Protesters threw petrol bombs on Sunday night at an empty public housing complex in Hong Kong that had been earmarked to become a temporary quarantine zone
Burundi's ruling party, the CNDD-FDD, on Sunday picked secretary general Evariste Ndayishimiye as its candidate in a presidential election scheduled for May.
About 20 soldiers were killed in a pre-dawn attack on an army camp in central Mali on Sunday, the government said.
US Senator Bernie Sanders pulled ahead in a New Hampshire poll released on Sunday, bolstering evidence that he is gaining momentum with only days left until voting begins in the Democratic presidential contest.
Afghan forces used ground attacks and air strikes in multiple operations against the Taliban during the last 24 hours, killing 51 fighters in an escalation that signalled renewed deadlock in peace talks.
A virus similar to the SARS pathogen has claimed 56 lives since emerging in a market in the central Chinese city of Wuhan, and spread around the world.
Britain will set out more details about its objectives for a free trade deal with the European Union next month after the country leaves the bloc on Jan. 31, Brexit Secretary Stephen Barclay said.
Huge crowds gathered for India's Republic Day parade Sunday, with women taking centre-stage at the annual pomp-filled spectacle of military might featuring army tanks, horses and camels.
China on Sunday ordered a temporary ban on the trade in wild animals as the country struggles to contain a deadly virus believed to have been spawned in a market that sold wild animals as food.
Hollywood's directors handed World War I thriller ‘1917’ their top annual prize Saturday, one of the final major award shows that typically spells success at next month's Oscars.
More than 2,000 people globally have been infected with a new Coronavirus, the vast majority of them in China, where 56 people have died from the disease, according to figures released on Sunday.