Nigeria: Deaths as security forces clash with Shia protesters

Abuja, Nigeria - At least four people were killed in the capital following clashes between security forces and members of the Islamic...

US expands powers to deport migrants without going to court

The US government is introducing a new fast-track deportation process that will bypass immigration courts. Under the new...

Kenya finance minister Henry Rotich arrested for corruption

Kenya's finance minister has surrendered himself to the police after the chief prosecutor ordered his arrest over allegations of corruption.

Hong Kong reels from armed mob

Hong Kong has been left in shock after a night of violence on Sunday, which saw dozens of masked men storm a train station and attack...

Dutch troops '10% liable' for Srebrenica massacre

The Dutch supreme court has upheld a ruling that the Netherlands was partially responsible for 350 deaths in Bosnia's Srebrenica massacre.

Woman dies after couple fall from 9th floor window during sex

A woman died after plummeting from a ninth floor window during sex – but her partner survived when she broke his fall, reports claim.

Suspected arson at Japan anime studio kills 23

At least 23 people are dead and dozens injured after a suspected arson attack at an animation studio in Kyoto, Japan, local emergency...

Uganda to issue cattle with 'birth certificates'

The Ugandan government has announced plans to register all farmers and their cattle, including issuing birth certificates for the animals...

US House condemns Trump attacks on congresswomen

The US House of Representatives has voted to condemn President Donald Trump after a series of attacks aimed at four congresswomen.

Congresswomen hit back after Trump's race tweets

The four US congresswomen attacked by US President Donald Trump in tweets widely called racist have dismissed his remarks as a distraction.