French Prime Minister Edouard Philippe visits the Eurotunnel site as he visits the northern port of Calais, a day after activating plans for a no-deal Brexit.
Sweden ends a four-month political vacuum by electing Prime Minister Stefan Lofven to a second term, after he elbowed out the far-right to save one of Europe's few left-wing governments.
At the US-Mexico border near the Rio Grande, a national butterfly sanctuary is being threatened by Donald Trump's proposed border wall.
Over 300 jockeys, mostly teenagers, take part in a traditional horse race in Indonesia's westernmost province Aceh.
Electric-vehicle maker Tesla will recall more than 14 thousand cars in China over airbags that contained a part made by the now-defunct Japanese manufacturer Takata.
Zimbabwean activist Evan Mawarire has appeared in court in Harare to face subversion charges as authorities crack down on anti-government protests in which doctors say 68 people suffered gunshot wounds.
Every evening, the night watchman clambers to the top of the Lausanne cathedral bell tower and gets to work: he shouts out the time each hour, keeping a six-century-old tradition alive.
Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan has ignited a national debate with a controversial vow to grant citizenship to Afghan refugees born in Pakistan -- potentially creating more than a million new citizens.
Twenty sculptors from all over the world compete for three days and three nights to bring gigantic blocks of ice to life during the 28th edition of Valloire's ice sculpture competition, in France's Savoy region.
During a press conference from the site of an apparent car bomb, Colombian President Ivan Duque classifies it as a "terrorist act" and says that those responsible "will not go unpunished."
Hundreds of Honduran migrants, including several children, start their trek early morning to leave Guatemala City and head towards the Mexican border, in the hopes of reaching the US.
Colombia's attorney general announces that authorities have fully identified the man who detonated a car with 80 kilos of explosive at a police academy in Bogota, causing nine deaths and 54 injuries.
With G-strings and push-up bras losing their allure as ultra sexiness gives ways to comfort, and the whole idea of seduction being questioned, designers are grappling with how to be interesting without objectifying women.
Colombian President Ivan Duque arrives at the scene of an apparent car bomb attack on a police cadet training school in the Colombian capital that has left at least eight people dead and 10 injured, the defense ministry said.
Relatives gather at the scene an apparent car bomb attack on a police cadet training school in the Colombian capital that has left at least eight people dead and 10 injured, the defense ministry said.
The secretary general of Tunisia's powerful UGTT trade union, Noureddine Taboubi, gives a speech in front of a crowd gathered in front of the union's headquarters in Tunis, as a major strike takes effect in the country. The Tunisian General Labour...
Police and rescue services are at the scene an apparent car bomb attack on a police cadet training school in the Colombian capital that has left at least eight people dead and 10 injured, the defense ministry said.
Chelsea are set to add some much-needed firepower by reuniting manager Maurizio Sarri with Argentine striker Gonzalo Higuain, according to widespread reports.
Mounting dangers on Mexican roads have fuelled a booming new business as the trucking industry seeks to fight back: welcome to the world of armoured and bullet-proof trailer trucks.
Colombian President Ivan Duque vows that his country "will not bow to violence" after an apparent car bomb attack on a police cadet training school in capital Bogota left at least five people dead and 10 injured, according to the city's mayor.
Bogota Mayor Enrique Penalosa confirms there have been at least five dead in an apparent car bomb attack on a police cadet training school in the Colombian capital and at least 10 injured.
Russian President Vladimir Putin attends a welcoming ceremony in front of the Palace of Serbia in Belgrade as he kicks of his state visit to the country.
Russian President Vladimir Putin holds talks with his Serbian counterpart Aleksandar Vucic in Belgrade during a state visit to Serbia.
The Spanish village of San Bartolome de Pinares holds its Luminarias festival, in which riders and horses burst through flames in an annual celebration thought to protect the animals from diseases and give their riders fertility. However, there ar...
The rescue mission to save a two-year-old boy who fell down a well in southern Spain continues. Authorities say they have found several strands of his hair raising hopes of finding the toddler whose fate has gripped the nation for days.
Thousands of people marched through central Prague Wednesday to commemorate Czech student Jan Palach who set himself alight exactly 50 years ago in protest against a Soviet-led occupation of former Czechoslovakia. Palach, a Prague philosophy stude...
Continental leaders gather at a meeting of the African Union in Addis Ababa to discuss the disputed election in the DR Congo. The DR Congo election commission declared opposition leader Felix Tshisekedi the winner last Thursday. But a different o...
Russian President Vladimir Putin arrives in Belgrade for a State visit. Putin's visit has generated a lot of support in Belgrade which has prepared a parade in his honour that will weave through Belgrade and culminate at the massive Saint Sava chu...
Prime Minister Theresa May must "ditch the red lines" on Brexit after the defeat of the plan she had agreed with the EU, opposition Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn says.
Sudanese protesters march in downtown Khartoum, chanting "freedom". Sudanese police on Thursday fired tear gas at protesters marching towards the presidential palace, witnesses said, during a demonstration to demand the resignation of President Om...
Videographic about global warming. As many as a million fish are believed to have died along the banks of a major river system in drought and heatwave-battered eastern Australia.
Videographic about climate change. As many as a million fish are believed to have died along the banks of a major river system in drought and heatwave-battered eastern Australia.
About 70 people arrested for protesting fuel price increases in Zimbabwe three days ago arrive at Harare Magistrate’s Court. The nationwide protests were triggered by President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s announcement that fuel prices were doubling - res...
The secretary general of Tunisia's powerful UGTT trade union, Noureddine Taboubi, gives a speech in front of a crowd gathered in front of the union's headquarters in Tunis, as a major strike took effect in the country Thursday. The Tunisian Genera...
Dozens of young men were injured on the first day of a traditional bull-wrestling festival in southern India that has drawn criticism from animal rights activists. During the Jallikattu festival in Tamil Nadu, bulls festooned with marigolds are re...
With millions of YouTube views and hits on Spotify and iTunes, a group of young nun rockers play one of their biggest gigs next week, and thousands of Catholics, perhaps including the pope himself, will lap it up.
A textile cooperative in northern Vietnam's Quan Ba district provides hope, income, and purpose to women of the Vietnamese Hmong hill tribes, many of whose lives have been blighted by people trafficking.
Dozens of transgenders in India splash in the sacred waters of the Ganges and Yamuna rivers alongside top Hindu ascetics at the world’s biggest religious gathering, the Kumbh Mela. It was the first time that members of India's estimated two-millio...
Thousands of anti-government protesters march in silence in Belgrade to pay homage to Oliver Ivanovic, a Kosovan Serb politician who was murdered one year ago in Kosovo.
On the border by the Rio Grande, the Texan city of Laredo relies on its proximity to Mexico. With exchanges between the two sides a part of daily life, many residents fear the arrival of Donald Trump’s border wall.
In the middle of a grassy steppe in northern Albania, a small concrete dome rises above the horizon. This is the lair of "Keqi," a crafty artist and ex-con who has turned the security bunker into a unlikely tattoo parlour.
British Prime Minister Theresa May makes a statement outside Downing Street, saying it is her "duty" to deliver on Brexit, after her government survives a no-confidence vote sparked by the crushing defeat of her Brexit deal, just weeks before the ...
Families of two Kenyans killed in a Nairobi hotel attack that killed 21 people bury their loved ones. Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta has confirmed that all five gunmen behind the attack are now dead. The attack has been claimed by the Al-Qaeda-li...
Jellyfish - beautiful to look at, often harmful to the touch and rising in numbers. A new exhibit at the Paris Aquarium spotlights how warming seas affect the global jellyfish population as climate change threatens marine life.
Indonesian authorities seize a 4.4-metre (14-foot) pet crocodile to prevent it from harming other people after it mauled to death a 44-year-old woman on the island of Sulawesi.
The Kenyan Chief of Police reveals that the death toll from the Nairobi hotel complex terrorist attack has risen to 21. The attack has been claimed by the Al-Qaeda-linked Somali group Al-Shabaab, which has targeted Kenya since it sent its army int...
A Chinese artist and a gay policeman launch an unusually bold public protest campaign in which bright-red trucks bearing slogans denouncing homosexual "conversion therapy" are being paraded through several major cities.
The Duchess of Sussex Meghan Markle visits the Mayhew animal charity in northwest London. Prince Harry's wife told well-wishers on Monday she was six months pregnant and was expecting her baby at the end of April or beginning of May.