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Egypt's Bent Pyramid opens to visitors

Sat, 07/13/2019 - 2:31pm
The angular shape of the construction contrasts with the straight sides of Egypt's "true" pyramids.

Iranian tanker will be released if oil isn't going to Syria, says Hunt

Sat, 07/13/2019 - 2:10pm
Foreign secretary Jeremy Hunt says the seized tanker will be released if its oil isn't headed to Syria.

Hurricane Barry closes in on Louisiana as residents lock down

Sat, 07/13/2019 - 11:22am
Flights in and out of New Orleans have been cancelled, with tens of thousands already without power.

Suspected carjacker dies after 'mob justice' in Philadelphia

Sat, 07/13/2019 - 10:55am
A man who tried to steal a car with children inside was chased and beaten by a mob in Philadelphia.

Lorenzo Gobbo: Italian cyclist in intensive care after he is punctured by a piece of track

Sat, 07/13/2019 - 10:52am
Italian cyclist Lorenzo Gobbo is in intensive care after he was punctured by a piece of wooden track at the European Junior Championships in Belgium.

Simona Halep beats Serena Williams to win Wimbledon title

Sat, 07/13/2019 - 10:17am
Simona Halep wins her first Wimbledon title and crushes Serena Williams' latest bid for a record-equalling 24th Grand Slam title with a 6-2 6-2 win.

Spektr-RG: Powerful X-ray telescope launches to map cosmos

Sat, 07/13/2019 - 8:45am
One of the most important Russian space science missions in the post-Soviet era lifts off from Baikonur.

Indonesia: Widodo and Prabowo set differences aside on train ride

Sat, 07/13/2019 - 6:05am
The president and opposition leader meet for the first time since a divisive poll that led to riots.

ICYMI: Uber helicopter rides and doorless ladies' loos

Sat, 07/13/2019 - 4:22am
Uber helicopter rides and doorless ladies' loos, among other stories you might have missed this week.

Christchurch shootings: New Zealanders hand over guns

Sat, 07/13/2019 - 3:51am
Gun owners have started handing over semi-automatic weapons following the Christchurch attacks.

Epstein accused of witness tampering in sex trafficking case

Sat, 07/13/2019 - 12:35am
Prosecutors claim Jeffrey Epstein sent $350,000 to two suspected co-conspirators late last year.

Cambridge Analytica: 'US regulators approve $5bn Facebook fine'

Fri, 07/12/2019 - 7:35pm
The reported fine would be the largest ever levied by the Federal Trade Commission on a tech company.

Week in pictures: 6-12 July 2019

Fri, 07/12/2019 - 7:10pm
A selection of the best news photographs from around the world, taken over the past week.

Kursk WW2: Why Russia is still fighting world's biggest tank battle

Fri, 07/12/2019 - 7:06pm
Russians hit back at Western historians over huge Soviet tank losses in the Battle of Kursk in WW2.

Obituary: Andrew Graham-Yooll, the man who dared to report on Argentina's missing

Fri, 07/12/2019 - 7:04pm
Andrew Graham-Yooll, who has died aged 75, risked his life reporting on Argentina's dictatorship.

'Black vest' protesters storm Panthéon in Paris

Fri, 07/12/2019 - 6:20pm
Hundreds of migrants occupy the city's Panthéon and demand the right to stay in France.

Kismayo attack: Several dead as gunmen storm Somali hotel

Fri, 07/12/2019 - 4:54pm
The attack happened as regional politicians discussed elections in the southern port of Kismayo.

Ocasio-Cortez and Tlaib's testimony on detained migrants

Fri, 07/12/2019 - 4:29pm
Representatives Ocasio-Cortez and Tlaib describe conditions at US facilities at the southern border.

UK police launch probe of ambassador emails 'leak'

Fri, 07/12/2019 - 4:06pm
The Metropolitan Police says the alleged leak has damaged the UK's international relations.

US cop fired over deadly shooting 'rehired to get pension'

Fri, 07/12/2019 - 1:01pm
US cop Philip Brailsford was fired and charged with murder but acquitted in 2017.


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