New IRA takes responsibility for the killing of journalist Lyra Mckee
The New IRA has admitted responsibility for the killing of journalist Lyra McKee, according to the Irish News
Sri Lanka attacks death toll rises to 290
The police said they had arrested 24 people, but it is still not clear who was behind the attacks
Updated | WikiLeaks founder in British police custody after Ecuador withdraws protection

Julian Assange took refuge at the Ecuadorian embassy in London seven years ago, to evade extradition to Sweden

Julian Assange took refuge at the Ecuadorian embassy in...

UN postpones Libyan national conference after Tripoli clashes

A UN-sponsored national conference aimed at restoring stability back to Libya...

A UN-sponsored national conference aimed at restoring...

Israel election: Netanyahu set for record fifth term

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is likely to secure a record fifth term after...

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is likely to secure a...

Tripoli’s only functioning airport bombed

An unidentified aircraft bombed a runway at Tripoli’s Mitiga Airport...

An unidentified aircraft bombed a runway at Tripoli’s...

Libya fighting escalates as Haftar forces carry out airstrike on Tripoli suburb

Forces loyal to General Khalifa Haftar press on with their push towards Tripoli as the UN-backed government launches a counteroffensive operation called...

Forces loyal to General Khalifa Haftar press on with their...

Migrant rescue vessel Alan Kurdi claims food shortage aboard stranded ship

Sea-Eye spokesperson Carlotta Weibl made a statement in Rome on the current situation of migrant rescue ship Alan Kurdi

Sea-Eye spokesperson Carlotta Weibl made a statement in...

Tripoli risks descending into conflict as Libyan rivals make contradictory victory claims

Libyan strongman General Khalifa Haftar has directed his forces to move on Tripoli • UN Secretary General leaves Libya with a 'heavy heart'

Libyan strongman General Khalifa Haftar has directed his...

Theresa May asks EU for Brexit extension until 30 June

With the Brexit deadline due next week, British Prime Minister Theresa May...

With the Brexit deadline due next week, British Prime...

Jeff Bezos to retain control of Amazon after divorce

Amazon founder Jeff Bezos and his wife MacKenzie have agreed a record-breaking...

Amazon founder Jeff Bezos and his wife MacKenzie have...

Brexit: MPs back delay bill by one vote

MPs have voted by a majority of one to force the prime minister to ask for an extension to the Brexit process, in a bid to avoid any no-deal scenario

MPs have voted by a majority of one to force the prime...

Brunei implements stoning to death under new anti-LGBT laws

The tiny South-east Asian country of Brunei is introducing strict new Islamic...

The tiny South-east Asian country of Brunei is introducing...

Brexit: MPs fail to back proposals again

MPs have again failed to agree on proposals for the next steps in the Brexit process

MPs have again failed to agree on proposals for the next...

Kim Jong-nam murder: Vietnamese woman pleads guilty to lesser charge

A Vietnamese woman accused of killing Kim Jong-nam, the half-brother of North...

A Vietnamese woman accused of killing Kim Jong-nam, the...

Ukraine comic leads presidential poll first round

A comedian with no political experience has won the most votes in the first...

A comedian with no political experience has won the most...

Updated | UK MPs reject May's EU withdrawal agreement for a third time

MPs reject Theresa May’s EU withdrawal agreement by 344 votes to 286, throwing UK’s Brexit plans into more confusion • European Council...

MPs reject Theresa May’s EU withdrawal agreement by...

Boeing faces US lawsuit over Ethiopian Airlines crash

The family of Jackson Musoni have filed a suit saying the 737 MAX has a...

The family of Jackson Musoni have filed a suit saying the...

Facebook to ban white nationalism and separatism

Facebook has said it will block "praise, support and representation of...

Facebook has said it will block "praise, support and...

May to renew Brexit deal push after pledge to resign

Efforts to persuade MPs to back Theresa May's Brexit deal will continue on...

Efforts to persuade MPs to back Theresa May's Brexit...