Trump boasts his nuclear button is bigger than Kim Jong-un's
In a nuclear twitter war, the American president boasted that his nuclear button is "much bigger and more powerful" than North Korea's, and threatened to cut...
Hundreds arrested, at least 21 dead as Iran protests rage on
Protests against economic hardship and political repression in the country started last week
New Zealanders build island to avoid alcohol ban on New Year's Eve

A group of friends found a genius way to avoid New Zealand's alcohol ban on...

A group of friends found a genius way to avoid New...

South Korea offers talks with North ahead of Olympics

South Korea offered high-level talks with North Korea to discuss its possible...

South Korea offered high-level talks with North Korea to...

Hidden explosive devices found by Italian police after blast injured four

Four people were injured by explosions in Turin following New Year celebrations, leading to police raid which uncovered 12 more devices

Four people were injured by explosions in Turin following...

Australia ushers in New Year with rainbow display as same-sex marriage is legalised

About 1.6 million gather in Sydney Harbour for famous New Year firework display

About 1.6 million gather in Sydney Harbour for famous New...

Maltese man arrested for falsely reporting a letter about a bomb

A man from Malta, 45, was reportedly arrested in Holland for fabricating a...

A man from Malta, 45, was reportedly arrested in Holland...

Germany has given €230 million toward job creation in Middle East

The Middle East Employment Initiative sponsors creation of low-paying jobs for...

The Middle East Employment Initiative sponsors creation of...

Solo climbers banned from climbing Everest

Nepali government also bans blind people and double amputees in effort to limit...

Nepali government also bans blind people and double...

Putin calls for Russia-US 'pragmatic cooperation' in New Year's message to Trump

Russian president says ‘mutual respect’ could be a ‘base to develop relations’ between the two countries

Russian president says ‘mutual respect’ could...

Berlin to include 'safety area' for women during New Year festivities

New Year's Eve celebrations in central Berlin will include a safe area for...

New Year's Eve celebrations in central Berlin will...

Brexit spurs Irish passport grab

A record number of Irish passports were issued in 2017 due to Brexit vote

A record number of Irish passports were issued in 2017 due...

Gunmen kill 12 in Cairo church

Two men on a motorcycle opened fire and tried to storm the Mar Mina church in Helwan City on Friday

Two men on a motorcycle opened fire and tried to storm the...

Two charged over suspected Christmas terror plot

Two men in England have been charged over a suspected terror attack less...

Two men in England have been charged over a suspected...

12 dead in apartment fire in New York

At least 12 people have died, and another four were critically injured in the deadliest fire in the city for at least 25 years 

At least 12 people have died, and another four were...

George Weah elected Liberia president

Weah will succeed Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, Africa’s first elected female president, in Liberia’s first democratic handover in decades

Weah will succeed Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, Africa’s...

Suspected French Islamist militants arrested in Syria

One of France’s most-wanted jihadists, Thomas Barnouin, is amongst...

One of France’s most-wanted jihadists, Thomas...

At least 10 injured in St Petersburg supermarket explosion

At least 10 people have been injured in what Russian president Vladimir...

At least 10 people have been injured in what Russian...

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