A Turkish convoy loaded with munitions crossed into northwest Syria on Monday, to help insurgents fighting a government advance in the town of Khan Sheikhoun, Syrian state media said. The "aggressive"
Canada have accused the UK of "offloading their responsibilities" on Sunday over Britain's decision to strip dual-national Jack Letts — known as "Jihadi Jack" — of his British citizenship. Letts travelled
Extreme heatwaves are searing Europe this summer and breaking records with temperatures near or above 40 degrees Celsius in three nations: Germany, the Netherlands and Belgium. These heatwaves are becoming
An Iranian tanker that had been held by Gibraltar since July left the port last night, hours after the British territory rejected a request by the US to detain it further. British Royal Marines had seized
Turkish police have detained 418 people suspected of having links to the Kurdish Workers' Party (PKK), the Interior Ministry announced on Monday. The arrests were made in 29 provinces and "operations ongoing,"
Today (August 19) is the 30th anniversary of what became known as the Pan-European Picnic. It was a demonstration for peace held on the Austria-Hungary border in 1989 that saw more than 600 East Germans
Three landmark cooling towers at Didcot power station in the UK were demolished in a controlled explosion on Sunday with thousands of homes left with no electricity shortly after. Crowds gathered in grassy
Italy's anti-establishment 5-Star Movement said on Sunday that Matteo Salvini, leader of the far-right League, was no longer a credible partner, apparently closing the door on any possibility of resurrecting
Hundreds of vintage cars set out across the Baltic states on Sunday to mark the 30th anniversary of a human chain of more than a million people demanding independence from the Soviet Union. "This is a
British ministers sought to play down the signficance of a leaked documents published in a Sunday newspaper warning of serious disruptions in the event that the UK leaves the European Union without a deal
Spain has made another offer to the Open Arms migrant rescue vessel situated off the coast of Italy to dock at the nearest Spanish port. It's after the boat with more than 100 people on board rejected
Gibraltar has refused to seize an Iranian tanker after a US federal court in Washington ordered its continued detention. The Grace 1 has had a new name painted on its side and has raised the Iranian flag.
Authorities on Spain's Canary Islands said at least 2,000 people have been evacuated due to an out-of-control wildfire — the second blaze in a week. At least 250 firefighters, nine helicopters and two
A young British rugby league player was been found dead in his hotel bedroom in France on Sunday after making his debut against Toulouse. Archie Bruce, 20, played for Betfred Championship side Batley In
Hundreds of homes have been destroyed in a fire in the Bangladeshi capital, Dhaka. The blaze ripped through the Chalantika slum on Friday night. Although no deaths have so far been reported, there were
A far-right rally was held in the American city of Portland, Oregon, on Saturday which led to scuffles with anti-fascist counterprotesters. The rally was attended by hundreds of supporters of the right-wing
A waiter in France has been shot dead by a customer who got frustrated waiting too long for his sandwich, according to news agency AFP. The victim's colleagues called police after he was shot in the shoulder.
At least 63 people have died and 182 others have been injured after a bomb went off at a wedding party in Kabul Saturday night, the interior ministry confirmed. It happened at the Dubai City venue, which
All but 15 of the world's 195 countries have discussed how to better protect the world's vulnerable species at a wildlife conference in Geneva. The World Wildlife Conference on Trade in Endangered Species,
The Brazilian government of Jair Bolsonaro has defended its record on exploiting Amazon forests — saying its strategy is to make intelligent use of the country’s natural resources. Norway and Germany withdrawn
EU chief Jean-Claude Juncker has cut his holiday short to Austria for urgent surgery to remove gallbladder, his press team said in a statement. "Jean-Claude Juncker had to shorten his holiday in Austria
Braving thunderstorms, thousands of Hong Kongers attended a teachers' march to express their dissatisfaction with the government and police. It marked the eleventh straight week of protests in Hong Kong.
Sudan’s main opposition coalition and the ruling military council have signed a power-sharing agreement that paves the way for a new transitional government for the country. The deal, which has taken to
Italy's Interior Minister Matteo Salvini has made a partial concession to let 27 children stranded on board NGO migrant rescue ship Open Arms leave the vessel. Salvini said his climbdown was at the insistence
Electric cars are set to charge ahead and replace their fossil fuel-guzzling cousins in the coming years as Europe hunts for ways to fight climate change. But while these new vehicles don’t directly produce
Indonesia's president has announced plans to move the country’s capital to the island of Borneo. The move comes because the current capital Jakarta is sinking - with some 40% of its 10 million population
Hundreds of ex-soldiers are taking part in a parade to mark 50 years since British troops were deployed to Northern Ireland. The operation went on until 2007 and was one of the longest in the army's history.