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Several students feared dead in Japan avalanche

Rescue teams have begun the desperate search for survivors after an avalanche hit a group of high school students and teachers climbing in central Japan.

Rescue teams have begun the desperate search for survivors after an avalanche hit a group of high school students and teachers climbing in central Japan.

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ISIL claims responsibility for Westminster attack

The self-proclaimed Islamic State group has claimed responsibility for the London attack through its Amaq news agency.

The self-proclaimed Islamic State group has claimed responsibility for the London attack through its Amaq news agency.

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Third victim named as US citizen Kurt Cochran

Cochran was in Europe with his wife Melissa to celebrate their 25th wedding anniversary, and had been due to return to the US on Thursday.

Cochran was in Europe with his wife Melissa to celebrate their 25th wedding anniversary, and had been due to return to the US on Thursday.

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Questions raised over Westminster security after attack

Britain’s security level remains at “severe”, its second highest state of alert, following the Westminster terror attack.

Britain’s security level remains at “severe”, its second highest state of alert, following the Westminster terror attack.

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French student in custody after Grasse school shooting

A teenage student has opened fire at a high school in southern France, injuring several people including his head teacher.

A teenage student has opened fire at a high school in southern France, injuring several people including his head teacher.

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Shooting at high school at Grasse in southern France

At least three people have been injured in a shooting at a secondary school in Grasse, southern France, on Thursday lunchtime.

At least three people have been injured in a shooting at a secondary school in Grasse, southern France, on Thursday lunchtime.

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Guatemala in shock after fire horror at children's home

The country has declared three days of national mourning after at least 22 young girls died in a fire at a home for vulnerable teenagers and children. Police are investigating claims of arson.

The country has declared three days of national mourning after at least 22 young girls died in a fire at a home for vulnerable teenagers and children. Police are investigating claims of arson.

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Syria: airstrikes hit rebel-held areas east of Damascus despite ceasefire

In Syria warplanes have bombed rebel-held towns east of Damascus, striking residential areas where less than 24 hours earlier Russia declared a ceasefire.

In Syria warplanes have bombed rebel-held towns east of Damascus, striking residential areas where less than 24 hours earlier Russia declared a ceasefire.

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Patients, doctors and nurses among dozens killed in Kabul hospital attack

Gunmen dressed as doctors have attacked a military hospital in an area close to the US embassy in Kabul. They are fighting with security forces inside the building in the Afghan capital.

Gunmen dressed as doctors have attacked a military hospital in an area close to the US embassy in Kabul. They are fighting with security forces inside the building in the Afghan capital.

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France: Three family members killed in Alpine avalanche

Three members of the same family and their snowboarding instructor were killed in an Alpine avalanche on Monday – the worst such accident since the start of the ski-ing season in…

Three members of the same family and their snowboarding instructor were killed in an Alpine avalanche on Monday – the worst such accident since the start of the ski-ing season in…

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Trump honours return of fallen Navy seal

US President Donald Trump and his daughter Ivanka returned to Washington on Wednesday night following a trip to honour the returning remains of a navy officer killed in a weekend raid in…

US President Donald Trump and his daughter Ivanka returned to Washington on Wednesday night following a trip to honour the returning remains of a navy officer killed in a weekend raid in…

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Italy holds first funerals for avalanche dead

The first funerals for victims killed in the hotel Rigopiano in central Italy, which was destroyed by an avalanche last week, have been held.

The first funerals for victims killed in the hotel Rigopiano in central Italy, which was destroyed by an avalanche last week, have been held.

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Desperate search for survivors of avalanche-hit hotel in Italy continues into the night

Rescue workers face treacherous conditions as they fight against time and the elements to find survivors after an avalanche struck a luxury mountain hotel in central Italy, hours after a series of str

Rescue workers face treacherous conditions as they fight against time and the elements to find survivors after an avalanche struck a luxury mountain hotel in central Italy, hours after a series of str

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Who were the victims of the Istanbul terror attack?

As police in Turkey extend their manhunt for the gunman who attacked a nightclub, details have emerged about some of the 39 people killed that night.

As police in Turkey extend their manhunt for the gunman who attacked a nightclub, details have emerged about some of the 39 people killed that night.

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Search resumes for Indonesia ferry fire victims

The search has resumed for 17 people reported missing after a ferry fire off the coast of Indonesia. At least five ships and a number of smaller craft have been deployed in the search, according to of

The search has resumed for 17 people reported missing after a ferry fire off the coast of Indonesia. At least five ships and a number of smaller craft have been deployed in the search, according to of

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Reina club massacre: When laughter turned to tears

Revellers at the Reina club, one of Istanbul’s best known nightspots, had no idea of the horror that was to follow as they counted down to 2017.

Revellers at the Reina club, one of Istanbul’s best known nightspots, had no idea of the horror that was to follow as they counted down to 2017.

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Airstrike targets Syrian school hours before ceasefire

Just hours before a ceasefire came into effect in Syria, amateur footage captured the terrifying aftermath of an airstrike on a school in the rebel-held area of Arbin, Damascus, which is reported to h

Just hours before a ceasefire came into effect in Syria, amateur footage captured the terrifying aftermath of an airstrike on a school in the rebel-held area of Arbin, Damascus, which is reported to h