A French ski patroller has died from injuries after being caught in an avalanche in Switzerland, but rescuers have called off their search after finding no more casualties on the piste in Crans-Montana, police said on Wednesday.
India plans to buy 21 MiG-29 jet fighters and possibly more from Russia, the RIA news agency cited the deputy director of Russia's federal service for military-technical cooperation as saying on Wednesday.
The executive committee of Uganda's ruling National Resistance Movement has endorsed President Yoweri Museveni as its candidate in the next presidential election due in 2021, potentially extending his tenure to 40 years.
India rolled out the red carpet for Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman on Wednesday at a time when it is trying to build diplomatic support against Pakistan following a militant attack in the disputed region of Kashmir.
British foreign minister Jeremy Hunt said on Wednesday that he was hopeful that a Brexit deal could be passed by the British parliament if the government's attorney-general is in a position to change his advice on its implications for the Irish backstop.
Taiwan will not accept any deal that destroys its sovereignty and democracy, President Tsai Ing-wen said on Wednesday after the island's opposition KMT party said it could sign a peace deal with China if it wins a presidential election next year.
It is impossible for Turkey to accept the United States' offer on purchasing Patriot defense systems as it currently stands, the chairman of Turkey's Defence Industry Directorate said on Wednesday, adding that talks on the issue continued.