Attacks across Iraq, including a series of bombings targeting shoppers in a Sunni neighbourhood in the capital Baghdad, have killed at least 16 people today.

Searchers find 13th body from Everest avalanche

Search teams have recovered a 13th body from the snow and ice covering a dangerous climbing pass on Mount Everest, a day after an avalanche swept over a group of ...

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VIDEO: Mother and kids escape as car catches fire in safari park's lion enclosure

A mother and two children were forced to flee their car when it overheated and then caught fire in a lion enclosure.

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Quake strikes off Papua New Guinea; tsunami warning in place

A powerful earthquake has struck off the South Pacific nation of Papua New Guinea.

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Search resumes for bodies on Everest

Rescuers were digging through piles of snow and ice today for four Sherpa guides buried on Mount Everest when an avalanche swept down the slopes and killed 12 other ...

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Captain facing charges over sunken ferry

The captain of the ferry that sank off South Korea, leaving more than 300 missing or dead, was arrested today on suspicion of negligence and abandoning people in ...

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