At least 50,000 people have been forced to evacuate their homes in the German city of Hannover – so that several World War Two bombs can be defused.
The Pope took offence to the word "mother" being used to describe a deadly weapon.
The Iraqi army’s new push in the battle to recapture Mosul has been hailed as “the beginning of the end” for the extremist group there.
The Pentagon says a further 20 US strikes have targeted al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula since the middle of last week.
In Syria warplanes have bombed rebel-held towns east of Damascus, striking residential areas where less than 24 hours earlier Russia declared a ceasefire.
At least 11 people have been killed by an airstrike in the Syrian rebel-held province of Idlib, activists say.
Turkish-backed Syrian rebels say they have reached the centre of the strategically important ISIL held city of al-Bab, in northern Syria.
The authorities in Gaza say two Palestinians were killed by an Israeli bomb attack on a tunnel near the Egyptian border.
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
This footage was captured by a resident of west Aleppo, the side controlled by forces loyal to Syrian president Bashar Assad even before the latest
Aleppo hit by air strikes and shelling as evacuation stalls.
There are conflicting reports over whether the Russian-backed Syrian government has halted its military push to retake the rebel-held eastern Aleppo.
Footage obtained from the Associated Press agency appears to show the moment a children’s hospital is struck by warplanes in Aleppo.
An attack on a United Nations aid convoy in Syria in which 20 people died could be considered a ‘war crime’ by the Security Council if the perpetrators are identified, the organisation…
In Syria, government forces have pounded Aleppo for a second day, killing at least 20 people, monitors and medics say.
Belgium’s foreign ministry has summoned the Russian ambassador following claims by Moscow that Belgian jets had killed six civilians in an air strike near…
Turkey’s holiday resort of Antalya has reportedly been hit by a triple rocket attack.