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Caribbean earthquake of 7.7 prompts office evacuations in Miami

The 7.7-magnitude quake prompted brief tsunami warnings and office evacuations in Miami, Florida.

Published on 28 January 2020 | 10:55 pm

US charges three researchers with lying about links to China

A Harvard professor and two Boston-based Chinese researchers are accused of aiding China's government.

Published on 28 January 2020 | 10:54 pm

Trump releases long-awaited Middle-East peace plan

The peace plan offers a Palestinian state but also hints at recognition of Israeli settlements.

Published on 28 January 2020 | 10:42 pm

Impeachment trial: Trump defence wraps up amid Bolton bombshell

The president's impeachment defence concludes, as reports say John Bolton could implicate Trump.

Published on 28 January 2020 | 10:17 pm

Coronavirus: Hong Kong to slash border travel as virus spreads

It wants to drastically reduce visits from mainland China, where the death toll has reached 106.

Published on 28 January 2020 | 8:52 pm

UK man found dead in ICE custody in Florida

The 39-year-old man was found unresponsive in his cell after apparently taking his own life.

Published on 28 January 2020 | 7:55 pm

Netanyahu: Trump Middle East peace plan 'deal of the century'

Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu gives his reaction to US President Trump's long-awaited Middle East peace plan.

Published on 28 January 2020 | 7:19 pm

Coronavirus: Chinese wish is for new year health, not fortune

The coronavirus outbreak has changed how China celebrates its biggest two-week holiday.

Published on 28 January 2020 | 6:48 pm

Amir Tataloo: Iranian rapper detained by Turkish authorities

Turkish police say Interpol issued a "red notice" for Amir Tataloo, a controversial Iranian rapper.

Published on 28 January 2020 | 6:45 pm

Alabama marina fire: 'People were screaming'

A row of 35 boats caught fire overnight into Monday at Jackson County Park in Scottsboro.

Published on 28 January 2020 | 6:25 pm

Trump outlines Middle East peace plan

He proposes a two-state solution and says no Israelis or Palestinians will be uprooted from their homes.

Published on 28 January 2020 | 6:03 pm

Holocaust: SS officer's photos reveal Sobibor death camp

Two out of 361 previously unseen photos show notorious SS guard John Demjanjuk, researchers say.

Published on 28 January 2020 | 4:52 pm

Jeffrey Epstein accusers outraged by Prince Andrew's 'lack of co-operation'

US lawyers, representing some of the late Jeffrey Epstein's accusers, urge the duke to assist the probe.

Published on 28 January 2020 | 4:34 pm

South Africa's Motsepe sorry for 'Africa loves Trump' remark

South African mining mogul Patrice Motsepe apologies following a backlash over his comments.

Published on 28 January 2020 | 4:30 pm

Kobe Bryant: Washington Post reporter suspended after tweets

The Washington Post suspended Felicia Sonmez over tweets about sexual claims against Kobe Bryant.

Published on 28 January 2020 | 4:20 pm

Antarctica melting: Journey to the 'doomsday glacier'

Scientists are studying why the Thwaites Glacier is melting quicker than previously thought.

Published on 28 January 2020 | 1:57 pm

Netanyahu indicted in court on corruption charges after dropping immunity bid

The Israeli prime minister had requested parliamentary immunity after being charged in November.

Published on 28 January 2020 | 1:21 pm

Man arrested with 30 phones in cycling shorts after rock gig

Dutch police catch a suspect in a tight spot after being alerted to mobile phone thefts.

Published on 28 January 2020 | 10:46 am

Coronavirus: Wuhan residents shout from windows in solidarity

Residents in the quarantined city battling a virus outbreak are shouting and singing to boost morale.

Published on 28 January 2020 | 9:05 am

Bride Price: 'My husband can't afford me'

Some cultures exchange money before a marriage, but should we continue the Bride Price tradition?

Published on 28 January 2020 | 5:18 am

Letter from Africa: The 'leopard unit', vigilantes and Nigeria's kidnap crisis

A plan by Nigeria's south-western states to start a new security unit divides the country.

Published on 28 January 2020 | 12:04 am

Visit Nepal's yeti: How mythical creature divided Himalayan nation

An idea to bring more tourists to Nepal has ended in a row over what a yeti actually looks like.

Published on 28 January 2020 | 12:01 am

Could John Bolton be an impeachment game-changer?

Democrats hope the ex-White House aide's book could deliver a plot twist in the president's trial.

Published on 27 January 2020 | 8:38 pm

Photos from families ripped apart by the Holocaust

Jewish survivors use family photos to describe their relatives murdered by the Nazis at Auschwitz.

Published on 27 January 2020 | 12:39 am

'I was 90% dead': Henri's story of surviving Auschwitz

Henri Kichka lost his family in the Nazi death camp, but lived on to tell his own story of survival.

Published on 27 January 2020 | 12:27 am

'They are invaders': The indigenous group fighting back

Brazil's Mura indigenous group starts consultation that could reject a proposed mining project.

Published on 27 January 2020 | 12:08 am

Nambi Narayanan: The fake spy scandal that blew up a rocket scientist’s career

Falsely charged with selling secrets to Pakistan, Nambi Narayanan's life was knocked off course.

Published on 27 January 2020 | 12:01 am

Boeing 777X: World’s largest twin-engine jet completes first flight

The 777X test flight comes after Boeing's 737 Max plane was grounded following two fatal crashes.

Published on 26 January 2020 | 2:08 am

Iran executes 'Crocodile of the Gulf' drug kingpin

The Gulf state executes an international drug dealer it caught smuggling 100 tonnes of drugs.

Published on 25 January 2020 | 3:41 pm

Auschwitz: Searching for traces of my grandfather

Meijer Nieweg was murdered in August 1942. It has taken decades for details of his death to emerge.

Published on 25 January 2020 | 12:11 am

How the camp became centre of Nazi Holocaust

It is 75 years since Soviet Union troops liberated Auschwitz - now marked as Holocaust Memorial Day.

Published on 23 January 2020 | 1:06 am

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