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Juan Guaido, the opposition leader recognized by the US and other countries as the interim leader of Venezuela, leaves the house of Roberto Marrero, after intelligence officers staged a pre-dawn raid on his chief of staff's Caracas home.
Juan Guaido, the opposition leader recognized by the US and other countries as interim leader of Venezuela, announces on Twitter that Venezuelan intelligence officers arrested his chief of staff Roberto Marrero. ANIMATED VIDEO
The US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo demands on Twitter that Venezuela immediately release opposition leader Juan Guaido's top aide and vows to hold accountable those involved in the arrest.
Journalists gather outside the house of Roberto Marrero, Juan Guaido's chief of staff, after Venezuelan intelligence officers arrested him at night.
Parents and friends of Maria Eduarda, a schoolgirl killed two years ago by stray police bullets in Rio de Janeiro, protest in front of the governor's office. According to Rio de Paz, the NGO that organized the protest, 54 children under the age of...
Iraqi Kurds holding lit torches walk up a mountain in the town of Akra, 500 kilometres north of Baghdad, during celebrations of Nowruz (Noruz), the Persian New Year. The Persian New Year is an ancient Zoroastrian tradition celebrated by Iranians a...
A sacred giant turtle that died in Hanoi's storied Hoan Kiem lake has been given a new lease on life by city authorities who have embalmed the beloved creature for posterity -- and tourist visits.
Indian families cover each other with coloured powder to celebrate Holi, the Hindu spring festival of colours, during a traditional gathering at a temple in New Delhi.
Japanese airline ANA receives a delivery of its first A380 from Airbus, decorated with blue sea turtles, explaining that the animal "represents luck and longevity" in Hawaiian legend.
New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern announces an immediate ban on the sale of assault rifles and semi-automatic weapons in response to the Christchurch terror attack that killed 50 people.
Aid workers race to help survivors and meet humanitarian needs in Mozambique, five days after tropical cyclone Idai. IMAGES AND SOUNDBITES
Pakistan's Hindu community in Karachi celebrates the Holi festival. The festival, which marks the arrival of spring, is also known as the "Festival of Colors".
Relatives of victims of the Srebrenica massacre applaud the UN court decision to hand a life sentence to Bosnian Serb wartime leader Radovan Karadzic for genocide and war crimes during the 1990s.
Italian firefighters douse a school bus which was hijacked and set alight by its driver in Milan. 51 children were rescued by the police from the hijacked school bus before the vehicle went up in flames.
A health specialist describes the situation in Mozambique after tropical cyclone Idai cut a swathe through Mozambique, Zimbabwe and Malawi, killing more than 300 and putting hundreds of thousands of lives at risk.
British Prime Minister arrives in Parliament to speak with MPs over Brexit, after formally requesting the European Union agree to delay Brexit till June 30.
The cows and horses would have come for the last blades of grass. Now their bones are scattered on the cracked earth, victims of drought that wiped Santiago's weekend playground Lake Aculeo from the map. Lake Aculeo's demise is so sudden and compl...
European Council president Donald Tusk says that EU leaders could approve a short delay to Brexit if British lawmakers finally approve the withdrawal deal they have twice rejected.
Aerial footage shows the scale of floods in the Mozambican city of Beira after tropical cyclone Idai hit Mozambique, Zimbabwe and Malawi, killing more than 300.
UN judges order former Bosnian Serb leader Radovan Karadzic to spend the rest of his life in jail for the "sheer scale and systematic cruelty" of his war crimes a quarter of a century ago.
Anti-Karadzic protesters, including relatives of victims of the 1995 Srebrenica massacre, gather outside the courtroom in The Hague as the former Bosnian Serb leader will hear the final judgment on his role in the bloody conflict that tore his cou...