Taiwan arrests developers of toppled quake building
Three building firm bosses have been arrested on negligence charges following the collapse of an apartment building in southern Taiwan which killed dozens of...
Pope tells priests to abandon 'cudgel of judgment' when hearing confessions
A specially-recruited group of priests received last-minute instructions from...
Video: Gunshots fired as Hong Kong police clash with crowd
Rioters clashed with police overnight and into the early hours of Tuesday in Hong Kong. The unrest...
Video: Taiwan earthquake - Dozens still trapped as...
Dozens of people are still thought to be trapped under the debris of a Taiwanese apartment...
Video: China Lunar New Year festival with 500...
The dancing robots at China's Spring Festival impressed audience deeply on Sunday. This dancing...
Starbucks Saudi Arabia: Women allowed back into store after 'gender wall' erected
Starbucks has lifted a temporary ban on women entering one of its stores in...
South African court hears case against President Zuma
The chant "pay back the money" filtered into South Africa's highest court as judges heard a case in which President Jacob Zuma is accused of violating the constitution...
Gravitational waves: Scientists might be about to announce detection of 'ripples in the fabric...
Scientists could be about to announce that they have observed gravitational waves, or ripples in the fabric of spacetime, in a discovery that could completely change our understanding of the universe.
North Korea restarts nuclear reactor, says US intelligence chief
North Korea has expanded a uranium enrichment facility and restarted a plutonium reactor that could start recovering material for nuclear weapons, the US intelligence chief has said.
Closely fought Philippine presidential race gets under way
Five key Philippine presidential candidates, including a crime-busting mayor and an adopted daughter of movie stars, have launched their campaigns to lead one of Asia's most unwieldy democracies.
Nato to discuss role in ending migrant crisis
Nato Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg says the US-led alliance will discuss this week whether to get more involved in trying to stem Europe's ongoing migration crisis.
Ramadi 'fully recaptured' from IS by Iraqi forces
Iraqi security forces and the US-led coalition say the government has regained full control of Ramadi after pushing Islamic State group fighters out of the city's outskirts.
Taiwan seeks detention of developers of toppled building
Prosecutors have requested the detention of the developers of a building in southern Taiwan that collapsed following a strong earthquake, killing dozens of people.
Stopping Gaza tunnels 'top priority' for Israeli military
Israel's military chief says its number one mission is to counter the threat posed by attack tunnels from Gaza.
'Meteorite death' probed in southern India
Scientists are analysing a small blue rock which killed a man after it fell from the sky in southern India to determine if it is a meteorite.
German trains crash head-on, killing eight and injuring 150 in Bavarian town of Bad Aibling
Two trains have crashed head-on in southern Germany, killing at least eight people.
10 killed as German commuter trains collide
Two commuter trains crashed head-on in southern Germany, killing 10 people and injuring around 90 as they slammed into each other on a curve after an automatic safety braking system apparently failed, the transport minister said.
Michael Douglas' Hollywood career honoured at AARP awards
Hollywood star Michael Douglas' career has been honoured at the AARP Movies For Grownups Awards.
More than a million Syrians under siege - new report
More than one million Syrians are trapped in besieged areas, a new report says, in a challenge to the United Nations, which estimates just half that amount and has been accused by some aid groups of underplaying a crisis.
New Year lunarcy as Hong Kong bash stirs fish ball fight
Hong Kong has been left reeling after its Lunar New Year celebration descended into chaotic scenes as protesters and police clashed over a street market selling fish balls and other holiday delicacies, leaving dozens injured.
Clinton hits the ground early as New Hampshire voting begins
Hillary Clinton is vowing to "keep working until the last vote is cast and counted" as voting in the New Hampshire primary begins.
UN agency sets out landmark emissions rules for planes
A United Nations panel has proposed long-sought landmark greenhouse gas emissions standards for airliners and cargo planes.
US charges IS leader's wife over hostage Kayla Mueller's death
The wife of a top Islamic State (IS) leader killed in a US raid has been charged in America with contributing to the death of hostage Kayla Mueller.
Tanzania arrests more suspects over killing of British pilot
Police in Tanzania say they are holding nine suspects over the killing of British helicopter pilot Roger Gower who was on an anti-poaching mission.
Canada to end airstrikes against Islamic State group
Canada will end airstrikes against the Islamic State group in Syria and Iraq by February 22, the country's prime minister announced, saying "the people terrorised by Isil every day don't need our vengeance, they need our help".
French former minister on trial over tax fraud and money laundering charges
A former minister who was the face of France's fight against tax evasion has gone on trial for fraud, accused of hiding money in tax havens around the world.
Facebook's Free Basics service blocked in India over net neutrality concerns
Free Basics, Facebook's service which offers limited internet service for free to poorer people in developing countries, has been blocked in India, over concerns that it could violate the principles of net neutrality.
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The Troubles gallery - IRA checkpoint, early 1970s