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Worldwide solidarity with women in US

Protesters in the United States and around the world are joining marches Saturday to raise awareness of women's rights and other civil rights they ...

The world reacts as Donald Trump takes power

On the streets, in small gatherings and in the halls of government, people around the globe weighed in on US President Donald Trump's inauguration ...

Will President Trump restart the drone war in Pakistan?

The Obama administration effectively halted the CIA drone attacks for the last eight months of its term, and now President Trump has to decide whet...

London protests against Trump

Thousands of people gathered in London to protest against the United States' new President Donald Trump.

London marches for 'hope not hate'

There were mothers, wives, sisters, daughters, husbands, fathers, brothers and sons; their ages ranged from those in strollers to people with walke...

Yes, there's even a women's march in Antarctica

Yes, there's even a women's march in Antarctica.

Italy bus crash leaves more than a dozen dead

A bus returning from a school trip hit a pylon of a bridge near Verona, in Northern Italy on Saturday, leaving at least 16 people dead, according t...

Women's marches around the world

Demonstrators participate in marches around the world in support of women's rights.


Donald Trump's battle cry

His supporters will cheer his tough inaugural address, but it was no call to unity, and left opponents--and likely governments around the world--ra...

Fight for gun-safety policies far from over

I flew 39 combat missions in Operation Desert Storm and left our planet four times in a spaceship. I always thought I had a risky job. But it wasn'...

Italy avalanche: All known survivors pulled from rubble

The total number of survivors is now at 11 as four people have been found dead and 20 others are still missing from Hotel Rigopiano.

Gambia: Defeated leader says he will step down

Gambia's longtime leader Yahya Jammeh has announced he will step down as president after days of tense negotiations and the prospect of West Africa...

Australia: 3 dead as car plows into crowd in Melbourne

Three people were killed Friday in Melbourne as a driver repeatedly ran down pedestrians before police were able to subdue him.


William and Catherine to move back to London

Prince William and his wife Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge will be returning to the British capital this year as they look to increase their offic...


Reports: ISIS destroys facade of Roman theater

ISIS fighters have destroyed part of the historic Roman amphitheater in the ancient city of Palmyra.

Marijuana: Is the party over?

One of the many decisions facing President Donald Trump is whether to continue the federal government's hands off policy on marijuana, which has al...

Female lawmakers brawl in Turkish parliament

A lawmaker seeking to "deliver a message to the world" sparked a brawl between Turkey's female lawmakers in parliament earlier this week.

Donald Trump protests: Washington leads global rallies

Hundreds of thousands take part in a "Women's March" in Washington as part of a global day of action.

Chapecoense: Brazilian team play their first game since plane crash

Chapecoense play their first game since the majority of the team were killed in a plane crash on 29 November.

Australia shark attack: Man suffers 'eight-hour' ordeal

Bad weather hampers the rescue of a scuba diver attacked by a shark in a remote area off Queensland.

Yahya Jammeh says he will step down in The Gambia

Yahya Jammeh led the country for 22 years but refused to accept defeat in December's election.

Amsterdam diamond theft: Seven arrested

Jewellery worth €75m was stolen in 2005 in one of the world's biggest diamond robberies.

Women's March: Anti-Trump marchers take to the streets

Rallies take place as part of global protests on the first full day of Donald Trump's presidency.

Italy avalanche: Four more rescued from Rigopiano hotel

Four more people were rescued overnight from a hotel in Italy destroyed by an avalanche three days ago.

Marine Le Pen hails patriotism as the policy of the future

The French politician tells fellow far-right leaders 2017 will see a nationalist rebirth across Europe.

Jallikattu bullfighting set to resume in Tamil Nadu

An executive order allows traditional bull-taming contests to resume, bypassing a Supreme Court ban.

Mario Balotelli: Nice striker makes Bastia racist abuse claim

Nice striker Mario Balotelli says he was racially abused by home supporters during Friday's Ligue 1 draw at Bastia.

Turkey's President Erdogan wins power-boosting vote

Turkish MPs vote for a new draft constitution which would heavily increase the president's powers.

Bulls and bullying

Animal rights activists caught in social media cross-fire regarding banned bull-taming tradition.

Italy avalanche: Four more rescued from Rigopiano hotel

The survivors were rescued after two days in freezing conditions, but some 15 people remain missing.

Brexit: Australia eyes relaxed UK immigration under trade deal

Australia says it will seek better access for businesses before reaching post-Brexit UK trade deal.

Week in pictures: 14-20 January 2017

A selection of the best news photographs from around the world, taken over the past week.

Undercover officers

When Islamic State seized control of his hometown and began killing his police colleagues, Iraqi officer Abu Alawi resorted to unconventional measu...

Friends' 30-year-search for Celtic treasure trove pays off

Two metal detector enthusiasts found a huge hoard of Celtic treasure, reports Robert Hall.

Italy school bus crash and fire leaves 16 dead

One teacher saved many pupils by dragging them from the burning bus, one official says.

Trump inauguration: Children who support the president

Some of President Donald Trump's youngest fans explain what they like about the 45th US president.

Presidential inaugural ball: Trumps enjoy first dance

President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump have the first dance at the inaugural ball.

Former Gambia leader flies out of country

The Gambia's former leader Yahya Jammeh has arrived at an airport ready to leave the country after stepping down from power.

Trump reaches out to intelligence services

Donald Trump has attempted to repair relations with the US intelligence community during a visit to CIA headquarters.

Suspects held over £58m airport diamond heist

Seven people have been arrested in connection with one of the world's biggest diamond heists in which more than £58m of uncut gems were snatched in...

'Half a million' women protest against Trump

Up to half a million women are thought to have joined a protest march in Washington DC against Donald Trump's presidency - more than the number tha...

Mexicans build mock wall in Trump protest

Demonstrators in Mexico City have built a mock barricade outside the US embassy topped by an effigy of Donald Trump in protest at the President's p...

Brexit domino effect 'will bring down Europe'

Marine Le Pen, leader of the French far-right Front National party, has said the Brexit vote has set off a domino effect that "will bring down all ...

Drug lord 'El Chapo' pleads not guilty in NYC

Mexican drugs lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman has pleaded not guilty in New York after being charged with running the world's largest drug-trafficki...

Sixteen dead after school trip bus crash

Sixteen people have died after a bus carrying schoolchildren smashed into a motorway barrier and burst into flames in Italy, police have confirmed.

So great! Why Trump's rhetoric resonates

The inaugurations of US presidents past provide some of the most memorable soundtracks to our modern history.

'Miracle under way' as children pulled from hotel

Four children were among those pulled alive from under tonnes of snow and debris days after a hotel was crushed by an avalanche in Italy.