Xi Jinping promises communist party a 'new era' of Chinese global power
Speaking in Beijing’s Great Hall of the People, at the start of the week-long 19th party congress, Xi told delegates they should 'strive with endless energy toward the...
Suicide attack on Afghan police training centre leaves dozens dead
Taliban claim responsibility as suicide bombers and gunmen target compound in city of Gardez
North Korea: ‘nuclear war may break out at any moment’ says UN envoy

Deputy ambassador Kim In-ryong tells general assembly his nation has been subjected to ‘extreme and direct nuclear threat’ from US

Deputy ambassador Kim In-ryong tells general assembly his...

Parsons Green tube stabbing: one confirmed dead, two injured

One confirmed dead and another two injured at the scene, following a stabbing...

One confirmed dead and another two injured at the scene,...

Portugal and Spain wildfires: dozens dead and injured

Wildfires across Portugal and Spain leave dozens dead as fire-fighters continue...

Wildfires across Portugal and Spain leave dozens dead as...

[WATCH] Surprise win for Venezuela’s ruling party, opposition protests

Democratic Unity calls for audit and “street activities” after Socialist party declares victory

Democratic Unity calls for audit and “street...

Hurricane Ophelia: Ireland braces for post-tropical storm

Ireland is bracing itself for Ophelia with a red weather warning, issued for...

Ireland is bracing itself for Ophelia with a red weather...

[WATCH] Mogadishu truck bomb: at least 500 dead in Somalia’s worst terrorist attack

Hundreds seriously injured in the worst terrorist attack in years, blamed on militant group al-Shabaab

Hundreds seriously injured in the worst terrorist attack in...

ISIS- affiliated leaders killed in the Philippines

Two key ISIS-affiliated leaders were engaged in a stand-off with Philippine...

Two key ISIS-affiliated leaders were engaged in a stand-off...

Migration debate dominates Austrian election

Austria on way to elect EU’s youngest leader, anti-immigration Sebastian...

Austria on way to elect EU’s youngest leader,...

Harvey Weinstein expelled from Oscars Academy over sexual harassment allegations

34 women and counting have accused the film producer of rape and sexual misconduct

34 women and counting have accused the film producer of...

Death toll hits 20 as truck bomb annihilates Mogadishu hotel

A truck, packed with explosives, detonated at the entrance of the...

A truck, packed with explosives, detonated at the entrance...

Four dead as cargo plane crashes into sea

The aircraft belonged to Valan, an international cargo charter airline.

The aircraft belonged to Valan, an international cargo...

Freed North American couple's mysterious story is raising questions

Joshua Boyle and Caitlan Coleman were hiking in a dangerous region near Kabul...

Joshua Boyle and Caitlan Coleman were hiking in a dangerous...

Rescue ship carrying 606 migrants docks in Sicily

The UN refugee agency UNHCR says the total of migrants arriving in...

The UN refugee agency UNHCR says the total of...

Iran questions Trump's understanding of nuclear deal after US threatens non-recertification

Global powers, including key US allies, have stated their intention to honour the Iran nuclear deal, originally struck by former US President Barack Obama 

Global powers, including key US allies, have stated their...

Israel joins US in withdrawing from UNESCO

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu calls the United States withdrawal...

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu calls the United...

Kenya bans protests in cities amid election crisis

Kenya has banned protests in three major city centres, citing lawlessness...

Kenya has banned protests in three major city centres,...

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