Voters are jubilant as they go to the polls, but Baghdad opposes the vote.
The British PM said there should be a transition period of "about" two years after Brexit
President Trump announces new sanctions against North Korea's nuclear weapons programme
The Federal Reserve will start to reduce its $4.2 trillion balance sheet in October
Members of the General Assembly are due to sign a new treaty at a meeting on Wednesday
The French territory is preparing for the arrival of the latest storm in the Caribbean
The Iraqi Kurdish parliament has voted to back an independence referendum
The new railway will be the result of a developing relationship between India and Japan.
The UN secretary general urges Myanmar to suspend military action in Rakhine state
The newest version of Apple's iPhone has been launched in Cupertino, Calfornia.