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Russia honours fallen diplomat Vitaly Churkin

Russia's late ambassador to the UN, Vitaly Churkin, has been honoured in Moscow at a memorial service.

Russia's late ambassador to the UN, Vitaly Churkin, has been honoured in Moscow at a memorial service.

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Car bomb attack near al-Bab in Syria kills over 40

ISIL says it killed at least 35 civilians in deadly carbomb attack in former fief lost to Free Syrian Army on Thursday.

ISIL says it killed at least 35 civilians in deadly carbomb attack in former fief lost to Free Syrian Army on Thursday.

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Deadly Storm Doris batters Britain

At least one person has died and casualties are reported as Storm Doris strikes the UK.

At least one person has died and casualties are reported as Storm Doris strikes the UK.

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Syrian rebels clash with ISIL in northern Syria

The fighting follows Turkey's announcement that it had killed 44 jihadists in the city, and reported US airstrikes on Monday

The fighting follows Turkey's announcement that it had killed 44 jihadists in the city, and reported US airstrikes on Monday

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Russia's UN ambassador dies

64-year-old Vitaly Churkin had served as Moscow's permanent representative to the UN in New York since 2006.

64-year-old Vitaly Churkin had served as Moscow's permanent representative to the UN in New York since 2006.

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Ukraine reflects on deadly 'Revolution of Dignity'

Ukrainians are holding several days of events to mark the third anniversary of the end of what they call the ‘Revolution of Dignity’.

Ukrainians are holding several days of events to mark the third anniversary of the end of what they call the ‘Revolution of Dignity’.

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North Korean held over Kim Jong-nam killing

Malaysian police say they have arrested a North Korean man over the killing of the estranged half-brother of the isolated country’s leader Kim Jong-un.

Malaysian police say they have arrested a North Korean man over the killing of the estranged half-brother of the isolated country’s leader Kim Jong-un.

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Miffy in mourning: creator Dick Bruna dies at the age of 89

The Dutch artist and children's author Dick Bruna has died at the age of 89. His much-loved cartoon rabbit Miffy has sold more than 80 million books since its creation in 1955.

The Dutch artist and children's author Dick Bruna has died at the age of 89. His much-loved cartoon rabbit Miffy has sold more than 80 million books since its creation in 1955.

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DNA samples sought from family of slain Kim half-brother

The body of Kim Jong-nam, the murdered half brother of North Korea’s leader, looks set to remain in Malaysia until family members come forward with DNA samples to help with formal…

The body of Kim Jong-nam, the murdered half brother of North Korea’s leader, looks set to remain in Malaysia until family members come forward with DNA samples to help with formal…

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Iraqis take to the streets

Hundreds of followers of the influential Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr took to the streets of Baghdad on Tuesday, in honour of the people who died when an anti-government rally turned violent on…

Hundreds of followers of the influential Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr took to the streets of Baghdad on Tuesday, in honour of the people who died when an anti-government rally turned violent on…

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S.Korea says Kim Jong Nam was poisoned by N.Korean agents, one woman arrested

Kim Jong Nam, the estranged half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, was poisoned by two suspected Pyongyang spies according to South Korea’s intelligence…

Kim Jong Nam, the estranged half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, was poisoned by two suspected Pyongyang spies according to South Korea’s intelligence…

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Brazil's former first lady Marisa Leticia dies

Marisa Leticia Lula da Silva, wife of Brazil’s ex-president Lula da Silva, has died at the age of 66.

Marisa Leticia Lula da Silva, wife of Brazil’s ex-president Lula da Silva, has died at the age of 66.

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Amnesty: Philippines drug war killings could be 'crime against humanity'

It’s a damning indictment of the war on drugs being waged in the Philippines, Amnesty International says the widespread killings of alleged offenders by police and others are a “flagrant violation of

It’s a damning indictment of the war on drugs being waged in the Philippines, Amnesty International says the widespread killings of alleged offenders by police and others are a “flagrant violation of

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Student charged with 6 counts of murder after Canada mosque attack

The 27-year-old is also charged with 5 counts of attempted murder in relation to a shooting at a mosque in the city of Québec that killed at least six people and injured 17.

The 27-year-old is also charged with 5 counts of attempted murder in relation to a shooting at a mosque in the city of Québec that killed at least six people and injured 17.

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The father of PAC-MAN dies in Japan

The founder of Japanese toy and game software makers Bandai Namco Holdings has died at the age of 91. Masaya Nakamura was known as the "Father of PAC-MAN".

The founder of Japanese toy and game software makers Bandai Namco Holdings has died at the age of 91. Masaya Nakamura was known as the "Father of PAC-MAN".

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US commandos launch major raid on al Qaeda stronghold

At least one American soldier has been killed and three others wounded during a raid against an al Qaeda stronghold in central Yemen, the US military says.

At least one American soldier has been killed and three others wounded during a raid against an al Qaeda stronghold in central Yemen, the US military says.