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City hall cleared of protesters

City hall cleared of protesters

Police have cleared a city hall in south-eastern Ukraine of pro-Russian protesters who had been occupying it for more than a week, Ukrainian Interior Minister Arsen Avakov said today.

Ferry relatives confront officials

Ferry relatives confront officials

Angry relatives of some of the more than 130 people still missing from the sinking of the ferry Sewol surrounded the fisheries minister and the coast guard chief.

Ecclestone rejects bribery claims

Ecclestone rejects bribery claims

Formula One boss Bernie Ecclestone has rejected accusations of bribery as he went on trial in a case that could threaten his grip on the sport.

3 foreigners shot dead in hospital

3 foreigners shot dead in hospital

Three foreigners were killed and one other person injured when an Afghan security guard opened fire in a hospital in Kabul, police said.

Obama backs Japan over islands

Obama backs Japan over islands

US president Barack Obama has confirmed that the US will defend Japan in a potential confrontation with China over a set of disputed islands.
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FBI probes 'serial child molester'

FBI probes 'serial child molester'

The FBI has asked for the public's help to identify at least 90 potential victims of a suspected child predator who worked at 10 American and other international schools abroad, including one in the UK.
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3.5m Syrians 'desperate for aid'

3.5m Syrians 'desperate for aid'

Nearly 3.5 million civilians in Syria have virtually no access to desperately-needed humanitarian aid and people are dying needlessly every day as violence and extremism escalate and the risk of sectarian violence grows, United Nations chief Ban Ki-moon has said.
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Kashmiris in India election protest

Kashmiris in India election protest

Indian forces used tear gas and wooden batons to disperse scores of Kashmiri demonstrators who shouted anti-India slogans and threw rocks to protest against voting in national elections in the disputed region today.
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Militants say they killed officer

Militants say they killed officer

An Islamic militant group in Egypt has claimed responsibility for a bombing that killed a senior police officer.
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Shore debris not from missing plane

Shore debris not from missing plane

Debris that washed ashore in south-west Australia is not from the missing Malaysian Airlines plane, experts have said.
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