Leonard Nimoy, Mr. Spock of 'Star Trek’, dies at 83Leonard Nimoy, famed for his portrayal of Mr. Spock on the “Star Trek” science fiction TV series and movies, has died after battling chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, the…
Mexican police capture most-wanted drug lord 'La Tuta'Mexico has captured the most-wanted drug lord in the country, Servando "La Tuta" Gomez, head of the Knights Templar cartel, police said on Friday, delivering a boost to a…
Gary Glitter jailed for 16 years in child sex caseFormer British pop singer Gary Glitter, who shot to fame in the 1970s as a "glam-rock" star but was later convicted of child sex crimes, was sentenced to 16 years in prison after…
SPAIN - RUSSIA
Spanish combatants detained for 'joining Ukraine rebels'Police on Friday arrested eight Spaniards who they said had returned from fighting alongside pro-Russian forces in eastern Ukraine, sources close to the investigation said.
Danish police arrest third man over Copenhagen shootingsDanish police say they have arrested a third man suspected of assisting a gunman who killed two people in attacks in Copenhagen this month.
Stolen Picasso worth millions discovered in New YorkA Picasso painting, snatched more than a decade ago from a storeroom in Paris, has surfaced in New York and will be returned to the French government, US officials said Thursday.
Argentine judge dismisses case against FernandezAn Argentine judge on Thursday dismissed allegations against President Cristina Fernandez that she tried to cover up Iran's purported involvement in a deadly bombing of a Jewish…
Sanctioned North Korea shipping firm ‘renamed ships’A UN-blacklisted North Korean shipping company has renamed most of its vessels in a bid to disguise their origin and continues its illicit shipments in violation of United…
Atheist US blogger hacked to death in BangladeshA prominent American blogger of Bangladeshi origin was hacked to death with machetes by unidentified assailants in Dhaka on Thursday, police said, with the atheist writer’s…
Spurs crash out of Europe as Salah inspires Fiorentina winGoals from Mario Gomez and Mohamed Salah sent Fiorentina into the last-16 of the Europa League on Thursday as they beat Tottenham 2-0 on the night and 3-1 on aggregate.
USA - TERRORISM
US charges three for planning to join Islamic State groupA Brooklyn court charged three men Wednesday with conspiracy to provide support to a terrorist organisation for planning to join the Islamic State group. One suspect had…
France unveils reforms to tackle Muslim radicalisationFrance set out a package of reforms on Wednesday aimed at better integrating Muslims and preventing radicalisation in the wake of the recent jihadist attacks in Paris.