President Rodrigo Duterte of the Philippines is under scrutiny again after claiming he had personally killed crime suspects when he was a city mayor, to set an example to…
The French Front National leader's call for an end to free education for the children of illegal immigrants has been roundly condemned in France.
US President-Elect Donald Trump has blasted Beijing’s monetary policy and its activities in the South China Sea in a Twitter outburst that will do nothing to mend fences after his controversial phone
The US state says it will act after receiving Jill Stein's petition, but it's thought unlikely to affect Donald Trump's overall win.
Unconfirmed reports say the 83-year-old committed suicide. He had denied accusations that he had raped some of his young teenage models in the past.
The bodies of late Polish President Lech Kaczynski and his wife Maria have been exhumed as part of a new investigation into the Smolensk plane crash.
An Israeli ministerial committee has voted to support a bill enforcing lowering the volume of loudspeakers calling worshippers to prayer in mosques.
Donald Trump appears to be taking American exceptionalism to new heights as he ponders packing his administration with buddies, business partners and family members.
A monument to Grand Prince Vladimir has been erected near the Kremlin
Germany’s EU commissioner Gunter Oettinger finally apologised on Thursday for a speech in which he called Chinese officials “slitty-eyed” and joked about gay…
The famous green-eyed ‘Afghan girl’ has appeared in court in Peshawar, accused of having a fake Pakistani identity card.
US internet giant Google has agreed to help remove content insulting Thailand’s monarchy.
In Venezuela, the opposition has accused the government of staging a coup after their bid to hold a referendum to remove President Nicolas Maduro was suspended.
The UN’s cultural body UNESCO has adopted a contentious resolution heavily criticising Israel’s activities at holy sites in East Jerusalem.
The Dutch government has announced it intends to draft a law legalising assisted suicide for people who are not necessarily terminally ill, but who feel they have “completed…
Donald Trump is threatening to sue the New York Times following an article alleging he had groped two women.
Air France has condemned media reports that it has suffered a string of sabotage attempts on its planes by radicalised ground staff.
A German comedian accused of insulting Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan will not face any further action after the criminal charges were dropped.
Sam Allardyce spoke to the media for the first time since his resignation as head coach England on Tuesday evening.
England manager Sam Allardyce and the FA have parted ways with immediate effect after the 61 year old was caught up in a newspaper sting.
An exhibition by a US photographer has been shut down in Moscow amid claims it was showing child pornography.
An exhibition in Moscow by a well-known US photographer, Jock Sturges, has closed following a protest over alleged depictions of naked children.
The family of Keith Lamont Scott, a 43-year-old black man who was shot dead by a black policeman in Charlotte, North Carolina, have released a video of the last moments of his…
San Francisco 49ers backup quarterback Colin Kaepernick continues to divide opinion in the United States over him refusing to stand for the national anthem prior to…
The controversial bull-lancing festival is underway in the Spanish town of Tordesillas.
Hardliner Duterte has warned the US president not to question him over a surge in drug-related killings since Duterte took office two months ago.