North Korea has dismissed an offer of talks from the South as "insincere".
South Korean Foreign Minister Kang Kyung-wha had raised the issue with her North Korean counterpart Ri Yong Ho on the sidelines of a regional forum on Sunday in the
North Korean state media later said there...
Gunmen have killed three people and wounded two others on a popular beach in north-western Mexico, officials say.
The victims, all men, were resting under a palm tree in San José del Cabo, in Baja California Sur state, reports say. Their identities have not been confirmed.
No arrests have been made. There was panic among tourists when the incident happened, witnesses say.
Mexico has seen...
A search is under way in Venezuela for 10 men who escaped with weapons after an attack on a military base, President Nicolás Maduro says.
The assault in the north-western city of Valencia was carried out by 20 people, he said. Two were killed, one was injured and seven were arrested.
Earlier, a video posted on social media showed uniformed men saying they were rising against a "murderous...
At least eight people died in a shooting Sunday at a church in southern Nigeria apparently by a lone gunman, police said.
Another 18 worshipers were wounded in the attack at St. Philip's Catholic Church in Ozubulu near the city of Onitsha in the state of Anambra, the Police Command in Awka said in a post on Facebook.
Initially, witnesses said the attack was carried out by gunmen at 5:45...
A British model who was allegedly kidnapped in Milan and held captive for six days has returned to the UK.
The 20-year-old woman, named in reports as Chloe Ayling, had travelled to the city to attend a photo shoot.
Italian police said she was attacked by two men on arrival on 11 July and drugged and abducted, apparently to be sold in an online auction.
The officers said they had arrested...
The U.S. Marine Corps on Sunday said it suspended the search and rescue operation for the three U.S. Marines who went missing off the east coast of Australia after a "mishap."
The III Marine Expeditionary Force made the announcement.
"The U.S. Navy and Marine Corps suspended search and rescue operations for three Marines involved in the Aug. 5 MV-22 Osprey mishap off the east coast of...
French police have detained a 19-year-old knife-wielding man who tried to force his way into Paris' Eiffel Tower.
The suspect, wearing a Paris Saint-Germain soccer shirt, was "very quickly overpowered and arrested" by a security guard when he tried to force his way through barriers on Saturday, according to a statement by the Eiffel Tower operating company.
Sources told RFI that the...
Arrests have been made in Venezuela after soldiers tried to launch an uprising against President Maduro.
An attack was launched against a military barracks in Valencia in the north-western Carabobo state.
Army chief Gen Jesus Suarez Chourio said one person had been killed and another badly wounded in the assault.
A video released on social media showed uniformed men saying they were rising...
Israel is seeking to close Qatar-based broadcaster Al Jazeera's offices in the country and revoke its journalists' media credentials.
Communications Minister Ayoub Kara alleged that the channel supported terrorism, and said both its Arabic and English-language channels would be taken off air.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu accuses the broadcaster of "incitement".
Al Jazeera has...
Leo Varadkar has said it is "only a matter of time" before same-sex marriage is introduced in Northern Ireland.
The Irish prime minister was speaking at a Belfast Pride breakfast event in the city on Saturday morning.
The Republic of Ireland's first openly gay leader, said he was attending the event as a "gesture of solidarity".
Northern Ireland is the only place in the UK where a ban on...