A leaking fuel pipeline triggers a massive blaze in central Mexico, killing at least 20 people and injuring another 54, officials say.
Bauhaus, the design school that left its mark on everything from teapots to tower blocks and iPhones to Ikea, marks its centenary this year. The influence of Bauhaus, created during the turbulent period between the world wars and finally chased ou...
In a windowless vault under the streets of Dublin there’s a pot of gold owned by anxious investors worried by the prospect of a no-deal Brexit. In 2018, Irish gold broker and safe-deposit business Merrion Vaults saw a 70 per cent rise in clients f...
At the Indigenous Peoples March in Washington, DC, participants from communities across the US say the shutdown, and the proposed border wall that caused it, "effectively cripples" their livelihood.
The alleyways of the Syrian town of Darkush are normally thronged with pedestrians but since the swollen Orontes River burst its banks, Abu Ihab's boat provides the main way of getting around.
Nearly 130 book sellers at "Soor Al-Azbakeya" in Egypt's capital Cairo hold their own book fair on a sidewalk, offering secondhand books at low prices. The Azbakeya book market is known as the oldest market for secondhand books in Egypt, but its f...
Hundreds of 'March for Life' participants reach the US Supreme Court in Washington, DC, after walking from the Mall to protest the practice and legality of abortion.
French screen legend Catherine Deneuve's personal clothing collection designed by her friend Yves Saint Laurent will go under the hammer in Paris and online on January 24.
Men from a Serbian knights organisation dive into Belgrade's chilly Sava river to retrieve a wooden cross in a religious rite held on the eve of Epiphany, a Christian holiday marking the baptism of Jesus. The icy epiphany swim is a tradition held ...
Several houses in the southern suburbs of Beirut have been ravaged by a winter storm battering Lebanon in recent days, washing away dozens of fishing boats.
Young Nicaraguans who participated in anti-government protests against President Daniel Ortega have to give up on their dream to go to Panama for World Youth Day and see Pope Francis, and the ones who will make the journey might risk being detaine...
The first members of a new caravan of Central American migrants trying to reach the United States start walking across southern Mexico after earlier crossing the Guatemala-Mexico border.
Hundreds gather for a concert in Washington ahead of the annual 'March for Life'. It's the 46th year of the event which sees Pro-life campaigners walk from the Mall to the Supreme Court.
The 10th edition of the Mauritanian Nomadic festival kicks off in Nouakchott with a horse race, camel parade and a concert featuring Canadian and Mauritanian artists.
Tens of thousands of Syrian refugees in camps in the Bekaa Valley in eastern Lebanon have been hit by harsh winter weather, including torrential rains and freezing temperatures.
Defense Minister Guillermo Botero, speaking from the presidential palace, describes the car bombing that killed 21 people at a Bogota police cadet training academy as a "terrorist attack committed by the ELN."
Central American migrants cross the Suchiate river into southern Mexican territory as a new caravan of migrants tries to reach the United States.
Russian Foreign minister Sergei Lavrov and his German counterpart Heiko Maas hold a bilateral meeting in Moscow.
Santiago is upgrading its public transport and has rolled out the first 100 electric buses in its new green fleet. In the next few decades, Chile wants to combat the pollution problem in its capital by making the entire transportation system compl...
Zimbabwean activist Evan Mawarire is back in court for a second day where to face charges of subverting the Zimbabwe government. Mawarire is accused of subverting a constitutional government and incitement to commit violence by posting videos on s...
Sudanese mourners demonstrate in Khartoum's district of Buri after attending the funeral of a protester killed during anti-government rallies a day earlier. Deadly protests have rocked Sudan since they first erupted on December 19 after a governme...
Videographic showing a total lunar eclipse. Short version. A total eclipse will take place on January 21
The transfer of power between outgoing President Hery Rajaonarimampianina and President-elect Andry Rajoelina takes place at the presidential palace of Madagascar.
Videographic on the Union Jack, the national flag of the United Kingdom. The world's fifth-largest economy is in political turmoil and grasping for solutions that could smooth its planned departure from the European Union after 46 years just 10 we...
Videographic showing how the four nations of the United Kingdom voted in the EU referendum in 2016. Britons who have changed their minds since voting to leave the European Union are among those uniting to call for another chance to reverse the dec...
French Prime Minister Edouard Philippe visits the Eurotunnel site as he visits the northern port of Calais, a day after activating plans for a no-deal Brexit.
Sweden ends a four-month political vacuum by electing Prime Minister Stefan Lofven to a second term, after he elbowed out the far-right to save one of Europe's few left-wing governments.
At the US-Mexico border near the Rio Grande, a national butterfly sanctuary is being threatened by Donald Trump's proposed border wall.
Over 300 jockeys, mostly teenagers, take part in a traditional horse race in Indonesia's westernmost province Aceh.
Electric-vehicle maker Tesla will recall more than 14 thousand cars in China over airbags that contained a part made by the now-defunct Japanese manufacturer Takata.
Zimbabwean activist Evan Mawarire has appeared in court in Harare to face subversion charges as authorities crack down on anti-government protests in which doctors say 68 people suffered gunshot wounds.
Every evening, the night watchman clambers to the top of the Lausanne cathedral bell tower and gets to work: he shouts out the time each hour, keeping a six-century-old tradition alive.
Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan has ignited a national debate with a controversial vow to grant citizenship to Afghan refugees born in Pakistan -- potentially creating more than a million new citizens.
Twenty sculptors from all over the world compete for three days and three nights to bring gigantic blocks of ice to life during the 28th edition of Valloire's ice sculpture competition, in France's Savoy region.
During a press conference from the site of an apparent car bomb, Colombian President Ivan Duque classifies it as a "terrorist act" and says that those responsible "will not go unpunished."
Hundreds of Honduran migrants, including several children, start their trek early morning to leave Guatemala City and head towards the Mexican border, in the hopes of reaching the US.
Colombia's attorney general announces that authorities have fully identified the man who detonated a car with 80 kilos of explosive at a police academy in Bogota, causing nine deaths and 54 injuries.
With G-strings and push-up bras losing their allure as ultra sexiness gives ways to comfort, and the whole idea of seduction being questioned, designers are grappling with how to be interesting without objectifying women.
Colombian President Ivan Duque arrives at the scene of an apparent car bomb attack on a police cadet training school in the Colombian capital that has left at least eight people dead and 10 injured, the defense ministry said.
Relatives gather at the scene an apparent car bomb attack on a police cadet training school in the Colombian capital that has left at least eight people dead and 10 injured, the defense ministry said.
The secretary general of Tunisia's powerful UGTT trade union, Noureddine Taboubi, gives a speech in front of a crowd gathered in front of the union's headquarters in Tunis, as a major strike takes effect in the country. The Tunisian General Labour...
Police and rescue services are at the scene an apparent car bomb attack on a police cadet training school in the Colombian capital that has left at least eight people dead and 10 injured, the defense ministry said.
Chelsea are set to add some much-needed firepower by reuniting manager Maurizio Sarri with Argentine striker Gonzalo Higuain, according to widespread reports.
Mounting dangers on Mexican roads have fuelled a booming new business as the trucking industry seeks to fight back: welcome to the world of armoured and bullet-proof trailer trucks.
Colombian President Ivan Duque vows that his country "will not bow to violence" after an apparent car bomb attack on a police cadet training school in capital Bogota left at least five people dead and 10 injured, according to the city's mayor.
Bogota Mayor Enrique Penalosa confirms there have been at least five dead in an apparent car bomb attack on a police cadet training school in the Colombian capital and at least 10 injured.