Malaysia allows return of Kim Jong Nam’s body to North Korea

Kuala Lumpur (dpa) - Malaysia will allow the body of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's half brother, Kim Jong Nam, to be...

Missing man found in python’s belly

A missing man has been found inside a seven-metre-long python in a remote Indonesian village on the island of west Sulawesi. The body of the...

Scottish parliament set to approve plan for second independence vote

London (dpa) - Scotland's devolved parliament is expected on Tuesday to set the stage for a second attempt at an independence referendum, just three...

Russia ignores demands to free protesters; Navalny gets 15 days jail

Moscow (dpa) - Russia is ignoring international calls - including from the Council of Europe, of which Russia is a member - to release...

Breakthrough unlikely before Northern Ireland power-sharing deadline

London (dpa) - The British government planned a last-minute drive Monday to salvage talks on resuming Northern Ireland's power-sharing arrangement, despite republican party Sinn...

Major Ukrainian munitions depot goes up in flames, sabotage alleged

Kiev (dpa) - One of Ukraine's largest munitions depots went up in flames on Thursday in what the military is calling an act of...

Apple launches red iPhone

Apple has announced a new special-edition iPhone with a red aluminium finish, a first for Apple smartphones, as part of a drive to raise...
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Tributes pour in as Sinn Fein’s Martin McGuinness dies at 66

London (dpa) - Politicians on all sides paid tribute on Tuesday to Martin McGuinness, Northern Ireland's former deputy first minister and an ex-commander of...

Syrian regime regains control in Damascus after fight with jihadists

Damascus (dpa) - Syrian regime forces Sunday launched a counter-attack and regained an area near the centre of Damascus hours after jihadists mounted a...
Damascus

At least 43 killed, over 100 wounded in two Damascus suicide bombings

Damascus (dpa) - Two suicide bombings in Damascus targeting a court complex and a restaurant left 43 people dead and 117 wounded Wednesday as...