Donald Trump has said he will "substantially increase" sanctions on Iran.
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Donald Trump has said he will "substantially increase" sanctions on Iran.
The first exit polls following Israel's second general election of 2019 show the results are too close to call.
The Saudi government is preparing to present "material evidence" proving Iranian involvement in the weekend's attack against two major Saudi oil production…
New Zealand is to become Middle-earth once again, with Amazon confirming that the new Lord Of The Rings television series is set to be filmed in the…
Iran has acknowledged for the first time that is it detaining three Australian nationals on spying charges, including two who have dual British citizenship
British immigration officials have warned migrants in northern France they are being lied to by people smugglers promising them a better life in the…
One of Thailand's favourite pandas has died unexpectedly at the age of 19.
A national unity government has been called for in Israel after exit polls provided no clear winner in the country's second general election of 2019.
The attack on Saudi Arabia's oil facilities originated from inside Iran, according to US media reports.
Avigdor Lieberman was once a nightclub bouncer. He may now be in a position to decide who is let into government in Israel and who is not, as the country's…
The US government is suing Edward Snowden over his new book, saying it "violates non-disclosure agreements".
France is to give free iodine tablets to more people living near the country's 19 nuclear plants.
A gas explosion caused a fire at a Russian research centre which is reported to hold one of the world's largest collections of deadly viruses - including…
An elderly British couple have appeared in court in Portugal accused of smuggling cocaine worth £1m on a luxury cruise ship.
Israelis return to the polls with the world asking: is this the end of the Netanyahu era?
A replica of Captain Cook's ship Endeavour has been banned from docking at a village in New Zealand after an outcry from the local Maori community,…
At least 24 people have been killed and at least 30 injured after a suicide bomber targeted a campaign rally for Afghan President Ashraf Ghani.
A Mexican tycoon has been arrested on manslaughter charges over the death of his 11-year-old son during a family boating trip.
A 10-year-old girl has died after being infected with a brain-eating amoeba while swimming in a river.
Donald Trump has said it is "looking like" Iran was behind the attacks on Saudi Arabia's oil facilities, but he has insisted that he does not want…
Elon Musk has said he did not intend to accuse a diver who helped rescue 12 Thai boys from a cave of being a paedophile - despite calling him a "pedo…
More than 2,000 medically preserved foetal remains have been found at the home of a late Indiana abortion clinic doctor, leading to calls for a federal…
Scientists believe they have found a way to stop the common cold - as well as a number of other potentially fatal viral diseases.
Iran has seized a vessel in the Gulf for allegedly smuggling diesel fuel to the United Arab Emirates, an Iranian news agency has reported.
The drone attack on Saudi Arabia's Abqaiq oil refinery is a big deal for several reasons.
A football pundit has been suspended following racist comments he made on-air regarding former Manchester United striker Romelu Lukaku.
The leader of the largest opposition party in South Korea has aired his displeasure with the government - by getting his head shaved in public.
Edward Snowden, the US whistleblower who leaked classified documents detailing government surveillance programmes, is calling on France to grant him…
A cyclist has died after swerving out of the path of a swooping magpie in Australia, police have said.
A school, a Hindu temple and several homes in Pakistan have been ransacked after a Hindu principal was accused of blasphemy, police said.
You can see it from the suburbs of Harare, stamped onto a sizable chunk of hillside.
Iran has dismissed US accusations it was behind drone attacks on Saudi Arabia's oil plants, and warned it is ready for a "full-fledged" war.
Criminals in Syria, including those convicted of some of the most serious offences, will have their sentences cut as part of an amnesty by President…
Two senior Taliban leaders and at least 38 fighters have been killed by US-backed Afghan forces.
A boy who was left paralysed after eating a contaminated hamburger bought from Lidl has died eight years after the intoxication.
More than 80 tigers that were rescued from a temple in Thailand have died from a viral disease, according to local media reports.
Drones and pigeons have been banned from central Beijing as China prepares to celebrate the 70th anniversary of Communist Party rule.
As Zimbabwean president, Robert Mugabe knew how to fill Harare's cavernous National Sports Stadium.
The US has blamed Iran for a drone attack on the world's largest oil processing facility and another major oilfield.
One of the two oil facilities struck in the early hours of Saturday morning was recently described by one industry expert as the the Achilles Heel…
A British-Australian woman being held in an Iranian jail has been named as a Melbourne academic who published books on the 2011 Arab uprisings and…
At least six people have been killed and around 3,500 others evacuated in two days of torrential rain in southeastern Spain.
Illicit cannabis vaping products have been identified as a possible cause of hundreds of cases of severe lung illness in the US.
Robert Mugabe will be laid to rest at the state burial site following reports of a bitter dispute between the Zimbabwean government and his family.
As the dictatorial president of Zimbabwe, Robert Mugabe occupied the national pulpit and wrote his own colourful story.
Looking through the list of newly-elected deputies to the Moscow city council, I was surprised to see the name Alexander Solovyov on the list.
A premier women's tennis tournament scheduled for October in Hong Kong has been postponed due to the ongoing protests.
Whatever hardships a no-deal Brexit might inflict on Britain, a champagne drought will not be one of them, according to French makers of the drink.
Two ancient skeletons known as the Lovers of Modena, who were buried hand-in-hand, were both men, according to new research.
Flash flooding in southeast Spain has left at least two people dead and caused widespread destruction in what some authorities have called the heaviest…
The family of a British-Australian woman being detained in an Iranian jail have said they hope she will be able to return home soon.
Facebook has been warned that it will not be allowed to launch its planned digital currency in Europe so long as concerns remain that it could destabilise…
A coffee spillage in the cockpit of a plane flying over the Atlantic forced the aircraft to be diverted to Ireland.
At least 50 people have been killed after a train derailed in Congo overnight, the country's ministry has said.
The Supreme Court has allowed the enforcement of a controversial measure that prevents most Central American immigrants from seeking asylum in the…
The body of Robert Mugabe, long-time ruler of Zimbabwe, has arrived back in the capital city of Harare.
Two teenagers have been charged in connection with one of the dozens of bushfires devastating parts of Australia.
Two people, including a players' agent, have been arrested as part of a football corruption and money laundering investigation.
Water vapour has been discovered in the atmosphere of an enormous Earth-like planet already known to have habitable temperatures, which scientists…
Allegations that a suspected CIA mole discovered that Vladimir Putin had spearheaded efforts to meddle in the 2016 US election are lies and slander,…
An ancient Italian town is set to receive a £10m boost after James Bond's vintage Aston Martin screeched around its narrow alleys for the next…
The defence secretary has demanded Iran releases two British-Australian women have been arrested and detained.
US warplanes have dropped 40 tonnes of explosives on an island in northern Iraq to annihilate an Islamic State hideout.
The village on Abaco Island doesn't have a name, it never did. It doesn't matter now - it doesn't exist.
Jamal Khashoggi's final words were a plea to his killers not to cover his mouth because he suffered from asthma and could suffocate, according to a…
Najila Trindade and her former partner are to be charged over her rape allegation against football star Neymar, police say.
Eighty-six migrants have been intercepted trying to cross the English Channel in small dinghies, the Home Office has said.