Over 100 people feared buried by southwest China landslide
Around 100 people are feared buried after a landslide smashed through their village in southwest China’s Sichuan Province early Saturday, local officials...
New York ‘gangster’ released from prison at age 100
John “Sonny” Franzese, a reputed underboss of the Colombo crime family, was released from a Massachusetts prison hospital on Friday at age...
World leaders voice solidarity with UK after London Bridge attacks
World leaders have sent swift messages of support even as the full extent of the terrorist attacks in London was still unfolding.
Hundreds of Juventus fans injured in Turin stampede during Champions League final screening
Italian police confirmed on Sunday morning that around 1,000 football fans were injured in one of Turin’s main public squares when a firecracker...
Cyclone heads towards Bangladesh as storm toll reaches almost 200 in Sri Lanka
The death toll from floods and landslides in Sri Lanka has risen to 169, with close to half a million people displaced.
BA chaos continues at Heathrow and Gatwick airports
Disruption continued at Heathrow and Gatwick airports on Sunday following the British Airways IT failure the previous day that left thousands stranded...
BA hit by ‘global system outage’ as passengers face delays
British Airways passengers around the world are facing delays and long waits as the airline says it is experiencing a “global system outage”.
Venezuela’s late President Chavez’s home, government buildings set on fire
An opposition lawmaker says protesters have set Hugo Chavez’s childhood home and several government buildings on fire in western Venezuela.
China ‘crippled CIA by killing or imprisoning informants’, reports New York Times
The Chinese government “systematically dismantled” CIA spying operations in China and killed or imprisoned up to 20 informants over a two-year...
Russian who played Pokemon Go in church avoids jail term
A Russian blogger has been found guilty of inciting religious hatred after uploading a video of himself playing Pokemon Go in a church.
Massachusetts judge overturns Hernandez’s murder conviction
A former NFL player’s murder sentence has been overturned - because he killed himself in jail before his appeal could be heard.
Evacuation of 50,000 people in Germany as five WW2 bombs discovered
Experts in Germany have to defuse five Second World War bombs near Hanover, as 50,000 residents are evacuated from their homes on Sunday.
North Korea accuses CIA of ‘vicious’ plot to kill Kim Jong-Un
North Korea has accused the US and South Korea of plotting to assassinate Kim Jong-Un.
Famed Swiss climber Ueli Steck dies on Everest
Swiss climber Ueli Steck, one of the most feted mountaineers of his generation and famed for his speed ascents of iconic Alpine routes, died on Mount Everest...
Pope warns of broad destruction if Korean tensions escalate
Pope Francis is warning that “a good part of humanity” will be destroyed if tensions with North Korea escalate, and he is calling for diplomacy...
British Islamic State terrorist killed by drone ‘posed serious threat’
A British terrorist killed by a drone strike in Syria “posed a very serious threat to the UK” and was a “prolific recruiter and attack...
Death toll in Afghan base attack continues to rise
Well over 100 Afghan soldiers are believed to have been killed in Friday’s assault on a military base in the north of the country.
Borussia Dortmund bus attack suspect ‘was Islamic State fighter’
A man detained by police over a bomb attack on the Borussia Dortmund team bus is believed to have been an Islamic State fighter in Iraq, German prosecutors...
Two bullets from drive-by shooting miss 4-year-old girl’s head by inches
Video released by Arizona police shows how a four-year-old girl narrowly escaped being shot when gunfire shattered the windows of a barber shop she was...
United States’ first female Muslim judge found dead in Hudson River
The first female Muslim judge in the United States has been found dead on the banks of the Hudson River in New York, police have said.
North Korea warns US of ‘catastrophic consequences’ if it takes military action
North Korea has promised a strong response if the US “dares opt for a military action”, warning such a move would have “catastrophic...
Main suspect in Stockholm truck attack admits committing terror act
The Stockholm truck attack suspect has admitted to committing a terrorist crime, a defence lawyer has said.
Leaked memo reveals United Airlines boss defiant over dragged passenger scandal
The boss of United Airlines was defiant over an incident that saw a passenger dragged off a plane in a leaked memo to employees.
Russia and Iran say US has crossed ‘red line’ over airstrikes on Syria
Russia and Iran have issued a warning to the US as G7 foreign ministers prepared to meet in Italy to discuss Syria.
Great Barrier Reef bleaching outbreak damages two-thirds of site
Record-breaking temperatures driven by global warming have bleached two-thirds of the Great Barrier Reef, scientists say.
Russia says there is ‘no need to talk to UK’ as Boris Johnson cancels visit
Russia’s foreign ministry has dismissed the UK as having little real influence over world affairs, after the Foreign Secretary cancelled a visit...
Suspect in custody after Oslo police detonate ‘bomb-like device’
Norwegian police set off a controlled explosion of a “bomb-like device” in central Oslo early on Sunday and were holding a suspect in custody...
India news presenter learns of husband’s death on live TV
People across India are hailing the composure of a television news anchor who learned of her husband’s death as she delivered a breaking news report...
Egypt church bombing kills at least 21 people in Tanta
At least 21 people have been killed after a bomb exploded inside a packed Egyptian church as worshippers marked Palm Sunday.
Cabin crew help deliver baby at 42,000 feet
A Turkish Airlines jet arrived at its destination with an extra passenger after cabin crew helped a woman give birth mid-flight.