Italy was the biggest exporter and producer of wine in the world in 2015, while the United States consumed the most of Italian wine.
China deployed surface-to-air missiles on a disputed island in the South China Sea, insisting it had a right to build "self-defence".
Syria's brutal five-year war has turned increasingly messy tangle of internal and external players with their own multi-faceted agendas.
Donald Trump is a billionaire real estate tycoon with bravado to spare, a former reality television star who says winning is everything.
Moscow warned Washington that deployment of a US missile defence system to South Korea could spark an arms race in the region.
With crazy costumes, pulsating music the Rio Carnival's top performers swatted aside Zika worries to get down for the world's biggest party
Official moves towards the deployment -- fiercely opposed by China -- of a US missile defence system in South Korea highlight the inherent dangers of disunity in dealing with North Korea's growing military threat.
Saudi authorities have arrested nine American citizens and one Kazakhstani among 33 'terror' suspects.
A previously unknown giant planet may have been discovered lurking in the outer reaches of our solar system, US scientists announced.
Iran announced a major boost in oil production on Monday after the lifting of sanctions under its nuclear deal.
he mystery electric car startup Faraday Future unveiled its first prototype vehicle on Monday while offering few details on its ownership.
Chinese powerhouse Dalian Wanda is reportedly in talks to buy a controlling stake in US film studio Legendary, providing the company with a key anchor in Hollywood.
Iran sent a major shipment of low-enriched uranium materials to Russia to implement nuclear accord with world powers.
A roar erupted at the Yangon ring as the home champion ploughed a right hook into his American opponent's face, crumpling him to the canvas in the opening round of the bone-crunching kickboxing bout.
American astronauts will step out on a spacewalk Monday to move a stalled rail car that is stuck outside the International Space Station.
A woman with a toddler in her car rammed into pedestrians on the packed Las Vegas Strip Sunday, killing one person and injuring 26 others.
Australian shopping centre giant Westfield Corp. said Monday it has offloaded five US malls for US$1.1 billion to divest non-core assets.
Over 70,000 people sign a petition to ban Donald Trump from entering Britain after his call to bar Muslims from entering the United States.
Donald Trump abruptly scrapped a news conference designed to showcase his support from black religious leaders, as African-American pastors lined up to deny they were willing to endorse the Republican frontrunner.
With Facebook co-founder Mark Zuckerberg about to become a dad, the social network boosted the amount of time fathers can take off to bond with their new babies.
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