China’s economic growth rate slips to 6.8 percent in quarter ending in September from previous quarter’s 6.9 percent.
A Guatemalan court has ordered the foreign ministry to withdraw an admonition warning the head of a U.N. anti-corruption commission to “refrain from interfering in the internal affairs” of the country.
New Zealanders expect to learn Thursday if their next prime minister will be 37-year-old liberal challenger Jacinda Ardern or 55-year-old conservative incumbent Bill English.
The Australian government says it’s prepared to relax its proposed English language test for new citizens as a compromise to get other tough new restrictions on attaining citizenship through Parliament.
India’s famed monument of love, the white marble Taj Mahal, is finding itself at the heart of a political storm, with some members of the country’s ruling Hindu right-wing party claiming that the mausoleum built by a Muslim emperor does not reflect Indian culture.
A Twitter campaign to influence U.S. voters was amplified by high-profile retweeters.
Conservation groups say a record number of Southern right whales were counted this year in Argentina’s Patagonia region.
U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said Wednesday he is going to conflict-torn Central African Republic next week to spotlight growing communal tensions, spreading violence and deteriorating humanitarian situation as well as highlight the work of U.N. peacekeepers.
Togo’s security minister says at least five people have been killed in clashes between security forces and opposition supporters demonstrating for presidential term limits.
A judge in Chile has sentenced 35 former agents of Gen. Augusto Pinochet’s feared secret police for the kidnapping, detention and forced disappearance of a pregnant woman in 1976.