A man suspected of setting off a bomb at Brussels Central Station on Tuesday has been identified as a 36-year-old Moroccan from a city district that has spawned a number of jihadist attackers.
The suspect came from Molenbeek and was carrying a bomb armed with nails and gas canisters, officials said.
He was shot and later died after the explosion, which is being treated as a terrorist...
A host of proposed new laws designed to prepare the UK for a "smooth and orderly" departure from the EU have been announced in the Queen's Speech.
Of 27 bills, eight relate to Brexit and its implications for key industries.
As well as a bill to convert EU rules into UK law, there are measures on trade, customs, immigration, fisheries, agriculture, nuclear and sanctions.
But other key...
Saudi Arabia's king has appointed his son Mohammed bin Salman as crown prince - replacing his nephew, Mohammed bin Nayef, as first in line to the throne.
King Salman's decree also means Prince Mohammed bin Salman, 31, will become deputy prime minister while continuing as defence minister.
Prince Mohammed bin Nayef, 57, has been removed from his role as head of domestic security, state media...
Australia's government on Tuesday said it suspended operations in Syria amid rising tensions with Russia after the United States shot down a Syrian regime jet.
The Australian Defense Force said operations ceased temporarily as a "precautionary measure," adding a decision to resume airstrikes would occur when appropriate. Australia is a member of the U.S.-led international coalition fighting...
A US jet has shot down an Iranian-made drone operated by forces backing the Syrian government in the south of the country, American officials say.
The F-15 plane downed the drone around 00:30 on Tuesday (21:30 GMT Monday) north-east of Tanf, according to a US military statement.
The drone was thought to be armed and threatening US troops on the ground, officials said.
Tanf, near the...
More than 3,300 people have been killed in the violence in the Democratic Republic of Congo's Kasai region since last October, the Catholic Church says.
The figure, reported by the Reuters news agency, is from Church sources.
The deaths are the result of clashes between the army and a rebel group, but civilians have also been caught up in the violence.
The UN has reported on the discovery...
A man has been charged with the murder of an 18-year-old student whose body was found at beauty spot.
Ellen Higginbottom's body was found with multiple stab wounds at Orrell Water Park, Wigan early on Saturday.
She had been reported missing by her family at 19:20 BST on Friday after failing to return home from college.
Mark Steven Buckley, 51, of New Hall Lane, Preston has been remanded in...
Australian police have seized a World War II era machinegun during a traffic stop 100km (60 miles) north of Sydney.
Officers searched a car on the Central Coast of New South Wales on Sunday night and found an MP40 sub-machine gun plus 60 rounds of ammunition.
The weapon was developed in Nazi Germany - more than a million were produced during the war.
A 40-year-old man, who was a passenger...
A US-led coalition fighter jet has shot down a Syrian military plane in Raqqa province, the US has confirmed.
The SU-22 fighter bomber was engaged by an F/A-18E Super Hornet after it had dropped bombs near the US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces, the Pentagon said.
It is the first time in the Syrian conflict that the US-led coalition has shot down a Syrian jet.
Syria condemned what it...
A man has died and 10 people have been injured after a man drove a van into worshippers near a north London mosque.
The Met Police said eight were taken to hospital and several were seriously injured in the "terrorist attack".
The van hit people just after midnight BST who were attending to a man who had collapsed in the street. He later died, but his cause of death is unclear.