Pakistani Taliban gunmen disguised in all-enveloping burkas stormed the campus of an agriculture university in Pakistan on Friday, wounding at least five people, police said. Police and army troops summoned to the scene killed all of the attackers at the Directorate of...
A politician in Sweden has been forced to step down after he said in a live TV debate that Muslims were not “fully human”. Martin Strid, a member of the right-wing Sweden Democrats, sparked the controversy when he ranked Islamists on a...
A day after its latest intercontinental ballistic missile launch, North Korea released photos of what it's calling the “Hwasong-15.” And the collective response from missile experts was - not to get too technical - whoa. The missile and its launcher truck do,...
Russia will host the 2018 World Cup draw on Friday, the glittering ceremony providing a welcome distraction to the unrelenting diet of doping and corruption news that has sullied the nation's sporting reputation in recent years. The draw ceremony will give Russia...
The Japanese Government is being urged to end a rule requiring transgender people to undergo sterilisation to legally change gender. People who seek to alter their legal sex must appeal to a family court under legislation entitled Law 111. Although the law affords...
The value of bitcoin has dropped just below $10,000 after hitting a record high earlier this week. The cryptocurrency, which is attracting a huge amount of mainstream attention, has fallen steadily since Wednesday 29 November, when it reached $11,342. Its value is $9,900 (£7,342) as of...
What an encouraging boost for amateur filmmakers, that the President of America is willing to promote small independent films, as he has this week. Even though he must be busy running a superpower, he found time to put on Twitter some...
Bitcoin is all the rage, but there are also a handful of stocks that have equalled the digital currency’s gravity-defying surge this year. Lesser-known companies trading on stock exchanges in Japan, Hong Kong and India have seen their share prices soar at...
Donald Trump's retweets of extremists will stay on his profile, Twitter has said. The controversial Britain First tweets will remain visible for everyone to see on the President's profile because they allow users to "see every side of an issue". The site recognised...
Recall how Brexiteers said this was all going to be easy. The EU would be falling over itself to give Britain everything it wanted. They would prove to the nation that you can have your cake and eat it. There would...