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Ebola in DR Congo: Case confirmed in Goma

The Democratic Republic of Congo has confirmed the first case of Ebola in the eastern city of Goma, home to more than a million...

Armed man dies after police shooting at Tacoma immigration jail

An armed man who attacked an immigration detention centre in the US city of Tacoma died after police officers opened fire, authorities say.   Police said...

New leak claims Trump scrapped Iran nuclear deal ‘to spite Obama’

Donald Trump abandoned the Iran nuclear deal to spite Barack Obama, according to a leaked memo written by the UK's former ambassador to the...

Turkey defies US as Russian S-400 missile defence arrives

Turkey has received the first parts of a Russian S-400 missile defence system despite opposition from the US.   The shipment arrived in an airbase in...

Kismayo attack: Several dead as gunmen storm Somali hotel

At least seven people have been killed in an attack on a hotel in southern Somalia, including Canadian-Somali TV journalist Hodan Nalayeh, reports say.   Officials...

Brazil’s President Bolsonaro offers US ambassador job to son

Jair Bolsonaro, the far-right president of Brazil, has invited his son to become ambassador to the US.   Eduardo Bolsonaro, 35, who is currently serving as...

US census 2020: Trump retreats on citizenship question

President Donald Trump will no longer pursue adding a question on citizenship to the 2020 US census questionnaire.   Instead, he said he had directed officials...

US launch inquiry into French plan to tax tech giants

US President Donald Trump has ordered an investigation into France's planned tax on tech giants - a move that could result in retaliatory tariffs.   "The...

British oil tanker escaped interception by Iranian boats

Iranian boats tried to impede a British oil tanker near the Gulf - before being driven off by a Royal Navy ship, a UK...

Papua New Guinea: Women and children killed in tribal massacre

Children and pregnant women are among those murdered in a tribal massacre in Papua New Guinea's Highlands area. At least 24 people are confirmed to...
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