Logan Paul: YouTuber apologises over Japan dead man video

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Trump’s economic adviser suffers heart attack, tweets president

The US president tweets that his economic adviser Larry Kudlow has suffered a heart attack. *Featured images and content are taken from the respective sites/sources Source:...

South Africa's ANC party choosing leader in marathon vote

Thousands of delegates are voting in Johannesburg for a successor to President Jacob Zuma as leader of South Africa's ruling African National Congress (ANC).The...

Muslim nations urge recognition of East Jerusalem as Palestinian capital

The leaders of 57 Muslim nations have called on the world to recognise "the State of Palestine and East Jerusalem as its occupied capital".An...

Trump backs down on migrant family separations policy

The order seeks to keep migrant families together, but does not deal with children already separated. *Featured images and content are taken from the respective...

Letter from Africa: Turning Nigerian herders into ranchers

The government plans to set up ranches across the country to end land conflict, will it work? *Featured images and content are taken from the...

Syria crisis: Why Turkey is poised to attack Kurdish enclave Afrin

Turkish television channels have been reporting from the Syrian border every top of the hour with pictures showing the deployment of troops, tanks and...

Dramatic end to Los Angeles car chase

The San Fernando Valley pursuit ended in a rather unexpected way. Dramatic end to Los Angeles car chase Source: World News

Trump hails 'new American moment' in State of the Union

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Martin Luther King Jr: US marks civil rights leader’s death

Events around the US commemorate the 50th anniversary of the assassination of the civil rights champion. *Featured images and content are taken from the respective...

UK turns blind eye to dirty Russian money, say MPs

The City is being used as "a base for the corrupt assets" of President Putin's allies, says a report. *Featured images and content are taken...

The story behind Africa’s free trade dream

Africa is hoping to agree a free trade deal encompassing the whole continent - but can it be done? *Featured images and content are taken...

Comfort women deal with Japan ignored victims, says S Korea

South Korea's foreign ministry has said a 2015 deal with Japan to compensate forced World War Two sex slaves failed to meet the needs...

Jonghyun: Note shows K-pop star's struggles with depression

A note said to have been written by K-pop superstar Jonghyun has been posted on social media by his close friend, revealing a struggle...

Delhi zoo hosts party for Rita the chimp aged 57

Zoo authorities in the Indian capital Delhi are holding a party to celebrate the 57th birthday of Rita the chimpanzee, its oldest resident.The "birthday...
Perth bushfire paints skies 'vivid orange'

Perth bushfire paints skies 'vivid orange'

Skies in Perth, Australia, turned dramatic colours after a bushfire blanketed the city with smoke.More than 150 firefighters fought the blaze as it burned...

China's economy grows by 6.9% in 2017

China's economy grew by 6.9% in 2017 according to official data - the first year-on-year growth for seven years. The figure beats Beijing's...

Germany coalition: Merkel courts SPD as pivotal talks begin

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Dalai Lama launches free iPhone app

The Dalai Lama has launched a mobile app for followers to stay up to date with his travels and teachings.The exiled Tibetan spiritual leader,...

Dick Enberg, award-winning US sports broadcaster, dies at 82

US sports broadcaster Dick Enberg, famous for his cries of "Oh my!" while covering events over a career spanning almost 60 years, has died...

New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman quits amid abuse reports

Eric Schneiderman quits after four women tell a magazine that he assaulted them. *Featured images and content are taken from the respective sites/sources Source: BBC World...

AG600 Kunlong, world's largest amphibious plane, in maiden China flight

The world's largest amphibious aircraft, China's AG600, has made a successful one-hour maiden flight.The plane, roughly the size of a Boeing 747 but with...

Turkey’s anti-war protesters detained: ‘Everything is a crime’

Families of students detained in Turkey for protesting against military action in Afrin say they are being wrongly targeted. *Featured images and content are taken...

IMAX boss' warning

IMAX is a way of screening films which immerses the audience in the action, and blockbusters like Dunkirk and the latest Star Wars have...

Australia's Channel 9 news promo looks like BBC's version

Channel 9's promo for its Today show was copied, at moments, word for word from the BBC's promo video. *Featured images and content are taken...

Miss America leaked emails: CEO Sam Haskell and three others quit

The Miss America Organization CEO, Sam Haskell, has resigned over leaked emails that disparaged pageant contestants.The organisation said it would accept Mr Haskell's immediate...

Mystery of the golden harp

In 1962 Igor Stravinsky, the Russian-born composer and conductor, went to South Africa to conduct the state broadcaster SABC Symphony Orchestra in a series...

Catalonia election: Voters in bid to solve political crisis

The people of Catalonia are going to the polls in a closely watched regional election called by Spain following a controversial independence referendum.The snap...

Trump admits son met Russian for information on opponent

It is his most direct comment so far on the purpose of Trump Jr's talks with a Kremlin-linked lawyer. *Featured images and content are taken...

Vandals damage ancient dinosaur footprint in Australia

Vandals have partially destroyed a 115 million year old dinosaur footprint in a national park in Australia.Palaeontologists first discovered the imprint of the theropod...

Love in North Korea

Every night before going to bed, US defector Charles Jenkins turned to Hitomi Soga, the woman North Korea had forced him to marry, and...

Class of 77

Forty years ago China reinstated its all-important college entrance exam after a gap of more than a decade when the country was plunged into...

Milo Yiannopoulos slams editor over withering book notes

Writer Milo Yiannopoulos has hit back after his former editor's comments on his unpublished memoir emerged online.Mitch Ivers' withering notes - such as "unclear,...

North and South Korea discuss sending art troupe to Winter Olympics

North and South Korea are holding further talks on the North's plan to attend the Winter Olympics Games.North Korea agreed last week to send...

Amazon opens no-checkout supermarket

In a move that could revolutionise the way we buy groceries, Amazon opens its first supermarket without checkouts - human or self-service - to...

North Korea’s Kim Jong-un crosses into South Korea

In a hugely symbolic moment, North Korea's Kim Jong-un has crossed into South Korea for historic talks. *Featured images and content are taken from the...

Jessica Falkholt: Home and Away actress has died, hospital says

Home and Away actress Jessica Falkholt has died from injuries she suffered in a car crash three weeks ago, an Australian hospital has confirmed.The...

Someone finally listened

  Harrowing stories from survivors shaped a landmark Australian inquiry into child sexual abuse. The royal commission held more than 8,000 private sessions with victims and...

Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson airport power cut strands thousands

A power cut at Atlanta's Hartsfield-Jackson international airport on Sunday led to a partial shut-down, affecting tens of thousands of people.The airport is the...

Russia a 'risk' to undersea cables, defence chief warns

The UK's most senior military officer has warned of a new threat posed by Russia to communications and internet cables that run under the...

Syria war: Eastern Ghouta medical evacuations begin

Medical evacuations have begun in a rebel-held suburb of the Syrian capital Damascus, the Red Cross has said.In a tweet, it said that "critical"...

Brazil’s rising tide of young conservatives seeks change

With disenchantment growing over corruption scandals, some young Brazilians are embracing the right. *Featured images and content are taken from the respective sites/sources Source: BBC World...

Australian sentenced to 46 years for torturing and killing niece

An Australian man has been sentenced to the maximum sentence of 46 years for torturing and killing his 25-year old Chinese niece.Derek Barrett was...

Malaysia 1MDB: Ex-PM Najib is charged with corruption

Najib Razak faces corruption charges after billions of dollars went missing from a government fund. *Featured images and content are taken from the respective sites/sources Source:...

Inspired by comics

Ilse Valfre was just 22 years old when she started a blog that would take her from a being nursery teacher to the owner...

Sumatran rhino 'hanging on by a thread'

Scientists have decoded the genome of the Sumatran rhinoceros - one of the most threatened mammals on Earth.Its genetic blueprint shows that populations have...

Key Italy talks amid fears of snap poll

Italy's president and prime minister-designate may find their only realistic option is new elections. *Featured images and content are taken from the respective sites/sources Source: BBC...

Australia rugby star Karmichael Hunt faces drugs charge

Australian rugby union star Karmichael Hunt has been charged with possessing drugs after police arrested him in Brisbane, reports say.The Wallabies player was detained...