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Category: World News

Bowling Green massacre: Trump aide cites non-existent attack

Media captionMSNBC A top aide to US President Donald Trump, Kellyanne Conway, has cited a “massacre” which never happened while defending the...

Louvre attack: Egyptian man, 29, believed to be assailant

Image copyright AP Image caption This image has been circulating on French media – said to show the suspect on the floor of the Louvre museum French authorities...

Indian children died after ‘eating lychees on empty stomach’

Image copyright AFP/Getty Image caption Lychees contain a toxin that prevents the body from creating glucose US and Indian scientists say a mystery illness that killed...

France’s Fillon under pressure to end presidential bid

Image copyright AFP Image caption Francois Fillon has insisted that he was selected as party candidate in a vote involving four million people French centre-right...

Russia charges cyber-security experts with treason

Image copyright EPA Image caption One of the arrested men was the FSB’s deputy head of cyber-security Two former cyber-security experts at Russia’s FSB...

Brazilian tycoon Eike Batista held in corruption probe

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Eike Batista was taken to the Ary Franco prison in Rio de Janeiro A business tycoon who was once Brazil’s richest man has...

Chad’s Moussa Faki Mahamat wins African Union’s top job

Image copyright AFP African Union (AU) leaders have chosen Chad’s candidate as the next head of the AU commission. Chadian Foreign Minister Moussa Faki Mahamat...

Ukraine conflict: Deadly flare-up in east

Image copyright EVN Image caption Pro-Russian rebels accused Ukrainian forces of shelling civilian areas More than 10 people have been killed in some of the worst...

France elections: Socialists choose candidate in final vote

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Manuel Valls (L), and Benoit Hamon (R), are chasing the Socialist candidacy France’s governing Socialist party is set to...

Australian Open: Roger Federer beats Rafael Nadal to win 18th Grand Slam title

Federer last won the Australian Open in 2010 Roger Federer won his 18th Grand Slam title and first for five years with a thrilling five-set victory over Rafael Nadal in...