to negotiations on the North American Free Trade Agreement.
Chris Nielsen, a member of the legislative assembly from Edmonton, Alberta, leads a delegation on behalf of Trade Minister Deron Bilous to Minnesota to discuss the partnership with the 11 states that compromise the U.S. Midwest:...
Canada's foreign ministry is investigating after at least one of its diplomats stationed in Cuba was treated for hearing loss and headaches.
It comes a day after the US said its diplomats in Havana were experiencing strange physical symptoms.
Reports suggest the envoys could have been targeted by a covert sonic device that causes hearing loss.
Havana denies the allegation, but the US has...
Three times as many migrants have arrived in Spain so far this year compared to the same period in 2016, the International Organization for Migration (IOM) says.
It means the number of sea arrivals in Spain - at 8,385 - could overtake Greece, which has had 11,713 people.
The shift may be because migrants are finding the Spanish route safer.
Earlier this week, footage showed migrants...
Foreign observers have expressed confidence in Kenya's electoral process, despite opposition leader Raila Odinga's claim of massive fraud.
African observers described Tuesday's poll as credible, while former US Secretary of State John Kerry said its integrity remained intact.
The European Union said candidates should accept losing as "natural".
Mr Odinga alleges that results of the...
Twenty tonnes of insecticide-tainted eggs have been sold in Denmark, the country's food safety authority says.
The boiled and peeled eggs were mainly sold to cafeterias, cafes and catering firms, the Danish Veterinary and Food Administration said in a statement.
Denmark is the latest European country to discover eggs contaminated fipronil in its food chain.
The insecticide can damage...
A suspected unexploded bomb has been found at the site of the Fukushima nuclear plant in Japan.
The US is thought to have dropped the 89cm-long (3ft) device during WW2.
It was found by workers building a car park at the site where a four-decade-long decommissioning process is under way.
Tens of thousands of residents had to evacuate the area after a reactor meltdown in 2011 following an...
Israel is to accelerate the building of a huge barrier along its boundary with Gaza aimed at preventing militants from tunnelling under the border.
The 64km (40-mile) long construction will reach a depth of 40m (131ft) below and 6m above ground, at a cost of 3bn shekels ($833m).
An Israeli army commander said the barrier should be completed in 2019.
Israel has sought to neutralise the...
About 700,000 eggs from Dutch farms in a contamination scare have been distributed in the UK, up from an earlier estimate of 21,000.
The latest figure came from the UK's Food Standards Agency (FSA).
The FSA says the new figure is 0.007% of the eggs eaten in the UK every year, so "it is very unlikely that there is any risk to public health".
Dutch and Belgian police are searching several...
A Colombian judge has rejected an Australian woman's plea bargain over cocaine-smuggling charges.
Cassie Sainsbury, 22, was stopped at an airport in Bogotá on 12 April after being found with 5.8kg (12lb 13oz) of cocaine in her luggage.
Ms Sainsbury has said she was coerced into taking the drugs after threats were made to her family.
She will now face trial at a later date. If convicted,...