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Syria war: Russia and Turkey to create buffer zone in Idlib

Mon, 09/17/2018 - 1:16pm
Russia's defence minister says the move means there will be no military offensive on Idlib.

MH17 crash: Dutch ask Russia to submit new claims

Mon, 09/17/2018 - 1:00pm
Russia accuses investigators of using fake videos to show its missile brought down a plane in 2014.

Qatar's emir 'gives Boeing 747 private jet to Turkey'

Mon, 09/17/2018 - 12:56pm
Turkey's president says the jet, worth about $500m, was a present from the gas-rich Gulf state.

Valtònyc: Belgian court refuses to extradite Spanish rapper

Mon, 09/17/2018 - 11:29am
Rapper Valtònyc fled Spain when he was convicted of insulting the monarchy and glorifying terrorism.

Burkina Faso botched FGM leaves 50 girls in hospital

Mon, 09/17/2018 - 11:20am
Not all girls who underwent the circumcision have been traced, a government official says.

Typhoon Mangkhut: People buried by landslide

Mon, 09/17/2018 - 10:53am
Rescuers in the Philippines are searching for bodies buried by a landslide that hit as one of the most powerful storms in decades battered the region.

US border agent Juan David Ortiz 'confesses to murders'

Mon, 09/17/2018 - 10:51am
Juan David Ortiz says that he killed four women and assaulted a fifth, police records say.

Coca-Cola 'in talks' over cannabis-infused drinks

Mon, 09/17/2018 - 10:34am
A report says the drinks giant is in discussions to develop pot-infused beverages with a cannabis firm.

Aussie policeman's beat covers area as big as the UK

Mon, 09/17/2018 - 8:15am
It takes this police officer four days to drive across his beat, which covers huge areas of the Australian outback.

Brett Kavanaugh: Republican senators call for vote delay

Mon, 09/17/2018 - 7:38am
Senator Jeff Flake says the US Supreme Court vote should be paused until the alleged victim is heard.

Hélène Pastor murder: Ten on trial in Monaco heiress case

Mon, 09/17/2018 - 7:33am
Billionaire Hélène Pastor was shot outside a hospital in 2014 in a crime that stunned France.

Russian communist hunger strike over 'rigged' far east vote

Mon, 09/17/2018 - 7:16am
A communist candidate had a clear lead - but lost at the last minute to a pro-Putin politician.

Teodorin Obiang: '$16m seized' from E Guinea leader's son

Mon, 09/17/2018 - 7:13am
Police in Brazil found $1.5m in cash and luxury watches worth $15m in two bags, local media say.

Lynette Dawson: No remains found in podcast-famous mystery police dig

Mon, 09/17/2018 - 7:05am
No remains are found during a police search at the former home of a Sydney woman who vanished in 1982.

Joseph Kiprono Kiptum: Kenyan athlete hit by car during Medellin half marathon

Mon, 09/17/2018 - 6:50am
Kenyan runner Joseph Kiprono Kiptum hit by a car as he was leading a half marathon in Colombia.

Typhoon Mangkhut: Miners and families buried by landslide

Mon, 09/17/2018 - 6:26am
Rescuers are digging to recover bodies in the Philippines, as Typhoon Mangkhut weakens over China.

Nigeria floods kill more than 100

Mon, 09/17/2018 - 5:54am
Authorities say thousands of people have been forced from their homes and warn more floods could hit.

Cuban President Miguel Díaz-Canel backs same-sex marriage

Mon, 09/17/2018 - 5:43am
Miguel Díaz-Canel says he wants to eliminate discrimination of all types.

Carrie Underwood reveals she had three miscarriages in two years

Mon, 09/17/2018 - 5:06am
The country star says she has had three miscarriages in the last two years.

Egyptian archaeologists find sphinx at Aswan temple

Mon, 09/17/2018 - 4:56am
The statue of the mythical beast was found as water was drained from a temple in the city of Aswan.


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