A 29-year-old man who disarmed a gunman during a deadly shooting inside a Nashville restaurant yesterday declined accolades from police and others that he was a hero, saying he acted out of a desire "to live."
At least 32 Chinese tourists and four North Koreans have died in a major bus crash in North Korea, China's foreign ministry has said, with two more Chinese nationals seriously injured and left in critical condition.
South Korea has halted the propaganda broadcasts it blares across the border at North Korea ahead of their first summit in a decade, as US President Donald Trump cautioned the nuclear crisis on the peninsula was a long way from being resolved.
Foreign ministers from the Group of Seven industrialised nations are united in opposing Russia's destabilising behaviour while agreeing to leave the door open for dialogue with Moscow, a senior U.S. official has said.
French President Emmanuel Macron has warned against showing any weakness towards Vladimir Putin -- while insisting he wants to work with the Russian strongman -- in remarks broadcast on the eve of his state visit to Washington.
Police in Armenia detained three opposition leaders and nearly 200 protesters today, drawing a rebuke from the European Union after demonstrators demanded newly appointed Prime Minister Serzh Sarksyan quit.
Anti-government protests in Nicaragua entered a fifth day today as the death toll from the violence rose and looting was reported in some areas, aggravating the crisis around longstanding President Daniel Ortega.