Jamal Khashoggi death: Saudi Arabia says journalist was murdered

Jamal Khashoggi death: Saudi Arabia says journalist was murdered

Media captionHow Saudi critics keep going missing Saudi Arabia says that journalist Jamal Khashoggi was murdered, blaming a “rogue operation” for a killing that has sparked an international outcry. Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir told Fox News the act was a “tremendous mistake” and denied the influential crown prince ordered the killing. Saudi Arabia has been […]

Jordan seeks to end Israel land lease

Jordan seeks to end Israel land lease

Image copyright AFP Image caption PM Netanyahu (L) said he wanted to renew the lease after King Abdullah said he would end it Jordan says it plans to end a lease of two areas of land to Israel that was agreed in annexes to the 1994 peace treaty between the two countries. The areas are […]

Australia sexual abuse: National apology delivered to victims

Australia sexual abuse: National apology delivered to victims

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Scott Morrison delivers the national apology in parliament on Monday Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison has given a national apology to victims of child sexual abuse. Hundreds of people gathered in Canberra on Monday to hear Mr Morrison deliver the emotional address in parliament. It follows a five-year inquiry which […]

UK urged to take back Islamic State ‘foreign fighters’

UK urged to take back Islamic State ‘foreign fighters’

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Alexanda Kotey (left) and El Shafee Elsheikh were captured by Syrian Kurdish forces A senior US military commander has called on the UK to take back Islamic State fighters who have been “caught on the battlefield” in Syria. Maj Gen Patrick Roberson, commander of US special ops, also called on […]

Migrant caravan on the move from Mexico-Guatemala border

Migrant caravan on the move from Mexico-Guatemala border

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The migrant caravan walks north from the city of Ciudad Hidalgo Thousands of people travelling from Central American nations to try to enter the US have resumed their journey from southern Mexico to the US border. Early on Sunday, the large caravan started walking northwards from the border city […]

Clemson University: Floor collapse injures 30 in South Carolina

Clemson University: Floor collapse injures 30 in South Carolina

Image copyright EVN Image caption Those there screamed as the floor collapsed At least 30 people were injured when a floor collapsed at a party at Clemson University, South Carolina. The Kappa Alpha Psi fraternity annual homecoming party was just getting started when the floor gave way. Police said some of the attendees broke bones […]

Indianapolis zoo lioness kills father of her three cubs

Indianapolis zoo lioness kills father of her three cubs

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Lioness Zuri had lived with Nyack for eight years and the zoo said the two had never shown aggression before A lioness has killed the father of her three cubs in their pen at a zoo in the US, officials say. Zuri, 12, attacked 10-year-old Nyack and staff at Indianapolis […]

Taiwan train derailment in Yilan County kills at least 18

Taiwan train derailment in Yilan County kills at least 18

Image copyright TAIWAN RAILWAY ADMINISTRATION / HANDOUT Image caption Rescue operations are continuing into the night At least 18 people have been killed and 170 injured in a passenger train derailment in north-east Taiwan. Railway authorities say they are investigating the accident, which happened in Yilan County at about 16:50 local time (08:50 GMT) on […]

Taiwan train derailment in Yilan County kills at least 22

Taiwan train derailment in Yilan County kills at least 22

Image copyright TAIWAN RAILWAY ADMINISTRATION / HANDOUT Image caption Rescue operations are continuing into the night At least 22 people have been killed and 170 injured in a passenger train derailment in north-east Taiwan. Railway authorities say they are investigating the accident, which happened in Yilan County at about 16:50 local time (08:50 GMT) on […]

Brexit: Hold your nerve, Raab tells ‘jittery’ Tories

Brexit: Hold your nerve, Raab tells ‘jittery’ Tories

Media captionDominic Raab: “Now is the time to play for the team” The Brexit Secretary has said he understands Tory “jitters” about EU negotiations but urged MPs to hold their nerve as talks continue. “The end is in sight in terms of a good deal, the prize we want,” Dominic Raab said, asking them to […]