Britain braces for possible Russian retaliation over Syria strikes

Britain is bracing for the possibility of Russian retaliation in the wake of Saturday's airstrikes on alleged chemical weapons sites in Syria. Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson said...

New Push by USA and UK to end Syria’s Chemical Weapons

The United States, the United Kingdom and France are pushing for an "irreversible" end to Syria's chemical weapons program, amid furious recriminations from Russia...

Russia has denied interfering with evidence at the site of the suspected Syrian chemical...

In an interview for BBC's Hardtalk, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said: "I can guarantee that Russia has not tampered with the site." Concern about...

At least 257 people have died after a military plane crashed in northern Algeria,...

The incident happened shortly after the aircraft took off from Boufarik military airport near the capital Algiers in the morning. Most of the dead are...

A strong 6.2 magnitude earthquake shook Chile on Tuesday but there was no tsunami...

Chile's National Seismological Centre said the quake struck the north-central region at 7:19 am (1019 GMT), 35 kilometres (21 miles) north of Punitaqui at...

Unrest between Palestinian protesters and Israeli forces has erupted along Gaza’s border with Israel,...

The Gaza health ministry said one protester had been killed by Israeli forces on Friday and 80 others wounded. The protesters are demanding that refugees...

Russia slams UK at UN Security Council meeting on nerve agent attack

Russia has called a United Nations Security Council meeting for Thursday as it seeks to undermine Britain's case that it was responsible for the...

An Indian court has sentenced Bollywood superstar Salman Khan to five years in jail...

The court in Jodhpur also fined him 10,000 rupees ($154; £109) for the crime. He has since been taken to jail. Khan killed the two...

Ex-Catalan President Puigdemont Ordered Free on Bail in Germany

A German court has rejected "rebellion" as grounds to extradite Catalonia's ex-leader Carles Puigdemont and ordered his release on bail. The Schleswig-Holstein court said he...

Fiji’s prime minister has said the Pacific island nation is in “a fight for...

Frank Bainimarama said Fiji had entered a "frightening new era" of extreme weather that needed to be confronted. His comments came after Cyclone Josie caused...

North and South Korean leaders to meet for historic summit on April 27

The leaders of North and South Korea will meet on April 27 for the first time since 2007, the two countries announced Thursday after...

The Irish government has confirmed that the country’s referendum on abortion will be held...

Voters will decide if they want to make changes to Ireland's strict abortion laws, upheld in the Eighth Amendment of the Irish constitution. It followed...