Florida's governor issued a stark warning - "Do not surf, do not go to the beach, this storm will kill you," as the Sunshine State prepares for the Category 4 hurricane.
Since 2013 volunteer rescue workers in the White Helmets organisation have been trying to save lives in the Syrian civil war. But Moscow and Damascus accuse them of being close to terrorist groups, an
The first global overview of planet Earth’s plant life has revealed a shocking 21% types of plant worldwide are at risk of extinction. In total
The wave of attacks in France is not only ramping up pressure on Francois Hollande’s government over security – it’s also putting inter-faith unity in the…
The Turkish parliament has voted by three-to-one to approve the state of emergency announced by President Erdogan after last week’s failed coup attempt.
The atmosphere on Thursday morning in Ankara, on the day Turkey’s three-month state of emergency came into effect, was more sombre than it was the previous night when thousands of President Erdogan’s
France's lower house of parliament has voted early to extend a state of emergency nationwide for another six months. Critics say that it is too little too late.
Continuance of the state of national emergency comes after a lorry barreled through Bastille day crowds in Nice, leaving at least 80 dead
A huge wildfire raging near Fort McMurray in Canada has spread south, although a forecast of cooler temperatures and possible rain has raised hopes
A new study by a French scientists suggests the Zika virus might cause a debilitating neurological disorder called Guillain-Barré syndrome. It comes