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Gustavo Petro on Sunday took the oath of office as Colombia's first-ever leftist president, before a crowd of hundreds of thousands at his inauguration in Bogota.
A Russian former deputy premier was re-elected as head of international chess body FIDE by a landslide Sunday, seeing off a Ukrainian challenger who said the incumbent was part of Moscow's "war machine".
China's largest-ever military exercises surrounding Taiwan were drawing to a close on Sunday following a controversial visit last week to the self-ruled island by US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi.
England's Delicious Orie was crowned the Commonwealth Games super-heavyweight champion on Sunday, as the Northern Ireland brother and sister duo of Aidan and Michaela Walsh also won boxing gold medals.
The first Saturday in August, when Europe's July holidaymakers head homewards and its August sunseekers head south, is the busiest day of the year at the continent's busiest filling station.
In 400 years, Heinz-Glas, one of the world's biggest producers of glass perfume bottles, has seen off many crises -- including the two World Wars and the oil shock of the 1970s in the last century alone.
Taiwan will hold live-fire military drills this week simulating a defence of the island against a Chinese invasion, officials said Monday, as Beijing carries out fresh exercises around its neighbour.
China carried out fresh military drills around Taiwan Monday, Beijing said, defying calls for it to end its largest-ever exercises encircling the democratic island in the wake of a visit by US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi.
Lord Mountbatten’s division of India into two countries was a disaster in which a million died. Using newly colourised archive footage, this documentary explores those brutal events India 1947: Partition in Colour … Jawaharlal Nehru, left, Lord Mountbatten, centre and Muhammad Ali Jinnah discuss the partition of India. Photograph: Universal History Archive/Universal Images Group/Getty Images
Some visitors say they will ‘never’ return, citing fears the island could see a Shanghai-style lockdown
Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador called Sunday for intensified efforts to save 10 workers trapped in a flooded coal mine, during a visit to see firsthand the rescue operation.
BIRMINGHAM, England (Reuters) -Australia beat India by nine runs to claim the Commonwealth Games women's T20 cricket gold medal on Sunday but the real winner was the sport which delivered compelling competition and boosted its case to be included in the Olympics. A part of the Commonwealth Games programme for the first time, women's cricket was one of the most sought after tickets in Birmingham particularly for Sunday's absorbing final between top ranked Australia and cricket-mad India.
A top US diplomat warned Pacific Islands of a new struggle against violent power-hungry regimes Sunday, as she visited the Solomon Islands to mark the 80th anniversary of World War II's Battle of Guadalcanal.
Here is how OG pulled off the fastest game win in the Arlington Major and the 11th fastest LAN victory of all time.
China's thunderous response to US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's Taiwan visit brought cross-Strait tensions to their highest level in years and sparked an outpouring of nationalist zeal online, but the mood on the streets in mainland China is a little more circumspect.
Moscow should not be shy in ‘accepting the hand extended to us by Kim Jong-un’, says Russian defence expert
The White House on Saturday assailed Indiana lawmakers for passing sweeping curbs on abortion access, calling it "devastating" step for the Midwestern state.
"COVID-19 has been the test of a generation." Read and watch his speech here.
Team Aster went 3-1 in Day 3 off a tie with Beastcoast and a sweep over a struggling Tundra Esports to secure a 9-3 record. Here's how the other teams fared.
Here is a round-up of sports events and developments in Singapore in the past week (1 to 7 August).