Pope urges Latin American to channel energy, unite the world
Pope Francis called on people across Latin America to turn to their common Christian roots as an inspiration to resolve differences when he said Mass for...
New Greek finance minister is a change of style, not substance
Euclid Tsakalotos, the mild-tempered professor who was appointed as Greece’s new finance minister on Monday, brings a clear change in style from...
Rare she blows: White humpback whale spotted off New Zealand
A rare white humpback whale has been spotted just off the New Zealand coast - one of only four reported in the world.
Greeks defy Europe with overwhelming referendum ‘No’
Greeks voted overwhelmingly on Sunday to reject terms of a bailout, risking financial ruin in a show of defiance that could splinter Europe.
IS video shows 20 government troops killed at historic Syria site
The Islamic State group has released a video showing the killing of some 20 government soldiers in the historic town of Palmyra in central Syria.
Putin tells Obama U.S.-Russia dialogue ‘key to global stability’
Russian President Vladimir Putin on Saturday said relations between Moscow and Washington were key to ensuring global stability and called for dialogue...
Tunisia imposes state of emergency after deadly beach attack
Tunisia’s president declared a state of emergency on Saturday in response to a second deadly attack on foreigners in three months, saying the country...
Fresh calls for action after 150 migrants try to storm Channel Tunnel
Fresh calls have been made to solve the crisis in Calais after around 150 migrants tried to storm the Channel Tunnel terminal in northern France in a bid...
Rival rallies in Greece as PM urges ‘no’ vote to 'live with dignity in Europe’
Greeks took to the streets in the tens of thousands on Friday in rival rallies that laid bare the deep divide heading into a referendum that may decide...
Economic chaos: Poll shows tight Greek referendum on financial crisis
Supporters of Greece’s bailout terms have taken a wafer-thin lead over the “no” vote backed by the leftist government, 48 hours before...
Dream come true as 2004 Tsunami survivor joins Sporting Lisbon academy
A boy who survived the Indonesian tsunami has described joining Sporting Lisbon’s football academy as a “dream come true”.
Top Aussies Rules coach stabbed to death and son arrested for murder
One of the biggest names in Aussie Rules football has been stabbed to death at his home - and his son arrested for murder.
Debt-ravaged Greece ‘needs €50bn over three years to get back on its feet’
Greece needs €50bn over the next three years to stabilize its finances even under existing creditor plans, the IMF has said.
Greek vote campaign begins amid grinding cash crisis
The battle for Greek votes entered full swing on Thursday, ahead of a crucial weekend referendum that could decide whether the country falls out of the...
Dozens drown as ferry with 173 on board overturns in the Philippines
Authorities in the Philippines say 36 people are dead and 19 missing, while 118 have been rescued after the boat got into trouble in rough waters.
Indonesia to call off search for plane crash victims as death toll reaches 141
Indonesian authorities will call off a two-day search for victims after a military transport plane crashed into a residential area in Sumatra, killing...
Islamic State attack in Egypt’s North Sinai kills more than 100
Insurgents from the Islamic State group, also known as ISIS, attacked several military checkpoints in Egypt’s North Sinai on Wednesday in a coordinated...
U.S. head to World Cup final after 2-0 win over Germany
Carli Lloyd remembers putting the ball on its spot and shutting out the noise of more than 51,000 anxious fans.
U.S. reach women’s World Cup final with 2-0 win over Germany
Carli Lloyd remembers putting the ball on its spot and shutting out the noise of more than 51,000 anxious fans.
US heads to World Cup final with 2-0 win over Germany
Carli Lloyd remembers putting the ball on its spot and shutting out the noise of more than 51,000 anxious fans.
About 1,200 escape from Yemen prison, including al Qaida suspects
The prisoners escaped Tuesday after guards deserted their posts amid fierce fighting between Shiite rebels and their opponents, officials said. A...
At least 141 killed in Indonesia as military plane crashes in city
At least 141 people have been confirmed dead after an Indonesian air force plane crashed into a residential area of a major city. A three-storey building...
With stalemate looming, Iran needs nuclear deal more than US
With the Iran nuclear talks almost certain to grind on past a Tuesday deadline, prospects for a stalemate that puts off further efforts to reach a deal...
‘Significant suspects’ arrested in connection with Tunisia beach massacre
Tunisia’s interior minister has said a group of suspects associated with the beach resort gunman have been arrested by authorities.
Cairo bomb attack raises fears of more turmoil in Egypt
Egypt’s top public prosecutor, Hisham Barakat, died of wounds sustained in a car bomb attack on his convoy as it was leaving his home on Monday,...
National minute’s silence to be held for British victims of Tunisia attacks - PM
A minute’s silence will be held nationwide on Friday to remember the victims of the Tunisia terror attack, the Prime Minister has said. The...
Report: World Jewish population nears pre-Holocaust level
The Jewish People Policy Institute said there are currently 14.2 million Jews in the world.
More than 500 injured in explosion at Taiwan water park
More than 500 people were injured, over 180 of them seriously, in an explosion at a water park outside Taiwan’s capital Taipei after coloured powder...
Tunisia pledges tough security post-attack, as tourists flee
Tunisia’s prime minister announced on Saturday a string of new security measures including closing renegade mosques and calling up army reservists...
Thousands of tourists flee Tunisia terror attack as British death toll rises to 15
Thousands of UK holidaymakers are fleeing Tunisia in the aftermath of the beach resort massacre that left at least 15 British people dead. Foreign...

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