06:04, 24 February 2017 Friday
Canada 'happy' to discuss NAFTA trade deal with US
"Prime Minister Trudeau has said from the start we would be happy to sit down at the table" with the US, Canada's Trade Minister Francois-Philippe Champagne told reporters in Latvian capital Riga.
02:04, 24 February 2017 Friday
US white supremacist David Duke praises France's Le Pen
"Her father is a great man, a true patriot. He raised a strong & intelligent woman who understands how to play 21st century politics," Duke said on Twitter on Wednesday, responding to a question about his views on Le Pen.
10:50, 24 February 2017 Friday
N. Korea has large chemical weapons stockpile: Seoul
Malaysian detectives are holding three people -- women from Indonesia and Vietnam, and a North Korean man -- but want to speak to seven others, four of whom are believed to have fled to Pyongyang.
09:48, 24 February 2017 Friday
Man jailed for Facebook threat to Cambodian PM Hun Sen
Ven Sopheap, a resident of eastern Prey Veng province, admitted during his trial last week to posting threats against Hun Sen -- the authoritarian premier who has ruled Cambodia for more than three decades.
03:01, 24 February 2017 Friday
Fukushima operator eyes plan to clean up plant
Operator Tokyo Electric Power Co (TEPCO) and the Japanese government have struggled to clean up the world's worst nuclear accident since Chernobyl in 1986.
09:35, 24 February 2017 Friday
Mexican peso jumps as US envoy soothes concerns
The unit was at 19.69 to the dollar, strengthening from around 19.90 on Thursday and up more than 10 percent from its record lows around 22.00 in early January.
05:02, 24 February 2017 Friday
Germany sees record budget surplus as criticism mounts
The country's federal, state and local governments together achieved an overall surplus in their public finances of 23.7 billion euros ($25 billion) last year, according to Germany's statistics office Destatis.