Mon, 27 Feb 2017 14:25:33 GMTThe number of rhinos poached for their horns in South Africa fell 10 percent in 2016 to 1,054, the second straight year of decline according to government data released on Monday, but conservationists said the levels remain alarming.
Mon, 27 Feb 2017 14:00:33 GMTRussia and Tajikistan agreed to bolster guarding of the former Soviet republic's border with Afghanistan to prevent a spillover of the conflict there, Russia's President Vladimir Putin said on Monday.
Mon, 27 Feb 2017 14:00:36 GMTIsraeli aircraft carried out a series of strikes in Gaza on Monday, wounding two people, health officials and witnesses said, after a rocket fired from the Palestinian territory struck southern Israel.
Mon, 27 Feb 2017 13:20:28 GMT"Game of Thrones" actor Neil Fingleton, who was named Britain's tallest man, has died of suspected heart failure at 36.
Mon, 27 Feb 2017 11:50:31 GMT"My dear family, please forgive me," reads the handwritten letter discarded in the dusty halls of an Islamic State training compound in eastern Mosul.
Mon, 27 Feb 2017 11:30:23 GMTPro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine said on Monday they would take control of Ukraine-run businesses in rebel-held areas if the Ukrainian government does not end a rail blockade that has halted coal supplies.
Mon, 27 Feb 2017 11:50:28 GMTSouth Korean intelligence believes suspects wanted for the murder of the half-brother of North Korea's leader included several officials who worked for the reclusive state's foreign and security ministries, according to lawmakers in Seoul.
Mon, 27 Feb 2017 10:58:39 GMTTurkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is "not welcome" to hold campaign events in Austria ahead of April's referendum on strengthening his powers, the foreign minister in Vienna said Monday.
Mon, 27 Feb 2017 10:35:14 GMTThe Iranian government praised the makers of Oscar-winning movie "The Salesman" on Monday for boycotting the Hollywood awards ceremony in protest against U.S. President Donald Trump's travel ban on Iranians and people from six other countries.
Mon, 27 Feb 2017 10:30:31 GMTA senior opposition negotiator at Syria peace talks in Geneva said on Monday his delegation would meet Russian foreign ministry officials later in the day to discuss promises that Moscow had not kept.
Mon, 27 Feb 2017 13:39:20 GMTThe Philippines on Monday condemned the "barbaric beheading" of a German captive by Islamic State-linked Abu Sayyaf militants, who posted a video of the killing after a deadline for a US$600,000 (483,247.42 pounds) ransom passed.
Mon, 27 Feb 2017 10:20:35 GMTSouth Africa's Hawks elite police unit said on Monday it is not investigating Deputy Minister Mcebisi Jonas, but only making enquiries at this stage over claims that he was part of a probe into allegations of corruption at state-owned South African Airways (SAA).
Mon, 27 Feb 2017 10:00:14 GMTBetween 100,000 and 200,000 Poles living in Britain may return home as a result of Britain leaving the European Union, a Polish government ministry said on Monday.
Mon, 27 Feb 2017 09:50:13 GMTTurkey's President Tayyip Erdogan will travel to Russia in March to meet his Russian countrerpart Vladimir Putin aiming to further improve ties between the two countries, the Interfax news agency said on Monday citing diplomatic sources.
Mon, 27 Feb 2017 09:40:15 GMTFive Azeri soldiers were killed in clashes with Armenia-backed separatists along the boundary with the breakaway Nagorno-Karabakh region, Azerbaijan's defence ministry said on Monday, with each side accusing the other of an attempted incursion.
Mon, 27 Feb 2017 09:10:38 GMTBulgaria's centre-right GERB party retains a slim lead over its main political rival, the Socialists, a month before an early parliamentary election, a survey by independent pollster Alpha Research showed on Monday.
Mon, 27 Feb 2017 12:05:34 GMTTurkey-backed Syrian rebel groups clashed with government forces near a city in northern Syria that the rebels recently captured from Islamic State, sources on both sides said, the second such confrontation in the region this month.
Mon, 27 Feb 2017 08:50:26 GMTThe Ukrainian central bank said on Monday that reports Governor Valeriia Gontareva had resigned were incorrect.
Mon, 27 Feb 2017 08:25:32 GMTBelgian police said on Monday they would go on strike because part of the force will be given tasers for a trial period without proper guidance for their use.
Mon, 27 Feb 2017 08:10:41 GMTWith Trump famous for his angry Twitter attacks on critics, Hollywood's stars made jibes about incurring his wrath but mostly adopted a celebratory mood.
Mon, 27 Feb 2017 08:45:52 GMTTalks on consolidating the Syrian ceasefire held in Kazakhstan this year helped jumpstart the United Nations-led peace negotiations in Geneva, Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Monday.
Mon, 27 Feb 2017 07:50:35 GMTRussia has been in talks of buying oil from Iran, Energy Minister Alexander Novak said on Monday, confirming earlier reports.
Mon, 27 Feb 2017 10:15:38 GMTIndonesian police killed a militant on Monday after he detonated a small bomb in the city of Bandung and authorities said they were investigating whether he had links to a radical network sympathetic to Islamic State.
Mon, 27 Feb 2017 07:30:43 GMTFayez Seraj, the Libyan Prime Minister of the U.N.-backed government in Tripoli is scheduled to arrive in Moscow within days, Russia's Interfax news agency reported on Monday, citing Deputy Foreign Minister Mikhail Bogdanov.
Mon, 27 Feb 2017 06:35:25 GMTRussia hopes the Syrian opposition will form a joint delegation for the Geneva peace talks, RIA Novosti news agency reported on Monday, citing Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Mikhail Bogdanov.
Mon, 27 Feb 2017 04:53:30 GMTA Kansas man wounded when he intervened in a bar room shooting that killed an Indian engineer and injured another said on Sunday he was glad he risked his life in an incident U.S. authorities are investigating as a possible hate crime.
Mon, 27 Feb 2017 07:30:36 GMTThe White House will send federal departments a budget proposal on Monday containing the defence spending increase President Donald Trump promised, financed partly by cuts to the U.S. State Department, Environmental Protection Agency and other non-defence programs, two officials familiar with the proposal said.
Mon, 27 Feb 2017 02:55:27 GMTAt least three people are dead and 19 others missing after heavy rains struck Chile over the weekend during the country's usually dry summer months, causing mudslides and water outages in the South American nation, officials said on Sunday.
Mon, 27 Feb 2017 08:10:31 GMTSouth Korean special prosecutors investigating impeached President Park Geun-hye were denied permission to extend their probe and question her in person on Monday amid a graft scandal that threatens to topple her from office.
Sun, 26 Feb 2017 23:40:40 GMTThe juicy battle in Ivrea is part of the town's yearly carnival, which recreates a centuries-old revolt by commoners against the monarchy.