Kim Kardashian West: Several held over Paris robbery

Kim Kardashian West: Several held over Paris robbery

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Kim Kardashian West said she feared she was going to be killed during the robbery in Paris At least 16 people have been arrested in connection with an armed robbery of Kim Kardashian West in Paris in October, officials say. Authorities said at the time that the American reality […]

Jerusalem lorry attacker ‘was IS supporter’

Media captionBenjamin Netanyahu: “We will overcome terror attacks” Israel’s prime minister has said “all the signs” are that a man who killed four soldiers in Jerusalem supported so-called Islamic State (IS). Although Benjamin Netanyahu did not evidence for the claim, IS has previously threatened to attack Israel. The Palestinian, who was shot dead, drove a […]

Manila’s Black Nazarene procession to draw millions

Manila’s Black Nazarene procession to draw millions

Image copyright AP Millions of devotees are expected to turn out for a huge annual Roman Catholic procession in Manila. Each year, a centuries-old wooden statue of Jesus Christ, called The Black Nazarene, is paraded through the Philippine capital. This year, police and foreign embassies have advised attendees to be on alert for possible terror […]

US election hacking: Putin ‘sought to help’ Trump

US election hacking: Putin ‘sought to help’ Trump

Image copyright AFP Image caption Donald Trump’s briefing with spy chiefs was one of several meetings he held in New York on Friday Russian President Vladimir Putin sought to help Donald Trump win the presidential election, a US intelligence report says. The unclassified report says the Russian leader “ordered” a campaign aimed at influencing the […]

Fort Lauderdale airport shooting: Suspect Santiago held

Media captionFBI’s George Piro said terrorism had not been ruled out Police in Florida have questioned a suspected gunman after five people were killed and eight injured in a shooting at Fort Lauderdale airport. The suspect has been identified by police as 26-year-old Esteban Santiago, an Iraq war veteran. Officials say they have not ruled […]

Urbanisation signal detected in evolution, study shows

Urbanisation signal detected in evolution, study shows

Image caption For the first time, researchers say they have identified urbanisation’s signature in evolution A “clear signal” of urbanisation has been identified in the evolution of organisms, which has implications for sustainability and human well-being. In analysis of more than 1,600 cases around the globe, researchers said the changes could affect ecosystem services important […]

Facebook Live attack: Four Chicago accused denied bail

Facebook Live attack: Four Chicago accused denied bail

Image copyright Chicago Police Image caption All four suspects have been charged with hate crimes Four people accused of kidnapping and torturing a mentally disabled man in a “racially motivated” attack streamed on Facebook have been denied bail. Jordan Hill, Brittany Covington and Tesfaye Cooper, all 18, and Tanishia Covington, 24, appeared in a Chicago […]

Ivory Coast’s Bouake, Daloa and Korogho hit by shooting

Ivory Coast’s Bouake, Daloa and Korogho hit by shooting

Image copyright Reuters Image caption The government has called on the troops to return to barracks Soldiers are still in control of Ivory Coast’s second city after mutinying over pay. The soldiers seized control of Bouake in the early hours of Friday, before protests spread to Daloa, Daoukro, Odienne and Korhogo. A local MP says […]

Russian hacking claims: Joe Biden tells Trump to ‘grow up’

Media captionJoe Biden to Donald Trump: “Grow up, time to be an adult, you’re president” US Vice-President Joe Biden has told President-elect Donald Trump to “grow up” and criticised his attacks on the intelligence community. On Friday, Mr Trump will be briefed on allegations Russia meddled in the US presidential election – claims he has […]

Veteran Indian actor Om Puri dies aged 66

Veteran Indian actor Om Puri dies aged 66

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Om Puri acted in both mainstream and art films in Bollywood Veteran Indian actor Om Puri, star of British hit East is East, has died aged 66, a family member told the BBC. The actor suffered a heart attack at his residence in Mumbai early on Friday, reports say. Om […]

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