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Venezuela death toll rises

The death toll over the last three weeks of demonstrations now stands at 24.

The death toll over the last three weeks of demonstrations now stands at 24.

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Islamist group claim responsibility for St Petersburg metro attack

A group called the Imam Shamil Battalion has claimed responsibility for a metro bombing in the Russian city of St. Petersburg that killed 16 people.

A group called the Imam Shamil Battalion has claimed responsibility for a metro bombing in the Russian city of St. Petersburg that killed 16 people.

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Deadly summer sailing season begins

The first fatalities of the summer sailing season when Europe's seas swallow up thousands of migrants, many of them refugees fleeing conflict, has begun

The first fatalities of the summer sailing season when Europe's seas swallow up thousands of migrants, many of them refugees fleeing conflict, has begun

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Champion climbers aged 12 and 13 killed in Romanian avalanche

The 12 year-old girl and 13 year-old boy were part of a larger group trekking through the Retezat Mountains, in Lake Bucura, when a blizzard hit.

The 12 year-old girl and 13 year-old boy were part of a larger group trekking through the Retezat Mountains, in Lake Bucura, when a blizzard hit.

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Silent march for people killed in Venezuela protests

A silent march has been held in Caracas in Venezuela to honour those killed amid anti-government demonstrations.

A silent march has been held in Caracas in Venezuela to honour those killed amid anti-government demonstrations.

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Nigeria meningitis death toll rises, 745 killed

A meningitis outbreak in Nigeria has killed 745 people, an increase of more than 50 percent in barely a week, officials said Wednesday, sounding the alarm over the feared epidemic.

A meningitis outbreak in Nigeria has killed 745 people, an increase of more than 50 percent in barely a week, officials said Wednesday, sounding the alarm over the feared epidemic.

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Second deadly landslide in a month rocks Colombia

A deadly landslide has rocked Colombia for the second time this month, claiming at least 11 lives just weeks after more than 300 were killed in a similar…

A deadly landslide has rocked Colombia for the second time this month, claiming at least 11 lives just weeks after more than 300 were killed in a similar…

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Teenager dies after Australia shark attack

A 17-year-old was killed in a shark attack while on holiday with her family off the coast of Esperance, South Western Australia.

A 17-year-old was killed in a shark attack while on holiday with her family off the coast of Esperance, South Western Australia.

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More than 60 children among 126 killed in Syria bus bombing

The death toll from Saturday’s bomb attack on a crowded bus convoy outside Aleppo has reached 126 – at least 68 of them children – according to the UK-based Syrian Observatory for Human…

The death toll from Saturday’s bomb attack on a crowded bus convoy outside Aleppo has reached 126 – at least 68 of them children – according to the UK-based Syrian Observatory for Human…

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Syria evacuees arrive in shelter near Aleppo

An operation to move Syrian civilians out of two Shi’ite villages besieged by rebels and into government territory resumed overnight.

An operation to move Syrian civilians out of two Shi’ite villages besieged by rebels and into government territory resumed overnight.

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Deadly shooting in moving Atlanta metro train

One person is dead and three others were injured after a gunman opened fire on a local metro train in the US state of Georgia on Thursday.

One person is dead and three others were injured after a gunman opened fire on a local metro train in the US state of Georgia on Thursday.

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Pope offers condolences after Christian bloodshed in Egypt

Pope Francis has condemned Sunday’s violence against Coptic Christians in Egypt, where deadly double attacks are sure to raise security concerns over his own forthcoming trip to the…

Pope Francis has condemned Sunday’s violence against Coptic Christians in Egypt, where deadly double attacks are sure to raise security concerns over his own forthcoming trip to the…

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Dozens dead as ISIL attacks Coptic Christians in Egypt

ISIL says it was behind two bomb blasts that killed dozens of Coptic Christians in Egypt on Sunday, as they marked Palm Sunday ahead of Easter.

ISIL says it was behind two bomb blasts that killed dozens of Coptic Christians in Egypt on Sunday, as they marked Palm Sunday ahead of Easter.