US internet giant Google has agreed to help remove content insulting Thailand’s monarchy.
In Venezuela, the opposition has accused the government of staging a coup after their bid to hold a referendum to remove President Nicolas Maduro was suspended.
The UN’s cultural body UNESCO has adopted a contentious resolution heavily criticising Israel’s activities at holy sites in East Jerusalem.
The Dutch government has announced it intends to draft a law legalising assisted suicide for people who are not necessarily terminally ill, but who feel they have “completed…
Donald Trump is threatening to sue the New York Times following an article alleging he had groped two women.
Air France has condemned media reports that it has suffered a string of sabotage attempts on its planes by radicalised ground staff.
A German comedian accused of insulting Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan will not face any further action after the criminal charges were dropped.
Sam Allardyce spoke to the media for the first time since his resignation as head coach England on Tuesday evening.
England manager Sam Allardyce and the FA have parted ways with immediate effect after the 61 year old was caught up in a newspaper sting.
An exhibition by a US photographer has been shut down in Moscow amid claims it was showing child pornography.
An exhibition in Moscow by a well-known US photographer, Jock Sturges, has closed following a protest over alleged depictions of naked children.
The family of Keith Lamont Scott, a 43-year-old black man who was shot dead by a black policeman in Charlotte, North Carolina, have released a video of the last moments of his…
San Francisco 49ers backup quarterback Colin Kaepernick continues to divide opinion in the United States over him refusing to stand for the national anthem prior to…
The controversial bull-lancing festival is underway in the Spanish town of Tordesillas.
Hardliner Duterte has warned the US president not to question him over a surge in drug-related killings since Duterte took office two months ago.
The ban had been imposed on the grounds that it contravened French laws on secularism. Far from cooling down tensions, the ruling has created even more controversy.
The Russian president has strongly attacked the ban on the country’s Paralympic team from competing in Rio next month.
A beach-party-themed sit-in has taken place in front of the French Embassy in London to protest against the burkini ban in some parts of France.
Ryan Lochte’s shinangans in Rio has landed the six -time olympic gold medallist in deep water.
The US Republican presidential hopeful responds to claims his White House campaign is "in turmoil" after he angered senior party members by criticising a dead soldier's family.
The state of Texas is to allow people to carry concealed handguns onto campuses, including classrooms.
The mother of a US Muslim soldier killed in Iraq hits back at Donald Trump for suggesting she was silent during her husband's speech because she wasn't allowed to speak.
Beijing has told the European Union its sovereignty over the South China Sea will not be affected despite Tuesday’s ruling (July 12) in The Hague dismissing China’s territorial claims in the…
Bastian Schweinsteiger’s handball in Thursday’s Euro 2016 semi-final between France and Germany has left a bitter taste in the mouths of many German
Russian President Vladimir Putin has signed into law an anti-terrorist bill that has been fiercely criticised both at home and abroad for offering huge powers to the security services and…
The Russian Foreign Minister says he has written to his French counterpart after Russian fans were detained following violence in Marseille.
He turned 70 on Tuesday but the only thing Donald Trump got from Hillary Clinton was a harsh rebuke for his response to the Orlando shooting tragedy – notably the property mogul’s comments on US TV th
An Eritrean man extradited to Italy from Sudan is denying he is the boss of a massive human-trafficking gang and claims he is victim of mistaken identity.
Turkey’s Recep Tayyip Erdogan has been rebuked by Germany’s lower house of parliament for his harsh condemnation of members of Turkish origin who voted to declare the 1915 massacre of Armenians by Ott
He has already condemned abortion, called birth control “treason”, and told women they should have at least three children.