500 dead after week long intensive air bombardments in Syria
Air strikes have left 500 dead in a Syrian government push to liberate Eastern Ghouta near Damascus 
Italy braces for cold snap set to drop temperatures by 10 degrees
A wave of Siberian air will hit Italy, with widespread snow and temperatures below zero expected late Sunday and Monday
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...

Hacker suspect Lauri Love wins US extradition appeal

The British student accused of hacking US government websites will not be...

The British student accused of hacking US government...

Top ivory investigator Esmond Bradley Martin killed in Kenya

The 75-year-old spent his life fighting against the illegal trade in ivory...

The 75-year-old spent his life fighting against the...

Seven Turkish soldiers die in Afrin offensive in Syria

The Afrin operation was launched on 20 January against the Syrian Kurdish...

The Afrin operation was launched on 20 January against...

Paris attacks suspect Salah Abdeslam to go to court in Belgium

The last surviving suspect from the 2015 Paris terror attacks has arrived in a...

The last surviving suspect from the 2015 Paris terror...

Three Syrians newly displaced for every one who returned home last year

Hundreds of thousands of Syrians risk being pushed to return in 2018 despite ongoing violence, warn aid agencies

Hundreds of thousands of Syrians risk being pushed to...

Train collision leaves two dead and multiple injured in South Carolina

Two people have been killed and several injured following an Amtrak train collision in South Carolina 

Two people have been killed and several injured following...

Secret diaries of former Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat reveal relationship with Silvio Berlusconi

Diaries belonging to former Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat lift the lid on dealings between him and former Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi

Diaries belonging to former Palestinian leader Yasser...

Climate change sceptic dropped from Trump environment expert role

White House will withdraw nomination of Kathleen Hartnett White to serve as top...

White House will withdraw nomination of Kathleen Hartnett...

Russian jet shot down in rebel-held area

Syrian rebels have shot down a Russian fighter jet in a rebel held area in North Syria 

Syrian rebels have shot down a Russian fighter jet in a...

Senate Democrats warn Trump against firing special investigator

Doing so could trigger a constitutional crisis not since the 1970s Watergate...

Doing so could trigger a constitutional crisis not since...

Darren Osborne jailed for life for Finsbury Mosque terror attack

Darren Osborne will spend at least 43 years behind bars for last year's...

Darren Osborne will spend at least 43 years behind bars for...

90 feared dead off Libyan coast as migrant boat capsizes

Most of those who drowned were Pakistani, three survivors report

Most of those who drowned were Pakistani, three survivors...

At least five dead after two helicopters crash in France

The two aircrafts belonging to the French military crashed near a...

The two aircrafts belonging to the French...

Fidel Castro's eldest son takes his own life

Fidel Castro’s eldest son, Fidel Ángel Castro Díaz-Balart...

Fidel Castro’s eldest son, Fidel Ángel Castro...

More than 950 trapped gold miners freed in South Africa

All gold miners caught underground after a power cut have been safely brought...

All gold miners caught underground after a power cut have...

US missile defense test reportedly fails

The unsuccessful test was carried out amid heightened concerns about North Korea’s developing missile and nuclear programme

The unsuccessful test was carried out amid heightened...

Poland's Senate passes proposed Holocaust bill

The controverisal bill makes it illegal to accuse Poles of complicity in the...

The controverisal bill makes it illegal to accuse Poles of...