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Nigerian army investigates torture video
Nigerian army investigates torture video
The Nigerian army is investigating allegations that soldiers tied up and killed a suspected Islamist militant before bur...
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7 days ago | 334 views
Trump threatens to pull California wildfire funds
Trump threatens to pull California wildfire funds
US President Donald Trump has threatened to cut federal funding for the wildfires sweeping California, in a Twitter spat...
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8 days ago | 394 views
McDonald's CEO fired after dating employee
McDonald's CEO fired after dating employee
McDonald's has fired its chief executive Steve Easterbrook after he had a relationship with an employee. The US fast food...
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8 days ago | 401 views
India air pollution at 'unbearable levels'
India air pollution at 'unbearable levels'
Air pollution in the north of India has "reached unbearable levels," the capital Delhi's Chief Minister Arvid Kejriwal s...
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8 days ago | 429 views
World's most profitable company to go public
World's most profitable company to go public
Saudi Aramco has confirmed it is planning to list on the Riyadh stock exchange, in what could be the world's biggest ini...
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8 days ago | 393 views
Hong Kong protests: Knife attacker bites man's ear
Hong Kong protests: Knife attacker bites man's ear
Five people have been injured in a knife attack at the site of a pro-democracy protest in Hong Kong. The attack happened ...
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8 days ago | 380 views
Baghdad blocked as Iraq protests escalate
Baghdad blocked as Iraq protests escalate
Protesters have blocked the main thoroughfares in the Iraqi capital Baghdad, as mass anti-government protests continue. D...
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8 days ago | 393 views
'Comfort women' film to be shown in Japan amid row
'Comfort women' film to be shown in Japan amid row
A Japanese film festival will now show a documentary on forced wartime sex workers after its earlier decision to cancel ...
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8 days ago | 395 views
US judge blocks Trump immigrant insurance rule
US judge blocks Trump immigrant insurance rule
A US judge has temporarily blocked a rule proposed by President Donald Trump that would require immigrants to prove they...
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9 days ago | 422 views
Blast kills nine children as they walk to school
Blast kills nine children as they walk to school
Nine children have been killed in a roadside blast in north-eastern Afghanistan as they made their way to school. The ch...
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9 days ago | 459 views
Trump says Beto O'Rourke 'quit like a dog'
Trump says Beto O'Rourke 'quit like a dog'
US President Donald Trump has ridiculed Beto O'Rourke just hours after the Democratic presidential hopeful ended his cam...
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9 days ago | 464 views
Democrat Beto O'Rourke ends presidential bid
Democrat Beto O'Rourke ends presidential bid
US Democratic presidential hopeful Beto O'Rourke has announced he is ending his campaign. The former Texas congressman tw...
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10 days ago | 515 views
European snub fuels frustration in Balkans
European snub fuels frustration in Balkans
It was the diplomatic equivalent of the EU offering a handshake and then thumbing its nose instead. North Macedonian Prim...
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10 days ago | 444 views
US Democrat Warren sets out health plan funding
US Democrat Warren sets out health plan funding
US presidential hopeful Elizabeth Warren has offered details on funding for her healthcare plan, which is expected to co...
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10 days ago | 443 views
Millions of masks given out in 'gas chamber' Delhi
Millions of masks given out in 'gas chamber' Delhi
Five million masks are being distributed at schools in India's capital, Delhi, after pollution made the air so toxic off...
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10 days ago | 443 views
Kuwait moves on Instagram slave traders
Kuwait moves on Instagram slave traders
Kuwaiti authorities say they have officially summoned the owners of several social media accounts used to sell domestic ...
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10 days ago | 429 views
Greek migrant camps 'on edge of catastrophe'
Greek migrant camps 'on edge of catastrophe'
Thousands of people living in "abysmal" refugee camps on two Greek islands are "on the edge of catastrophe", Europe's hu...
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10 days ago | 461 views
Men cleared of raping 'unconscious state' teenager
Men cleared of raping 'unconscious state' teenager
A court in Barcelona has acquitted five men accused of gang-raping a 14 year old girl of the charge of sexual assault. Th...
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11 days ago | 495 views
Trump switches residence from New York to Florida
Trump switches residence from New York to Florida
US President Donald Trump has announced he will make Florida his permanent home instead of Trump Tower in New York. He sa...
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11 days ago | 498 views
Huge wildfire advances across Brazil's wetlands
Huge wildfire advances across Brazil's wetlands
A 50 kilometre-long (31 mile) wildfire is advancing across Brazil's Pantanal wetlands. The governor's office in the stat...
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11 days ago | 513 views
First vote on impeachment probe passes House
First vote on impeachment probe passes House
The US House of Representatives has passed a resolution to formally proceed with the impeachment inquiry against Preside...
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11 days ago | 565 views
Dozens die in Pakistan train inferno
Dozens die in Pakistan train inferno
At least 74 people have died after a train travelling between the Pakistani cities of Karachi and Rawalpindi caught fire...
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11 days ago | 467 views
Islamic State names its new leader
Islamic State names its new leader
The Islamic State (IS) group has confirmed the death of its leader, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, and named his successor. An IS...
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11 days ago | 455 views
Goats help save Ronald Reagan Library from fire
Goats help save Ronald Reagan Library from fire
A hungry herd of 500 goats has helped save the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library from the California wildfires. In May, ...
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11 days ago | 472 views
Spain offers to host climate summit in Madrid
Spain offers to host climate summit in Madrid
Just a day after the President of Chile said his country could no longer hold the world's annual climate conference, Spa...
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11 days ago | 466 views
Twitter to ban all political advertising
Twitter to ban all political advertising
Twitter is to ban all political advertising worldwide, saying that the reach of such messages "should be earned, not bou...
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12 days ago | 519 views
US releases first images of Baghdadi raid
US releases first images of Baghdadi raid
The US military has published the first footage of the raid in northern Syria in which the leader of the Islamic State (...
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12 days ago | 453 views
Fire devastates historic Japanese castle
Fire devastates historic Japanese castle
A fire has destroyed the main structures of Shuri Castle, a Unesco World Heritage site on Japan's southern island of Oki...
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12 days ago | 462 views
CIA-backed Afghan troops 'committed war crimes'
CIA-backed Afghan troops 'committed war crimes'
Afghan strike forces backed by the US Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) have committed abuses "amounting to war crimes",...
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12 days ago | 448 views
India formally divides Jammu and Kashmir state
India formally divides Jammu and Kashmir state
India has formally divided the state of Jammu and Kashmir into two new federally-administered territories. In the new arr...
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12 days ago | 447 views