François Fillon appears in court over 'fake jobs' scandal
Former French Prime Minister François Fillon has appeared in court for his role in a “fake jobs” scandal.
February 25, 2020 6:18 am
Policeman killed in fresh India citizenship law violence
An Indian policeman has been killed in Delhi in protests over a controversial new citizenship law, hours before a scheduled visit to the capital by US President Donald Trump.
February 25, 2020 6:09 am
North Korea quarantines foreigners
North Korea has quarantined 380 foreigners in a bid to stop the coronavirus from breaking out.
February 24, 2020 5:30 pm
Several dead in Turkey after earthquake hits Iran border area
At least nine people were killed and 37 others injured in Turkey’s Van province following an earthquake early on Sunday.
February 24, 2020 2:52 pm
'Mad' Mike Hughes dies after crash-landing homemade rocket
A US daredevil pilot has been killed during an attempted launch of a homemade rocket in the Californian desert.
February 24, 2020 1:13 pm
Coronavirus: Venice Carnival closes as Italy imposes lockdown
Italian officials have cut short the Venice Carnival as they try to control what is now the worst outbreak of the coronavirus in Europe.
February 24, 2020 11:15 am
Coronavirus: Russia denies spreading US conspiracy on social media
Russia has flatly denied allegations that it is spreading disinformation about the new coronavirus outbreak on social media.
February 24, 2020 9:49 am
Emmanuel Macron 'not sure' of UK-EU trade deal by end of year
French President Emmanuel Macron has said he is “not sure” a UK-EU trade deal will be struck by 31 December, the end of the Brexit transition period.
February 24, 2020 6:39 am
South Korea reports sixth death of coronavirus patient
A male patient who was diagnosed with the novel coronavirus and treated at Dongguk University Medical Center in the city of Gyeongju, South Korea, died on Sunday.
February 24, 2020 6:27 am
Earthquake kills at least 9 in Turkey, injures many in Iran
At least nine people including three children are dead in eastern Turkey after an earthquake with its epicentre in neighbouring Iran.
February 24, 2020 6:16 am
Togo opposition alleges 'fake' polling stations
A Togo opposition leader has accused authorities of setting up fake polling stations in Saturday’s presidential election to skew the result in favour of the incumbent.
February 24, 2020 6:05 am
Bernie Sanders wins Nevada caucuses
Bernie Sanders scored a commanding victory in Nevada’s presidential caucuses today.