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UK pledges extra £44m for Channel border security UK to beef up Channel border security

It comes as French President Emmanuel Macron visits the UK for a summit with Theresa May


52 people die in bus fire in Kazakhstan 52 people killed in Kazakhstan bus fire

The Emergencies Ministry of the country says only five of 57 people in the bus have managed to get out and survived the fire


Italy: 1,400 migrants rescued at sea Italy: 1,400 migrants rescued at sea

The International Organization recorded 2,832 migrant deaths in the Mediterranean last year, and more than 4,500 in 2016


Catalonia MPs elect separatist speaker as parliament reconvenes Catalan MPs elect separatist speaker

Separatist parties, who remain dominant after December's election, want Carles Puigdemont to be president again


British MPs approve landmark Brexit bill British MPs approve landmark Brexit bill

This bill is essential for preparing the country for the historic milestone of withdrawing from the European Union


At least 12 killed in suicide bomb attacks in Nigeria 12 killed in suicide bomb attacks in Nigeria

Boko Haram, an Islamic radical group that formed in Maiduguri, has killed more than 20,000 people in its nine-year insurgency


Dozens of bodies found buried in field in Mexico Dozens of bodies found buried in Mexico

The gruesome findings follow an ongoing power struggle between drug gangs after the arrest of Edgar Veytia, who faces US charges of drug smuggling


North Korea crisis: South to continue talks with 'clear eyes' South Korea 'clear-eyed' about North talks

The two Koreas earlier agreed to march under a "unified Korea" flag at next month's Winter Olympics in the South


Nine killed, 12 injured in Myanmar police firing 9 killed in Myanmar police firing

The alleged persecution has forced more than 700,000 Rohingyas to flee in the last year and a half to neighbouring Bangladesh as refugees


7 Buddhist protesters killed in Rakhine police shooting 7 Buddhist protesters killed in Rakhine police shooting

Police in Myanmar's troubled Rakhine state have opened fire on Buddhist protesters, killing at least…


Ex-CIA officer Jerry Chun Shing Lee held over secret records Ex-CIA officer held over secret files

The case is thought to be linked to an FBI investigation which began in 2012, into the crippling of the CIA's spy operation in China


7 dead in Colombia military helicopter crash 7 killed in Colombia military helicopter crash

Most of the passengers were members of the military, but there were two civilian members of an aviation maintenance team


India ends decades-old subsidy for Haj pilgrims India ends subsidy for Haj pilgrims

More than 100,000 Indian Muslims perform Haj every year


India to buy over 160,000 guns worth $553 million for border troops India to buy over 160,000 guns for border troops

The defence acquisition council has cleared the purchase of 72,400 assault rifles and 93,895 carbines


Returning Rohingya to Myanmar illegal and premature: Amnesty Returning Rohingya to Myanmar premature: Amnesty

Myanmar and Bangladesh have agreed that the repatriation process will commence on January 23, 2018

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