Manchester United won the Europa League for the first time in their history thanks to a 2-0 victory over Ajax in Wednesday's final in Stockholm.
Goals from Paul Pogba and Henrikh Mkhitaryan secured the trophy and a route back into the Champions League group stage for next season, while bringing …read more
A priest and several churchgoers have been taken hostage by fighters in Marawi City, on the Philippine island of Mindanao, as thousands of residents fled ongoing unrest that prompted President Rodrigo Duterte to declare martial law in the southern region.
As the violence continues, Duterte said on Wednesday that he …read more
After a highly anticipated meeting, Pope Francis appears to have left his mark on President Donald Trump.
"Thank you. I won't forget what you said," Trump told Pope Francis, before leaving the Pope's private study after a half-hour private meeting.
Neither Trump nor the Pope revealed what their conversation entailed …
A top Taiwan court ruled in favour of gay marriage on Wednesday, a landmark ruling that paves the way for the island to become the first place in Asia to legalise same sex unions.
Chi Chia-wei, a 59-year-old gay rights campaigner who brought the case to the constitutional court, had …read more
France's new president is seeking to extend the country's state of emergency until at least November 1, according to a statement from the president's office.
Emmanuel Macron also asked his government to prepare draft legislation to reinforce security measures permanently beyond the state of emergency, the announcement on Wednesday said …read more
A prominent Egyptian opposition leader was detained on Tuesday for "offending public decency" amid what rights lawyers say is a wave of arrests of potential presidential candidates one year before an election.
Khaled Ali, a human rights lawyer who ran in Egypt's 2012 presidential vote, was questioned by the prosecution …read more
Soon after the news of the arena attack broke, stories were emerging of small acts of kindness in the face of terrorism: Members of the public offering first aid, drivers providing free rides, local residents giving stranded concert goers a place to stay, restaurants handing out free food to emergency …read more
A 21-month jail term handed down last year to Barcelona and Argentina footballer Lionel Messi has been confirmed by Spain's Supreme Court, but he is unlikely to go to prison. Messi and his father Jorge, who manages his finances, were both convicted in 2016 of defrauding Spain of €4.1m …read more
At least three Kenyan police officers have been killed when their vehicle hit a landmine near the country's eastern border with Somalia, according to a senior official. Somalia's al-Shabab armed group claimed responsibility for the attack.
The officers were part of a three-vehicle early morning patrol heading to the border …read more
Huge explosions rocked the Kampung Melayu Terminal area in East Jakarta, Indonesia, at around 9:00 pm today. Two explosions were heard and caused panic among the locals. The cause of the explosion is not yet known.
As per unofficial reports online, it's believed that the explosion was …read more
According to the Italian coast guard, at least 20 migrants have died after their vessel capsized some 30 miles off the coast of Libya.
The ship, with about 5000 people onboard, is believed to have capsized either after a wave hit or the migrants moved to one side, leaving around …read more
Taiwan's top judges have ruled in favour of gay marriage, paving the way for it to become the first place in Asia to legalise same-sex unions.
The highest court ruled that current laws preventing members of the same sex from marrying violated their right to equality and were unconstitutional. It …read more
The “Alien Megastructure” star is acting up again, and scientists around the world are puzzled. On Thursday morning, astronomer Matt Muterspaugh noticed something different with KIC 8462852, also known as Tabby’s Star or the Alien Megastructure star.
The Kepler data showed that the star experienced some extreme fluctuations in …read more
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