Colombia: President Santos grants Farc members amnesty
Colombia's President Juan Manuel Santos has signed a
decree granting amnesty to another 3,600 members of the Farc rebel
group, which last year reached a peace deal with the government.
Global ransomware attack causes turmoil
Companies across the globe are reporting that they
have been struck by a major ransomware cyber-attack.
Finsbury Park Mosque: Man dies as van hits pedestrians
[June 19 2017]
A man has died and eight people have been injured
after a van struck a crowd of pedestrians near a north London mosque.
Fire engulfs Grenfell tower block in west London
[June 14 2017]
The fire at Grenfell Tower on the Lancaster West
Estate was reported at 01:16 BST and about 200 firefighters are tackling
Myanmar plane: Debris and bodies found after search
[June 08 2017]
The Burmese army says debris and bodies have been
found after a military plane went missing with 122 people on board.
London attack: Police 'know identities of killers'
[June 05 2017]
Police investigating Saturday night's terror attack in
London say they know the identity of the three attackers who killed
seven people and injured 48.
Manchester attack: UK terror threat level raised to critical
[May 24 2017]
The UK terror threat level has been raised to its
highest level of "critical", meaning further attacks may be imminent,
Theresa May has said.
Ransomware cyber-attack a wake-up call, Microsoft warns
[May 15 2017]
A cyber-attack that has hit 150 countries since Friday
should be treated by governments around the world as a "wake-up call",
French election: Macron 'most convincing' in final debate
[May 04 2017]
French presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron was more
impressive than rival Marine Le Pen in Wednesday evening's final TV
debate, a viewers' poll says.
Aung San Suu Kyi: No ethnic cleansing of Myanmar Muslim minority
[April 06 2017]
Aung San Suu Kyi has denied there is ethnic cleansing
of the Rohingya Muslim minority in Myanmar, despite widespread reports
Stellar Daisy: Growing concern for missing ship crew
[April 03 2017]
Rescuers say they have made little headway in finding
survivors from a huge South Korean ship that sank in the South Atlantic.
Anti-apartheid icon Ahmed Kathrada dies
[March 28 2017]
Kathrada, beloved by millions of South Africans, spent
26 years in jail, many of them alongside Nelson Mandela.
More than 200 migrants
feared drowned in Mediterranean
[March 24 2017]
Proactiva Open Arms said it had recovered five bodies
floating near two capsized boats, which can each hold more than 100
Sierra Leone pastor finds huge 706-carat diamond
[March 17 2017]
Government says gem will be sold with a 'transparent'
bidding process to the benefit of the community and country.
Court ousts South
[March 10 2017]
South Korea's President Park Geun-hye has become the
country's first democratically elected leader to be forced from office.
UN: NATO air raids kill 18 civilians in Helmand
[Feb 13 2017]
UN inquiry concludes air strikes in Helmand's
Sangin district killed at least 18 civilians, mostly women and children.
Israel passes controversial
law on West Bank settlements
[Feb 07 2017]
Israel has passed a controversial law retroactively
legalising 3,800 settler homes built on private Palestinian land in the
occupied West Bank.
Canada mosque attacked
[Jan 30 2017]
(CNN)A shooting at a mosque in the Canadian city of
Quebec has left an unknown number of people dead and wounded.
Turkish cargo Boeing 747 crashes in Kyrgyzstan
[Jan 16 2017]
Plane attempting to land at Kyrgyzstan's main airport
in thick fog crashed in populated area, authorities say.
Tributes for ex-Iran President Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani
[Jan 09 2017]
Ayatollah Khamenei hailed a "companion of struggle"
despite their differences, saying this was a "difficult" loss.