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Iraqi troops resume fighting in Mosul

At least one soldier was killed after offensive resumed following a one day pause.

At least one soldier was killed after offensive resumed following a one day pause.

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Iraqi civilians flee Mosul

Hundreds of civilians flee territory controlled by the Islamic State group as the Iraqi army and federal police push north towards the militant-held city of…

Hundreds of civilians flee territory controlled by the Islamic State group as the Iraqi army and federal police push north towards the militant-held city of…

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Mosul offensive to rout ISIL to begin 'imminently'

The Iraqi army has dropped tens of thousands of leaflets over the ISIL stronghold of Mosul, warning residents of an imminent offensive to reclaim the city from the jihadist…

The Iraqi army has dropped tens of thousands of leaflets over the ISIL stronghold of Mosul, warning residents of an imminent offensive to reclaim the city from the jihadist…

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'Dozens dead' in renewed Aleppo airstrikes

In what has been described as the heaviest bombardment in days by Russian planes, at least 50 civilians were killed in Tuesday’s air strikes on rebel-held parts of Aleppo and nearby villages, accordin

In what has been described as the heaviest bombardment in days by Russian planes, at least 50 civilians were killed in Tuesday’s air strikes on rebel-held parts of Aleppo and nearby villages, accordin

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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