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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 help rebuff the plot. President Erdogan wants the extradition of US-based cleric Fethullah Gulen over the plot....

Torrential rain in parts of southern and eastern China have left at least 61 people dead and another 14 missing, according to authorities. Large parts...

David Cameron is to meet European Union leaders for the first time since the UK voted to leave. The UK prime minister will discuss the implications of...

A Singapore Airlines plane bound for Milan caught fire shortly after making an emergency landing.Flight SQ368, which departed at 02:05 local time on Monday...

At least three people have been killed in southern Mexico in clashes between protesting teachers and police. Another 45 people, including many police...

Brazilian interim President Michel Temer has been implicated in a bribery scheme at the state oil company, Petrobras. The allegations came from a former...

At least three people have been killed and nine injured in a train crash in the Belgian town of Hermalle-sous-Huy, near Liege, latest reports say. A passenger...

Two Chinese fighters have carried out an “unsafe” intercept of a US military aircraft over the South China Sea, the Pentagon says. The incident...

Foreign firms that own property in the UK will have to declare their assets publicly in a bid to stamp out money-laundering, the government says. Companies...

The French aerospace giant Airbus will this week be named as a financial backer of the campaign to keep the UK in the European Union (EU) after it warned...