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YouTube 'deleted Syrian war crime evidence'

YouTube 'deleted Syrian war crime evidence'

YouTube has been criticised for deleting video evidence relating to potential war crimes in Syria as part of its work to remove terrorist content and propaganda from the platform. Thousands of videos have been uploaded to YouTube since 2011 giving “rare insight...

Robert Mugabe's wife hands herself in to police

Zimbabwe’s first lady has handed herself in to South African police following allegations she attacked a model. Gabriella Engels has accused Grace Mugabe of assaulting her while she was visiting the first lady’s sons in a hotel room in an upmarket suburb...
Four arrested over Game Of Thrones leak

Four arrested over Game Of Thrones leak

Four people have been arrested in India for leaking an episode of Game Of Thrones before it aired in the country. Authorities received a complaint and police have “arrested four individuals for unauthorised publication of the fourth episode from season...
Trump orders review of China's trade practices

Trump orders review of China's trade practices

Trump orders review of China’s trade practices 15 August 2017 From the section Business Image copyright AFP US President Donald Trump has asked his country’s top trade official to review China’s practices regarding intellectual property. The move was...
Taylor Swift wins grope trial against radio DJ

Taylor Swift wins grope trial against radio DJ

Taylor Swift has vowed to assist other victims of sexual assault after a jury decided she was groped by a radio host before a concert. The US singer hugged her crying mother on Monday after jurors found DJ David Mueller grabbed Swift’s backside during a...

Stuntwoman killed filming Deadpool 2

A stuntwoman has died while filming a motorcycle stunt on the set of Deadpool 2 in Vancouver. Police confirmed the death, saying “a female stunt driver has died on the set of Deadpool during a stunt on a motorcycle”. Local media reported the stuntwoman...

Three dead in Burkina Faso restaurant attack

Three people are dead after a restaurant in Burkina Faso’s capital was attacked by gunmen. Witnesses said that three gunmen pulled up in a 4×4 at the Aziz Istanbul restaurant in Ouagadougou at around 9.30pm on Sunday local time. They then started shooting...

Police officer stabbed by suspected IS terrorist

A police officer has been stabbed to death by a suspected member of the Islamic State group, according to Turkish media. The attacker was suspected of preparing to carry out a suicide bombing in Istanbul and had been taken to a police station for questioning. It was...
Bruno Mars donates $1m to Flint water victims

Bruno Mars donates $1m to Flint water victims

Bruno Mars has pledged to donate $ 1 million from a concert in Michigan to aid those affected by the Flint water crisis. The Grammy-winning singer made the announcement at a show in the state on Saturday night. Mars said he and tour promoter Live Nation would redirect...
Guam residents told what to do if attacked

Guam residents told what to do if attacked

Residents of Guam have been issued with advice on what to do if North Korea launches an attack. The guidance includes taking cover quickly in a concrete structure, preferably underground. The factsheet, issued by Guam’s Office of Civil Defence and titled...
Behind the curtain of Trump's White House refurb

Behind the curtain of Trump's White House refurb

A major refurbishment is underway in the White House, ordered by US President Donald Trump while he takes an extended holiday. Armchairs, carpets, tables and even the famous Resolute Desk occupied by generations of powerful world leaders have all been stripped out....
China cautions Trump over 'words and deeds'

China cautions Trump over 'words and deeds'

China’s president has warned the US and North Korea not to exacerbate tensions after Donald Trump said Kim Jong Un would “truly regret” military action. Xi Jinping spoke to the US president by phone amid increasingly belligerent language over...
Venezuela arrests two for barracks attack

Venezuela arrests two for barracks attack

Venezuela arrests two for barracks attack 12 August 2017 From the section Latin America & Caribbean Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionArmy officers posted a video calling their move “a legitimate rebellion” Two renegade officers...
Trump: US 'locked and loaded' on N Korea

Trump: US 'locked and loaded' on N Korea

Trump: US ‘locked and loaded’ on N Korea 11 August 2017 From the section US & Canada Image copyright Reuters President Donald Trump says the US military is “locked and loaded” to deal with North Korea, ramping up the rhetorical...
'Help me': Glasses cam shows moment cop shot

'Help me': Glasses cam shows moment cop shot

Footage captured by a camera in a US police officer’s glasses shows the moment he was shot four times by a gunman in his neck, left arm and upper torso. Estill officer Quincy Smith – who purchased the camera glasses himself – was responding to a call...
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