Britain warns it could cut foreign aid to developing countries
The UK could cut foreign aid to developing countries that fail to invest in their own people 
RAF intercepts Russian bombers near UK airspace
Two Russian Blackjack Bombers were intercepted by the RAF over the North Sea as they were approaching a UK “area of interest”
Australia ushers in New Year with rainbow display as same-sex marriage is legalised

About 1.6 million gather in Sydney Harbour for famous New Year firework display

About 1.6 million gather in Sydney Harbour for famous New...

Maltese man arrested for falsely reporting a letter about a bomb

A man from Malta, 45, was reportedly arrested in Holland for fabricating a...

A man from Malta, 45, was reportedly arrested in Holland...

Germany has given €230 million toward job creation in Middle East

The Middle East Employment Initiative sponsors creation of low-paying jobs for...

The Middle East Employment Initiative sponsors creation of...

Solo climbers banned from climbing Everest

Nepali government also bans blind people and double amputees in effort to limit...

Nepali government also bans blind people and double...

Putin calls for Russia-US 'pragmatic cooperation' in New Year's message to Trump

Russian president says ‘mutual respect’ could be a ‘base to develop relations’ between the two countries

Russian president says ‘mutual respect’ could...

Berlin to include 'safety area' for women during New Year festivities

New Year's Eve celebrations in central Berlin will include a safe area for...

New Year's Eve celebrations in central Berlin will...

Brexit spurs Irish passport grab

A record number of Irish passports were issued in 2017 due to Brexit vote

A record number of Irish passports were issued in 2017 due...

Gunmen kill 12 in Cairo church

Two men on a motorcycle opened fire and tried to storm the Mar Mina church in Helwan City on Friday

Two men on a motorcycle opened fire and tried to storm the...

Two charged over suspected Christmas terror plot

Two men in England have been charged over a suspected terror attack less...

Two men in England have been charged over a suspected...

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 

At least 12 people have died, and another four were...

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

Weah will succeed Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, Africa’s...

Suspected French Islamist militants arrested in Syria

One of France’s most-wanted jihadists, Thomas Barnouin, is amongst...

One of France’s most-wanted jihadists, Thomas...

At least 10 injured in St Petersburg supermarket explosion

At least 10 people have been injured in what Russian president Vladimir...

At least 10 people have been injured in what Russian...

40 killed in blast at Afghan news agency office

Some 40 people have been killed and a number of others wounded in an explosion...

Some 40 people have been killed and a number of others...

North Korea missile makers hit with US sanctions

The United States has placed sanctions on two North Korean officials...

The United States has placed sanctions on two North...

Tunisia suspends Emirates flights over ban on female travelers

Tunisia has suspended Emirates flights after a public outcry over security...

Tunisia has suspended Emirates flights after a public...

Emergency medical evacuations begin in Syria's Eastern Ghouta

Amost 30 critical cases, including children with cancer, have been approved for...

Amost 30 critical cases, including children with cancer,...

Earthquake shakes US West coast

The tremor struck at 10:32 p.m local time, about 8 miles east of the Alum Rock area

The tremor struck at 10:32 p.m local time, about 8 miles...