Mexican drug kingpin "El Chapo" will face a US court after spending the night in a New York prison following his surprise extradition to the US from Mexico.

Mexico City (AFP) - Mexican drug baron Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman's powerful Sinaloa cartel will likely survive his extradition to the United States, but a well-armed rival gang could intensify a war …

Washington (AFP) - Donald Trump will be sworn in as the 45th president of the United States Friday -- capping his improbable journey to the White House and beginning a four-year term that promises to …

Manila (AFP) - Hundreds of Filipinos converged on the US embassy on Friday to denounce Donald Trump ahead of his inauguration as president of the United States, accusing him of sexism, racism and …

Edinburgh (AFP) - The countdown to a second Scottish independence referendum appears to have begun after Prime Minister Theresa May laid out the course towards a "hard" Brexit -- but Scots are as …

Sydney (AFP) - The official search for MH370 may have been called off but experts believe the missing airliner will one day be found, perhaps either by deep-sea miners or treasure hunters lured by a …