World

Gunmen storm Intercontinental Hotel in Afghan capital

At least four gunmen stormed a hotel in the Afghan capital on Saturday evening, triggering a shootout with security forces, officials said.        

World

Would you swap your pet for a snail?

In Russia, keeping exotic animals getting is more and more popular each year.

World

Brazil declares yellow fever emergency in Minas Gerais

Minas Gerais is one of several southern states hit by an outbreak ahead of the carnival season.

World

Pope in Peru: Francis speaks out on violence against women

Francis, who is in Peru, calls on the faithful to combat a "plague" of abuse across Latin America.

World

Deported from Belgium, tortured in Sudan

Has Belgium failed in its duty to protect asylum seekers?

World

Migrants stuck in Serbia want to move on

BELGRADE (Reuters) - After traversing several countries en route to the rich West, Najibullah, a former policeman from the Afghan town of Kholm, his pregnant wife and four children, got stuck in Serbia.

World

Clashes continue over disputed Honduras election result

Police fire tear gas at protesters and clear makeshift roadblocks in towns across the country.

World

Honduran security forces battle protesters as election chaos lingers

TEGUCIGALPA (Reuters) - Honduran soldiers and police clashed with protesters blocking roads across the Central American country on Saturday, as discontent continues to fester nearly two months after a disputed presidential election.

World

Government creates new product safety office to stop future Whirlpool-style faulty goods disasters   

The government is to establish a new product safety office to stop future Whirlpool-style faulty goods disasters.

World

Automated “killbots” are a popular film trope. Will they soon be a reality?

"Black Mirror" and viral YouTube videos stoke fear of a future in which automated murderbots kill indiscriminately

World

Terrifying moment Russian cops find two-metre CROCODILE lurking in apartment basement

HORRIFIED cops in Russia came face-to-face with a gigantic CROCODILE as they raided a flat for guns and explosives. Officers watched on in horror as owner Pavel Baranenko calmly said “it’s a Nile crocodile” when one screamed “what

World

Overseas troops won't be able to watch the NFL playoffs — and more — because of the government shutdown

The Armed Forces Network is not available during the government shutdown, meaning troops overseas may not see the NFL playoffs on Sunday.

World

Tunisian forces kill top aide of Al Qaeda leader in Maghreb: official

TUNIS (Reuters) - Tunisian security forces have killed a top aide of Abu Musab Abdul Wadud, the leader of Al Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM), an official source told Reuters on Saturday.

World

Women’s March sees tens of thousands of anti-Trump protesters take to the streets calling for US president to be axed on one-year anniversary

TENS of thousands of activists have taken to the streets of America on the anniversary of Donald Trump’s inauguration to protest the result of the last election. Pink “pussy” hatted protesters from across the land marched in cities up a

World

Government shutdown, day 1: Here's where the negotiations stand as DC's leaders cast blame

Among Republicans, momentum built for another temporary plan that would extend funding to Feb. 8.

World

America planned to bring Russia in from the cold with Star Wars project

Britain’s national security risked being undermined by America who considered making Russia partners in the “Star Wars” missile defence shield because Boris Yeltsin was transforming the former Soviet Union into “permanent good guys

World

Victims could be given right to appeal against decisions to release violent criminals in wake of John Worboys case

Victims could be given a right to launch a formal appeal against decisions to release violent criminals from prison, in the wake of the John Worboys case, The Sunday Telegraph can disclose.

World

How one clue snared vile GoPro gang who filmed themselves raping a 16-year-old schoolgirl at house party

GANG rapists who filmed themselves assaulting a mentally handicapped schoolgirl have been caged after investigators spotted a vital clue. Kurt Stevenson, Tristan Carlyle-Watson and Andrew Waters recorded their vile attack on a “vulnerable” 16-

World

Crude oil prices are perched comfortably above $60, but a top oil watcher warns it won't last

Crude oil is at its highest level in more than three years, but one market watcher expects it to be short-lived.

World

Church of England braced for 'controversial' vote on using Methodist ministers 

Church of England leaders are braced for a "controversial" vote on whether it should share ministers with the Methodists as part of plans set to boost struggling rural churches.

World

Canadian billionaire and wife may have been killed, report says, conflicting with murder-suicide theory

Despite previous reports that a Canadian billionaire and his wife were killed via a murder-suicide, a private investigation into the matter has found otherwise, saying that Barry and Honey Sherman were allegedly killed in a double-homicide. This, accordin

World

Man reveals he’s lived inside a sand castle on Brazil beach for 22 years and hasn’t a paid a penny in rent

A BRAZILIAN man has managed to avoid paying a penny in rent for over two decades – by living in a giant sandcastle of Rio de Janerio’s pristine beaches. Barmy ‘sand king’ Marcio Mizael Matolias, 44, has spent 22 years living in

World

Congressman who helps oversee government ethics reportedly used taxpayer money to settle a misconduct complaint from a former staffer

GOP Rep. Patrick Meehan used taxpayer money to settle a misconduct complaint from a former aide to whom the congressmen repeatedly expressed romantic desires.

World

Who is to blame for the US government shutdown?

Congress cannot agree a funding deal for federal agencies after division over immigration so the government shuts down.

World

The Kinks and Zombies bassist Jim Rodford has died aged 76 after a fall

The Zombies bassist Jim Rodford has died aged 76 just days after his final performance.

World

Schumer: 'Negotiating with President Trump is like negotiating with Jell-O'

Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer said "negotiating with President Trump is like negotiating with Jell-O" because he agrees to deals then backs away.

World

Why China sees Myanmar's Rohingya crisis as an opportunity

China sees Myanmar's troubles as an opportunity to expand its economic belt, and not as a battle over Rohingya human rights.

World

Critics slam lawmakers who complained that their private gym doesn't have towels because of the government shutdown

The US government is partially shutdown, but members of Congress are still using their exclusive gym.

World

Women's March protests: Thousands rally against Trump

On the anniversary of Donald Trump's inauguration, organisers hope to encourage women to get more involved in politics.

Other news portals: S4news.in, S4news.de, S4news.ru
Other portals: Property for sale in UK, S4jobs.com, Best jobs in United Kingdom, Beste jobs in Deutschland.