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Mafia boss ordered hit job on daughter over relationship with policeman
A Sicilian mafia boss who ordered his son to assassinate his sister...
Up to 200 feared dead as 'North Korean nuclear site collapses'
As many as 200 construction workers are feared dead after the collapse...
Spain's Supreme Court will hear rebellion case against Catalan lawmakers
Spain's Supreme Court says it has agreed to hear rebellion charges...
A senior politician claims the West may be planning a biological attack on Russia
A Russian senator has claimed that the West is compiling biological...
Nine dismembered bodies found in Japan apartment
"I killed them and did some work on the bodies in order to hide...
Impeachment of Zimbabwe's Robert Mugabe underway
Man likely to take power after 37 years says Mugabe should acknowledge...
Turkish law would jail everyone guilty of abusing animals
All those who are found guilty of animal abuse in Turkey will face jail...
A 12-year-old was told she had the flu. The misdiagnosis may have caused her death
Alyssa Alcaraz loved to sing, not only in her school's choir but in...
Arizona Senate candidate Joe Arpaio has decided to revive Obama birtherism
Prominent Trump supporter and newly announced Senate candidate Joe...
A three-year-old girl has been named among the 17 victims of the deadly California mudslides
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The UN just called Donald Trump racist
Donald Trump's reported remark branding Haiti, El Salvador and...
EU must not stigmatise and divide its member states, Polish president warns
Poland’s president has warned Brussels to refrain from...
Vicente Fox attacks Trump: 'Your mouth is the foulest shi*thole in the world'
Former Mexican president Vicente Fox has launched a scathing attack on...
Trump announces he will approve Iran nuclear deal for last time
Despite his hatred of the Iran nuclear deal, President Donald Trump has...
Hillary Clinton calls Trump racist over his 's***hole countries' remarks
Hillary Clinton has blasted President Donald Trump’s reported...
Menstruating girls 'banned from crossing river to get to school'
Girls have reportedly been banned from crossing a river while...
British people applying for French citizenship has soared since Brexit
The number of Britons seeking French citizenship has rocketed eightfold...
More Americans move to Norway than the other way around
While US President Donald Trump wants to welcome Norwegians rather than...
An entire floor has collapsed in Jakarta's Stock Exchange
A mezzanine floor overlooking the main lobby of the Indonesia Stock...
1,500 forced to evacuate Papua New Guinea island after volcano explosion
About 1,500 people are being evacuated from an island off the northern...
Palestinian leader denounces Donald Trump’s diplomacy as 'slap of the century’
Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas has denounced Donald Trump’s policy...
Hawaii told to fix emergency notification system after false ballistic missile warning
After an errant missile alert sent Hawaiians into a scared frenzy, the...
Crisis continues for Rohingya Muslims languishing in refugee camp
The Bangladeshi government refuses to issue birth certificates to...
Knife attack at Russian school leaves 15 injured
Officials say a female teacher and two students around 15 years old have...
A sitting president just addressed an anti-abortion rally for the first time
Donald Trump has become first sitting US president to directly address...
Turkey says it would reject any deal with EU other than full membership
Turkey’s government has said it would reject any deal for a closer...
Omarosa may have taped White House conversations, report claims
Former presidential assistant Omarosa Manigault-Newman may have taped...
What you need to know about the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act
A controversial section of an intelligence-gathering act which was...
Pope defends bishop accused of covering up child abuse
Pope Francis has apologised for suggesting that victims of sexual abuse...
School shooting reported in Italy, Texas
A shooting has been reported at a high school 45 minutes south of...
Mike Pence angers Palestinians by saying it is 'an honour to be in Israel's capital, Jerusalem'
US Vice President Mike Pence sparked fresh anger at the beginning of a...
Survivors of Kabul hotel attack that killed 18 recount ordeal
Survivors of the Taliban attack on Kabul's Intercontinental Hotel...
Elderly woman 'walks 15 miles a day' to get disabled grandson to school
A grandmother in China reportedly walks 15 miles a day in order to make...
Bodycam footage shows Atlanta cop rescuing dog from fire
The moment a semi-conscious dog was pulled to safety from a fire at an...
Republican senator caught on mic calling teenage staff 'beautiful girls'
Republican Senator Roger Wicker has been roundly criticised after he was...
Three Israeli pilots say they would refuse to fly deported asylum seekers back to Africa against their will
Three Israeli pilots have spoken out against the forced deportations...
Avocado exports banned by Kenya due to severe shortage
Kenya, the world's sixth largest producer of avocados, has...
UK barristers call for intervention from Iranian authorities over treatment human rights lawyers
British barristers have written to Iran‘s supreme leader Ayatollah...
Tillerson visits Argentina national park on horseback, presses for ecological partnership
Tillerson met with the leadership of the national park but kept...
The Berlin Wall has now been down as long as it was up, 10316 days
The Berlin Wall has now been down for as long as it stood dividing its...
Hopes for new insight into Paris attacks as sole suspect faces trial
More than two years after Islamist militants killed 130 people in their...
Japanese military helicopter crashes into house
A Japanese military helicopter has crashed in a built-up area of Kanzaki...
Only surviving Paris attacks suspect faces justice
Salah Abdeslam refuses to rise for judge at trial in hometown of...
Fake doctor infects 21 people with HIV while treating them for coughs and colds
An Indian health official says a fake doctor treating poor villagers for...
Toddler freezes to death on doorstep after father falls asleep
A toddler who was found by her mother on a porch in freezing...
LA Police shoot dead black teenager and say someone removed gun from his body
A Los Angeles County sheriff's deputy fatally shot a 16-year-old...
Trump's lawyers 'advise him to refuse interview in Russia inquiry'
Donald Trump’s lawyers are reportedly discouraging him from talking to...
Sheriff's deputy killed and five others injured in Colorado Springs shooting
One sheriff’s deputy was killed and five other people were injured...
Steve Bannon may refuse to comply with a subpoena from Congress
Former White House adviser Steve Bannon reportedly does not intend to...
In Saudi Arabia there’s an underground gym teaching women to fight
The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia does not exactly have a reputation for...
Donald Trump may get the big military parade he wants
Donald Trump has asked the Pentagon to hold a military parade...
House passes budget bill to avert another government shutdown
The House of Representatives passed a short-term budget bill, moving...
Hundreds of North Korean cheerleaders arrive in South for Winter Olympics
A group of 280 North Koreans arrived in South Korea on Wednesday, one of...
Kim Jong-un's sister 'will be sent to Winter Olympics'
North Korea plans to send its leader Kim Jong-un's sister to South...
South African President Jacob Zuma 'ready to quit if conditions met'
South Africa’s ruling party has delayed a key meeting due to discuss...
Donald Trump to host Emmanuel Macron in April as his first state visit
Donald Trump and Emmanuel Macron have agreed a date for the French...
Republicans and Democrats unite against Trump over 'treason' claims
Members of Donald Trump's Republican Party have criticised their...
Kenyan opposition politician deported to Canada after arrest over mock inauguration
A Kenyan opposition lawyer charged with treason over the symbolic...
Rescuers scramble to save families trapped in tilting buildings after earthquake in Taiwan
Emergency workers are pulling people from high-rise buildings left...
Germany has reportedly agreed on a coalition deal
Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives and Germany's main...
Ship hunting for missing Malaysian plane 'vanishes' for three days
The ship carrying out the search for missing Malaysian Airlines Flight...
YouTube star Kian Lawley dropped from upcoming film over racist video
YouTube star Kian Lawley has been dropped from a forthcoming 20th...
Child becomes becomes the first with Down syndrome to be selected as the Gerber baby
Gerber has announced its first spokesbaby with Down syndrome, a genetic...
Business magnate charged 'after being caught hunting animals' in protected wildlife sanctuary
A Thai business magnate has been charged after he was allegedly...
Google celebrates Paula Modersohn-Becker, the first woman to paint a nude self-portrait
Today’s Google Doodle celebrates the life and work of Paula...
Black Lives Matter leader shot dead in New Orleans
A Black Lives Matter activist who was known for leaping through police...
Mike Pence lashes out after reports the first openly gay US Olympian refused meeting with him
Mike Pence has dismissed reports the first openly gay US Olympian...
US family raise thousands of dollars for a homeless man who helped save their father's life
A family in the US has raised thousands of dollars for a homeless man...
Paula Modersohn-Becker: Five things you need to know about this German painter
Today’s Google Doodle is celebrating the life of German expressionist...
Masked gang storms Spanish hospital to release arrested drug trafficking suspect
A masked gang stormed a hospital to release an alleged drug trafficker...
The US just inched closer to a government shutdown because of one Republican
A single Republican senator pushed the United States government to the...
Trump's claim he received $1m discount on Melania Trump's engagement ring is false, says jewelry executive
President Donald Trump’s claim that Graff Diamonds gave him a $1m...
Duterte to be investigated over his ‘war on drugs’
The International Criminal Court (ICC) has opened a preliminary...
Prosecutors review three sexual assault cases against Harvey Weinstein
Los Angeles prosecutors are reviewing three sexual assault cases against...
Footage shows moment bomb destroys building in East Ghouta as Syria fighting escalates
Footage has emerged of the moment a rocket hit a building in a besieged...
The government will shut down for the second time in a month
Congress stumbled past a midnight funding deadline and pushed the...
Oregon bans unvaccinated children from school
The US state of Oregon has said that unvaccinated children are banned...
Melania Trump’s parents just given green cards in mysterious circumstances
The parents of First Lady Melania Trump have been granted permanent...
The jaw-dropping moment a policeman saves a child falling from the third floor
This is the dramatic moment a policeman saved a child who fell from a...
Iran may pull out of nuclear deal over Western banks' reluctance to do business
Iran may pull out of its nuclear deal with international powers if...
Employees fired after New York University served watermelon for Black History Month
New York University has issued a public apology and fired their director...
Trump was reportedly given a note saying 'DO NOT CONGRATULATE' Putin - which he ignored
President Donald Trump did not follow specific warnings from his...
Pope Francis announces visit to Ireland in August
Pope Francis will sit Ireland for six days in August, it has been...
Putin spokesman accuses UK of 'asking questions and being unready to listen to answers' after ambassador snubs meeting
Vladimir Putin’s spokesman has accused the UK of “asking questions...
Suicide bomber kills 26 in in Kabul during New Year celebrations
An Isis suicide bomber has struck in Kabul, killing dozens of people...
Texas serial bomber suspect has been killed, according to reports
A suspect in the serial bombings that have plagued Texas is dead...
Schoolgirls kidnapped by Islamist militants freed in Nigeria
Almost all of the more than 100 schoolgirls kidnapped from the Nigerian...
Follow live updates from Austin as bomb suspect reportedly killed in explosion
The suspect thought to be behind a spate of bomb attacks in Austin...
Boko Haram returns Nigerian kidnapped schoolgirls
"We did it out of pity. And don't ever put your...
Mother arrested after video of baby smoking goes viral
A mother has been arrested after a video emerged of her child smoking a...
Austin bomber was part of Christian survivalist group
The Austin bomber was involved in a teenage Christian “survivalist”...
Indonesian volcano spews poisonous gas, leaving 30 in hospital and closing tourist site
Scores of people were forced to evacuate their homes and at least 30...
Trump says Joe Biden would 'would go down fast and hard, crying all the way' if they had a fight
Donald Trump has hit out at former Vice President Joe Biden in an...
Police officers who shot dead Alton Sterling will not face criminal charges
The Baton Rouge police officers who shot and killed Alton Sterling...
UK to review visas for wealthy foreign nationals
Theresa May said the government is conducting a review of visas issued...
Protesters found not guilty because 'climate change crisis' made it 'legally necessary' for them to commit civil disobedience
More than a dozen protesters who clambered into holes dug for a high...
What is the Second Amendment and why can the 'right to bear arms' cause so much argument and debate
Each American mass shooting in recent history has been followed by calls...
Donald Trump 'wants the military to pay' for his Mexico border wall
Donald Trump is said to be trying to persuade the US Defence Department...
Uber will halt autonomous vehicle testing in California after fatal Arizona crash
Uber does not plan to continue testing autonomous cars in California as...
Hundreds attend funeral of Palestinian journalist killed in Gaza while covering protests
Hundreds of mourners attended the funeral of a Palestinian...
US town in Georgia tells visitors 'If you kill someone, we might kill you back'
An unconventional welcome sign greets visitors in western Georgia. It...
Police baffled over motive of German man who ploughed into crowd in Münster before killing himself
Police have admitted they still do not know why a 48-year-old German...
Americans throw away 150,000 tons of food every day
American households toss out 150,000 tons of food each day — roughly a...
New York wants power to prosecute criminals pardoned by Donald Trump
The New York attorney general has said a criminal pardoned by President...
Puerto Rico hit with island-wide power outages
Power outages have cut off electricity across Puerto Rico, whose...
Yazidis who suffered under Isis face forced conversion to Islam amid fresh persecution in Afrin
The Yazidis, who were recently the target of massacre, rape and sex...
Tumbleweeds bury Southern California town: ‘I can’t see my jungle gym’
Strong winds in Southern California have left a town north of Los...
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