Turkey’s parliament moves on reforms granting Erdogan more power

Constitutional reforms that will significantly boost the powers of the presidency moved a step closer to approval in Turkish parliament on Jan. 15.

Pro-EU Macron surges in French election polls – France 24

Once seen as a wild card in France’s increasingly unpredictable presidential campaign, former economy minister Emmanuel Macron, an independent who has never held elected office, is gaining seemingly unstoppable momentum on a strong pro-EU platform.

Global sea ice is at lowest level ever recorded

It’s a new low point.

Australia disappointed by Japan’s continued whale hunt in Southern Ocean

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australia said on Monday it was "deeply disappointed" Japan had continued whaling in the Southern Ocean after anti-whaling activists published a photograph of a dead whale, and two days after Australian and Japanese leaders discussed the issue.

A Japanese spacecraft has spotted a massive gravity wave in Venus’ atmosphere

The Japanese probe Akatsuki has observed a massive gravity wave in the atmosphere of Venus.

BREAKING: Israel Bombs Syrian Military Airport In Damascus, Syria Promises Retaliation

Could this be the spark that ignites World War 3?

2 Canadians among 5 dead after Mexican nightclub shooting

Two Canadians, an Italian and a Colombian are among five people dead following a shooting and stampede at an electronic music festival at a nightclub in Playa del Carmen, Mexico, early Monday, authorities say.

March election after NI government collapses

Belfast faces its "greatest challenge in a decade" as last-ditch efforts to find a resolution between Sinn Fein and the DUP fail.

24,000-Year-Old Butchered Bones Found in Canada Change Known History of North America

Archaeologists have found a set of butchered bones dating back 24,000 years in Bluefish Caves, Yukon, Canada, which are the oldest signs of human habitation ever discovered in North America.

10,000 civilians killed in Yemen conflict, UN reveals – BelfastTelegraph.co.uk

T he civilian death toll in Yemen from a conflict lasting nearly two years has reached 10,000, with 40,000 others wounded, according to a UN official in the country.

Ukraine Reports Fighting Across Nearly The Entire Front

Yesterday’s live coverage of the Ukraine conflict can be found here.

Two suicide bombers have blown themselves up at a Nigerian university

Two suicide bombers detonated their devices at a university in northeastern Nigeria on Monday morning, killing several people.

Kremlin agrees with Trump that NATO is vestige of the past

The Kremlin agrees with US President-elect Donald Trump that NATO is a vestige of the past, Russian presidential spokesman Dmitry Peskov said on Jan. 16.

Britain is one of the worst advanced economies for jobs, pay, and living standards

Britain ranks one of the worst advanced countries for employment opportunities, pay, living standards and social inclusion.

‘Obscene’: these eight men are as rich as half of all humanity, 3.6 billion...

Just eight individuals, all men, own as much wealth as the poorest half of the world’s population, Oxfam said on Monday in a report calling for action to curtail rewards for those at the top.

South Korea prosecutor seeks arrest of Samsung chief for bribery

Investigators had grilled Samsung Group chief Jay Y. Lee for 22 straight hours last week as a suspect in a corruption scandal, which last month led to parliament impeaching Park.

Saudi King Sanctioned Chemical Weapons Use in Syria

The King of Saudi Arabia is the only absolute monarch on earth.

Donald Trump says Brexit to be “a great thing”, wants quick trade deal with...

LONDON: US President-elect Donald Trump said that Brexit would turn out to be a great thing and other countries would follow Britain out of the European Union but promised to strike a swift bilateral trade deal with the United Kingdom.