Russia dam collapse at Siberia gold mine kills 15
At least 15 people have died and 13 others are missing after a dam collapse at a gold mine in Siberia.
October 20, 2019 9:34 am
Turkey's Erdogan vows to 'crush heads' of Kurdish fighters
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says that Turkey will “crush the heads” of Kurdish fighters if they do not withdraw from a planned safe zone area in northern Syria.
October 20, 2019 9:31 am
Chile protests: Unrest in Santiago over metro fare increase
A state of emergency has been declared in the Chilean capital, Santiago after protests sparked by increased metro ticket prices turned violent.
October 19, 2019 5:33 pm
Brexit: MPs set for knife-edge vote on Boris Johnson's deal
Parliament will sit on a Saturday for the first time in 37 years to vote on Boris Johnson’s Brexit deal.
October 19, 2019 5:31 pm
Mitch McConnell attacks Trump
The US Senate majority leader has attacked President Donald Trump’s policy in Syria.
October 19, 2019 2:02 pm
Afghanistan mosque bombing kills 62 worshippers
At least 62 people have been killed and dozens injured by a bomb during Friday prayers at a mosque in Afghanistan, according to a provincial spokesman.
October 19, 2019 7:55 am
Marshalls elected to UN Human Rights Council
The Marshall Islands is among 14 new member countries elected to the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva.
October 19, 2019 7:50 am
El Chapo: Mexican president says police 'did right' to free drug lord's son
Mexico’s president has defended freeing drug kingpin Joaquín “El Chapo” Guzmán’s son soon after his arrest.
October 19, 2019 7:47 am
Trump Florida golf course to host G7 summit
One of President Donald Trump’s golf resorts in Florida will host the G7 summit next June, the White House says.
October 18, 2019 6:48 am
Saudi Arabia bus crash leaves 35 Arab and Asian expatriates dead
Thirty-five foreign nationals have been killed and four others injured in a bus crash near the Muslim holy city of Medina in western Saudi Arabia.
October 18, 2019 6:40 am
Turkey to suspend Syria offensive, Mike Pence announces
Turkey has agreed to a ceasefire in northern Syria to let Kurdish-led forces withdraw, US Vice-President Mike Pence has announced.
October 18, 2019 6:33 am
EU and UK reach deal but DUP refuses support
Boris Johnson and EU leaders have hailed the deal they have struck to take the UK out of the bloc on 31 October in an “orderly” fashion.