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Jan. 13 (UPI) -- Members of the opposition party Economic Freedom Fighters stormed into six South African H&M stores Saturday, in a protest that ended in stores closing after being ransacked and trashed. Videos posted on social media showed activists...
Jan. 13 (UPI) -- Iran is pushing back against President Donald Trump's decision to levy sanctions against 14 individuals and entities, including the country's judiciary head. Trump made the announcement Friday while simultaneously waiving sanctions against Iran in accordance with...
Jan. 12 (UPI) -- A large fire broke out at a commuter rail station in Britain Friday morning, forcing evacuations and causing a major disruption in the morning commute. About 60 firefighters fought the blaze at the Nottingham train station,...
SEOUL, South Korea, Jan. 11 (UPI) -- South Koreans have mixed feelings on whether they should foot the bill for potentially hundreds of North Koreans attending the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics next month. This comes as the two Koreas arrange the...
Jan. 10 (UPI) -- A powerful earthquake struck off the coast of Central America late Tuesday night and briefly prompted a tsunami warning for several islands in the Caribbean, officials said. The National Geological Survey said the quake was centered...
Jan. 9 (UPI) -- Australia's first same-sex marriage ceremonies took place at the stroke of midnight Monday, as the new law making such unions legal took effect. In November, almost 62 percent of the country's voters favored legalizing same-sex marriage,...
SEOUL, South Korea, Jan. 8 (UPI) -- North Korea's overture for improving inter-Korean relations may be a tactic to increase its leverage in potential negotiations with Washington, South Korean experts said. Seoul and Pyongyang on Tuesday are set to hold...
SEOUL, South Korea, Jan. 7 (UPI) -- South and North Korea's top unification officials will lead the high-level meeting Tuesday aimed at arranging the North's participation in the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics. This comes after Pyongyang agreed on Friday to hold...
Jan. 5 (UPI) -- Former Peruvian President Alberto Fujimori was resting at home for the first time Friday since he was pardoned and released from prison on health grounds. Fujimori, 79, left a hospital in Lima on Thursday night to...
Jan. 5 (UPI) -- At least 312 human rights activists were killed in 27 countries during 2017, according to the Front Line Defenders' annual report. "More than two-thirds of these, 67 percent of the total number of activists killed, were...

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