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At least 11 people have been killed in a stampede after a religious service in a stadium in Kwekwe, Zimbabwe, police say. Four people died...

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Families of 43 missing Mexican students have led mass protests in Mexico City demanding action from the government to find them. The families from Guerrero...

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In a televised address, President Barack Obama has unveiled that millions of immigrants living illegally in the US will be allowed to apply for...

Japan's PM Shinzo Abe has dissolved the lower house of parliament in preparation for an early election

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Japan's PM Shinzo Abe has dissolved the lower house of parliament in preparation for an early election. Shinzo Abe is seeking a new mandate for...

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President Barack Obama will announce his plans to use overriding executive powers to enact major changes to immigration policy. Barack Obama will unveil his strategy...

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Former Italian PM Silvio Berlusconi has said that pensioners will get free trips to the cinema if his party is returned to power. Silvio Berlusconi,...

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An arrest warrant against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has been upheld by a Swedish appeals court. The Court of Appeal refused Julian Assange's appeal for...

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Maria del Rosario Cayetana Fitz-James Stuart, known as the Duchess of Alba, has died aged 88 in Seville. She was Spain's richest woman and one...

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A massive snowstorm made seven victims in New York state on November 19 as another 3ft of snow is expected to hit parts of...

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North Korea has responded to a UN move towards a probe into the country's human rights violations by threatening to conduct a nuclear test. The...

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Japanese millionairess Chisako Kakehi was arrested on November 19 on suspicion of poisoning her husband with cyanide in Japan's latest apparent "black widow" case. It...

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Five Thai students have been detained after flashing a Hunger Games-inspired salute at PM Prayuth Chan-Ocha. The three-fingered salute was widely used by protesters against...

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The New York snowstorm has killed at least five people after dumping 5ft of snow in parts of the state. The city of Buffalo was...

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A second Frenchman features in a video showing the beheading of Syrian prisoners, and US hostage Abdul-Rahman Kassig killed by Islamic State (ISIS). The Frenchman...

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The US Senate has failed to pass a bill approving the controversial Keystone XL oil pipeline. The Senate voted by 59-41 in favor of the...

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The UN has called for the Security Council to refer North Korea to the International Criminal Court (ICC) over its human rights record. The human...

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Hong Kong police clashed with a small group of protesters who tried to break into parliament early on November 19. Protesters used metal barricades to...

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Indian police is continuing an operation to arrest guru Rampal, after nearly 200 people were injured in clashes at his ashram in Haryana state...

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Kottarappu Chattu Kuttan, a doorman who worked for 72 years at Colombo's Galle Face Hotel, the most famous hotel in the Sri Lankan capital,...

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New York has been hit by the season's first big snowfall. On November 18, three feet of snow blanketed the Buffalo area and forced the...

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Forty suspects were arrested in northern Italy as the authorities targeted mafia cells. Meanwhile anti-mafia police have released unprecedented footage of an initiation ritual filmed...

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Japanese PM Shinzo Abe has called snap election in December, two years ahead of schedule. At a news briefing, Shinzo Abe said he would dissolve...

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Four Israelis have been killed and eight injured as two men armed with a pistol, knives and axes attacked a West Jerusalem synagogue, police...

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Hong Kong authorities have cleared part of a pro-democracy protest camp in the Admiralty district. The bailiffs, backed by police, dismantled barricades outside Citic Tower...

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Mass murderer Charles Manson has reportedly been granted a license to marry a 26-year-old woman who has been visiting him in prison. The marriage license...