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 
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
At least eight dead in Methodist church attack in Pakistan

  Two attackers in suicide bomb and gun attack intercepted at...

  Two attackers in suicide bomb and gun attack...

Trump Russia investigator accused of unlawfully obtaining emails

Republicans accused of attempt to discredit Robert Mueller by claiming he...

Republicans accused of attempt to discredit Robert Mueller...

African National Congress prepares to choose Jacob Zuma's successor

The ANC has governed South Africa since the first democratic election more than...

The ANC has governed South Africa since the first...

New EU law to force companies' ultimate beneficial owners out of the shadows

Anti-corruption campaigners have hailed the agreement as milestone in the fight against tax evasion and money laundering, but have highlighted the fact that...

Anti-corruption campaigners have hailed the agreement as...

Austria governing coalition to include far-right party

Sebastian Kurz, aged 31, who is set to become the next Austrian chancellor and...

Sebastian Kurz, aged 31, who is set to become the next...

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle set royal wedding date

In a break with tradition, the couple have decided not to marry on a weekday,...

In a break with tradition, the couple have decided not to...

74 vulnerable refugees evacuated from Libya in MOAS' first aerial mission

51 children, 22 women and one man who were yesterday taken out of Tripoli and flown to Niger can now ‘hope anew’, MOAS said

51 children, 22 women and one man who were yesterday taken...

Australia: child abuse inquiry finds institutions 'seriously failed' to protect children

The Royal Commission heard over 8,000 testimonies from victims of alleged abuse, involving schools, churches and sports clubs

The Royal Commission heard over 8,000 testimonies from...

Syrian peace talks collapse, 'golden opportunity lost'

 It would be challenging for any future talks to make progress, 'if...

 It would be challenging for any future talks to make...

[WATCH] France: at least four children killed as train and school bus collide

At least four have died and another 20 injured, all between the ages of 13 and 17, as a 'serious rail accident' occurred in southern France

At least four have died and another 20 injured, all between...

[WATCH] Disney to buy 21st Century Fox for $52.4bn

The deal would bring together two big Hollywood film studios and a number of...

The deal would bring together two big Hollywood film...

Murders of women in Mexico increase as drug war intensifies

Of over 500,000 women killed since 1985, almost a third took place in just the...

Of over 500,000 women killed since 1985, almost a third...

Rohingya crisis: 6,700 killed in attacks in Maynmar, says MSF

Between August and September 2017, over 6,700 Rohingya Muslims were killed,...

Between August and September 2017, over 6,700 Rohingya...

White House contradicts Tillerson on 'talks with North Korea'

A statement was given to Reuters saying “clearly right now is...

A statement was given to Reuters saying...

Harvey Weinstein: Salma Hayek claims he threatened to kill her

'No to me taking a shower with him. No to letting him watch me take a...

'No to me taking a shower with him. No to letting him...

French government to ban mobile phones in schools

Primary, junior, and middle schools, will be prohibiting the use of mobile...

Primary, junior, and middle schools, will be prohibiting...

UK: Baby girl survives after being born with heart outside her body

Three weeks after her premature birth, by caesarean section on 22 November,...

Three weeks after her premature birth, by caesarean section...

[WATCH] New York attack: Akayed Ullah 'inspired by IS'

Bangladeshi immigrant Ullah opted for the New York Port Authority bus terminal...

Bangladeshi immigrant Ullah opted for the New York Port...