China's Defence Ministry said on Friday the United States had seriously harmed the country's sovereignty and security after a US Navy destroyer carried out a "freedom of navigation" operation in the disputed South China Sea.
By tapping conservative firebrand John Bolton as his national security chief and hardliner Mike Pompeo as his top diplomat, US President Donald Trump has dramatically raised the stakes in world affairs.
Tumblr announced Friday the blogging platform was used by a shadowy Russian internet group to spread disinformation during the 2016 election campaign as it published the 84 account handles linked to the effort.
To the delight of many of his Twitter followers, Tesla and SpaceX chief executive Elon Musk on Friday followed through on a promise to delete the Facebook pages of both companies, flushing more than 5 million combined "likes" down the digital drain on a whim.
British regulators on Friday began searching the London offices of Cambridge Analytica (CA), the scandal-hit communications firm at the heart of the Facebook data scandal, shortly after a judge approved a search warrant.
Pakistan-based Dawood Ibrahim-led terrorist group D-company has diversified in many other fields and built a powerful transnational crime-terror organisation in part from drug proceeds, US lawmakers were told on Friday.
A car packed with explosives blew up outside a sports stadium in Afghanistan's restive south on Friday, killing at least 13 people and wounding dozens more, officials said, capping a bloody week in the war-torn country.
US President Donald Trump made a surprising threat on Friday to veto Congress' newly passed $1.3 trillion spending bill, a move that raised the specter of a government shutdown ahead of a midnight deadline to renew funding for federal agencies.
A 16-year-old girl critically wounded this week by a fellow student at a Maryland high school has died, raising the number killed in the latest deadly U.S. school shooting to two, authorities said on Friday.
It's been a terrible week for Facebook, with policymakers and users alike demanding answers from the social network over its Cambridge Analytica fiasco, in which the data analysis firm improperly accessed the personal information of about 50 million Facebook users.
America's massive trade deficit with China is estimated to have resulted in about two million job losses in the US, the White House has said, defending President Donald Trump's decision to initiate strong actions against China's "unfair" trade practices.
Edited by Amrita Ray | Friday March 23, 2018, Toulouse
A policeman was shot and a man took hostages at a supermarket in two separate incidents in the same area of southwest France on Friday, security sources said. The policeman was shot in the town of Carcassonne, while a gunman fired shots during a hostage-taking Friday morning at a supermarket in the town of Trebes 15 minutes' drive away.