Monday, 04 March 2024

Latest News

Italy quake : Death toll rises to at least 120

Thursday, 25 August 2016 00:04

At least 120 people have been killed and 368 injured in an earthquake that hit a mountainous area of central Italy, PM Matteo Renzi has said.

Ban boosts burkini sales 'by 200%'

Wednesday, 24 August 2016 15:44

The Australian woman credited with creating the burkini says bans on the full-bodied Islamic swimsuit in France have boosted sales.

Nude Donald Trump statues amuse crowds

Tuesday, 23 August 2016 11:05

Images from the US, where naked statues of Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump have proved to be a hit with passers-by.

World's largest aircraft makes maiden flight

Friday, 19 August 2016 14:02

A blimp-shaped, helium-filled airship considered the world's largest aircraft flew for the first time on Wednesday with a short but historic jaunt over an airfield in central England.

Bloodied Aleppo boy's photo, footage causes outrage (video)

Friday, 19 August 2016 09:31

Syrian activists have released heartbreaking pictures and videos of a young boy rescued from a destroyed building after an airstrike in the city of Aleppo.

3 die in India as kite string slits their throats

Thursday, 18 August 2016 13:26

Three people, including two children, have died after their throats were slit by glass-coated strings used for flying kites on India's Independence Day.

Nearly 18,000 died in Syrian prisons - AI

Thursday, 18 August 2016 09:04
Nearly 18,000 people died in government custody in Syria in 2011-15, an Amnesty International report says, alleging beatings and rape in prisons.

Oil tanker 'hijacked off Malaysia'

Wednesday, 17 August 2016 12:33

A Malaysian oil tanker carrying 900,000 litres of diesel has been hijacked and taken to Indonesian waters, Malaysian maritime officials say.

Popular News

The Czech Republic wants to be known as "Czechia" to…
A wild elephant that was rescued last week after travelling…
Poland's conservative opposition Law and Justice party has won parliamentary…
The head of Indonesia's anti-drugs agency has proposed building a…