US overdose deaths drop for first time in…

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Deaths from natural and semi-synthetic opioids like oxycodone fell by 14.5% Drug overdose deaths in the US have fallen for the first time since 1999, according to preliminary official…

US removes Turkey from F-35 fighter jet programme

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionA demonstration of the S-400 missile systemThe US says it is removing Turkey from its F-35 fighter jets programme, after Ankara received the first parts of a…

Critics poke fun at Canada warship library

Image copyright Courtesy EPL Image caption Edmonton's Milner Library pictured in May 2018 A brand new library in the Canadian city of Edmonton has raised eyebrows over its redesign. The building - still in the…

Amputated limbs unearthed in Waterloo dig

Image copyright Chris van Houts Image caption Four human bones have been unearthed on the dig so far Human leg bones have been unearthed in the first excavation of the main allied field hospital used…

Ebola outbreak declared public health emergency

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Attempts to tackle the disease have included screening of people entering other countries from the DRC The World Health Organization (WHO) has declared the Ebola crisis in the Democratic…

Turkish diplomat shot dead in Iraqi Kurdistan

Image copyright Reuters Image caption The attack took place at HuQQabaz restaurant in Irbil's Empire City neighbourhood A Turkish diplomat was among two people shot dead on Wednesday in Irbil, the capital of Iraq's Kurdistan…

Boeing still hasnt said sorry to us

Image copyright Reuters Paul Njoroge, who lost his whole family in the 10 March Boeing crash, said the firm had still not said sorry to him. "Boeing have not to apologised to us personally. They…

How El Chapo fell victim to his own…

Image copyright Reuters Image caption "Even as a little child," Guzmán's mother said, "he had ambitions" Caked in filth, the world's most powerful drug baron hauled himself from a manhole. For Joaquín "El Chapo" Guzmán,…