Wednesday June 24, 2015
An Australian warship patrolling in the Middle East has seized a haul of 581kg of heroin with an estimated street value of more than half a billion euro, a naval official said this morning.
Saturday June 06, 2015
Saudi Arabia says it has shot down a Scud missile fired into the kingdom by Yemen's dominant Houthi group and its army allies this morning.
Wednesday May 20, 2015
Round up of national and international stories
Monday May 18, 2015
A Royal Navy submariner who claimed that security and safety procedures around the Trident nuclear programme mean it could be "infiltrated by a terrorist" has said he will hand himself over to the authorities.
Saturday May 09, 2015
Warplanes from the Saudi-led coalition struck Sanaa's international airport this morning, shortly after authorities in the rebel-controlled Yemeni capital said it would reopen to receive humanitarian aid, witnesses said.
Friday May 08, 2015
The Pakistani Taliban has claimed responsibility for downing a military helicopter, killing six people including the Norwegian and Filipino envoys.
Wednesday May 06, 2015
Robert Shortt blogs on his visit to Gaza
Tuesday May 05, 2015
Amnesty International has said Syrian forces are committing "crimes against humanity" by indiscriminately bombing the city of Aleppo.
Monday April 20, 2015
An air strike this morning on a Scud missile base in the Houthi-controlled Yemeni capital Sanaa triggered a big explosion that killed 25 people and wounded almost 400, state news agency Saba has said.
Sunday April 12, 2015
A senior US official has said President Barack Obama will make his decision in the coming days, on whether or not to remove Cuba from the US list of state sponsors of terrorism.