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Cosby defends silence on sex claims

Cosby defends silence on sex claims

Embattled entertainer Bill Cosby has broken his silence over a series of rape and sex assault claims going back decades.

Kerry: 'Gaps' in Iran nuclear talks

Kerry: 'Gaps' in Iran nuclear talks

US Secretary of State John Kerry has warned of "serious gaps" in talks about a nuclear deal with Iran.

Kenya bus militants shoot dead 28

Kenya bus militants shoot dead 28

Somalia's Islamic extremist rebels, al-Shabab, have claimed responsibility for an attack on a bus in Kenya in which 28 non-Muslims were singled out and killed.

One dead after strong China quake

One dead after strong China quake

At least one person has died after a strong earthquake struck a lightly populated, mountainous area of western China, officials said.

Killer 'appeased' by mum and system

Killer 'appeased' by mum and system

Both gunman Adam Lanza's parents and the education system worsened his social isolation in the years before he carried out the 2012 Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre by accommodating, rather than confronting, his difficulties, according to a report.
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Obama reform frustrates Republicans

Obama reform frustrates Republicans

Republicans outraged by Barack Obama's sweeping immigration measures are struggling for a response that will check the US president without veering into talk of impeachment or a government shutdown that could backfire on the party before the 2016 White House race.
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Boycott call as Bahrain holds poll

Boycott call as Bahrain holds poll

Voting has begun in Bahrain's first full parliamentary election since Arab Spring-protests erupted four years ago.
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Fur sale: Bert's Cowardly Lion suit

Fur sale: Bert's Cowardly Lion suit

The Cowardly Lion costume from the classic film The Wizard Of Oz is taking the Yellow Brick Road to auction.
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Biden slams Russia over Ukraine

Biden slams Russia over Ukraine

US vice president Joe Biden has criticised Russia for its role in eastern Ukraine, urging Moscow to uphold a ceasefire in the war-torn region as he visited Kiev on the anniversary of the country's anti-government protests.
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Iran nuclear talks hit fresh snag

Iran nuclear talks hit fresh snag

Nuclear talks between world powers and Tehran hit a new snag after Iran apparently again turned down US demands for concessions, leaving negotiations in limbo just three days before a deadline for a deal.
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