The raid killed nine militants, including an Algerian militant accused of helping orchestrate the Bardo museum attack

Tunisian forces kill militant behind museum attack

29 Mar Tunisian forces have killed nine Islamist militants, including a top commander, during a raid yesterday, hours before world leaders marched in Tunis in solidarity after an attack on the Bardo museum this month.

US Secretary of State John Kerry has announced he will stay in Switzerland to push for an agreement

World powers explore Iranian nuclear compromises

29 Mar Iran and six world powers tried to break an impasse in nuclear negotiations, but officials cautioned that attempts to reach a preliminary deal by a deadline in two days could yet fall apart.

The Arab League summit is expected to back a Saudi-led intervention against Yemeni rebels Pic: EPA

UN urges Arab leaders to resolve Yemen crisis

28 Mar UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has urged Arab leaders to resolve the Yemen conflict peacefully after a Saudi-led coalition launched a military intervention against Shia rebels.

Amanda Knox speaks to the media during a brief press conference in front of her parents' home with her fiance Colin Sutherland

Knox 'grateful' to have life back

28 Mar Amanda Knox has said she was "full of joy" following her acquittal by Italy's top court for the 2007 murder of British student Meredith Kercher.

The Soyuz capsule blasted off from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan yesterday

US-Russian crew enter International Space Station

28 Mar Two Russian cosmonauts and an American astronaut have entered the International Space Station after arriving in a Soyuz capsule that blasted off from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan yesterday.

The president had visited the devastated Atacama region and nearby Antofagasta

10 dead, 19 missing in Chilean floods

28 Mar Chilean President Michelle Bachelet has said that the situation was "bleak" in the country's flood-hit north after 10 people were killed, 19 missing and hundreds were left homeless.

Al-Shabaab fighters blasted and shot their way into the popular Hotel Maka Al Mukaram yesterday afternoon

14 dead as Somalia hotel siege ends

28 Mar A hotel siege by al-Shabaab militants in the Somali capital has ended and the final death toll from the attack stands at 14, a senior government official has said.