Global homicide rate rises for first time in 10 years
an estimated 385,000 people were killed in homicides across the world in 2016, which is an increase of 8,000 from 2015
Firefighters persist in battle with Southern California fires
At least 150 homes and structures were destroyed and a further 12,000 remain threatened
Leonardo Da Vinci painting depicting Christ to be exhibited at Louvre Abu Dhabi

'Salvator Mundi' was recently auctioned for $450 million in New York

'Salvator Mundi' was recently auctioned for $450...

[WATCH] Australia: same-sex marriage legalised as parliament passes historic law

Australia, which changed the law in 2004 to say that marriage is only between a man and a woman, now joins 24 countries which recognise same-sex marriage

Australia, which changed the law in 2004 to say that...

[WATCH] Trump confirms US will recognise Jerusalem as the capital of Israel

'I have determined that it is time to officially recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel,' Trump said. 'While previous presidents...

'I have determined that it is time to officially...

Vladimir Putin to seek re-election for 2018 Russian presidency

Vladimir Putin, who has been in power since 2000,  said he would seek...

Vladimir Putin, who has been in power since 2000, ...

[WATCH] Rio police capture drug boss ‘Rogerio 157’

One of Brazil’s most wanted drug bosses, ‘Rogerio 157’, has...

One of Brazil’s most wanted drug bosses,...

[WATCH] 'The Silence Breakers' named Time's Person of the Year

Time's Magazine has named those who spoke out against sexual abuse and...

Time's Magazine has named those who spoke out against...

Russia banned from 2018 Winter Olympics

Russia has been banned from the 2018 Winter Olympics, following an investigation into doping during the 2014 Games

Russia has been banned from the 2018 Winter Olympics,...

Two men in court over alleged plot on Downing Street

Two men are to appear in court today to face charges of an alleged explosive...

Two men are to appear in court today to face charges of an...

US to recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital city

Donald Trump is expected to recognise Jerusalem as Israel's capital,...

Donald Trump is expected to recognise Jerusalem as...

Council of Europe launches infringement proceedings against Azerbaijan over imprisonment of politician

Azerbaijan is refusing to comply with the European Court of Human Rights to release opposition politician Ilgar Mammadov from detention over alleged bribery...

Azerbaijan is refusing to comply with the European Court of...

European Union blacklists 17 tax haven countries

17 states have been placed on the EU's blacklist, with another 47 being put...

17 states have been placed on the EU's blacklist, with...

King Michael of Romania dead at 96

King Michael died of cancer on Tuesday at his residence in Switzerland, at the age of 96, according to royal family

King Michael died of cancer on Tuesday at his residence in...

Spanish judge withdraws arrest warrant for Puigdemont

The European arrests for former president Carles Puigdemont and four of his...

The European arrests for former president Carles Puigdemont...

[WATCH] California wildfire: mass evacuation in Ventura country

In just a few hours, almost 10,000 acres were burned through, early Monday...

In just a few hours, almost 10,000 acres were burned...

Senior UN official to visit North Korea

The UN’s undersecretary general for political affairs, Jeffrey Feltman, is to meet with officials and discuss 'issues of mutual interest and...

The UN’s undersecretary general for political...

US embassy move to Jerusalem: Trump misses second deadline

That deadline passed without an announcement after a White House official said...

That deadline passed without an announcement after a White...

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