Indian government introduces death penalty for child rapists

India is to introduce the death penalty for child rapists, in a move aimed at alleviating nationwide protests over a number of brutal and high profile...

Biologists in national park accidentally kill one of world’s rarest bears

One of the world’s rarest species of bear has become even more endangered after park staff in Italy accidentally killed one of the animals. Biologists in the...

Seeds for new financial crisis ‘being planted’, warns economist Douglas Diamond

One of the world’s top financial economists has warned that, a decade after the fall of Lehman Brothers, the “seeds are being planted” for the next...

What has Trump tweeted today? The latest Twitter posts from the US President and...

Donald Trump's Twitter account provides an extraordinary unfiltered insight into what the President is doing and thinking in real time. He posts on the social media site almost...

India’s vice-president rejects calls to impeach chief justice over alleged misuse of public office

India‘s vice-president has rejected an unprecedented petition by seven opposition parties to impeach the country’s most senior judge for alleged misuse of public office. Venkaiah Naidu, who chairs...

Amazon forces people to buy James Comey book if they want to review it

Amazon is banning people from reviewing James Comey's book until they buy it. The company will only let people who buy the explosive new book through its...

Nicaraguan journalist shot dead on Facebook Live while covering protests

A journalist was gunned down during a Facebook Live broadcast as he covered an anti-government protest in Nicaragua. Angel Gahona was describing damage to a cash machine at a bank...

Mueller wanted to investigate whether Manafort had Russian back channel, Justice Department lawyer says

Special Counsel Robert Mueller was interested in whether Paul Manafort provided the Trump campaign a “back channel to Russia,” a Justice Department lawyer has said. Justice Department...

Kabul bombing: 57 dead in Afghan suicide bombing at voter registration centre

Afghan officials say 57 people have been killed and 119 wounded in a suicide bombing in Kabul that targeted a voter registration centre. The Isis militant group...

Several members of migrant caravan have reached the US-Mexico border to seek asylum

At least 50 members of a migrant caravan that has been travelling through Central America and Mexico has reached the US border and are seeking asylum.  The...

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