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Russian MP Seleznev incensed after son jailed in US

April 21, 2017 - 4:38pm
Valery Seleznev said the sentence was "passed by man-eaters" and that his son was "abducted".
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What this woman's freedom teaches us

April 21, 2017 - 4:13pm
The freeing of the US-Egypt prisoner tells us a lot about President Trump's deal-making behind the scenes.
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Toronto woman misses Galapagos cruise after Air Canada bump

April 21, 2017 - 3:37pm
Vicki Russell says she was left 'distraught' when Air Canada failed to get her an alternate flight.
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Venezuela: Ten people killed in Caracas looting incident

April 21, 2017 - 2:58pm
The incident comes after two days of often violent protests against President Maduro's government.
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South Africa bus crash 'kills at least 19 children'

April 21, 2017 - 2:45pm
The minibus driver also died in the crash near the capital Pretoria, authorities say.
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Paris Champs Elysees attack gunman named as Karim Cheurfi

April 21, 2017 - 2:41pm
The Paris prosecutor says a note defending so-called Islamic State was found near his body.
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Purple prose

April 21, 2017 - 2:40pm
India's Supreme Court has sent back an incomprehensible judgement to a High Court judge.
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The Gambian footballer who drowned in search of a better life

April 21, 2017 - 2:03pm
Gambian footballer Hamadou hoped to pull his family out of poverty by going to Europe, but tragedy befell him.
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Too scared to use refugee camp toilet

April 21, 2017 - 1:18pm
Rouaa lives in Lebanon after a chemical attack forced her from her home in Damascus, Syria.
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Two more arrested in Michigan in first FGM prosecution in US

April 21, 2017 - 1:14pm
The Michigan couple allegedly performed the procedure on girls between the ages of six to eight.
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Russia's Aeroflot airline defeats discrimination claims

April 21, 2017 - 1:06pm
Moscow courts reject flight attendants' claims that Aeroflot favours slim, attractive women.
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Brain Tumour Charity cautious about Italy mobile phone ruling

April 21, 2017 - 12:39pm
Charity urges caution after a ruling in Italy about mobile phone use and brain tumour growth.
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Trump welcomes freed US-Egypt prisoner Aya Hijazi to White House

April 21, 2017 - 12:11pm
The Obama administration had failed to secure 30-year-old Aya Hijazi's release in Cairo.
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Borussia Dortmund bombs: 'Speculator' charged with bus attack

April 21, 2017 - 12:08pm
A 28-year-old allegedly attacked the bus, injuring one footballer, to earn from falling share prices.
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Nigerian Manchester United fans electrocuted watching match

April 21, 2017 - 11:52am
At least seven people died after an electric cable fell on fans in Nigeria, police say.
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French election: Accusations of Paris attack 'exploitation'

April 21, 2017 - 11:37am
The accusations against the politicians come on the last day of campaigning in France's election race.
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Cameroon ends internet shutdown on orders of President Paul Biya

April 21, 2017 - 11:33am
Online access is restored three months after it was cut off in English-speaking areas over protests.
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Georgia parents win legal battle to name baby girl Allah

April 21, 2017 - 11:19am
Civil liberties activists hail the ruling, but a Muslim advocacy group finds the surname insensitive.
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Has the latest shooting affected French voters' plans?

April 21, 2017 - 10:54am
Marseille voters tell us if their voting intentions have changed after a gunman killed a policeman in Paris.
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Paris Champs Elysees shooting: Gunman was 'focus of anti-terror' probe

April 21, 2017 - 10:53am
The gunman who killed a policeman had earlier been seen as a potential Islamist radical, media say.
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Diary of Dreams performs at the 2016 M’era Luna festival in Hildesheim, Germany. M’era Luna, “one of the biggest dark music events in Germany,” is held each year on the second weekend in August. Close to 25,000 people attend the festival annually to hear gothic, metal and industrial music performed on two large festival-style stages.