Trump dismisses North Korean tests of 'some small weapons'

Trump dismisses North Korean tests of 'some small weapons'

On a state visit to Japan, the US president put himself at odds with his hosts and his own advisers.

German Jews warned not to wear kippas after rise in anti-Semitism

German Jews warned not to wear kippas after rise in anti-Semitism

An official advises Jews against wearing traditional skullcaps following a sharp rise in anti-Semitism.

Divorce referendum: Ireland votes to liberalise laws

Divorce referendum: Ireland votes to liberalise laws

Referendum voters overwhelmingly back changes to the constitution to make divorce easier.

Papua New Guinea Prime Minister Peter O'Neill resigns

Papua New Guinea Prime Minister Peter O'Neill resigns

Peter O'Neill stands down after a series of defections from his government to the opposition.

Rescued hiker: 'It came down to life and death and I had to chose'

Rescued hiker: 'It came down to life and death and I had to chose'

A hiker who was found alive more than two weeks after she went missing in Hawaii speaks from hospital.

Israel protests: Thousands rally against Netanyahu immunity

Israel protests: Thousands rally against Netanyahu immunity

Protesters gather in Tel Aviv to protest against moves to safeguard the PM from corruption cases.

Cannes: Palme d'Or goes to Bong Joon-ho's Parasite

Cannes: Palme d'Or goes to Bong Joon-ho's Parasite

The South Korean director won the prestigious award for his dark comedy thriller, Parasite.

Moby-Natalie Portman row: 'Inconsiderate' DJ apologises

Moby-Natalie Portman row: 'Inconsiderate' DJ apologises

The actress denied dating Moby as a teenager, and called his behaviour "inappropriate".

Everest: British man among latest mountain deaths

Everest: British man among latest mountain deaths

Ten people have now died climbing the world's highest peak this season, amid reports of overcrowding.

Russia ordered to release Ukraine sailors

Russia ordered to release Ukraine sailors

The chances of Moscow complying with the UN tribunal's ruling are thought to be minimal.

Trump approves $8bn Saudi weapons sale over Iran tensions

Trump approves $8bn Saudi weapons sale over Iran tensions

The president uses a legal loophole to push through the arms deal without Congressional approval.

South Africa's President Ramaphosa sworn in

South Africa's President Ramaphosa sworn in

South Africa's President Cyril Ramaphosa was inaugurated at an event which included a flypast and military parade.

US judge blocks funds for Trump border wall plan

US judge blocks funds for Trump border wall plan

The move temporarily halts the use of $1bn of defence department funds in Arizona and Texas.

Austria scandal: Lawyer says he was part of Ibiza sting

Austria scandal: Lawyer says he was part of Ibiza sting

The lawyer says it was a "civil society-driven project" but has not revealed who was behind it.

Boston museum accused of racist 'no watermelons' remark

Boston museum accused of racist 'no watermelons' remark

A teacher accuses staff at the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston of racism towards her pupils.

Mount Agung: Flights resume after Bali volcano disruption

Mount Agung: Flights resume after Bali volcano disruption

Mount Agung erupted on Friday, causing some flight cancellations and delays.

India tuition centre fire kills 20 in Gujarat state

India tuition centre fire kills 20 in Gujarat state

At least 20 people are dead after fire tore through a building in the city of Surat, Gujarat state.

Ali Dorani: Iranian cartoonist on the drawings that saved his life

Ali Dorani: Iranian cartoonist on the drawings that saved his life

Ali Dorani fled Iran only to find himself trapped in the controversial Manus Island detention camp.

Trump in Japan: Sumo, barbecue and an imperial audience

Trump in Japan: Sumo, barbecue and an imperial audience

Japanese PM Shinzo Abe is pulling out all the stops for his country's closest ally.

Why Huawei's Google woes worry Africa

Why Huawei's Google woes worry Africa

Will Africa's governments and consumers have to choose between using US and Chinese technology?

Beach-lovers beware: Umbrellas injure thousands a year

Beach-lovers beware: Umbrellas injure thousands a year

Improperly installed beach umbrellas have sent more than 30,000 people to US hospitals in a decade.

How will Modi handle India's economy?

How will Modi handle India's economy?

With an even bigger electoral mandate India's new government is in a position to push ahead with reforms.

Gay rights in Kenya: 'Why our fight isn't over'

Gay rights in Kenya: 'Why our fight isn't over'

A Kenyan campaigner says he won't be deterred by a court ruling that upheld a ban on gay sex.

Saudi women runners push boundaries on the streets

Saudi women runners push boundaries on the streets

Jeddah Running Community is one of a growing number of mixed gender Saudi Arabian running groups.

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