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Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari has made a rare public appearance amid ongoing questions about the state of his health. Photos and a video posted on Twitter showed Mr Buhari, 74, attending...

A Scottish man has died while skydiving in the Thai resort town of Pattaya with a group of friends. James McConnell, 69, who is understood to be originally from Clydebank, landed in a reservoir. ...

Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari has missed Friday prayers at the mosque in the grounds of Aso Rock, or state house. (function(d) { var params = { id:...

Who would have thought the most powerful man on earth will express regret few months after being sworn into office. Well, that might sound strange but that is what the tough talking and no-nonsense US...

The two candidates for the French presidency, Emmanuel Macron and Marine Le Pen, are attending a ceremony in Paris in honour of the policeman shot dead on the Champs Elysées last week. (function(d)...

US servicemen from all parts of the military have been sharing nude photos of their female colleagues online, it has emerged. Reports last week uncovered widespread photo sharing by current and former...

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari has returned home after weeks of medical leave in the UK and speculation over his condition. The 74-year-old landed at an air force base in the northern city of Kaduna...

A Canadian judge who asked a sexual assault complainant why she could not “keep your knees together” is resigning. Alberta Federal Court Justice Robin Camp’s decision came after a scathing...

On a summer night in January, Sofia’s family took her to a restaurant in Iraja, a suburb of Rio, where she could use the play area outdoors. It had a big, colourful slide, where children could climb...

A technology initially used to fight traffic fines is now helping refugees with legal claims. When Joshua Browder developed DoNotPay he called it “the world’s first robot lawyer”. It’s...

Armed thieves masquerading as police have carried out a robbery at Johannesburg international airport in South Africa, reports say. The thieves are said to have driven into a restricted zone and taken...

A Polish nationalist member of the European Parliament may be punished after he said women “must earn less than men because they are weaker, smaller and less intelligent”. The parliament’s...

The CEO of Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg today launched the new suicide prevention tools. The tools are designed to help people who may be thinking of suicide, and for friends and family who want to help. The...

In the first visit by a Saudi ruler in almost half a century, King Salman bin Abdul Aziz al-Saud arrived in Indonesia Wednesday for a nine-day tour of the world’s most populous Muslim nation. The...

The government is facing a first defeat for its Brexit bill in the House of Lords later. Peers are expected to agree to amend the draft legislation to protect the rights of EU citizens living in the UK. Home...

The year 2016 witnessed some of the historic scenes in the history of mankind. Even though the year has not ended, we have wrapped up a tumultuous year with its most iconic images, including a dramatic...

Nigeria has confiscated 2.5 tonnes of “plastic rice” smuggled into the country by unscrupulous businessmen, the customs service says. Lagos customs chief Haruna Mamudu said the fake rice was...

The Electoral College has affirmed Donald J. Trump as the nation’s 45th president, pushing him past the 270-vote for election, with scant evidence of the anti-Trump revolt among electors that some of...

A French court has found International Monetary Fund chief Christine Lagarde guilty of negligence but did not hand down any punishment. As French finance minister in 2008, she approved an award of €404m...

Gambian leader Yahya Jammeh has rejected the result of the presidential election held earlier this month, a week after admitting defeat. Mr Jammeh cited “abnormalities” in the vote and called...