Seven tenants were killed and 11 others injured early Friday when a blaze ripped through a three-storey studio complex in Seoul, fire authorities said. While South Korea is technologically advanced and has risen to become the world’s
Authorities in Peru said Thursday they had busted an alleged baby trafficking ring that included the country’s former police chief. Police arrested 14 people and carried out raids on 18 properties in the southern city of Arequipa, prosecutor
At least 12 people have been killed, including a police officer, at a bar in Thousand Oaks, California. Police say the shooting began at 23:20 local time on Wednesday at the Borderline Bar and Grill about 40 miles (65km) north-west of Los
Police in the US are responding to reports of a shooting at a bar in Thousand Oaks, California. At least six people, including one officer, were injured in the shooting the Borderline Bar and Grill at about 23:20 local time on Wednesday. It is not
A Pakistani Christian woman acquitted of blasphemy after spending eight years on death row has been freed from prison, her lawyer says. Some reports say Asia Bibi has boarded a plane but its destination was not known. The Supreme Court ruling
The White House on Wednesday suspended the press pass of a CNN reporter who earlier sparred with Donald Trump at a news conference, in which the US president branded the journalist an "enemy of the people." A visibly angry Trump had
Thirty-five Yemeni and international NGOs called Wednesday for an "immediate cessation of hostilities" in Yemen, where they warned 14 million people were now "on the brink of famine". The joint appeal was signed by the
US Attorney General Jeff Sessions has been fired by President Donald Trump. "We thank Attorney General Jeff Sessions for his service, and wish him well!" Mr Trump tweeted on Wednesday. The president had repeatedly criticised his top law
President Donald Trump has hailed a "Big Victory" in US mid-term elections which saw Democrats seize of the House of Representatives but Republicans consolidate their grip on the Senate. The Democratic majority in the lower chamber will
French officials vowed to inspect all Marseille buildings "unsuitable" for habitation as anger rose over the collapse of two buildings in the Mediterranean city, where up to eight people are feared dead. A fifth body was recovered on
US voters elected two Muslim women, both Democrats, to Congress on Tuesday, marking a historic first in a country where anti-Muslim rhetoric has been on the rise, American networks reported. Ilhan Omar, a Somali refugee, won a House seat in a
French President Emmanuel Macron called Tuesday for a "real European army" to allow the bloc to defend itself against Russia and even the United States, a hugely sensitive idea amongst EU nations which jealously guard their defence.
Democrats seized control of the lower house of Congress in midterm elections Tuesday, dealing a stern rebuke to Donald Trump almost two years into his polarizing, rollercoaster presidency. Fox and NBC television networks called the result in the US
Democrats began to scent a big night in the US midterm elections Tuesday with early results pointing to them seizing the House of Representatives from the Republicans in what would be a dramatic rebuke to President Donald Trump. With polls yet to
A Bangladeshi immigrant was convicted Tuesday of setting off a pipe bomb in New York City's busiest subway station, disputing in court that he was supporting the Islamic State group and saying he was instead motivated by anger at President
US voters decide Tuesday whether President Donald Trump will keep his Republican majority in Congress or face a hostile Democratic majority after a bitter campaign for midterm elections described by both sides as a battle for America's soul.
Workers perched on scaffolding delicately repair Cairo's 13th-century al-Zahir Baybars mosque, a vital restoration project in the Egyptian capital's neglected Islamic quarter. Halted by the popular protests that toppled dictator Hosni
A Pakistani TV channel has apologised after broadcasting a speech by PM Imran Khan in China with a caption displaying the word "begging" instead of Beijing. The typo appeared during a live address at the Central Party School in Beijing.