US-Iran: John Bolton warns Iran of ‘hell to pay’ if crossed

US National Security Adviser John Bolton has warned Iran's rulers that there will be "hell to pay" if they harm the US, its citizens or allies. His comments came hours after President Donald Trump accused...

Why Sweden and China have fallen out so badly

It's a diplomatic spat no one saw coming, but tensions have over the past few weeks been escalating between China and Sweden. It all started earlier in September when Chinese tourists were removed from a...

Brett Kavanaugh: Embattled Trump nominee ‘not going anywhere’

US President Donald Trump's nominee for the Supreme Court has said he is "not going to let false accusations" drive him out of the nomination process. Speaking to Fox News on Monday, Brett Kavanaugh said...

The Indian policewoman who stopped WhatsApp mob killings

Something unusual happened when dusk fell in early summer in more than 400 villages in the southern Indian state of Telangana. Men and women raced home from their farms earlier than usual, bolted the front...

Brett Kavanaugh: Second allegation made against court nominee

A second woman has come forward with allegations of sexual misconduct against President Donald Trump's US Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh. Deborah Ramirez, a Yale university classmate of the judge, detailed the alleged incident to...

Melbourne plane crash: Pilot error in fatal shopping centre incident

Pilot error was responsible for a small plane crash which killed five people in Melbourne last year, Australian authorities say. The plane hit a shopping centre after take-off, killing pilot Max Quartermain and his four...

US imposes sanctions on China for buying Russian weapons

The US has imposed sanctions on the Chinese military over its purchasing of Russian military jets and surface-to-air missiles. It says such purchases contravene US sanctions on Moscow introduced in response to Russian actions in...

Suge Knight trial: Rap mogul pleads no contest over hit-and-run death

Former US rap mogul Marion "Suge" Knight has pleaded no contest to a voluntary manslaughter charge over a hit-and-run incident in 2015. The Death Row Records founder made the plea to avoid charges of murdering...

Mexico’s president-elect grounded on commercial plane for hours

Mexico's President-elect Andrés Manuel López Obrador still plans to sell the presidential jet after spending three hours grounded on a commercial plane. Mr López Obrador vowed to press ahead with his plans despite being stuck...

Brett Kavanaugh: Sexual assault accuser ‘needs more time’

The lawyer for a woman who accuses US Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexual assault has said the Senate's "rush" to a hearing is "unnecessary". Lisa Banks says her client, Christine Blasey Ford, is...

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