North Korea has carried out missile tests in defiance of UN resolutions

North Korea hits back at UN condemnation

08.07 North Korea has hit back at a UN Security Council statement condemning its latest test-firing of a submarine-launched ballistic missile, and threatened to take further steps as "a full-fledged military power".

French student Mourad Hamyd, 20, was sent back to France from Bulgaria yesterday

Relative of Hebdo killer held over terror links

27 Aug The brother-in-law of one of the jihadists who attacked French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo last year faces terrorism charges for allegedly trying to join so-called Islamic State fighters in Syria, a judicial source said.

22 people, mostly foreigners, were killed in the 1 July attack at a restaurant in Dhaka

Dhaka café attack suspect killed by police

27 Aug Bangladesh security forces killed four militants, including the man believed responsible for the attack on a café in Dhaka last month in which 22 people, mostly foreigners, were killed.

A mosquito control inspector sprays pesticide to kill mosquitos in the Miami Beach area

US to screen donated blood for Zika virus

27 Aug The US Food and Drug Administration has recommended that all blood donated in the United States and its territories be tested for the Zika virus, as it moves to prevent transmission of the virus through the blood supply.

Twin brothers were sentenced over terror-related offences

Canadian court jails twin brothers for terror plot

27 Aug A Canadian court sentenced twin brothers to a combined 24 years in prison after they plead guilty to terror-related offences, including trying to leave the country to join a radical Islamic group.