Crimea attack: College shooting kills 19

Image copyright PA Image caption Russia has said the attack was an act of “mass murder” At least 19 people have been killed and dozens more wounded in a shooting at a college in Russian-annexed Crimea. An 18-year-old student ran through the technical college in Kerch firing at fellow pupils before killing himself, Russian investigators […]

Jamal Khashoggi: Turkish police search Saudi consul’s residence

Image copyright EPA Image caption The investigation team included prosecutors and forensics experts in white overalls Turkish investigators have entered the residence of the Saudi consul in Istanbul to gather more evidence about the disappearance of Jamal Khashoggi. Turkish officials suspect the Saudi journalist was killed during a visit to the nearby consulate on 2 […]

Jamal Khashoggi: Trump suggests ‘rogue killers’ to blame

Media captionPresident Trump and the King of Saudi Arabia discussed the disappearance of the Saudi journalist US President Donald Trump has suggested “rogue killers” could be behind the disappearance of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi in Turkey. Speaking to reporters after a phone call with King Salman, he said the Saudi leader had firmly denied knowing […]

Nepal storm kills climbers on Himalayan peak Gurja

Image copyright Frank Bienewald/Getty Image caption Nepal is home to eight of the world’s 14 highest peaks At least seven climbers died when a violent snowstorm destroyed their camp on a Himalayan peak in western Nepal. A five-member South Korean expedition team and four Nepali guides were at the base camp of Mount Gurja when […]

Germany protest: Tens of thousands march against far right

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The organisers said many more people came than expected More than 100,000 people have been marching in the German capital Berlin to protest against xenophobia and the increasing influence of the far right. Rights groups organised the rally, as marchers held placards reading “Indivisible” and “United against racism”. The […]

Hurricane Michael flattens beach town like ‘mother of all bombs’

Media captionAerial footage shows the destruction in Mexico Beach, Florida Hurricane Michael has all but rubbed a Florida beach town off the map after landing like the “mother of all bombs”. The storm smashed into the state’s north-west coast near the community of Mexico Beach on Wednesday afternoon packing 155mph (250km/h) winds. Over 1.4m homes […]

Melania Trump: Donald Trump and I are fine

Image copyright AFP Image caption Mrs Trump said media speculation about her marriage hurt her US First Lady Melania Trump has dismissed speculation about the state of her marriage, saying her husband’s alleged extra-marital affairs are not her “concern or focus” because she has better things to do. In an interview with ABC News, she […]

Trump: Kavanaugh sex assault claims were ‘all made up’

Media captionTrump: “The main base of the Democrats have shifted so far left we’ll end up being Venezuela.” US President Donald Trump has said the sex assault claims made against his new Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh were a “hoax” and “all made up”. The Republican president condemned Democratic calls to impeach the judge as […]

New York limo crash: Car had failed road safety test

Image copyright Family handout/ CBS Image caption Erin and Shane McGowan (L) and Amy and Axel Steenburg (R) were married in June A limousine that crashed and killed 20 people had failed an inspection and should not have been on the road, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo says. Mr Cuomo also told a news conference […]

Libyan forces capture Egyptian jihadist al-Ashmawy

Image copyright Libya National Army Image caption Libya National Army shared a picture of Hisham al-Ashmawy on Facebook Security forces in Libya have captured one of Egypt’s most wanted jihadists during an operation in the eastern port city of Darnah. Hisham al-Ashmawy, a former army officer, is accused of being behind several deadly attacks in […]