In what is believed to be his first public message in seven months, Isil chief warns Israel attacks are imminent
Japan and South Korea look set to settle a bitter dispute over Japanese wartime sex slaves, which has strained relations between the two countries for more than half a century.
Northern Afghanistan has been shaken by a 6.2 earthquake, which was felt as far away as Kabul
Christmas is widely celebrated by Christian and Muslim Palestinians as an interfaith holiday and, for some, as a means to express resistance to Israel
The two leaders met after the resumption of high-level contacts following their brief conversation at the climate change talks in Paris last month
Zaw Lin and Wai Phyo were found guilty of killing two Britons but after their conviction, the pair insist an appeal will prove their claimed innocence
Bowe Bergdahl has told of his two attempts to escape the Taliban, and their strange questioning, in the third episode of Serial
Columns of flames have been seen in California, as Alabama braces for flooding and more storms