7/7 survivor on an anti-terror mission
One thing Ms. Hicks says is still largely missing from Britain’s counterterrorism strategy: empathy
Greece referendum today
A slender advantage for ‘Yes’; Greek Finance Minister says to get deal on Monday regardless of referendum.
Endgame in sight for in Iran nuclear talks
Iran and world powers made progress on future sanctions relief for Iran in marathon nuclear talks on Saturday, but remained divided on issues such as...
Tunisia declares state of emergency
Tunisia President Beji Caid Essebsi declared a state of emergency on Saturday following an Islamic militant gun attack on a Sousse beach hotel, where ...
Fatal fire on Japan's bullet train exposes lapses
A 71-year-old retiree poured flammable liquid over and set fire on himself while onboard the bullet train heading to Osaka from Tokyo.
Afghan President Ghani’s Defence Minister choice rejected
Mohammed Masoom Stanekzai received 84 out of the 107 votes required to get the defence ministry post. A total 231 votes were cast.
Bangladeshi family from U.K. joins IS
A Bangladeshi family of 12 from England, who went missing on the way back from a holiday in Dhaka, have confirmed in a statement that they are in the...
Fidel Castro, 88, visits cheese-makers in rare public appearance
The photos came out three days after his younger brother and current President, Raul Castro, announced a formal agreement with the U.S.
Princess Charlotte to be christened tomorrow
The Duke and Duchess have agreed to allow members of the public into the area outside the church known as the paddock.
Brave dog Leo honoured with monument in Serbian town
When a raging bull-mastiff cross-breed last year attacked a 10-year-old girl, Leo fearlessly jumped to her rescue
Pak court sentences cleric to 10 years in jail for hate-speech
An anti-terrorism court in Pakistan has sentenced a Muslim cleric to over 10 years in jail for making hate speeches against another sect. Judge Khalid...
Mosque bombing kills 15 al-Qaida fighters in Syria
Activists say a bomb has exploded inside a mosque where al-Qaida’s branch in Syria was holding a fast-breaking meal, killing at least 14. Activists sa...
Houthis say Ramadan humanitarian pause under discussion
Yemen's dominant Houthi movement said on Saturday a pause in fighting to last until the end of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan was under discussion w...
Syrian army and Hezbollah launch major assault on border city
The Syrian army and its allied militia launched a major assault on the rebel-held Syrian city of Zabadani on Saturday, Lebanese group Hezbollah's tele...
Report on past Iran nuclear work could be ready by year end: IAEA
The U.N. nuclear watchdog can likely issue a report on its investigation into past Iranian research suspected of being linked to nuclear weapons devel...
Murder complaints filed over capsized Philippine ferry
Police in a central Philippine city have filed multiple murder complaints against the owner and the crew of a ferry that capsized shortly after pullin...
Taiwan stands up to China with World War II military parade
Officials in Taiwan say that the Communist forces had a minor role in fighting the Japanese alongside the Republic of China troops
China says 6.5 quake in far west kills 3, collapses homes
A magnitude 6.5 earthquake that shook China’s far-western region of Xinjiang killed three people, injured 71 and collapsed thousands of houses, offic...
Pakistan train accident: 19 bodies recovered from canal
The bodies of all the 19 people who died when four coaches of an army train fell into a canal while crossing a bridge in Pakistan’s Gujranwala distri...