On December 2, 1993, Pablo Escobar, the wealthiest drug kingpin the world has ever seen, attempted to flee from a hideout in his home base of Medellín, Colombia, by scrambling across a neighbouring rooftop. Instead, he was cut down by gunfire, and...
French police have arrested a man on the Cote d’Azur over the robbery at gunpoint of the US reality TV star Kim Kardashian in Paris in 2016, according to sources involved in the investigation. The man is to be brought before a magistrate to face possible charges, a judicial source said. Ten people...
Facebook opens its new London office on Monday and said it would add 800 more jobs in the capital next year, underlining its commitment to Britain as the country prepares for Brexit. The social network said more than half of the people...
President Donald Trump is lashing out at his critics just days after a top aide of his plead guilty to charges resulting from a special investigation into Russia’s alleged meddling in the 2016 election. Mr Trump leaned on his favourite social media website...
He was a member of the Rohingya student union in college, taught at a public high school and even won a parliamentary seat in Burma's thwarted elections in 1990. But according to the government of Burma, Kyaw Min’s fellow Rohingya do not...
​The future rights of EU citizens in the UK – and of British nationals in the EU – are being forgotten as a deal to break the Brexit deadlock gets closer, MEPs and campaigners say. They fear the EU is poised to...
Diane Abbott has said it would “outrageous” for Theresa May to pursue military action in Syria without consulting Parliament and give MPs a vote. The shadow home secretary also repeated a claim from Julian Lewis, the chairman of the defence select committee, that military action in the war-ravaged region could “end up with...
Catalonia's removed vice president has been refused bail following a hearing by a Spanish judge. Oriol Junqueras was ordered to be kept in jail following charges of sedition, but six other former Catalan ministers were freed on bail by the court. Along with...
Antonio Guterres, the United Nations (UN) Secretary-General has called for an immediate ceasefire in Yemen and the resumption of all commercial imports to combat the growing humanitarian crisis in the country.  The warring parties to stop all ground and air assaults because “millions of children,...
With Senator John McCain announcing his support for the Republican tax bill, the Senate is edging closer to passing a measure that would benefit the wealthiest Americans and is estimated to add more than $1 trillion to the federal deficit over...