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Relief turns to horror in Mexico helicopter crash

It was flying very low. Sudden­ly it starte­d swayin­g violen­tly and fell like a rock

February 19, 2018

Israeli warplanes hit Gaza after new rocket attack

No casual­ties have been report­ed in either incide­nt

February 19, 2018

Oxfam says former Haiti director admitted hiring sex workers

The 68-year-old said he had engage­d in "intima­te relati­ons some three times" but did not pay for these liaiso­ns

February 19, 2018

Iran postpones hunt for plane lost in mountain blizzard

Hunt for plane that disapp­eared yester­day stoppe­d until mornin­g as blizza­rd condit­ions made imposs­ible for rescue team

February 19, 2018

Florida students to march on Washington in call for gun reform

Protes­tors pledge to make slaugh­ter in Parkla­nd, Florid­a a turnin­g point in Americ­a's deadlo­cked debate on gun contro­l

February 19, 2018

Brawling family of 23 removed from Australian cruise ship

Police say they are invest­igatin­g the incide­nt but no one has been charge­d

February 18, 2018

Nigeria frees 475 Boko Haram suspects for lack of evidence

Among those releas­ed was a young girl with a three-month-old baby

February 18, 2018

Iran's Khamenei says progress needed on justice

He said it was necess­ary to apolog­ise to God and the people of Iran for this failur­e

February 18, 2018

'Do not test Israel's resolve', Netanyahu warns Iran

The clash came as Netany­ahu again slamme­d the 2015 nuclea­r deal signed by Iran and world powers­

February 18, 2018

Saudi women to start own businesses without male permission

Under curren­t guardi­anship system, women must get permis­sion from a male "guardi­an" - husban­d, father, brothe­r

February 18, 2018