Indianapolis zoo lioness kills father of her three cubs

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Lioness Zuri had lived with Nyack for eight years and the zoo said the two had never shown aggression before A lioness has killed the father of her three cubs in their pen at a zoo in the US, officials say. Zuri, 12, attacked 10-year-old Nyack and staff at Indianapolis […]

President Trump to pull US from Russia missile treaty

Image copyright EPA Image caption Russia denies building missiles that violate the accord The US will withdraw from a landmark nuclear weapons treaty with Russia, President Donald Trump has confirmed. Speaking to reporters, Mr Trump said Russia had “violated” the 1987 Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) treaty. The deal banned ground-launched medium-range missiles, with a range […]

Jamal Khashoggi death: Trump ‘not satisfied’ with Saudi account

Media captionJamal Khashoggi: What we know about the journalist’s disappearance and death US President Donald Trump says he is “not satisfied” with Saudi Arabia’s account of the death of journalist Jamal Khashoggi. On Friday, Saudi Arabia for the first time admitted that Mr Khashoggi was dead, saying he was killed in a “fist fight” in […]

Payton Summons: Girl at centre of life support battle in Texas dies

Image copyright Tiffany Hofstetter A nine-year-old girl at the centre of a life support battle in Texas has “passed naturally”, her parents say. Payton Summons, said by doctors to be brain dead, had been on life support following a heart attack in September. Doctors had wanted to remove her from her ventilator but her parents […]

Khashoggi killing: Turkey vows to reveal ‘truth’ on Saudi critic’s death

Image copyright Reuters Turkey has vowed to reveal all details about the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, after Saudi Arabia admitted for the first time he had been killed in its consulate in Istanbul. “Turkey will never allow a cover-up,” a ruling party spokesperson said. Saudi Arabia suggested on Friday Mr Khashoggi, a prominent Saudi […]

Jamal Khashoggi case: Saudi Arabia says journalist killed in fight

Image copyright AFP/Getty Image caption This is the first time Saudi Arabia has admitted the death of Jamal Khashoggi Journalist Jamal Khashoggi was killed in a fight in the Saudi consulate in Istanbul, the country’s state TV reported quoting an initial probe. It said deputy intelligence chief Ahmad al-Assiri and Saud al-Qahtani, senior aide to […]

Khashoggi ‘died after fight’ – Saudis

Journalista Jamal Khashoggi died after a fight in the Saudi consulate in Istanbul, the country’s state TV reported quoting an initial probe. It said deputy intelligence chief Ahmad al-Assiri and Saud al-Qahtani, senior aide to Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman, were dismissed over the affair. The news bulletin said 18 Saudi nationals have now been […]

Pompeo: Migrant caravan reaching ‘a moment of crisis’

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Mr Pompeo says Mexico will take care of the migrant “crisis” in “the best way” for both countries US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says “a moment of crisis” is being reached as a caravan of thousands of migrants makes its way through Central America with US as their final […]

Russian woman charged with attempted US election meddling

Image copyright Getty Images The US government has charged a Russian woman for her role in a Kremlin-backed campaign to influence the US mid-term congressional elections next month. The criminal complaint against Elena Alekseevna Khusyaynova, 44, was revealed by the US Department of Justice on Friday. It marks the first foreign meddling case in the […]

Jayme Closs: Nationwide search for 13-year-old after parents murdered

Image copyright Barron County Sheriff’s Department Image caption The missing 13-year-old has been described as a “sweet girl” by school officials The FBI has expanded nationwide its search for a missing 13-year-old girl whose parents were found murdered in the US state of Wisconsin. Officials believe Jayme Closs was in the house in the Barron […]