World News

  • 20 April 2015

    Two dissident candidates have conceded defeat in Cuban local elections that offered them a chance to become the first officials elected from outside the Communist Party in 40 years.

  • 19 April 2015

    Hundreds of Australian police yesterday arrested five teens planning an Islamic State-inspired terrorist attack this week at an event to mark the centenary of the landings at Gallipoli during World War One, Prime Minister Tony Abbott said.

  • 19 April 2015

    Spain's economy minister Luis de Guindos criticised Greece's left-wing government for its "not very coherent" approach to negotiations over its finances.

  • 19 April 2015

    At least 33 people have been killed and 100 injured in a suicide bomb attack in the eastern Afghan city of Jalalabad.

  • 19 April 2015

    An exhibition dedicated to French singer Edith Piaf, whose ballads of love and sorrow made her an international star, has opened in Paris to mark 100 years since her birth.

  • 19 April 2015

    A woman accused of stealing the identities of people working behind the scenes in Hollywood film production has lived under at least 74 aliases.

  • 19 April 2015

    An unidentified assailant fired gunshots at the headquarters of Turkey's main pro-Kurdish party overnight Friday, but there were no casualties, media said yesterday, in an attack which could stir tensions ahead of a June general election.