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 Syria's Bashar al-Assad hopes for "reconciliation" deals from Astana talks

Russia, Syrian President Bashar al-Assad`s most powerful ally, has pushed the Astana talks with help from Iran and Turkey.

 Facebook to build third foreign data centre in Denmark

Facebook will build a new data centre in the Danish city of Odense, the California-based tech company said at a press conference with local authorities, only the third such facility outside of the United States.

2017 Australian Open: Serena Williams routs Lucie Safarova to reach third round at Rod Laver Arena

Williams, 35, served up a storm, clubbing 15 aces and 35 winners in the 86-minute contest.

 Guatemala President Jimmy Morales' brother, son held on suspicion of fraud

Guatemala on Wednesday arrested the brother and a son of the country`s president, who swept to victory with an anti-graft campaign, for their alleged involvement in corruption.

 North Korea may test-launch ICBM soon - South Korean media

North Korea may be preparing to test-launch a new, upgraded prototype of an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM), South Korean media reported on Thursday, citing military sources.

 Samsung chief allowed home, prosecutor vows to keep chasing

A South Korean court on Thursday denied a special prosecutor clearance to arrest the head of Samsung Group, the country`s largest conglomerate, amid a graft scandal that has led to the impeachment of President Park Geun-hye.

Formula One governing body approves Liberty Media takeover

Liberty Media, controlled by U.S. cable mogul John Malone, took control of the sport in September in a deal valued at $8 billion.

 Israel deploys "Star Wars" missile killer system

The Arrow 3, together with the Arrow 2, which has been operational since 2000, would "significantly reduce the possibilities of ballistic missiles" hitting Israel.

 Senegal troops head for Gambia as Jammeh mandate expires: Sources

Columns of Senegalese troops moved to the Gambian border on Wednesday, threatening military action against President Yahya Jammeh, who has refused to accept a December election defeat, military sources and residents of towns near the border said.

 Russia says teams up with Turkey for first time to bomb Syrian militants

Russia said its war planes had joined forces with Turkish jets for the first time on Wednesday to target Islamic State militants holding the town of al-Bab in northern Syria, evidence of increasingly close cooperation between Moscow and Ankara.