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Mohsen Fakhrizadeh: Iran Buries Assassinated Nuclear Scientist

Iran has held a funeral for its top nuclear scientist, Mohsen Fakhrizadeh, who was assassinated on Friday in an attack that it has blamed on Israel. In a televised speech at the ceremony, Defence Minister...

Biden Announces All-female Senior Press Team

US President-elect Joe Biden has appointed an all-female senior press team, in what his office claims is a first in the country's history. The team will be led by Kate Bedingfield, former deputy campaign communications...

US election: Appeal Court Dismisses Trump Camp’s Lawsuit In Pennsylvania

A US federal appeals court has firmly rejected the Trump campaign's attempt to block President-elect Joe Biden from being declared winner in Pennsylvania. The panel of three judges deemed the case was without merit, saying...

Iran Vows To Avenge Scientist’s Assassination

Iran has vowed to avenge the killing of its most senior nuclear scientist, Mohsen Fakhrizadeh, who was assassinated near Tehran on Friday. Fakhrizadeh died in hospital after an attack in Absard, in Damavand county. Hossein Dehghan,...

Macron ‘Shocked’ At Beating Of Black Man By Paris Police Officers

President Emmanuel Macron is "very shocked" at footage of three police officers beating up a black music producer in Paris, French media report. Mr. Macron has not publicly commented about the incident, but has discussed...

Maradona: Anger Over Funeral Home Photos With Legend’s Open Coffin

Three workers hired to help with the funeral and burial of Diego Maradona have been condemned for taking photos next to his open coffin. A funeral parlour took on the three to help prepare the...

US Election: Trump Signals He Is Prepared To Leave White House

Donald Trump has said he will leave the White House if Joe Biden is formally confirmed as the next US president by the electoral college. The president has refused to accept defeat in the 3...

Ethiopia’s Tigray Crisis: PM Declares Assault On Regional Capital Mekelle

Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed says he is launching the "final phase" of the army's operation in the northern region of Tigray after weeks of fighting. He said the military would try not to harm...

Former Sudanese Prime Minister Dies Of COVID-19

Former Sudanese Prime Minister Sadiq al-Mahdi has died from a coronavirus infection.  He was 84. In a brief statement, al-Mahdi’s family said he died on Thursday, three weeks after being admitted to hospital in the United...

Chatroom Sex Abuse Group Leader Gets 40 Years Jail Term

A South Korean court has sentenced the mastermind of one of the country's biggest online sex abuse rings to 40 years in jail. Cho Ju-bin was found guilty of running a group which blackmailed girls...

Meghan: Duchess Of Sussex Tells Of Miscarriage ‘Pain And Grief’

The Duchess of Sussex has revealed she had a miscarriage in July, writing in an article of feeling "an almost unbearable grief". "I knew, as I clutched my firstborn child, that I was losing my...

Period Poverty: Scotland First In World To Make Period Products Free

Scotland has become the first country in the world to make period products free for all. MSPs unanimously approved the Period Products (Free Provision) (Scotland) Bill on Tuesday. There is now a legal duty on local...

US Election 2020: ‘America Is Back’, Says Biden As He Unveils Team

US President-elect Joe Biden has unveiled officials for six important posts, as he prepares to take office. "America is back", he said, and "ready to lead the world, not retreat from it." If confirmed, Avril Haines...

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