Indians arrested for abusing ‘witches’
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Indians arrested for abusing ‘witches’

Image caption Local officials presented the women with ration cards after the case emerged Police in India have arrested 11 people in the northern Jharkhand state for abusing…

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Chile seeks extradition of ex-guerrilla
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Chile seeks extradition of ex-guerrilla

Image copyright La Tercera Image caption Palma Salamanca was jailed for murdering a senator but escaped by helicopter The Chilean government says it will press France to extradite…

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Wreckage of crashed Iran plane ‘found’
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Wreckage of crashed Iran plane ‘found’

Image copyright Reuters The wreckage of a plane that crashed in Iran on Sunday has been found, local media are reporting. The Aseman Airlines passenger plane came down…

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Winter Olympics: Ice dancer Gabriella Papadakis endures ‘nightmare’ as dress comes undone
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Winter Olympics: Ice dancer Gabriella Papadakis endures ‘nightmare’ as dress comes undone

Gabriella Papadakis and partner Guillaume Cizeron are second heading into Tuesday’s free dance final XXIII Olympic Winter Games Venue: Pyeongchang, South Korea Dates: 9-25 February Coverage: Watch live…

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Chinese fury over terracotta thumb theft
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Chinese fury over terracotta thumb theft

Image copyright AFP Chinese authorities have demanded “severe punishment” for a man who allegedly stole the thumb of a terracotta warrior statue on display in the US, Chinese…

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Avalanche kills French father and daughter
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Avalanche kills French father and daughter

Image copyright EPA Image caption Two hikers were also hurt in an avalanche in Switzerland over the weekend A father and daughter have been killed in an avalanche…

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Hostages freed as Rio prison riot ends
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Hostages freed as Rio prison riot ends

Image copyright Other Image caption Eight prison wardens were among those taken hostage Brazil’s riot police have released 18 hostages held by armed inmates at a Rio de…

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Trump ‘dinner and chat’ offer criticised
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Trump ‘dinner and chat’ offer criticised

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Donald Trump Jr took control of the Trump Organisation empire before his father’s presidential inauguration Investors in a luxury property development in…

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Australia rugby star avoids drug conviction
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Australia rugby star avoids drug conviction

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Karmichael Hunt made his Wallabies debut last June Australian rugby union player Karmichael Hunt has avoided a conviction after a cocaine possession…

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Agonising wait for Iran crash relatives
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Agonising wait for Iran crash relatives

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Passengers’ relatives have been gathering as they await news of relatives Relatives of 66 people who were on board a plane that crashed…

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