190,000 ducks destroyed at six Dutch farms after bird flu outbreak

Some 190,000 ducks were destroyed on Saturday at six farms in the Netherlands following an avian flu outbreak, the country’s first cull in response to an epidemic sweeping northern Europe.

PressTV-Largest pit cave cluster discovered in NW China

A cluster of world-class sinkholes has been discovered in northwest China.

The son of Sex Pistols manager has just set fire to £5 million worth...

The son of Sex Pistols manager Malcolm McLaren has set £5m worth of punk memorabilia ablaze. 

Politician builds mansion with bullet-proof bathroom using taxpayer money

A senior Indian politician has caused outrage by building a large mansion including a bullet-proof bathroom using £5.8m of taxpayer money.

Justin Trudeau on Fidel Castro: ‘A legendary revolutionary’ who improved education and healthcare

The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on the death of former Cuban President Fidel Castro:

Palestinian crew helps battle Haifa blaze

Raul Castro announces death of Fidel Jump to media player Raul Castro announced the death of his brother Fidel on state television.

Pesticide studies must be made public, EU court rules

The Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) has ruled that trade secrets are not an excuse for refusing to divulge information on biocides released into the air, water, soil and plants.

Sex robots a danger to women and children, UK campaigners argue

A UK academic is campaigning against sex robots, arguing they are dehumanising, isolating and will encourage people to consider women as property.

Footage captures West Bank arsonist in the act

As Israel burns, are we looking at a new form of eco-terrorism?

Crowds brave frost in fifth week of protests over South Korea President Park Geun-hye...

Hundreds of thousands of people gathered in Seoul on Saturday for the fifth consecutive weekend of protests calling for the resignation of South Korean President Park Geun-hye.

Hundreds of thousands protest against South Korean President

Hundreds of thousands of people have rallied in Seoul for a fifth straight week of protests against President Park Geun-hye, in the largest ongoing series of demonstrations in the country since the 1987 movement to democratise South Korea.

Top Australian recruiter for ISIS detained in Turkey

Turkish authorities have arrested an Australian citizen who is believed to be a top recruiter for ISIS, the Australian government said on Saturday.

Poor Spanish village won’t be getting Corona beer fortune after all

Reports emerged this week the billionaire founder of Corona beer had bequeathed $284 million of his fortune to the humble Spanish village he was born in, turning each of its residents into instant multi-millionaires upon his recent death.

Vladimir Putin ‘planning invasion of Baltic states to challenge Donald Trump’

A retired US four-star general has raised fears Russian President Vladimir Putin is plotting a military invasion of Baltic countries to challenge president-elect Donald Trump and Nato countries.

Indonesia police arrest Islamist militant planning attack on Myanmar embassy | News | DW.COM...

Police in Indonesia have arrested a suspected Islamist militant for making explosives to be used in a string of attacks, including one on the Myanmar Embassy in Jakarta.

S Korea sees largest protests against President Park Geun-hye – BBC News

Hundreds of thousands have rallied in South Korea for what is thought to be the largest protests so far demanding President Park Geun-hye steps down.

News from The Associated Press

ACAPULCO, Mexico (AP) -- Soldiers and police fanned out Friday across the southern Mexican state of Guerrero, chasing a wounded gang leader and trying to quell a wave of violence that included the discovery of hidden graves holding dozens of bodies and a camp where gunmen stored the severed heads of nine rivals in a cooler.

Fake news stories online during US election linked to Russia – National | Globalnews.ca

NEW YORK – A new report suggests a “sophisticated” Russian propaganda campaign helped flood social media with fake news stories leading up to the presidential election.