Hundreds of migrants feared dead in Mediterranean disaster

Almost 650 migrants have died in what has been called the worst human trafficking disaster in the Mediterranean's history. ROME - Hundreds of people are feared to have drowned after...

Boston Bomber Tsarnaev found guilty on 30 counts

After 11 hours the jurors have reached have a verdict on the Boston Marathon bombing trial. WASHINGTON DC - Boston bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev has been found guilty on all 30...

Germanwings co-pilot said to have ‘voluntarily’ crashed aircraft

According to reports, First Officer Andrei Lubitz took control of the aircraft minutes before it crashed MARSEILLE - After examining the contents of the black box found at the site...

UTair flight requests emergency landing due to engine failure

The flight was carrying 78 people on board ST PETERSBURG - At 09:35 am GMT (12:35pm Moscow time) on Wednesday UTair flight UT369 requested an emergency landing at St Petersburg’s Pulkovo...

Germanwings flight 4U9525 crashes in French Alps, 150 feared dead, rescue operations underway

Germanwings flight 4U9525 with 150 people on board, has crashed in the French Alps DIGNE, FRANCE – A Germanwings airplane has crashed in the Southern Alps of France, with 144 people on...

Son of former Senegal president jailed

Karim Wade has been sentenced to six years in prison and a fine of £153m. SENEGAL - Son of former Senegal president Abdoulaye Wade has been sentenced to six years...

19 dead following Tunisia siege

Two gunmen attacked tourists in the National Bardo Museum leaving 19 dead. Both gunmen were shot dead by the security forces. TUNIS - 19 people are believed to be killed...

Protests for political reform against goverment shakes Brazil

Thousands of people across several Brazilian cities took  to the streets on March 15 to protest against the government. Today, one of Rio de Janeiro's most famous and beautiful places witnessed a rather...

Two police officers shot during Ferguson protest

The city is facing new demonstrations after the resignation of Ferguson police chief FERGUSON - Two Ferguson police officers have been shot in protest-ridden Ferguson, Missouri, a town hit by...

American senator to face corruption charges

Democratic Senator to be charged of using his influence to aid Dr. Salmon Mengel achieve its business interests WASHINGTON - This afternoon the Department of Justice announced that is preparing...