Four-country talks seek path to Afghanistan peace
China, the US, Afghanistan and Pakistan have launched a third round of talks aimed at engaging the Taliban in peace talks with the Afghan government.
One dead as former soldiers clash with protesters in Haiti
A band of former Haitian soldiers clashed with a far larger gathering of anti-government demonstrators in the troubled country's capital, resulting in the killing...
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Infamous CEO Martin Shkreli pleads the Fifth Amendment as he refuses to answer questions over his...
Twitter moves to actively seek out terrorist supporters
Twitter says it is now using spam-fighting technology to seek out and automatically flag accounts that might be promoting terrorist activity.
Suspect killed as 'Bonnie and Clyde' crime spree ends in shootout with police
The hunt for a couple suspected in a series of robberies and abductions across three states has ended with the man dead and the woman in custody after a shootout with police.
France cracks down on food waste by supermarkets
French supermarkets will be forbidden from destroying unsold food and encouraged to donate it to charities or farms as part of a national campaign against food waste.
Sexual harassment complaints double at Cologne Carnival
Police in Cologne have received more than twice the usual number of criminal complaints alleging crimes of a sexual nature during the first day of this year's street carnival.
Pope and Russian Orthodox leader set for historic meeting
Pope Francis and the leader of the Russian Orthodox Church will meet in Cuba next week in a historic step to heal the 1,000-year-old schism that divided Christianity between East and West.
Active Zika virus found in urine and saliva, says Brazilian research unit
A leading Brazilian health research institute says it has discovered the presence of active Zika virus in urine and saliva samples.
Belgium to hire 1,000 more police to combat radicalism
The Belgian government has approved a plan to combat Islamic radicalism and extremist violence by hiring 1,000 new police officers over the next four years.
One killed as crane collapses on to parked cars in Manhattan street
One person has died and two others are seriously injured after a crane collapsed on to parked cars in New York City.
New Zealand Economic Minister Steven Joyce hit in face by sex toy in TPP protest
A woman protesting the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPPA) threw a sex toy at a New Zealand politician.
Katie May dead: Playboy model and ‘Queen of Snapchat’ dies aged 34
Katie May, a Playboy model and social media influencer, has died after suffering a catastrophic stroke on Monday. She was 34-years-old.
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Noela Rukundo sat in a car outside her home, watching as the last few mourners filed out. They were leaving a funeral — her funeral
Drought-stricken Zimbabwe declares state of disaster
Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe has declared a state of disaster as the country struggles to deal with a drought.
Death of British travel writer in Romania treated as suspicious
The death of a British travel writer in Romania is being treated as suspicious.
Sakurajima volcano erupts spectacularly in southern Japan
One of Japan's most active volcanoes has erupted spectacularly with a fiery blast that sent lava rolling down its slopes.
50,000 refugees at Turkish border after fleeing Syria fighting, says charity
About 50,000 people fleeing intense fighting in northern Syria have arrived at a Turkish border crossing, a charity says.
Dozens rescued after building collapses at South African gold mine
Three people are still missing after a building collapsed above a gold mine in South Africa, trapping dozens.
Tonga declares Zika epidemic after 5 confirmed cases
The tiny South Pacific kingdom of Tonga has declared it has a Zika epidemic after five people tested positive for the virus and another 265 are suspected of having it.
Honda to recall 5.7 million cars in exploding air bags alert
Japanese car giant Honda is to recall 5.7 million cars worldwide in the latest round of recalls involving Takata Corp air bag inflators which can explode and hurl shrapnel into the vehicle.
Paris taxi dispute: protests move to city centre
Protesting chauffeurs have moved to Paris city centre after disrupting access to Charles de Gaulle Airport for hours, amid tensions between traditional taxis and app-based car services.
Oscar-winning dolphin film-maker Ric O'Barry to be deported from Japan
Japan is set to deport the star of an Oscar-winning documentary which showed how dolphins were hunted in a Japanese village, more than two weeks after he was detained at a Tokyo airport.
UN calls for expanded birth control in Zika-hit countries
The UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights has said women in countries hit by the Zika virus should have access to birth control methods, dropping laws against abortion in some cases.
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Afghan boy in Messi shirt made from bag could meet hero
West Belfast rallies against thugs who attacked pensioners
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Microsoft HoloLens could change how we watch sport
Yodel secret filming shows staff 'mishandling mail'
Austrian city of Linz to get 'gay traffic lights' back
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The Troubles gallery - IRA checkpoint, early 1970s
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