Libyan forces battling to oust ISIL from Sirte have seized a key symbol of the militant group's authority in the city.
Republican Donald Trump has characterised Barack Obama and Democratic presidential rival Hillary Clinton as the “co-founders” of the ISIL militant group.
Two bombs have reportedly exploded in the Thai seaside resort of Hua Hin, killing one woman and injuring 10 other people.
The US Drug Enforcement Administration has denied requests to loosen the classification of marijuana as a dangerous drug with no medical use.
A man killed during a police raid at his home in the Canadian province of Ontario was an ISIL supporter and was in the final stages of launching an attack with a homemade…
Swiss cyclist Fabian Cancellara is riding off into a golden retirement – after scooping a second Olympic time-trial title.
During the summer months, for many of us a quick paddle or dip in the sea hardly seems anything out of the ordinary.
Russia's 2014 annexation of the strategic peninsula of Crimea is at the centre of renewed tensions between Moscow and Kyiv.
Seven people have been injured, four seriously, and thousands have been evacuated from their homes.
Turkey says several of its diplomats have absconded after missing a deadline to return to Ankara following last month’s failed coup.
The Russians have decided the national football team needs a new direction and has appointed Stanislav Cherchesov as manager.
Russian athletes have been speaking out against the reaction following accusations of "state-sponsored doping" as they are booed and jeered at the Rio Olympics.
Germany’s interior minister has unveiled new anti-terror measures aimed at beefing up security following a wave of recent attacks.
This weekend, the biggest Lego bike ever build in was constructed in Rio at the Olympics, inside the Danish Pavilion on Ipanema beach.
Families divided by the US-Mexico border reunite after a gate in the fence temporarily opens up in Ciudad Juarez.
The fire that mobilizes more resources is in Águeda, Aveiro district.
We’ve been observing the earth from space for a long time but advances in technology means we can glean even more from the modern satellite. And
Up to 100 million cars could be unlocked and potentially stolen by simply copying the radio frequency used in remote control locking systems, computer scientists…
Russian forces in Syria have declared a three-hour daily halt to air strikes on Aleppo in order to let vital humanitarian aid to get in.
We check out the youngest and oldest competitors in the history of the Olympic games - including this year's 13-year-old swimmer and the 74-year-old who won a medal for a picture.
A man has reportedly been shot dead by police after they said they had received “credible information of a potential terrorist attack” and had identified a…
The annual Perseid meteor shower is expected to be one of the best potential meteor viewing opportunities of the year.
The Turkish president is calling on the United States to choose between Turkey or FETO, an acronym for what Ankara calls the ‘Gulen Terror Group’.
The biggest Central-European music festival, the Sziget Festival, is underway in Hungary's capital Budapest and rain hasn't dampened the spirits of participants.
A 20-year-old man who scaled the Trump Tower in New York using just suction cups was finally pulled inside the building by police who removed a glass window to get at…