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James Comey: Six claims about Trump from ex-FBI director

The latest salvo by former FBI Director James Comey in his feud with President Donald Trump included the charge that the president was morally unfit and may have obstructed justice. In a primetime television interview, which precedes his…

Russia says Syrian ‘chemical attack’ was staged

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov has said a reported chemical attack in Syria was staged by foreign agents. The US and France say they have proof it took place and, alongside the UK, are considering military retaliation. READ MORE:…

India outrage spreads over rape of eight-year-old girl

The brutal gang rape and murder of an eight-year old girl has sparked outrage and anger across India. The body of Asifa Bano, who belonged to a Muslim nomadic tribe, was found in a forest on 17 January near Kathua city of…

UK launched cyber-attack on Islamic State

The UK has conducted a “major offensive cyber-campaign” against the Islamic State group, the director of the intelligence agency GCHQ has revealed. The operation hindered the group’s ability to co-ordinate attacks and…

Algeria military plane crash: 257 dead near Algiers

An Algerian military plane has crashed near the capital killing 257 people on board, officials say. The aircraft came down shortly taking off from Boufarik military airport, west of Algiers, on Wednesday morning. READ MORE:…

US House Speaker Paul Ryan to quit in blow to Republicans

US House of Representatives Speaker Paul Ryan will not run for re-election this year, in a big blow to Republicans with mid-term elections looming. Congress’ most powerful lawmaker said he would not stand for another term in his…

Russian spy: Yulia Skripal discharged from hospital

Yulia Skripal, the poisoned daughter of Russian ex-spy Sergei, has been discharged from hospital. The 33-year-old left Salisbury District Hospital on Monday and has been taken to a secure location. READ MORE:…