Ten dead after suspected arson attack in Japan
At least 10 people have died in a suspected arson attack at an animation studio in Kyoto, Japan, local emergency officials have said
Italy seizes 'combat-ready' missile in raids on far right
Anti-terrorism police in northern Italy have seized an air-to-air missile and other sophisticated weapons during raids on far-right extremist groups
Migrant rescue vessel Alan Kurdi rescues 65 migrants off the Libyan coast

NGO Sea-Eye says Libyan authorities are not responding and rescue coordination centres in Valletta, Rome and Bremen have been notified

NGO Sea-Eye says Libyan authorities are not responding and...

Earthquake shakes southern California

A 6.4 magnitude earthquake struck in a sparsely inhabited area of the Mojave Desert

A 6.4 magnitude earthquake struck in a sparsely inhabited...

Migrant ship capsizes off Tunisia, 82 missing and five dead

The ship had left the Libyan town of Zuwara on its way to Italy 

The ship had left the Libyan town of Zuwara on its way to...

Libya detention centre airstrike: Carmelo Abela condemns attack, calls for investigation

Foreign Affairs Minister Carmelo Abela said that it was imperative that the United Nations carries out an immediate investigation to ensure that the blatant...

Foreign Affairs Minister Carmelo Abela said that it was...

UNHCR calls for investigation into Tajoura detention centre attack

The refugee agency said the attack highlighted the perilous situation migrants...

The refugee agency said the attack highlighted the perilous...

Airstrike on Tripoli migrant detention centre leaves at least 40 dead

At least 40 people have been killed by an air strike that hit a migrant...

At least 40 people have been killed by an air strike that...

Clashes as Hong Kong marks China handover anniversary

Police in Hong Kong have clashed with protesters marking the anniversary of its...

Police in Hong Kong have clashed with protesters marking...

Russian president says liberalism is 'obsolete'

Vladimir Putin has said liberalism is 'obsolete' in an interview before...

Vladimir Putin has said liberalism is 'obsolete' in...

Stand off between Sea-Watch 3 and Italian authorities continues outside Lampedusa port

42 migrants on board the Sea-Watch 3 have spent 15 days on board the ship • Italian Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini says...

42 migrants on board the Sea-Watch 3 have spent 15 days on...

Italian coast guard boards Sea-Watch 3 as captain defies port blockade

The European Court of Human Rights, on Tuesday, rejected a request by migrants stranded on the ship to force Italy to provide a port of safety • Italian...

The European Court of Human Rights, on Tuesday, rejected a...

US sanctions target Iranian supreme leader Ayatollah Khamenei

US President Donald Trump has said he is imposing hard-hitting new sanctions on...

US President Donald Trump has said he is imposing...

Stranded migrant rescue ship seeks human rights court emergency ruling against Italy

Sea Watch 3 has turned to the European Court of Human Rights for an emergency decree asking Italy to allow the disembarkation of migrants stranded on the ship...

Sea Watch 3 has turned to the European Court of Human...

Earthquake hits near Rome

A 3.7-magnitude earthquake struck near Rome on Sunday evening, the Italian geophysics institute said

A 3.7-magnitude earthquake struck near Rome on Sunday...

Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt in race to be next UK PM

In a final round of voting, Conservative MPs voted out Michael Gove to send...

In a final round of voting, Conservative MPs voted out...

Four people injured in victory parade shooting

Four people were injured in a daytime shooting in Toronto during a crowded...

Four people were injured in a daytime shooting in Toronto...

Activist Joshua Wong calls for Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam to resign

Hong Kong's most prominent student activist Joshua Wong has called for the...

Hong Kong's most prominent student activist Joshua Wong...

Esteemed Italian director Franco Zeffirelli dies aged 96

Winner of many decorations for his film enterprises, Zeffirelli's legacy...

Winner of many decorations for his film enterprises,...

US releases video it claims shows Iran removing mine from tanker

The US claims the video shows Iran's Revolutionary Guard removing an...

The US claims the video shows Iran's Revolutionary...