Italy steps up security for mass demonstrations as election tensions rise
Police have been mobilised across Italy as mass demonstrations and sit-ins are planned ahead of next week’s election 
500 dead after week long intensive air bombardments in Syria
Air strikes have left 500 dead in a Syrian government push to liberate Eastern Ghouta near Damascus 
Italy braces for cold snap set to drop temperatures by 10 degrees

A wave of Siberian air will hit Italy, with widespread snow and temperatures...

A wave of Siberian air will hit Italy, with widespread snow...

UN's future in the balance as Security Council struggles to agree on Syria ceasefire resolution

France said failure to act in Syria could spell the end of the UN itself. .  

France said failure to act in Syria could spell the end of...

Two people shot dead outside UBS Zurich bank

Police have assured the public that the situation was under control and that...

Police have assured the public that the situation was under...

Armed officer at Florida high school failed to stop shooter

An armed officer assigned to the Florida high school failed to confront the...

An armed officer assigned to the Florida high school failed...

Man threw grenade at US embassy in Montenegro

An unidenfitied man threw a grenade at the US embassy in Podgorica,...

An unidenfitied man threw a grenade at the US embassy...

Israel foiled planned plane terror plot in Sydney

Israeli prime minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, said that intelligence units...

Israeli prime minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, said that...

Billy Graham, famous Christian evangelist, dies aged 99

Billy Graham, one of the best-known promoters of Christianity, died at his...

Billy Graham, one of the best-known promoters of...

In Chile as Vatican’s investigator, Malta archbishop Charles Scicluna hears abuse victims’ testimony

Vatican special envoy hears abuse victims’ testimony against Bishop Juan Barros, accused of covering up sexual abuse of minors by convicted priest...

Vatican special envoy hears abuse victims’ testimony...

Father of boy smuggled in a suitcase escapes jail term

The boy was found in young woman's suitcase when she was crossing the...

The boy was found in young woman's suitcase when...

North Korea cancelled meeting with US vice-president during Winter Olympics

US vice president Mike pence was set to meet North Korean officials, before they cancelled the meeting last minute

US vice president Mike pence was set to meet North Korean...

Russian athlete fails Winter Games doping test

Athletes from the Russian Federation have not been allowed to compete under...

Athletes from the Russian Federation have not been allowed...

Up to 66 dead as Iranian jet goes down in mountains

The plane was flying from the capital Tehran to Yasuj in the southwest of the...

The plane was flying from the capital Tehran to Yasuj in...

FBI charges 13 Russians charges with US election meddling

US President Donal Trump has denied complicity by his election campaign...

US President Donal Trump has denied complicity by his...

Maltese couple killed in 'distressing' traffic accident in Australia

Tragic traffic accident in Sydney leaves Maltese couple, who were on holiday,...

Tragic traffic accident in Sydney leaves Maltese couple,...

Man arrested in Manchester over attempted rape of 10-year-old girl

The man was arrested on suspicion of kidnap and attempted rape 

The man was arrested on suspicion of kidnap and attempted...

Fugitive convicted of Peter Blake killing re-captured after 16 years

The man was convicted over killing the sailor, but escaped prison in 2002...

The man was convicted over killing the sailor,...

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