Symbolic Doomsday Clock moved forward to two minutes to midnight
The clock is a metaphor for how close mankind is to destroying the Earth
[WATCH] 41 dead and many injured in South Korean hospital blaze
As many as 41 people have been killed in the Miryang hospital blaze, with the death toll expected to rise 
Iran vows retaliation over US sanctions

Tehran said the US imposing sanctions on the head of its judiciary over alleged rights abuses “crossed a red line”

Tehran said the US imposing sanctions on the head of its...

Julian Assange granted Ecuadorian citizenship

The WikiLeaks founder has been living in asylum at the nation's embassy in...

The WikiLeaks founder has been living in asylum at the...

Trump in foul-mouthed outburst during meeting with Haiti and African nations

Trump reportedly asked: "Why are we having all these people from shithole countries come here?" during a meeting on an immigration deal

Trump reportedly asked: "Why are we having all these...

UK challenges US to find better alternative for Iran nuclear deal

The ministers demanded Trump lift sanctions on Iran, an obligation under...

The ministers demanded Trump lift sanctions on Iran,...

Two die in protests after 8-year-old girl raped and murdered in Pakistan

At least two people have died in Pakistan protests sparked by the rape and murder of eight-year-old girl whose body was dumped in a rubbish heap 

At least two people have died in Pakistan protests sparked...

Armed robbers seize jewellery worth millions from Ritz, Paris

At least five axe-and-pistol wielding robbers mounted a raid on the storied...

At least five axe-and-pistol wielding robbers mounted a...

[WATCH] Meryl Streep pays tribute to Daphne Caruana Galizia at press freedom speech

The Oscar-winning actress Meryl Streep named Caruana Galizia amongst other women who “paid the hardest price for their questions this year”

The Oscar-winning actress Meryl Streep named Caruana...

One dead and more than 200 arrested in Tunisia protests

One person has died, 50 policemen injured and more than 200 people arrested in...

One person has died, 50 policemen injured and more than 200...

Private company will resume search for missing MH370 plane

The search for missing Malaysia Airlines flight 370 will resume after the...

The search for missing Malaysia Airlines flight 370 will...

At least 13 people dead in California mudslide

More than 160 people were taken to hospital as mud and boulders slid down hills...

More than 160 people were taken to hospital as mud and...

New study links male infertility to ibuprofen

The popular painkiller increases the risks of a condition called compensated...

The popular painkiller increases the risks of a condition...

Thai PM uses cardboard stand-in to avoid press

Thailand’s prime minister brought out a life-size cardboard cutout of...

Thailand’s prime minister brought out a life-size...

North Korea to send athletes to Pyeongchang Winter Olympics

North Korea will send a delegation to next month's Wnter Olympics in South...

North Korea will send a delegation to next month's...

[WATCH] Two injured in Trump Tower fire

Over 80 firefighters battled the brief fire near the top of Trump Tower in midtown Manhattan this morning

Over 80 firefighters battled the brief fire near the top of...

Borussia Dortmund bus bombing suspect admits attack but 'did not intend to kill'

The suspect, a man of German of Russian origin, admitted to carrying out last April's attack, but said he did not intend to kill or injure anyone

The suspect, a man of German of Russian origin, admitted to...

[WATCH] Women take centre stage at the Golden Globes

“For too long, women have not been heard or believed if they dare speak...

“For too long, women have not been heard or believed...

At least 8 dead and 86 rescued off Libyan coast

At least eight migrants died and 86 others were rescued after a rubber dinghy...

At least eight migrants died and 86 others were rescued...

Iran bans the teaching of English in primary schools

Islamic leaders warned that early learning of the language opened the way to a...

Islamic leaders warned that early learning of the language...