USA, UK, France launch missile strikes in Syria
The attack involved munitions fired from aircraft and naval vessels, including some 100 Tomahawk cruise missiles. The Pentagon also employed a B-1 strategic bomber
Libya's Haftar in coma after stroke
The 74-year-old general collapsed during a visit to Jordan earlier in the week and was flown to France for treatment
Syrian State media reports missile attacks on airbase in Homs

Several people have died or were hurt after a Syrian military airport was hit...

Several people have died or were hurt after a Syrian...

At least 70 dead is suspected chemical attack in Syria

Syrian government calls allegations of chemical attack, in Syrian town Douma, a...

Syrian government calls allegations of chemical attack, in...

Three dead in Germany as van ploughs into crowd in Muenster

Several people have been been killed in the city of Muenster, in western...

Several people have been been killed in the city of...

Journalist killed by Israeli forces while covering protests

Yaser Murtaja, 30, was shot by an Israeli sniper despite wearing a jacket which...

Yaser Murtaja, 30, was shot by an Israeli sniper despite...

14 dead after truck hits junior hockey team bus in Canada

Canada’s Royal Mounted Police has confirmed that 14 people were killed...

Canada’s Royal Mounted Police has confirmed that 14...

10 dead, over 1,000 wounded as Gaza protests wind down

More than 20,000 protesters are estimated to have gathered on Israel's...

More than 20,000 protesters are estimated to have gathered...

Sergei Skripal no longer in critical condition

Skripal, 66, is "responding well to treatment" and is "improving...

Skripal, 66, is "responding well to treatment"...

German court releases Carles Puigdemont on bail

The court rejected 'rebellion' as grounds to extradite Catalonia's...

The court rejected 'rebellion' as grounds to...

Former South Korean president Park Geun-hye guilty of abuse of power

The former South Korean president stands charged with 21 separate crimes...

The former South Korean president stands charged with...

Yulia Skripal tells cousin 'everything is ok', Russian TV report

Russian state TV has aired a recording of a telephone call between Yulia...

Russian state TV has aired a recording of a telephone call...

Philippines shuts down holiday island Boracay over environmental concerns

The Philippines has announced that the best-known holiday island will be closed over concerns that the beaches have been transformed into a 'cesspool'

The Philippines has announced that the best-known holiday...

Former Brazilian president Lula to face jail for corruption

The former Brazilian president faces 12 years in jail on charges of...

The former Brazilian president faces 12 years in jail...

European hostages freed in military operation in Cameroon

Eighteen hostages, including 12 Europeans, seized in south-western...

Eighteen hostages, including 12 Europeans, seized in...

British MPs call for tighter violence control in London as two teenagers die in 24 hours

MPs and campaigners call for tighter violence control in the British capital after two teenagers, a 17-year-old girl and a 16-year-old boy, die within 24...

MPs and campaigners call for tighter violence control...

Five Star Movement rejects Berlusconi before formal talks

Five Star Movement leader Luigi Di Maio said he was not open to talks with...

Five Star Movement leader Luigi Di Maio said he was...

Three shot at California YouTube HQ, female suspect dead

A woman shot and wounded three people at YouTube HQ, before killing herself, in...

A woman shot and wounded three people at YouTube HQ, before...

Winnie Madikizela-Mandela passes away, aged 81

South African's former first lady famously fought for the rights of black...

South African's former first lady famously fought for...

Carlos Alvarado wins Costa Rica's presidency in vote fought on gay rights

Costa Rica’s centre-left presidential candidate, Carlos Alvarado, is set to be the country’s next leader after elections on Sunday.

Costa Rica’s centre-left presidential candidate,...

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