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Poland’s Incumbent President Bronislaw Komorowski has conceded election defeat to challenger Andrzej Duda following the release of exit polls. The exit polls suggested conservative Andrzej...

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John Nash, the renowned mathematician who inspired the Oscar-winning movie A Beautiful Mind, has died in a car crash with his wife Alicia, police...

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A number of landslides have hit Nepal since the 7.8-magnitude earthquake on April 25 which killed more than 8,000 people and injured many more. The...

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Polish voters are going to the polls on May 24 to choose its new president in a run-off vote. In the first round on May...

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President Vladimir Putin has signed a bill which allows foreign non-governmental organizations (NGOs) to be banned from operating in Russia. The new law allows the...

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Cleveland Officer Michael Brelo, who climbed on to a car bonnet and fired repeatedly through the windscreen at unarmed black occupants, has been cleared...

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California farmers have agreed to reduce their water usage by 25% in an effort to combat the record four-year drought. A group of several hundred...

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The beatification of Oscar Romero, Latin America’s martyr and hero, is attracting hundreds of thousands of people at the El Salvador ceremony. The Roman Catholic...

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Annegret Raunigk, a 65-year-old teacher from Berlin, has given birth to quadruplets, German television RTL reported on May 23. The German woman’s pregnancy was widely...

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Massive bird flu outbreak acorss the US is causing an egg shortage after a third of the egg-laying hens died over the last month...

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More than 40 people have been killed in a shootout between Mexican security forces and an armed gang in the western state of Michoacan. The...

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The Senate has blocked the USA FREEDOM Act - a bill that would have ended the bulk collection of Americans' phone records by the...

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Hungary’s PM Viktor Orban has been welcomed as "the dictator" by European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker at the Eastern Partnership summit in Riga, Latvia. "The...

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Hundreds of emails from Hillary Clinton’s private server - many relating to the 2012 attack on the US consulate in Benghazi, Libya – have...

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Ukraine is to receive a €1.8 billion ($2 billion) loan from the European Union. The move is described as a landmark deal for a non-EU...

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Kim Jong-un's elder brother Kim Jong-chul has been spotted attending two Eric Clapton concerts in London. The footage shows a man resembling Kim Jong-chul visiting...

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Two migrant boats holding more than 200 people have been rescued in Myanmar’s waters near the border with Bangladesh. It was the first such rescue...

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Former Indian actress Jayaram Jayalalitha is set to return as the chief minister of the southern state of Tamil Nadu after the state governor...

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Korean Air’s former head of in-flight service Heather Cho, who was jailed for an outburst over macadamia nuts, has been freed after winning a...

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Six Baltimore police officers accused in the death of Freddie Gray have been all indicted by a grand jury. On May 21, State Prosecutor Marilyn...

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Governor Jerry Brown has declared state of emergency in southern California after a pipeline leaked tens of thousands of gallons of crude oil near...

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According to new reports, ISIS has taken near complete control of the ancient Syrian city of Palmyra. Palmyra is home to some of the world's...

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New documents that were found at Osama bin Laden's secret compound in Pakistan during the 2011 raid have been released by the US intelligence...

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A third of Syrian town Tadmur, next to Palmyra, one of the Middle East's greatest archaeological sites, has been captured by ISIS. The Islamic State...

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North Korea claims it made progress on nuclear miniaturization by creating warheads small enough to fit on a missile. A North Korean defense official said...