Florida school shooting: Officer defends his actions after branded as 'coward'
The armed school officer who stayed outside during the 14 February Florida high school shooting defended his actions after President Donald Trump branded him as a...
Russian president Vladimir Putin orders daily ceasefires in Eastern Ghouta
Russia's defence minister said ceasefire would begin on Tuesday in Damascus and would take place from 9am until 2pm every day
New York state sues Weinstein Company over sexual harassment

New York prosecutors have filed a lawsuit against Harvey Weinstein's...

New York prosecutors have filed a lawsuit against Harvey...

Islamic State jihadi duo ‘Beatles’ ‘should be tried at The Hague’

British ISIS fighters should be put on trial in international criminal court, UK defence minister says

British ISIS fighters should be put on trial in...

Israeli F-16 hit by Syrian fire after raid on Iranian facilities

Israel says both pilots ejected safely after their F-16 fighter jet was...

Israel says both pilots ejected safely after their F-16...

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un invites South Korean counterparts for historic talks

South Korean President Moon Jae-in responds: “Let us make it happen by creating the necessary conditions in the future”.

South Korean President Moon Jae-in responds: “Let us...

Oxfam pressed over allegations senior aid staff used prostitutes in Haiti

The UK charity has been asked to provide details of allegations that senior aid workers used prostitutes in Haiti 

The UK charity has been asked to provide details of...

2018 winter Olympics set to be the coldest in history

The Winter Olympics opening ceremony, which will be held ina roofless...

The Winter Olympics opening ceremony, which will be held...

US government shuts down for second time in three weeks

The US government has shut down after Congress failed to vote on a...

The US government has shut down after Congress...

Bangladesh former prime minister Khaleda Zia jailed

Bangladeshi police have clashed with thousands of protestors after the...

Bangladeshi police have clashed with thousands of...

Maltese man’s pending deportation from Australia leaves family devastated

John Falzon, 66, who served eight years in prison for cannabis trafficking, is to be deported to Malta after the Australian High Court upheld a decision to...

John Falzon, 66, who served eight years in prison for...

UK pet shops face puppy sale ban to protect dogs

Under the proposals, people buying or adopting a dog would deal directly with...

Under the proposals, people buying or adopting a dog would...

White House aide quits over domestic abuse allegations

Trump's chief of staff was 'shocked' at the allegations, but...

Trump's chief of staff was 'shocked' at the...

Bermuda becomes the first country to repeal same-sex marriage

The British island territory has become the first country in the world to...

The British island territory has become the first country...

Germany's Angela Merkel finally reaches coalition deal with SPD

Merkel's Conservatives have reached a coalition deal with Schulz's SPD...

Merkel's Conservatives have reached a coalition deal...

Kim Jong-un's sister to attend Winter Olympics ceremony

Kim Yo-jong will be accompanying Kim Yong-nam, North Korea’s nominal head...

Kim Yo-jong will be accompanying Kim Yong-nam, North...

[WATCH] Elon Musk successfully launches Falcon Heavy rocket

A spaceman sitting in a cherry-red Tesla listening to David Bowie has rocketed...

A spaceman sitting in a cherry-red Tesla listening to David...

Julian Assange arrest warrant still valid, court rules

The WikiLeaks founder still faces arrest if he leaves his London-based...

The WikiLeaks founder still faces arrest if he leaves his...

Maldives declares state of emergency as Supreme Court judges arrested

Maldives president, Abdulla Yameen, has declared a state of emergency as troops...

Maldives president, Abdulla Yameen, has declared a state of...

German parties hope to reach coalition agreement this week

Angela Merkel’s Christian Democrats and centre-left SPD will meet again...

Angela Merkel’s Christian Democrats and centre-left...