Category: World

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Deaths in Mexico pipeline blast rise to 66

Mexican authorities now put the number killed in Friday night’s fuel pipeline blast at 66, with scores more injured. It ...

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Palestine launches bid for full UN membership despite US veto

Palestine will launch a bid to become a full member of the United Nations, Palestinian Foreign Minister Riyad al-Maliki said ...

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Statue’s face too friendly for Satan

A planned sculpture of Satan in the Spanish city of Segovia has been criticized for being too jolly. The bronze ...

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El Chapo paid $100m bribe to ex-president

Former Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto accepted a $100m bribe from drug cartel kingpin Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman, a witness ...

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Gunmen in deadly attack on Kenya hotel

Suspected militants have attacked a luxury hotel complex in Nairobi, killing a number of people. Gunfire and blasts were heard ...

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May’s Brexit deal rejected by MPs

British Prime Minister Theresa May’s Brexit deal has been rejected by 230 votes – the largest defeat for a sitting ...

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Afghan Justin Trudeau finds fame on TV talent show

One is the leader of a G7 nation and the other is a wedding singer, but their striking likeness could ...

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China sentences Canadian man to death

A court in China has sentenced a Canadian to death for drug smuggling in a ruling which will worsen a ...

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Stabbed Polish mayor Pawel Adamowicz dies in hospital

The mayor of the Polish city of Gdansk has died in hospital, a day after being stabbed at a charity ...

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Russia’s only space telescope breaks down

Russia’s only space radio telescope is no longer responding to commands from Earth, officials say. Astro Space Centre chief Nikolai ...