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U.S. sanctions China for buying Russian fighter jets, missiles
The Trump administration imposed sanctions on the Chinese military on Thursday for buying fighter jets and missile systems from Russia, in breach of a sweeping U.S. sanctions law punishing Moscow for meddling in the 2016 U.S. election.

Russia says U.S. is playing with fire by imposing new sanctions on it
Russia on Friday called a new wave of U.S. sanctions misguided, saying Washington's habit of using sanctions against Moscow risked undermining global stability and was part of a dangerous game.

Death toll reaches 86 in Tanzania ferry disaster, hundreds feared missing
Dozens more bodies were recovered on Friday, the morning after a Tanzanian ferry disaster, nearly doubling the death toll to 86, with hundreds more feared missing as rescuers resumed searching for survivors at first light.

Ebbing trade worries push stocks to highest in over half a year
World shares hit their highest levels in over six months on Friday, as investors gravitated to the view that the latest exchange of tariffs between the United States and China may be less damaging than initially feared.

May's Brexit plan goes pop after 'humiliation' by EU, British media says
Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit proposals were declared dead by the British media on Friday after what they cast as a humiliation at the hands of European Union leaders at an informal summit in Salzburg.

No major statement is planned by UK PM May on Friday: BBC political editor
British Prime Minister Theresa May will not be delivering a major statement on Friday, the BBC's political editor said amid speculation from lawmakers in her Conservative Party that there would be an announcement.

Where are the 'good days'? Challenges mount for India's Modi
Narendra Modi swept India's 2014 general election with the slogan "Achhe din (good days) are coming".

Flooding on the horizon for South Carolina, a week after Florence

China tightens embrace of Hong Kong with bullet train, other mega projects

Brexit is a warning to populists with simple solutions: Latvian foreign minister

EU, Britain must treat each other like loving hedgehogs: Juncker

UK minister says PM May did not miscalculate at Salzburg EU summit

'Pretence' of UK PM May's Brexit plan has to stop: Scotland's Sturgeon