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.
A cluster of world-class sinkholes has been discovered in northwest China.
The son of Sex Pistols manager Malcolm McLaren has set £5m worth of punk memorabilia ablaze.
A senior Indian politician has caused outrage by building a large mansion including a bullet-proof bathroom using £5.8m of taxpayer money.
The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on the death of former Cuban President Fidel Castro:
Raul Castro announces death of Fidel Jump to media player Raul Castro announced the death of his brother Fidel on state television.
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.
A UK academic is campaigning against sex robots, arguing they are dehumanising, isolating and will encourage people to consider women as property.
As Israel burns, are we looking at a new form of eco-terrorism?
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 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.
Turkish authorities have arrested an Australian citizen who is believed to be a top recruiter for ISIS, the Australian government said on Saturday.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.