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40 dead, 100 injured in Bolivian carnival festivities 40 dead, 100 injured in Bolivian carnival festivities

Sixteen people were killed in traffic accidents and eight were killed by a gas tank explosion at a mobile food stall


South Africa's Jacob Zuma resigns after pressure from party statement

South Africa's Jacob Zuma resigns

Mr Zuma, who has been in power since 2009, faces numerous allegations of corruption


Florida shooting: At least 17 dead in high school attack At least 17 killed in US school shooting

The suspect has been named as Nikolaus Cruz, 19, and is a former student at the school who had been expelled


Zimbabwe opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai dies Zimbabwe opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai dies

Tsvangirai, 65, a former prime minister and main opposition leader has reportedly been suffering from colon cancer


Six hurt in Paris stabbing spree Six hurt in Paris stabbing spree

Paris is still on its highest level of alert after a string of Islamist attacks over the last two years


Goodbye to romance: Indonesian cities ban Valentine's Day Indonesian cities ban Valentine's Day

The prohibitions come amid concerns that traditionally tolerant Indonesia is taking a sharp fundamentalist turn


23 migrants killed in Libya road crash 23 migrants killed in Libya road crash

Around 100 others also injured in the accident


Turkey pledges $5 bn for Iraq reconstruction: minister Turkey pledges $5 bn for Iraq reconstruction: minister

Saudi Arabia meanwhile says it will allocate $1 billion to investment projects in Iraq


South Africa: Controversial Gupta family home raided by police Gupta home raided by South Africa police

The wealthy India-born Gupta family have been accused of "state capture" - using their friendship with President Zuma for their business interests


France's Macron threatens Syria strikes if chemical weapon use proven France's Macron threatens Syria strikes

"We will strike the place where these launches are made or where they are organised," says Macron


Israel PM Netanyahu defiant in face of bribery allegations

Netanyahu defiant amid bribery allegations

The 68-year-old is in his second stint as prime minister, and has served in the role for a total of 12 years


Gunmen kill 4 paramilitary soldiers in southwest Pakistan 4 paramilitary soldiers killed in Pakistan

No one has immediately claimed the attack


2nd explosion kills 2 in Bolivia hit by weekend blast 2nd explosion kills 2 in Bolivia

The blast occurs in the Altiplano region town of Oruro a block from where an explosion happened Saturday night


Oxfam International chair held over Guatemala graft scandal Oxfam International chair held in Guatemala

In Guatemala, Mr Fuentes is among 10 top former government officials arrested on Tuesday, including former President Álvaro Colom


US says Myanmar makes life for Rohingya ‘a death sentence’ US says Myanmar makes life for Rohingya ‘a death sentence’

US Ambassador Nikki Haley has started her speech to the Security Council today by recounting how a Rohingya refugee in Bangladesh

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