A Republican senator advising Donald Trump has said he is encouraging the president to reopen the government for several weeks to continue negotiating with Democrats over funding for a US-Mexico border wall.
The new head of Venezuela’s congress was pulled from his vehicle and briefly detained by police.
US President Donald Trump has avoided giving a direct answer when asked if he currently is or has ever worked for Russia.
The US secretary of state will ask Saudi Arabia’s crown prince to ensure that the killers of journalist Jamal Khashoggi are held accountable.
Rescuers have found a woman’s body under the rubble of a bakery in Paris that was blown apart by a powerful explosion, bringing the overall death toll to four.
Greece’s conservative defence minister, who leads the junior partner in the country’s coalition government, has resigned over the Macedonia name deal, which he opposes.
Israeli troops have discovered the sixth and final tunnel dug by Hezbollah militants for cross-border attacks, officials said.
Three German skiers have been killed in an avalanche in the Austria – and a fourth is missing, police said on Sunday as snowfall set in again in the northern Alps.
President Donald Trump has said he has “no idea” whether he can get a deal with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi for his border wall as the partial US government shutdown slipped into the record books.
French police used tear gas and water cannon as thousands of yellow vest protesters marched through Paris and other cities for a ninth straight weekend to denounce President Emmanuel Macron’s economic policies.
An 18-year-old Saudi runaway who said she feared death if deported back home has arrived in Canada arm-in-arm with the country’s foreign minister.
DR Congo presidential runner-up Martin Fayulu has asked the constitutional court to order a recount in the country’s disputed election, declaring: “You can’t manufacture results behind closed doors.”
Two firefighters and a Spanish woman have been killed and 47 injured in an explosion at a bakery that was apparently caused by a gas leak in central Paris.
A powerful explosion and fire apparently caused by a gas leak at a Paris bakery has injured several people, blasted out windows and overturned cars, police said.
The partial shutdown of the US government has entered its 22nd day – becoming the longest closure in the country’s history.
An 18-year-old Saudi woman who said she was abused by her family and feared for her life if deported back home has left Thailand for Canada, which has granted her asylum, officials said.
A lawyer for R Kelly has said the R&B star denies all allegations of sexual misconduct involving women and underage girls, including those made in a recent documentary, although he says neither he nor Kelly have watched the entire movie.
A man shot a Wisconsin couple to death at their home in a bid to kidnap their teenage daughter, then held the girl captive for three months before she managed to escape, authorities said on Friday.
President Donald Trump has dialled down expectations he is close to declaring a national emergency to secure the money he wants to build his long-promised US-Mexico border wall.
US public sector workers missed their first payday of the year on Friday as anxieties about mortgage payments and unpaid bills deepened.
French authorities are preparing to deploy around 80,000 police officers across the country on Saturday ahead of a ninth straight week of yellow vest protests.
At least 20 weather-related deaths have been reported in Europe over the last week as an avalanche killed two snowboarders in Bulgaria.
A man has been detained over the deaths of a US couple he killed because he wanted to kidnap their teenage daughter, investigators said, a day after the girl approached a stranger on a rural road saying she had been abducted in October and held against her will.
A Saudi teenager who holed up in Thailand after fleeing alleged abuse by her family has left Bangkok for Canada to take up an offer of asylum, according to Thailand’s immigration police chief.
Seven people have died and five are in critical condition after a bus carrying tourists and local travellers crashed in eastern Cuba.
Several countries including Canada and Australia are in talks with the UN’s refugee agency to accept a Saudi asylum seeker who fled alleged abuse by her family, Thai police have said.
US president Donald Trump is edging closer to declaring a national emergency to fund his long-promised southern border wall.
A doctor examined an Arizona woman who is in a vegetative state less than nine months before she gave birth, but did not find that she was pregnant, it has emerged.
A 13-year-old Wisconsin girl who went missing in October after her parents were killed has been found alive, authorities said.
Cristiano Ronaldo is being asked by police in the US to provide a DNA sample in an ongoing investigation of a woman’s allegation that he raped her in his Las Vegas hotel penthouse in 2009, the football star’s lawyer has said.
The death toll from an extremist attack on a luxury hotel and shopping complex in Nairobi has climbed to 21, plus the five militants killed, police in Kenya have said.
Senator Kirsten Gillibrand plans to put gender issues at the heart of her campaign for the US presidency.
The overnight attack on a hotel complex in Nairobi that left 14 dead was quickly claimed by the Islamic extremist group al-Shabab, which has targeted Kenya with several devastating assaults in recent years.
A harsh weather front has brought sandstorms, hail and rain to parts of the Middle East.
Turkish prosecutors are reportedly seeking an international arrest warrant for basketball player Enes Kanter, accusing the NBA star of membership in a terror organisation.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel has said there is still time for negotiations between the European Union and Britain over its departure from the bloc.
Residents of a village in southern Germany have been ordered to leave their homes immediately due to an “acute” avalanche risk.
A British man among at least 21 innocent people killed in a militant attack at a luxury hotel complex in Nairobi has been named.
Police in Zimbabwe armed with AK-47 rifles have arrested a prominent activist and pastor, along with scores of others, in a harsh crackdown over protests against dramatic fuel price hikes.
The latest caravan of Honduran migrants hoping to reach the US has crossed peacefully into Guatemala, under the watchful eyes of about 200 Guatemalan police and soldiers.
Kenya’s security forces have killed the Islamic extremist gunmen whose assault on a luxury hotel and shopping complex in Nairobi took 14 innocent lives, President Uhuru Kenyatta said.
Streets are deserted in Zimbabwe’s capital Harare as a general strike continues for a third day in protest over the government’s decision to more than double the price of fuel.
Los Angeles school administrators are urging a union to resume talks as tens of thousands of teachers plan to walk picket lines for a third day.
A Briton is feared to have been among 15 people killed in a militant attack on a luxury hotel in Nairobi.
Militants have stormed a luxury hotel in Kenya’s capital Nairobi, setting off explosions and gunning down people in an attack claimed by Africa’s deadliest Islamic extremist group.
President Donald Trump’s nominee for attorney general has asserted independence from the White House.
Authorities in northern Arizona had a mess on their hands after a truck crashed on a major highway, spilling a river of liquid chocolate onto the road surface.
Witnesses have reported seeing bodies after extremists launched an attack on a luxury hotel in Kenya’s capital city.
A Saudi teenager whose flight from her allegedly abusive family captured global attention says she wants to work in support of freedom for women around the world for years to come.
US President Donald Trump’s nominee for attorney general has defended his decision to send a memo to the Justice Department criticising the special counsel’s Russia investigation.
Somalia-based extremist group al-Shabab has claimed responsibility for an attack on a luxury hotel complex in Kenya’s capital and says fighters are still inside.
An upscale hotel complex in Kenya’s capital is under attack as witnesses reported an explosion and heavy gunfire.
An upscale complex in Kenya’s capital is under attack, with an explosion and heavy gunfire.
A strike by security staff at eight German airports is causing travel disruption for tens of thousands of travellers.
Flags flew at half-staff and people signed condolence books at municipal buildings across Poland as the nation mourned the stabbing death of the mayor of port city Gdansk.
Judges at the International Criminal Court have acquitted former Ivory Coast president Laurent Gbagbo of crimes committed following disputed elections in 2010.
Germany’s economic growth slowed in 2018 to the weakest rate in five years.
China has expressed “strong dissatisfaction” with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau over his criticism of a death sentence given to an alleged Canadian drug smuggler at a retrial.
An Australian state government plans to mechanically pump oxygen into lakes and rivers after hundreds of thousands of fish died in heatwave conditions.
Three young children playing outside climbed into an unplugged chest freezer and died when they could not get out, authorities in Florida have said.
A Saudi woman accepted as a refugee in Canada has said in an Australian television interview that she expected her experience would inspire other women to flee her homeland.
Porn star Stormy Daniels is suing several police officers for 2 million dollars (£1.5 million) over her arrest at a strip club last summer, an incident that sparked criticism of the law used to arrest her and led to other lawsuits.
The popular liberal mayor of Poland’s port city of Gdansk has died after being stabbed at a charity event by an ex-convict with a history of violent crime.
Donald Trump has kept his hard line on the partial government shutdown, now in a fourth week over his insistence on billions of dollars for a wall at the US-Mexico border.
A man suspected of killing a US couple, kidnapping their teenage daughter and holding her captive for three months decided to abduct her after spotting her getting on a school bus, according to a criminal complaint.
A woman who accused R Kelly of sexual abuse says he wrote a letter threatening to reveal details of her sexual history if she did not drop a lawsuit.
An art exhibit in Israel featuring a crucified Ronald McDonald has sparked protests by the country’s Arab Christian minority.
US President Donald Trump has denied he ever worked for Russia, answering a question he declined to directly address over the weekend.
The liberal mayor of the Polish port city of Gdansk has died after he was stabbed during a charity event by an ex-convict who stormed on stage and said it was revenge against a political party the politician once belonged to.
More than 100 firefighters and emergency workers in southern Spain are searching for a two-year-old boy who fell into a narrow and deep well.
Unusually high levels of smog worsened by weather patterns have caused alarm across Asia.
Yellow vest protesters and political rivals have criticised a sweeping “letter to the French” from President Emmanuel Macron as not going far enough to quell national anger at his policies.
Polish blood donors are coming forward in droves in a bid to save the life of Gdansk’s mayor after he was stabbed while on stage at a charity event.
The cockpit voice recorder of the Lion Air jet that crashed into the Java Sea in October has been found, an Indonesia official said.
A left-wing Italian militant convicted of murder three decades ago has arrived in Rome to serve a life sentence after his time as a celebrity fugitive came to an abrupt end with his arrest in Bolivia by Interpol agents.
The mayor of a Polish city has undergone five hours of surgery after being stabbed on stage during the finale of a charity fundraiser, doctors have said.
President Donald Trump has warned that the United States will “devastate Turkey economically” if it attacks US-backed Kurdish forces in Syria.
An Italian militant who was convicted of murder in his home country nearly three decades ago has been arrested in Bolivia.
The mayor of a Polish city is in a very serious condition after he was stabbed while on stage during a charity event.
Cristiano Ronaldo’s lawyer has said US investigators are seeking DNA from the footballer in their investigation of a woman’s allegation that the international star raped her in his Las Vegas hotel penthouse in 2009.
President Donald Trump has threatened to declare a national emergency to circumvent Congress if he cannot reach a deal with Democrats to fund his promised border wall.
Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro has been sworn in for a second term amid international calls for him to step down and a devastating economic crisis.
President Donald Trump has said he is cancelling his trip to Davos, Switzerland because of the partial government shutdown, now in its 20th day.
Spanish police have revealed they are investigating 28 professional tennis players over alleged match-fixing
The death toll from severe weather in Europe has risen to at least 17 as heavy snowfall continued to cause problems in Austria and southern Germany.
President Donald Trump is visiting the US-Mexico border in a bid to bolster his case for a wall after talks with Democrats ended in acrimony.
Four young men have gone on trial over the theft of a 100kg Canadian gold coin from a Berlin museum.
Supporters of the surprise Democratic Republic of Congo presidential winner have celebrated in the capital as the rival opposition candidate denounced the result as fraudulent.
A Palestinian man has been jailed for 18 years for stabbing a British student to death in Israel.