Theresa May has arrived in Saudi Arabia, insisting she would be raising concerns about the humanitarian crisis in Yemen, where thousands of people have died in the war between a Saudi-led coalition and rebel fighters.
Well if Theresa May had her chance on Wednesday – today it was the turn of EU Council President Donald Tusk to outline Europe’s strategy for the Article 50 talks.
Five women and two children are suffering from what could be exposure to toxic chemical agents in the Iraqi city of Mosul, says the International Red Cross, during a battle between Iraqi forces and fighters from the extremist Islamic State group.
The assault on the Yazidi people of Northern Iraq was one of the defining images of the extremist Islamic State group’s rampage through Syria and Iraq. Many were killed or captured, facing a future of sex slavery and servitude. Some children were even recruited by Isis as suicide bombers.
Iraq’s second city is both symbolically and financially crucial for the Islamic State group as much of their income comes in taxes they impose there. Last month US-backed Iraqi forces took control of the city’s east. Today’s gains signal a breakthrough in their battle for the western half, as Diana Magnay reports.
Amnesty International has said what it described as the “poisonous” rhetoric of Donald Trump had made the world a darker more unstable place.
An Israeli soldier who shot dead a wounded Palestinian as he was lying on the floor has been sentenced to 18 months in prison.
The Kremlin has rejected allegations by Montenegro that Russia was involved in a plot to assassinate its prime minister.
Donald Trump has been accused of inventing a terror attack in Sweden while addressing a rally for supporters in Florida.
The Dutch general election next month shows all the signs of following a now familiar pattern: a populist movement rising up to upset the established political order. The far-right Freedom Party is on course to win the most seats and is appealing to an electorate ready to hear anti-immigration and eurosceptic rhetoric. Today its leader…
North Korea has launched a ballistic missile off its eastern coast – in an apparent challenge to President Trump. News of the test launch came as Mr Trump was hosting Japan’s prime minister Shinzo Abe.
Despite two court defeats – Donald Trump has vowed to continue the legal battle over his order banning travellers and refugees from seven mainly Muslim countries – suggesting he could sign a whole new executive order as early as Monday.
Soldiers in Paris have shot a man wielding a knife who attacked them near the Louvre museum, shouting Allahu Akhbar, as they tried to fight him off.
Vigils will be held in Quebec and Montreal this evening after last night’s fatal shooting at a mosque, which left six dead and another eight people injured.
A secret Iranian court has rejected the final appeal of Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, a British charity worker who was sentenced to five years in jail. Her husband Richard Ratcliffe talks to Channel 4 News.