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Joe Biden warns Vladimir Putin that US would launch 'strong' response if Russia invaded Ukraine

President Joe Biden has told Russian president Vladimir Putin that the US and its allies would respond with "strong economic and other measures" if…

Ghislaine Maxwell trial: Massage room, nude photos and diamonds shown in FBI images of Jeffrey Epstein's…

Pictures taken during a raid on Jeffrey Epstein's £58m New York townhouse have been shown during Ghislaine Maxwell's trial.

UK security outlook more dangerous now than at any time in past 30 years, warns new head of armed forces…

The security outlook for the UK and its allies is far more dangerous now than at any time in the past 30 years, the new head of the armed forces has…

Jamal Khashoggi: Suspect linked to killing of Saudi journalist arrested in France

A suspect linked to the killing in Turkey of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi has been arrested in France, two officials close to the investigation…

Foreign Office's top civil servant admits he was on holiday during most of Afghanistan evacuation

The Foreign Office's top civil servant has admitted to MPs he was on holiday for nearly all of the UK's evacuation effort in Afghanistan.

COVID-19: How the rules for the unvaccinated vary around the world

The World Health Organization's Europe chief has warned countries against making COVID jabs a legal requirement after Austria revealed it was keeping…

COVID-19: Mandatory jabs are 'absolute last resort', says WHO Europe chief as several EU countries consider…

The World Health Organisation's top official in Europe has said mandatory coronavirus vaccinations are an "absolute last resort", as several EU countries…

Under-fire Dominic Raab denies whistleblower's claim dogs were prioritised over humans in Afghan evacuation

Dominic Raab has said the government did "everything we could" to get vulnerable Afghans out of Afghanistan in the wake of the Taliban takeover - and…

Canada forced to use emergency reserve amid maple syrup shortage

A surge in demand for maple syrup has forced The Federation of Quebec Maple Syrup Producers (QMSP) to use their strategic reserve for the first…

Afghanistan whistleblower: Eight key accusations made by ex-Foreign Office worker

A former government employee has claimed the UK effort to evacuate people from Afghanistan was chaotic and understaffed.

West voices its concern over Russia's military build-up on Ukrainian border ahead of Biden call with…

US President Joe Biden has spoken to Prime Minister Boris Johnson and European leaders to share growing concerns about Russia's behaviour towards Ukraine.

Wildfires break carbon emission records in US, Siberia, and Turkey, as climate change fans intense blazes,…

Wildfires have produced a record amount of carbon emissions in some parts of the world this year, according to the European Union's Copernicus Atmosphere…

Winter Olympics 2022: US to stage diplomatic boycott of Beijing Games over China human rights abuses

The US will stage a diplomatic boycott against the upcoming Beijing Winter Olympics to protest against human rights abuses in China.

Omicron: Curve of COVID cases driven by new variant 'much steeper' than previous waves, professor warns

A curve of new COVID cases - driven by the Omicron variant - is "much steeper" than previous waves, the director of the Africa Health Research Institute…

Aung San Suu Kyi: Myanmar's deposed leader receives two-year jail sentence

Myanmar's deposed leader Aung San Suu Kyi has received a two-year jail sentence as a court delivers the first verdicts in a number of cases which could…