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At least 21 killed in Yemen air strikes

At least 21 civilians have been killed in two separate air strikes by the Saudi-led coalition in the north of the country while 10 soldiers die in a suicide bombing.

At least 21 civilians have been killed in two separate air strikes by the Saudi-led coalition in the north of the country while 10 soldiers die in a suicide bombing.

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No damage reported after 7.1 quake hits New Zealand

A powerful earthquake on the North Island of New Zealand triggered a low level tsunami warning on Friday morning.

A powerful earthquake on the North Island of New Zealand triggered a low level tsunami warning on Friday morning.

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Pentagon scrambles jets to protect US forces from Syrian bombing

The Pentagon says US-led coalition aircraft have been scrambled in Syria to protect American special ground forces from attack by government jets.

The Pentagon says US-led coalition aircraft have been scrambled in Syria to protect American special ground forces from attack by government jets.

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Wildfire near Los Angeles forces 80,000 people to evacuate

A fast moving wildfire in southern California has forced the evacuation of more than 80,000 people just east of Los Angeles.

A fast moving wildfire in southern California has forced the evacuation of more than 80,000 people just east of Los Angeles.

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Two injured in knife attack on Austrian train

A 60-year-old German man has been arrested after two people suffered knife wounds on an Austrian train.

A 60-year-old German man has been arrested after two people suffered knife wounds on an Austrian train.

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Wildfire destroys scores of homes in Northern California

A wildfire which spread into a small Northern California town over the weekend has destroyed more than 175 homes and businesses.

A wildfire which spread into a small Northern California town over the weekend has destroyed more than 175 homes and businesses.

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Securing Sirte

Libyan forces battling to oust ISIL from Sirte have seized a key symbol of the militant group's authority in the city.

Libyan forces battling to oust ISIL from Sirte have seized a key symbol of the militant group's authority in the city.

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ISIL chemical rockets harm dozens of civilians

Dozens of people suffered respiratory and skin problems after ISIL militants reportedly fired poisonous shells and rockets into their town in

Dozens of people suffered respiratory and skin problems after ISIL militants reportedly fired poisonous shells and rockets into their town in

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Amnesty International accuses Russia of Syrian war crimes

Amnesty International is accusing Russia of war crimes for its attacks in Syria. The NGO says airstrikes have cost hundreds of civilian lives and

Amnesty International is accusing Russia of war crimes for its attacks in Syria. The NGO says airstrikes have cost hundreds of civilian lives and

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More than 50 dead in Kabul bomb attacks

The NATO-led mission in Afghanistan says eight civilians have been killed, along with one of its service members, after a special forces base was

The NATO-led mission in Afghanistan says eight civilians have been killed, along with one of its service members, after a special forces base was

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West Bank: Jewish settlers scuffle with police

Scuffles continue between Jewish settlers and Israeli police at Beit El in the West Bank. Dozens of people were forcibly evicted from two buildings

Scuffles continue between Jewish settlers and Israeli police at Beit El in the West Bank. Dozens of people were forcibly evicted from two buildings

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Foreign nationals evacuated from Yemen to Russia

On Tuesday (April 7) 150 people from Yemen, including five children under the age of two, and 29 children aged 3-14, were evacuated by a Russian

On Tuesday (April 7) 150 people from Yemen, including five children under the age of two, and 29 children aged 3-14, were evacuated by a Russian

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Civilians suffer as Ukraine rebels step up battle for Debaltseve

Rebel rockets were seen streaking across the eastern Ukrainian sky on Monday, as the pro-Russian separatists continued to pound the strategic town of

Rebel rockets were seen streaking across the eastern Ukrainian sky on Monday, as the pro-Russian separatists continued to pound the strategic town of

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Homs after Syrian rebels left

People from the devastated city of Homs returned to salvage what remained of their belongings and homes after years of conflict and siege on Sunday

People from the devastated city of Homs returned to salvage what remained of their belongings and homes after years of conflict and siege on Sunday

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Mexican vigilantes refuse government orders to disarm

Mexican vigilante groups fighting against violent drug cartels in the western state of Michoacan have refused to disarm despite orders to do so from

Mexican vigilante groups fighting against violent drug cartels in the western state of Michoacan have refused to disarm despite orders to do so from

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Mexican vigilantes reject calls to disarm in drugs cartel war

Mexican vigilantes have been involved in clashes with government troops in the western state of Michoacan. The militia formed to oust the Knights

Mexican vigilantes have been involved in clashes with government troops in the western state of Michoacan. The militia formed to oust the Knights

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Afghanistan: NATO convoy targeted by car bomb in Kandahar

In Afghanistan, at least three people have been killed and several wounded in a suicide attack targeting a convoy of NATO and Afghan troops in the

In Afghanistan, at least three people have been killed and several wounded in a suicide attack targeting a convoy of NATO and Afghan troops in the

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Afghan civilian deaths up by a quarter as Nato troops withdraw

The number of Afghan civilian deaths has jumped by nearly a quarter in the first six months of 2013, according to a new UN report. A total of 1,300

The number of Afghan civilian deaths has jumped by nearly a quarter in the first six months of 2013, according to a new UN report. A total of 1,300

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Drone strikes: Pakistani officials were aware of civilian victims

The site for The Bureau of Investigative Journalism disclosed a confidential document on Tuesday July 22, revealing the extent of the Pakistani

The site for The Bureau of Investigative Journalism disclosed a confidential document on Tuesday July 22, revealing the extent of the Pakistani

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Syria strikes kill 114 civilians in Aleppo - Human Rights Watch

Human Rights Watch (HRW) reports that at least 114 civilians were killed by four Syrian government strikes in Aleppo last week. Up to 20 houses were

Human Rights Watch (HRW) reports that at least 114 civilians were killed by four Syrian government strikes in Aleppo last week. Up to 20 houses were