Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May has promised an "improved package of measures" in her latest bid to get the Brexit Withdrawal Agreement Bill through parliament before she leaves office.
Bodies of twin babies wrapped in a polythene bag have been retrieved from Nairobi River during a clean-up activity.
At least three people have been killed and four more kidnapped in a suspected IS attack on Libya's Zella oilfield.
Swiss voters agreed on Sunday to adopt tighter gun controls to comply with rules from the European Union.
Voting has begun across seven states in India in the final phase of the elections, with the fate of several heavyweights including Prime Minister Narendra Modi being decided today.
Five tourists died after a private plane they were travelling in crashed into the sea shortly after taking off from the island of Roatán.
Boeing has admitted it had to correct flaws in its 737 MAX flight simulator software.
Hollywood star Arnold Schwarzenegger was attacked at a sports event in South Africa.
Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison's conservative coalition has been re-elected in a shock result at the country's federal elections.
Austria's Vice-Chancellor is in hot water.
The USA could soon be selling a whole lot of arms to South Korea.
Donald Trump says he’s confident Democrats will get behind his new migration and border plan.
It’s been revealed that a man shot dead in a Nicaragua prison earlier this week was a naturalized US citizen who served in the Navy.
Migrant families are being flown from Texas to San Diego as the US border crises rages on.
North Korea has asked the Secretary General of the United Nations (UN) to help recover what it says is the “illegal” seizure of one of its cargo ships by the USA.
A former CIA agent has been jailed for spying for China.
Australians have started voting in a general election.
Brexit talks between British Prime Minister Theresa May's government and the Labour Party have collapsed after they failed to result in a deal.
The death toll in the collapse of a Shanghai commercial building that was undergoing renovation rose to 10 on Friday.
US President Donald Trump unveiled a merit-based immigration plan that would favour high-skilled workers.
Boeing said it has completed the software update for its troubled 737 MAX fleet, which was grounded after two deadly crashes.
An F-16 fighter jet crashed into a warehouse just outside southern California's March Air Reserve Base, leaving several people wounded.
Facebook has removed 265 fake social media accounts that mainly targeted Africa.
Australia’s 23rd prime minister and Labor Party leader Bob Hawke has died at the age of 89.
North Korea has said it is suffering its worst drought in nearly four decades.
China confirmed it has formally arrested two Canadians, who were detained last year, on state secrets charges.
President Donald Trump has declared a national emergency over "threats against information and communications technology and services in the United States".
Paris marked the Eiffel Tower's 130th birthday with a light show at the famous monument.
The Philippines has ordered the withdrawal of top diplomats from Canada over Ottawa's failure to comply with a deadline to take back 69 containers of trash.
A two-and-half-year-old Guatemalan child who was apprehended at the US-Mexico border in El Paso has died.
Sudan’s military rulers on Thursday suspended talks with protesters over installing civil rule for 72 hours.
Two Indian climbers have died near the summit of Mount Kanchenjunga during an expedition.
Schools in and around Mexico City have been ordered to shut down on Thursday due to rising levels of air pollution.
At least 60 people have been arrested in Sri Lanka in connection with anti-Muslim riots, as a nationwide curfew has been lifted.
American citizens who need help in Austria can now seek consular support at McDonald's.
San Francisco has become the first US city to ban the use of facial-recognition software by city agencies and the police.
Some US government employees from the US Embassy in Baghdad and its consulate in Erbil have been ordered to leave Iraq.
American social media giant Facebook will start restricting who can live stream video on its platform.
Sudanese army rulers and protest leaders have agreed on a three-year period to transfer power to a civilian administration.
Search operations following the mid-air crash in Alaska have ended, after the bodies of two missing passengers were found.
Venezuela’s top court has accused four more opposition lawmakers of treason.
Twenty-three people have been arrested in Sri Lanka in connection with sectarian violence that erupted in the island nation this week.
Saudi Arabia says one of its oil pipelines have been attacked by armed drones but the incident hasn’t affected its supplies and exports.
At least four people have died after two seaplanes collided mid-air over southeastern Alaska on Monday.
An American undersea explorer has found a plastic bag and candy wrappers while breaking the record for the deepest ever dive in the Mariana Trench.
A Tesla car has reportedly burst into flames at a parking lot in Hong Kong.
A Maltese court on Tuesday fined the captain of a migrant rescue ship for entering its waters last year without proper registration.
The Mercedes team sent a Formula One car to the cancer-stricken boy who inspired Lewis Hamilton to win the Spanish Grand Prix.
Ousted president Omar Al Bashir has been "charged with incitement and involvement in the killing of protesters" during anti-regime demonstrations that ended his rule last month.
British Prime Minister Theresa May’s hopes of finding a Brexit compromise with the opposition look set to be dashed.
One person has been killed in sectarian violence in Sri Lanka's north-western province, despite a night curfew.
A judicial inquiry into Christchurch's mosques shooting massacre began hearing evidence on Monday.
Sweden's state prosecutor on Monday announced the decision to reopen an inquiry into a rape allegation against Wikileaks co-founder Julian Assange.
Nearly 62 million Filipinos will head to the polls on Monday in a vote that is expected to strengthen President Rodrigo Duterte’s grip on power.
Afghan officials have blamed the Taliban for attacking their security checkpoints in northern Sari Pul province, leaving at least seven members of their forces dead.
An American Airlines pilot was arrested for triple homicide at a Kentucky airport while passengers waited to board their flight.
Sri Lanka has temporarily blocked social media networks and messaging apps following attacks on mosques and Muslim-owned businesses.
A 6.1-magnitude earthquake hit Panama, injuring at least five people and causing damage to businesses and homes.
Nearly 20 hours after terrorists stormed the five-star Pearl Continental Hotel in Gwadar, Pakistani security forces confirmed that all three gunmen have been killed.
A light aircraft has crash landed on a dual carriageway in Wales.
Several thousand protesters took to the streets of Albania to demand the resignation of Prime Minister Edi Rama over alleged election fraud and corruption.
A Myanmar pilot safely landed a passenger jet using only its rear wheels at the Mandalay International Airport on Sunday following a technical failure.
Saudi security forces have eliminated eight members of a suspected terrorist cell in a security operation in the eastern province of Qatif.
The IS terror group has claimed to have killed 11 Nigerian soldiers in an attack on the northeastern town of Gajiganna.
At least one person has been killed after gunmen stormed a five-star hotel in Pakistan's southwestern port city of Gwadar.
A former television journalist who took on the role of cultural advisor to the Afghan parliament has been shot dead in Kabul.
Two people have been charged for making illegal contributions in the 2012 US presidential election campaign.
Subpoenas have been issued for six years worth of US President Donald Trump's tax returns.
British Prime Minister Theresa May could announce the date of her resignation very soon.
Donald Trump says he doesn't think North Korea’s recent launch of short-range ballistic missiles is “a breach of trust.”
Scuffles have broken out between lawmakers in Hong Kong.
Facebook has sued an analytics firm for misusing its data.
Four foreign hostages have been freed in Burkina Faso.
It looks like the governing African National Congress (ANC) will return to office following South Africa's parliamentary election.
At least 65 migrants have drowned to death in the Mediterranean.
Prince William and Prince Harry along with their wives Kate and Meghan have launched a new text messaging service to help people suffering with mental health.
Jeff Bezos has revealed the blueprint of a new lunar lander spacecraft.
A man has been killed in a shooting outside parliament in Buenos Aires.
A rights group says three Thai citizens who were accused of insulting the king have disappeared.
The USA has punished North Korea for violating sanctions by seizing one of its cargo ships.
Votes are still being counted in South Africa's election.
Chelsea Manning has been released from prison.
The Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) has taken 'responsibilty' for overlooking an embarrassing typo in its latest A$50 notes.
A Chinese blogger was left horrified after a live octopus she was attempting to eat, latched onto her face and nearly ripped her skin off.
The Philippines has given Canada until the 15th of May to take back tons of rubbish that was mistakenly sent to the country.
North Korea has fired two short-range missiles, less than a week after its leader Kim Jong-Un oversaw the launch of multiple rockets and a missile.
A town mayor has been arrested after firearms, explosives and illegal substances were seized at his house in the Philippines.
The BBC has fired a radio presenter after he tweeted a joke about Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's newborn.
Three men in Australia have been found guilty of terrorism in the 2016 mosque attack.
Singapore has passed an anti-fake news bill that will allow authorities to order the removal of content that they deem to be false.
Opposition leader Juan Guaido's congressional deputy has been detained in Venezuela with intelligence agents using a tow truck to drag his vehicle away with him inside.
US and Chinese negotiators will revive trade talks on Thursday amid the threat of increased US tariffs.
The UN refugee agency in Uganda is preparing for a possible surge in refugee arrivals from the Democratic Republic of Congo and South Sudan.
An explosion targeting a police vehicle near Pakistan's oldest shrine in Lahore has left at least 10 people dead and 24 more wounded.
Britain's Prince Harry and his wife Meghan Markle on Wednesday introduced their newborn son in a special photo shoot at the Windsor Castle.
Polls have opened in South Africa for presidential and parliamentary seats.
A car bomb targeted an international aid organisation in an upscale area of Kabul on Wednesday, sending a plume of black smoke over the city.
Seven hikers are feared dead after an avalanche struck Siberia's Altai region.
A car rammed into a group of kindergarten children in western Japan's Shiga region on Wednesday leaving at least two dead and injuring a dozen more.
One teenager has been killed and seven others injured after two students opened fire at a school in the US city of Denver.
Turkey's election board has ordered a rerun of Istanbul's mayoral race, five weeks after President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s ruling party suffered a defeat.
More than 600 schools in Poland were forced to shut down for a second day on Tuesday after receiving bomb threats.
US President Donald Trump bestowed golfer Tiger Woods with the Presidential Medal of Freedom.
Sri Lankan authorities have dismantled a major part of the terror network linked to the Easter Sunday bombings.
The former leader of Catalonia Carles Puigdemont can run as a candidate for election to the European Parliament later this month - according to a court ruling in Madrid.
China has confirmed it will go ahead with planned talks in Washington to try and bring an end to the trade war.
A powerful 7.2-magnitude earthquake rocked Papua New Guinea on Tuesday at a depth of 127 km.
The wreckage of a private jet that disappeared while flying from Las Vegas has been found via aerial surveillance in a remote mountainous zone in Mexico.
Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison is the latest politician to be egged by a protestor as he attended an election campaign trail at an event in Albury.
Two journalists, who were detained for their reporting on the Rohingya crisis, have been released from jail in Myanmar.
Meghan Markle, the Duchess of Sussex, has given birth to a baby boy.
State schools in Sri Lanka resumed classes on Monday amid tight security, 15 days after the deadly Easter Sunday bombings.
One million animal and plant species - that's one in eight - are at risk of extinction.
A popcorn seller is making headlines in Pakistan after the country's air force applauded him for building a plane.
The Taliban stormed a police headquarters in northern Afghanistan, killing 13 police officers and wounding 55, both military and civilians.
US President Donald Trump's former lawyer, Michael Cohen, will begin serving a three-year prison term for lying to the US Congress and arranging hush payments.
Forty-one people have been killed after a Russian Aeroflot Sukhoi Superjet made an emergency landing and burst into flames at an airport in Moscow.
The chief of India's main Opposition party - Congress - is in the fray in the country's fifth phase of polling.
At least 40 people have been injured in a bomb attack at a police headquarters in Afghanistan.
A family who feared they were about to be deported from Australia because of their deaf son have been granted permanent residency.
Millions of kilograms of chicken strips have been recalled in the United States over fears they're contaminated with metal.
Two men have been charged with the murder of a New Zealand national in Panama.
Seven people have died after the helicopter they were travelling in crashed in Venezuela.
North Korea has carried out tests on a number of missile components.
The death toll from Cyclone Fani has risen to at least 17 as the storm continues to batter India and Bangladesh.
Thailand has officially crowned its first monarch in nearly seven decades.
A plane carrying 140 people from Guantanamo Bay has crashed at the Naval Air Station in Jacksonville, Florida.
Several short-range projectiles have been fired from North Korea's east coast on Saturday, according to South Korea's military.
Myanmar’s army has admitted killing six unarmed prisoners.
Clashes were reported overnight as the battle for the Libyan capital Tripoli rages on.
Norway’s cabinet is about to be reshuffled.
Japan’s Prime Minister has announced that he will meet North Korea’s leader without any conditions.
There will no Sunday mass in Colombo this week.
Facebook has started banning what it's calling 'dangerous individuals’ from its platforms.
Brexit has proved to be a thorn in the side of both the Conservatives and Labour parties in local elections.
Nancy Pelosi has accused the US Attorney General of lying to Congress.
In a show of defiance, Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro has appeared surrounded by soldiers at an army base in Caracas.
A second woman who was accused of murdering the half-brother of North Korea's leader has been released.
Cyclone Fani is beginning to make landfall in eastern India.
Cyprus's justice minister Ionas Nicolaou has resigned following the public uproar at how the disappearances of foreign women were handled by police.
At least six people have been shot dead by security forces in Myanmar.
Air strikes on rebel-held areas of northwestern Syria have intensified.
A centuries-old sketch of a bearded man has been identified as Leonardo da Vinci.
A student who died in a shooting at a United States university saved lives by tackling the gunman.
Thailand's King Maha Vajiralongkorn has married the deputy head of his personal security detail and named her as Queen Suthida.
The United States Attorney General is set to defy the country's Congress by refusing to attend a hearing on the Russia inquiry.
Thousands of people along the north east coastline of India are being evacuated as they prepare for a strengthening tropical storm.
Wikileaks founder Julian Assange has been sentenced by to 50 weeks in jail for violating bail conditions.
A man has been charged with murder early Wednesday after he opened fire at the University of North Carolina (UNC) campus, killing two people and wounding four others.
Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena has asked the IS to leave his country alone in the wake of the Easter Sunday bombings.
A man, who claimed he was trying to prevent a terrorist attack, has been found guilty in Australia of plotting to blow up a UAE-bound plane.
Japanese Emperor Naruhito has formally taken up his post, a day after the abdication of his father.
Facebook unveiled an overhaul of its website and app on Tuesday, as it shifts towards a more "privacy-focused" future.
A man in Christchurch has been charged in court over possession of explosives, ammunition and offensive weapons.
Venezuela's opposition leader Juan Guaidó has urged his supporters to take to the streets again on Wednesday, a day after he called for the military to oust President Nicolas Maduro.
A former policeman in the US state of Minnesota has been found guilty of murdering an unarmed Australian woman.
Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido has announced that the "final phase" to oust President Nicolas Maduro has begun.
Japanese Emperor Akihito has started a day of ceremonies in the Imperial Palace as he prepares to step down from the throne on Tuesday.
North Korea has warned of "undesired consequences" if the US fails to present a new position in denuclearisation talks "within the timeline".
A 33-year-old man has been taken into custody in New Zealand on Tuesday after bomb disposal officers found a suspected explosive device at a vacant property in Christchurch.
The Sri Lankan government has lifted a ban on social media that came into effect after the Easter Sunday bombings.
IS leader Abu Bakr Al-Baghdadi has appeared in a video for the first time in five years.
Over 70 constituencies in nine states are voting in the fourth round of India's massive general elections.
Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena has banned face coverings in public, a week after a string of bombings on Easter Sunday killed 253 people.
Bangladesh security forces have killed at least two suspected militants linked to the 2016 Dhaka cafe attack that left 22 people dead.
Four people have been arrested in France on suspicion of acquiring weapons "with a view to committing a terrorist act".
Landslides and floods triggered by torrential rain have killed at least 29 people in Indonesia, with a dozen more still missing.
Japanese Emperor Akihito will end his three-decade reign this week when he abdicates on Tuesday.
The United Nations will grant Mozambique and the Comoros Islands $13 million towards relief efforts after the second cyclone in a month slammed into the region.
Spain’s ruling socialists have sealed victory in Sunday's snap general election, but fell short of a majority.
According to new figures released by the Dubai Statistics Centre (DSC), Dubai recorded an unemployment rate of 0.5 per cent among expats last year, making it the lowest in the world.
Advocates of healthy living have welcomed a new law that dictates all restaurants in Dubai to display the calorie count of their meals by January.
Regional leaders are set to discuss the recent acts of sabotage against commercial vessels off the coats of the UAE and the dual terrorist attacks against two Saudi pumping stations.