North Korea says US talks have broken down

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Talks were talking place on the island of Lidingo, northeast of Stockholm North Korea says working-level nuclear talks with the US have been called off, on the same day they…

Paris attacker showed signs of radicalisation

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionThe scene of the attack was quickly cordoned off by policeAn attacker who killed four people at the police headquarters in Paris adhered to a radical version…

Notorious US gangsters grave set to be exhumed

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption John Dillinger was described as "Public Enemy No.1" in the 1930s A request to exhume the remains of infamous US gangster John Dillinger has been approved by officials in…

Four homeless men battered to death in New…

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The bodies were in Manhattan Four men thought to be homeless have been battered to death in New York in the space of a single night, with a fifth…

Nearly 100 dead in Iraqi demonstrations

Image copyright Reuters The death toll from ongoing anti-government protests in Iraq has risen to almost 100, according to the country's parliamentary human rights commission. It also said more than 3,000 people had been injured.…

Six Thai elephants die trying to save each…

Image copyright Thailand DNP Image caption Thai authorities believe the herd fell after trying to help a baby elephant Six elephants have fallen to their deaths in Thailand trying to save each other from a…

In pictures: Ethiopias Oromos celebrate spring

Huge crowds turned out in Ethiopia's capital, Addis Ababa, as it hosted for the first time in more than a century the annual Irreecha thanksgiving festival of the Oromo, the country's largest ethnic group. In…

Rugby World Cup: Japan v Samoa – radio…

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