White House excludes media from briefing

The White House has excluded several news outlets from a media briefing, leading to accusations Donald Trump is retaliating for unwelcome reporting.

Posted 2017/02/24 20:14:00

Iraqi forces move to take Mosul airport

US-backed Iraqi forces have moved to retake Mosul's main airport and a nearby military base from Islamic State.

Posted 2017/02/23 06:53:00

Volcanologist rescued after falling into crater

A volcanologist and his guide are recovering after they fell into an active volcano in Nicaragua and had to be rescued by firemen.

Posted 2017/02/23 05:11:00

N Korea blames Malaysia for Kim Jong-Nam death

North Korea has said Malaysia is to blame for the death of Kim Jong-Nam at an airport in Kuala Lumpur.

Posted 2017/02/22 22:18:00

Trump revokes transgender bathrooms rule

Donald Trump has revoked guidelines which allow transgender students to use bathrooms of their choice.

Posted 2017/02/22 16:21:00

Stolen Nazi concentration camp gate returned

An iron gate stolen from a Nazi concentration camp has been returned to its original site.

Posted 2017/02/22 15:14:00

Three newly found planets could support life

Scientists have discovered at least three new planets in our galaxy that could have allowed life to evolve.

Posted 2017/02/22 11:22:00

Breitbart senior editor quits over abuse comments

Breitbart News tech editor Milo Yiannopoulos has resigned after he triggered a storm with comments which appeared to condone paedophilia.

Posted 2017/02/22 02:37:00

Five die as plane crashes into shopping centre

Five people have been killed after a small plane crashed into a shopping centre near an airport north of Melbourne, Australia.

Posted 2017/02/20 23:51:00

Le Pen says Assad must stay in power to beat IS

France's far-right presidential candidate has backed keeping Syria's Bashar al Assad as the best way to defeat Islamic State.

Posted 2017/02/20 22:11:00

Trump names his new national security team

President Donald Trump has named his new national security adviser and new security chief of staff.

Posted 2017/02/20 20:02:00

Californians in open revolt against Trump

A huge resistance movement is gathering pace in California in protest over the presidency of Donald Trump.

Posted 2017/02/20 15:43:00

Global arms trade rises to post-Cold War high

The global arms trade has risen to its highest level since the Cold War, according to a study.

Posted 2017/02/20 10:16:00

N Korea demands to see Kim Jong-Nam suspects

North Korea has demanded to see the suspects detained over the apparent assassination of Kim Jong-Un's half-brother, saying the investigation by the Malaysian authorities cannot be trusted.

Posted 2017/02/20 08:50:00

Putin wants his spies to work closer with US

President Vladimir Putin says he wants to work towards "restoring dialogue" between Russian and US intelligence agencies.

Posted 2017/02/16 11:23:00

Toddler dies in shooting streamed on Facebook

A two-year-old boy and his 26-year-old uncle have died in a shooting which was streamed live on Facebook.

Posted 2017/02/16 09:54:00

Violent clashes in Paris over alleged police rape

Hundreds of protesters have clashed violently with police as riots over the alleged rape of a young black man by French police spread into central Paris.

Posted 2017/02/16 07:33:00

Swim legend Hackett found after missing fears

Aussie swimming star Grant Hackett has been found safe and well after going missing, according to his father.

Posted 2017/02/16 04:28:00

Third person held over Kim Jong-Nam killing

A third person has been arrested in connection with the apparent assassination of Kim Jong-Un's half-brother.

Posted 2017/02/16 02:06:00

More than 1,000 people flee wildfires in NZ

More than 1,000 people have been forced to flee their homes as wildfires threaten homes in New Zealand's third-largest city.

Posted 2017/02/15 23:20:00