Swiss election: Green parties 'make historic gains'
Green parties have made strong gains in Switzerland’s parliamentary election, according to initial projections.
October 21, 2019 6:18 am
Three dead in supermarket fire as clashes continue
Three people have been killed by a fire inside a supermarket in Santiago during a second night of protests in Chile.
October 21, 2019 6:08 am
Chile protests: Fare increase suspended as unrest continues
Chile’s President Sebastián Piñera has suspended a rise in metro fares that sparked protests across the country.
October 20, 2019 1:48 pm
Calls for revolution at Lebanon protests
Thousands of people have taken to the streets of Lebanon for the third day of nationwide protests.
October 20, 2019 1:46 pm
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.