Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has withdrawn his request for immunity from prosecution hours before Knesset proceedings were set to begin.
Germany has confirmed its first case of the new virus that has infected thousands of people in China.
The death toll from the coronavirus has risen to 106, China’s National Health Commission has said.
The brother of rapper Nicki Minaj has been sentenced to 25 years to life in prison for sexually assaulting an 11-year-old girl at his home.
Donald Trump has hosted Israel’s PM and his chief rival at the White House on the eve of unveiling a Middle East peace plan, expressing confidence that despite Palestinian rejection they would go along with a blueprint he said was “very good for them”.
Officials are working to recover victims’ remains from a hillside outside Los Angeles where a helicopter carrying Kobe Bryant and eight others crashed in foggy weather.
Belgium’s former King Albert II is no longer fighting a claim that he is the father of artist and sculptor Delphine Boel, bringing a major breakthrough in a decades-old royal paternity scandal.
A TV production assistant has sobbed as she told jurors at Harvey Weinstein’s rape trial that she tried to fight off the disgraced movie mogul and told him “no, no, no” while he sexually assaulted her
Survivors of the Auschwitz-Birkenau death camp prayed and wept as they marked the 75th anniversary of its liberation, returning to the place where they lost entire families and warning about the growth of anti-Semitism around the world.
At least eight people have been killed in an explosive fire that destroyed at least 35 boats docked along the Tennessee River in Alabama.
Harvey Weinstein “got offended” when his repeated advances were rebuffed, former production assistant Mimi Haleyi has told the trial of the former movie mogul.
Survivors of the Auschwitz-Birkenau death camp gathered on Monday for commemorations marking the 75th anniversary of its liberation.
Auschwitz survivors still have blue tattoos still imprinted on their arms, lifelong evidence of their suffering and loss – one of many ways they continue to warn new generations.
A woman who was one of the youngest prisoners to be freed from Auschwitz has spoken about how her early childhood in the Nazi death camp was to cast a dark shadow over her entire life.
Italian voters have thwarted right-wing opposition leader Matteo Salvini’s hopes of turning an election in a key northern region into a springboard for regaining national power.
A draft of a book from former US national security adviser John Bolton appears to undercut a key defence argument in the impeachment trial of President Donald Trump.
Turkish emergency teams have recovered the bodies of the last two missing quake victims from the rubble of a collapsed building, raising the death toll from the powerful tremor that hit eastern Turkey to 41.
China has extended the Lunar New Year holiday in efforts to contain the coronavirus as the death toll rose to 81.
An airliner carrying 144 people has skidded off a runway into a street next to an airport in the Iranian city of Mahshahr.
The death toll from the coronavirus has risen to 80, China’s National Health Commission has said.
Hundreds of anti-government protesters flooded the streets of Iraq’s capital and southern provinces, defying a powerful Iraqi religious leader who recently withdrew his support from the popular movement.
Pope Francis has chosen a Uruguayan priest who has worked with street children to be one of his two personal secretaries.
The death toll caused by record rainfall in south eastern Brazil has jumped to 53 and officials expressed alarm about continuing storms.
Syrian government forces have reached the outskirts of a key rebel-held town, part of a weeks-long offensive into the country’s last rebel stronghold, state media and opposition activists said.
For Marija Frlan, it’s as symbolic as it can get: A survivor of a Nazi concentration camp during the Second World War, the Slovenian woman turns 100 years old on Monday, the international Holocaust Remembrance Day.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has said he hopes to “make history” during his upcoming trip to the White House for the expected unveiling of President Donald Trump’s Mideast peace plan.
Thousands of Indians converged on a ceremonial boulevard in the capital New Delhi on Sunday amid tight security to celebrate Republic Day, which marks the 1950 anniversary of the country’s democratic constitution.
Rescue teams in Turkey have pulled more survivors from collapsed buildings, days after a powerful earthquake hit the country’s east, leaving at least 38 people dead.
The coronavirus outbreak has accelerated its spread in China with 56 deaths so far.
At least 30 people have died after two days of heavy rains caused flooding and landslides in south-east Brazil.
The death toll from a strong earthquake that rocked eastern Turkey has climbed to 29 as rescue crews continue the search for people trapped under the rubble of collapsed buildings.
A doctor treating two Paris hospital patients for coronavirus has said the illness appears less serious than comparable outbreaks of the past and that the chances of a European epidemic are weak.