Kabul attack: Taliban kill 95 with ambulance bomb in Afghan capital

Kabul attack: Taliban kill 95 with ambulance bomb in Afghan capital Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionHow the attack unfoldedA suicide bombing has killed at least 95 people and injured 158 others in the centre of Afghanistan’s capital, Kabul, officials say.Attackers drove an ambulance laden with explosives past a police checkpoint in … Read more

Coincheck: World’s biggest ever digital currency ‘theft’

Asia Asia Coincheck: World’s biggest ever digital currency ‘theft’ Image copyright EPA Coincheck Inc is based in Tokyo One of Japan’s largest digital currency exchanges says it has lost some $534m (£380m) worth of virtual money in a hacking attack on its network. Coincheck suspended deposits and withdrawals for all crypto-currencies except Bitcoin as it … Read more

Vila, one of world’s oldest gorillas, dies in captivity at 60

Vila, one of world’s oldest gorillas, dies in captivity at 60 San Diego Safari Park/ Facebook Vila was the head of five generations, the safari park said. One of the oldest gorillas in the world has died at the age of 60.San Diego Zoo Safari Park announced on Friday that Vila, who was born in … Read more

Saudi billionaire Alwaleed bin Talal freed after paying settlement

Saudi billionaire Alwaleed bin Talal freed after paying settlement Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionSaudi billionaire Prince Alwaleed bin Talal gives tour of luxury ‘jail’One of the world’s richest men, Prince Alwaleed bin Talal, has been released two months after being detained in Saudi Arabia’s anti-corruption purge.He was freed after a financial … Read more

Paris readies for floods as Seine surges higher

Europe Europe Paris readies for floods as Seine surges higher Share this with Facebook Share this with Twitter Share this with Messenger Share this with Messenger Share this with Email Share Share this with These are external links and will open in a new window Email Share this with Email Facebook Share this with Facebook … Read more

USA Gymnastics board to quit over Larry Nassar abuse

US & Canada US & Canada USA Gymnastics board ordered to quit over Larry Nassar abuse Share this with Facebook Share this with Twitter Share this with Messenger Share this with Messenger Share this with Email Share Share this with These are external links and will open in a new window Email Share this with … Read more

Canadian billionaire Sherman couple ‘murdered’

US & Canada US & Canada Canadian billionaire Sherman couple ‘murdered’ Share this with Facebook Share this with Twitter Share this with Messenger Share this with Messenger Share this with Email Share Share this with These are external links and will open in a new window Email Share this with Email Facebook Share this with … Read more

Venezuela: France’s Macron calls for tougher sanctions

Latin America & Caribbean Latin America & Caribbean Venezuela: France’s Macron calls for tougher sanctions Share this with Facebook Share this with Twitter Share this with Messenger Share this with Messenger Share this with Email Share Share this with These are external links and will open in a new window Email Share this with Email … Read more

Trump Davos speech: ‘America First policy is not America alone’

Trump Davos speech: ‘America First policy is not America alone’ Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionWhat we learned from Donald Trump’s Davos speechPresident Donald Trump has told global finance leaders he will always put the US first when it comes to trade, but “that does not mean America alone”.”The US is open … Read more

Rescuers search for Kiribati ferry with 50 people on board

Rescuers search for Kiribati ferry with 50 people on board Image caption The ferry left the island of Nonouti ahead of a 260km (160 miles) journey to Betio. Rescuers are searching for a ferry with an estimated 50 people on board after it went missing in the Kiribati Islands.The MV Butiraoi departed from Nonouti island … Read more