The siege of Aleppo has taken the West even further from achieving its key goals in Syria of stemming the refugee flow, removing the Assad regime and tackling the Islamic State group, experts say.
The FBI has formally confirmed it is investigating Hillary Clinton’s private e-mails, giving fuel to a controversy that the front-runner for the Democratic presidential nomination has been unable to put behind her.
Italian authorities say they have dismantled a mafia business group belonging to a clan headed by a woman known as the “Black Widow of the Camorra” and captured another leading figure in the Naples underworld.
Russia is “paranoid” about being challenged by Nato and its efforts to rival American power could push it into a new Cold War, the head of US intelligence says.
The developer of a Taiwan apartment complex that collapsed during a strong earthquake, has been arrested as rescuers reported hearing signs of life in the rubble where about 100 people are still trapped.
The global threat posed by the Islamic State group is still rising, but US-based home grown extremists pose the biggest danger to the homeland, Washington’s top spy says.
North Korea has restarted a plutonium reactor that could provide fuel for nuclear weapons, US Director of National Intelligence James Clapper says..
Britain’s craziest game of football has unleashed chaos as several thousand townsfolk tussled for a ball in a heaving melee that can last for eight hours.
EU president Donald Tusk has warned that Russian airstrikes in Syria are worsening the conflict and increasing the number of refugees trying to get to an already overburdened Europe.
US President Barack Obama has unveiled an effort to bolster the government’s cybersecurity amid a growing threat from hackers.
He snatched away their cigarette packets and made them promise to quit. Now Turkey’s President Recep Tayip Erdogan has hosted a reception for about 300 people who’ve kicked the habit.
The International Organisation for Migration says 409 people have died this year trying to cross the Mediterranean Sea, and migrant crossings in the first six weeks of this year are running at nearly ten times the rate of this time in 2015
More than one million Syrians are living under siege after nearly five years of war, a new NGO report has said, warning the crisis was “far worse” than UN officials have acknowledged.
Skiers on French slopes enjoy some of the longest pistes in the world, but a new study has shown that some resorts exaggerate their length by more than 30%.
Nato will take any request to help with the refugee crisis “very seriously”, chief Jens Stoltenberg has said after Germany and Turkey said they would seek the organisation’s help in combating human smugglers.
I kid you not – police in central India have arrested a goat and its owner for repeatedly damaging a senior bureaucrat’s garden.
A suicide car bombing has killed nine people at a police officer’s club in the Syrian capital, a monitor says, in an attack claimed by the Islamic State group.
Prominent but as yet unnamed reformists are among more than 1 400 initially rejected candidates now eligible to contest Iran’s parliamentary elections on February 26, a government official says.
Minutes after North Korea launched its rocket, South Korea’s navy reported a rain of debris suggesting it was a failure. It turns out they were wrong.
A man who set himself on fire outside Kensington Palace, the central London home of Prince William and his wife, has died of his injuries.