New York passes bill to strip all guns from domestic abusers

New York’s governor has condemned the Trump administration’s inaction on gun control as the state passed legislation banning anyone convicted of domestic violence...

15 killed in suspected Boko Haram attack in Nigerian city of Maiduguri

A suspected Boko Haram attack in the northeast Nigerian city of Maiduguri killed 15 people and wounded 68 in the biggest strike since the...

Irish pubs make £35m after opening on Good Friday for the first time

Pubs staying open on Good Friday in Ireland is believed to have generated more than €40m (£35m) in sales, according to one estimate.  It...

Expelled diplomats return to Russia as Gavin Williamson warns world is entering ‘new era...

Dozens of Russian diplomats expelled from the US have landed in Moscow, amid warnings from Britain's defence secretary  that the world is "entering a new era of...

Winnie Mandela: South African anti-apartheid campaigner and wife of Nelson Mandela dies aged 81

Winnie Madikizela Mandela, the South African anti-apartheid campaigner and wife to Nelson Mandela when he was imprisoned on Robben Island has died, aged...

Outrage grows as Israel rules out inquiry into shooting of Palestinian ‘Land Day’ protesters

Outrage is mounting after Israeli leaders rejected international calls for an inquiry over its use of live rounds during a demonstration at the...

Italy summons ambassador in diplomatic row after French police cross border to test migrant...

Italy summoned the French ambassador for consultations on Saturday after armed French border patrol agents used an Italian train station to force a...

General Efrain Rios Montt: Former Guatemalan dictator who got away with mass murder

“When Efrain Rios Montt, the former Guatemalan dictator, held power in the early 1980s, thousands of civilians were shot, tortured and ‘disappeared’ in the...

K-pop diplomacy: Kim Jong-un attends as South Korean stars perform first concert in North...

Some of South Korea’s biggest pop stars have staged a rare concert in North Korea in the latest sign of thawing tensions in...

Out-of-control Chinese space station to crash into Earth within hours, experts warn

A defunct Chinese space station will drop to the Earth within hours, according to experts. Most of the craft should burn up as it...

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