BEIJING (Reuters) - The former head of China's powerful internet regulator is under investigation for suspected corruption, the ruling Communist Party said on Tuesday, the latest senior official to be caught up in a sweeping campaign against graft.
VATICAN CITY (Reuters) - The Vatican and China will exchange paintings, vases and sculptures in a bid to mend often strained ties through "the diplomacy of art", officials said on Tuesday .
ANKARA (Reuters) - Turkey has not been given crucial data to help identify Islamic State militants who fled their former stronghold in Raqqa last month and may have slipped out of Syria to threaten Turkish or Western targets, Turkish officials said.
ERBIL/BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Iraqi authorities have moved hundreds of foreign wives and children of suspected Islamic State militants from a detention centre in northern Iraq to Baghdad, citing security concerns and the difficulties of keeping them in a remote location.
KIRKUK, Iraq (Reuters) - At least 20 people were killed and 40 wounded when a suicide bomber set off a truck bomb near a crowded marketplace in the northern Iraqi town of Tuz Khurmatu, police and medical sources told Reuters on Tuesday.
MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian President Vladimir Putin and U.S. President Donald Trump will discuss North Korea when they hold a telephone conversation on Tuesday, Interfax news agency cited Kremlin aide Yuri Ushakov as saying.
YANGON/NAYPYITAW (Reuters) - Members of the U.S. Congress said on Tuesday operations carried out against the Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar had "all the hallmarks" of ethnic cleansing, while the country's leader Aung San Suu Kyi expressed doubts about allegations of rights abuses.
MOSCOW/BEIRUT (Reuters) - Russian President Vladimir Putin hosted Syrian leader Bashar al-Assad late on Monday for three hours of talks to lay the groundwork for a new push by Moscow to end Syria's conflict now that Islamic State's territorial caliphate is overrun.
MOSCOW (Reuters) - The head of Ukraine's pro-Russian rebel Luhansk region said on Tuesday people close to the fired regional police chief were whipping up tension and had brought a large number of people in military uniform into the streets.
JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - Zimbabwe's longstanding government and ruling party mouthpiece, The Herald newspaper, has abruptly changed its tune on President Robert Mugabe's wife Grace, confirmation of her political downfall.