Uganda's Museveni slams 'partisan' ICC

Uganda's veteran ruler Yoweri Museveni, who is standing for re-election on Thursday, has said he is in favour of his country pulling out of the "partisan" International Criminal Court based in The Hague.

Trump, Bush get personal in debate

Donald Trump and Jeb Bush took the gloves off Saturday in the Republican presidential debate, with the billionaire frontrunner unleashing a tirade of intense and often personal attacks one week before the South Carolina primary.

Beijing pins HK riot on 'separatists'

A senior Beijing official on Sunday blamed "radical separatists" for a riot that erupted in Hong Kong last week, the worst clashes the city has seen since mass pro-democracy protests.

World in a 'new Cold War' -  Medvedev

Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev says that strains between Russia and the West have plunged the world into a "new Cold War".