Dozens dead in Giza Coptic church

Dozens of people have died after a fire broke out at a church in Egypt, many of them crushed during a desperate scramble to escape.

August 15, 2022 5:21 am


Mexico: President López Obrador to bypass congress to keep army in streets

Mexico’s president has begun exploring plans to sidestep congress to hand formal control of the National Guard to the army, a move that could extend the military’s control over policing in a country with high levels of violence.

August 15, 2022 1:51 am


Bangladesh fuel prices: 'I might start begging in the street'

Bangladesh, one of the world’s fastest-growing economies, has raised fuel prices by more than 50% in just a week.

August 14, 2022 5:53 pm


Zelensky warns Russian soldiers at Zaporizhzhia nuclear plant

Ukraine’s president has warned that any Russian soldiers who shoot at the besieged Zaporizhzhia nuclear plant will be targeted by security services.

August 14, 2022 1:40 pm


Southern Baptist abuse claims under DoJ investigation

Leaders of the largest Protestant denomination in the US say the authorities have started an inquiry into sexual abuse by its clergy.

August 14, 2022 10:50 am


One killed as strong winds cause stage collapse in Spain

One man died and at least 40 others were injured when high winds caused parts of a stage to collapse at a festival in Spain early on Saturday.

August 14, 2022 10:15 am


Taliban break up rare protest by Afghan women in Kabul

Taliban fighters have dispersed dozens of female protesters in Kabul, almost a year after the militant group seized power.

August 14, 2022 10:12 am


Salman Rushdie stabbing suspect charged with attempted murder

The man suspected of stabbing Salman Rushdie at an event in the United States on Friday has been charged with attempted murder.

August 14, 2022 10:08 am


Gunman kills 11 after family dispute

At least 11 people have been killed in a shooting following a family dispute in the city of Cetinje in Montenegro.

August 13, 2022 5:22 pm


FBI took top secret files from Mar-a-Lago

The FBI took 11 sets of classified files in a search of ex-US President Donald Trump’s estate in Florida this week, according to a search warrant.

August 13, 2022 1:18 pm


Suspected bank robber rescued from tunnel near Vatican

An Italian man has been rescued from a collapsed tunnel near the Vatican – and police suspect he could have been burrowing his way into a bank.

August 13, 2022 11:01 am


Crimea blasts significantly hit Russian navy

Blasts at a Russian-operated airfield in Crimea this week have “significantly degraded” its navy’s Black Sea fleet, the UK Ministry of Defence (MoD) says.

August 13, 2022 10:00 am

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