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Fethullah Gulen has been accused of running a "parallel state" in Turkey, controlling groups of police, lawyers and politicians

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Turkish pro-government media have claimed a group of anti-government prosecutors have illegally wiretapped thousands of prominent figures. Targets reportedly included government ministers and business leaders. The...

A North Korean patrol boat violated a sea border with the South several times late on Monday

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According to South Korean officials, a North Korean patrol boat violated a sea border with the South several times late on Monday. The ship spent...

Dmitry Medvedev said Ukraine’s interim authorities had conducted an armed mutiny

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Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said Ukraine’s interim authorities had conducted an "armed mutiny". And the Russian foreign ministry said dissenters in mainly Russian-speaking regions...

Pentagon chief Chuck Hagel has unveiled plans to shrink the US Army to what is expected to be its smallest size since before World War Two

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Pentagon chief Chuck Hagel has unveiled plans to shrink the US Army to what is expected to be its smallest size since before World...

Russian ambassador to Ukraine Mikhail Zurabov has been recalled over what it described as the deteriorating situation in the country

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Russian ambassador to Ukraine Mikhail Zurabov has been recalled over what it described as the deteriorating situation in the country. Moscow has condemned the removal...

An apparent grenade blast near anti-government protest site killing a woman and a 4-year-old boy

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The death toll from a blast in Bangkok rose to three on Monday. On Sunday, an apparent grenade blast near an anti-government protest site killed...

The 22nd Winter Olympics came to a close in Sochi on Sunday after 17 days of competition

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Russia finished on top of the medal table as the 22nd Winter Olympics came to a close in Sochi on Sunday after 17 days...

Ukraine parliament’s speaker Oleksandr Turchynov has been named as interim president

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Ukraine parliament’s speaker Oleksandr Turchynov has been named as interim president. Oleksandr Turchynov takes charge following the dismissal of President Viktor Yanukovych on Saturday. He...

Egyptian prosecutors have accused ousted President Mohammed Morsi of leaking state secrets to Iran's Revolutionary Guards

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Egypt’s ousted President Mohamed Morsi has been accused by prosecutors of leaking state secrets to Iran's Revolutionary Guards. The claim came during the second hearing...

Attackers threw grenades and sprayed the crowd with bullets at a night market in the Khao Saming district of Trat province

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A five-year-old girl has been killed and dozens of other people wounded after gunmen have opened fire on an anti-government rally in eastern Thailand. Attackers...

Yulia Tymoshenko has urged opposition supporters in Kiev's Independence Square to continue their protests

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Yulia Tymoshenko has urged opposition supporters in Kiev's Independence Square to continue their protests. Ukraine’s former PM Yulia Tymoshenko, who has a back injury, addressed...

Police and opposition demonstrators have clashed in Venezuela at the end of a march that gathered tens of thousands of people in Caracas

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Police and opposition demonstrators have clashed in Venezuela at the end of a march that gathered tens of thousands of people in Caracas. Several people...

Ukraine’s former PM Yulia Tymoshenko has been freed from jail

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Ukraine’s former PM Yulia Tymoshenko has been freed from jail. It follows a vote by parliament to release her after President Viktor Yanukovych fled the...

Matteo Renzi is the youngest prime minister in Italy's history, and one of its least experienced

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A new Italian government led by Matteo Renzi has been sworn in Rome ceremony. Centre-left Matteo Renzi, 39, will be the youngest prime minister in...

Pope Francis has appointed 19 new cardinals at St Peter's Basilica ceremony

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Pope Francis has appointed 19 new cardinals at St Peter's Basilica ceremony in Rome. This is the first such appointments of Pope Francis’ papacy. Cardinals are...

CNN says Venezuela has revoked the accreditation of its Caracas-based reporter

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CNN says Venezuela has revoked the accreditation of its Caracas-based reporter, Osmary Hernandez. Two journalists who had been sent to Venezuela to cover the current...

Villa Somalia, a heavily guarded complex, is home to the president, prime minister, speaker of parliament, other ministers and a mosque

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Somalia's presidential palace in the capital Mogadishu has been attack by a huge car bomb. The bomb has blown a hole in the wall of...

Exiled Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama will meet President Barack Obama at the White House on Friday

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Exiled Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama will meet President Barack Obama at the White House on Friday, US officials say. China has urged the...

Shell has agreed to sell its Australian downstream business to oil trading firm Vitol for $2.6 billion

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Shell has agreed to sell its Australian downstream business to oil trading firm Vitol for $2.6 billion. The sale includes Shell's refinery in Geelong, 870...

At least 21 anti-government protesters died in clashes in Kiev on Thursday

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EU foreign ministers have decided to impose sanctions on Ukrainian officials "responsible for violence and excessive force". According to a statement released by the EU...

At least 21 protesters have been killed by security forces in Kiev following the breakdown of a truce agreed on Wednesday

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New reports claim that at least 21 protesters have been killed by security forces in Kiev following the breakdown of a truce agreed on...

Lamido Sanusi caused shockwaves in Nigeria when he alleged that $20 billion in oil revenue had gone missing

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Lamido Sanusi - Nigeria's central bank governor - has been suspended by the president pending investigations into "far-reaching irregularities". Lamido Sanusi caused shockwaves in Nigeria...

The Department of Homeland Security has advised airlines to beware of any attempts to smuggle explosives onboard in footwear

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The US Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has advised airlines to beware of any attempts to smuggle explosives onboard in footwear. Homeland security officials did...

Facebook buys messaging app WhatsApp in a deal worth a total of $19 billion in cash and shares

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Social networking giant Facebook buys messaging app WhatsApp in a deal worth a total of $19 billion in cash and shares. It is Facebook's biggest...

North Korea is holding family reunions for more than 100 South Koreans who have arrived in the country to meet their relatives

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North Korea is holding family reunions for more than 100 South Koreans who have arrived in the country to meet their relatives - the...