Afghan security forces have fought Taliban insurgents for hours in the centre of Kabul, after a major explosion shook the city.
A Nepali guard and an off-duty policeman were [Read More]
The European launch of the "Facebook phone" has been delayed following disappointing US sales and negative feedback.
The HTC handset runs Facebook's enhanced Home software, d [Read More]
Two men have been arrested on suspicion of endangerment of an aircraft after RAF Typhoon jets were scrambled to escort a passenger plane over the UK.
Police boarded Pakistan [Read More]
A dancer alleged to have had paid sex as a minor with Italy's ex-leader Silvio Berlusconi told a court that she had lied to investigators in 2010.
Karima El-Mahroug said she [Read More]
An intimate love story between two young women has received rave reviews in Cannes as the film festival draws to a close.
Directed by Tunisian-born French director Abdellatif [Read More]
A woman zoo worker who was attacked by a tiger has died of her injuries.
Sarah McClay, 24, was attacked by a Sumatran tiger in an enclosure at South Lakes Wild Animal Park, n [Read More]
Josephine Mudzingwa Siziba moved to North Shields in Tyneside as a refugee 13 years ago.
Although seen as rich by her family in Africa, she and her husband live on the Meadow [Read More]
Woolwich murder suspect Michael Adebolajo was being "harassed" by MI5 and had been asked to work for the agency, a childhood friend has told Newsnight.
Abu Nusaybah spoke to [Read More]
A strain of cockroaches in Europe has evolved to outsmart the sugar traps used to eradicate them.
American scientists found that the mutant cockroaches had a "reorganised" se [Read More]
Former French President Valery Giscard d'Estaing has revealed he was once jumped on by a panda when he dared himself to enter its cage.
He said he had been visiting Vincennes [Read More]