Erdogan to drop 'insult' lawsuits

Turkey's president has said he is withdrawing all lawsuits against people charged with insulting him. Recep Tayyip Erdogan said he was inspired by the feelings of unity in the wake of the recen ...

Obama: We'll carry Clinton to victory

US President Barack Obama has implored voters to help continue his legacy by carrying Hillary Clinton to victory at the polls in November. Obama praised Mrs Clinton at the Democratic convention in ...

Germany bomber pledged allegiance to IS

The Syrian man who blew himself up in Ansbach, Germany, on Sunday made a video pledging allegiance to the leader of so-called Islamic State, Bavaria's interior minister says. Joachim Hermann said two ...

German-Iranian teen behind Munich shootings

In the last hour police in Munich have said the suspect in the shopping mall shootings is an 18-year-old German-Iranian national. He had been living in Munich for some time and acted alone, before kil ...

Clinton selects Kaine as running mate

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton has selected Tim Kaine, a moderate senator from Virginia, as her running mate. Clinton broke the news in a tweet to her supporters. She plans a for ...

'Lone' Munich gunman kills nine, commits suicide

A shooting at a Munich shopping centre which left nine people dead was carried out by one gunman who then killed himself, German police have said. The suspect was an 18-year-old German-Iranian dual ...

Turkey ex-air chief 'confesses' coup plot

A former Turkish air force commander has confessed to planning last week's attempted military coup, the state-run Anadolu news agency reports. Gen Akin Ozturk was quoted as having told interrog ...

Turks rally to calls to back democracy

Large crowds have gathered in Istanbul and other cities after calls by Turkish authorities to defend democracy after the failed military coup. Less than 24 hours earlier thousands turned out to hel ...

Cameron prepares to hand over to Theresa

David Cameron will leave Downing Street for the final time as PM later, with Theresa May waiting to replace him. Mr Cameron will face his last Prime Minister's Questions in the Commons, before ...

Hundreds forcibly disappeared in Egypt

Egypt's security services have forcibly made hundreds of people disappear and tortured them in the past year to try to tackle dissent, a rights group says. Students, political activists and pro ...

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