A UN report has revealed shocking cases of murder, mutilation and rape during the five-year conflict The latest report on human rights abuses carried out during South Sudan's civil war contains harrowing accounts of beheadings, mutilations, gang rapes and other atrocities. In the document, released by a United Nations commission, one South Sudanese man is said to have returned home after hiding from government soldiers to find they had blinded his mother, gouging out her eyes with spears.
Protesters outside the High Court in London demanding justice for the 21 victims of the Birmingham pub bombings Campaigners demanding justice for families of those killed in the Birmingham pub bombings have held a protest outside a London court. The campaign group, Justice4the21, were joined at the Royal Courts of Justice by supporters from the Football Lads Alliance, set up in the wake of the Manchester Arena attack in May last year.
The incident involving Portsmouth-based HMS Mersey and a Wildcat helicopter from RNAS Yeovilton is the third time in two months that the Royal Navy has been scrambled to keep a watch on Russian vessels passing the UK. A Royal Navy spokesman said the Russian spy ship Feodor Golovin, landing ship Alexander Ostrakovskiy and tanker Yelnya have been supporting Russian operations in Syria and were believed to be returning to their base ports in the Baltic and Barents seas.
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, Meghan Markle and Prince Harry leave the Christmas Day morning church service at St Mary Magdalene Church in Sandringham, Norfolk The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and Prince Harry and Meghan Markle are to carry out their first joint engagement together, Kensington Palace has announced. The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, Prince Harry and Ms.
Five teenage boys remained in an Australian hospital on Thursday, a day after suffering drug overdoses at a private school. The Gold Coast University Hospital declined to say how many, but said in a statement "they are all steadily improving".
An anti-corruption investigator blinded by an acid attack is urging graft fighters to "stay brave" as he returns to Indonesia after months of medical treatment. Activists dressed in white and a phalanx of officials greeted Novel Baswedan as he arrived Thursday at the headquarters of the Corruption Eradication Commission in the capital, Jakarta.
A lonely hearts couple will be sentenced later for plotting an Islamic State-inspired bomb or ricin attack over the Christmas holidays. Sudanese asylum seeker Munir Mohammed volunteered for a "lone wolf" UK mission as he chatted on Facebook with a man he believed was an IS commander.
Graham, who transformed American religious life through his preaching and activism, becoming a counselor to p... . FILE - In this June 27, 1954 file photo, Evangelist Billy Graham speaks to over 100,000 Berliners at the Olympic Stadium in Berlin, Germany.
All "non-essential" road improvements in London have been paused because of a lack of funding, City Hall has announced. It warned that the forthcoming loss of Transport for London's operating grant from the Government would have "obvious consequences".
The jury trying a former Premier League footballer accused of gambling A 16,000 using a pensioner's stolen credit card has been discharged after failing to reach verdicts. Ex-West Ham winger Blair Turgott, 23, is alleged to have carried out the scam at the Playboy casino in central London's Park Lane on September 30 2016.
In this photo released on Tuesday Feb. 20, 2018 provided by the Syrian Civil Defense group known as the White Helmets, shows members of the Syrian Civil Defense extinguishing a store during airstrikes and shelling by Syrian government forces, in Ghouta, a suburb of Damascus, Syria. Intense Syrian government shelling and airstrikes of rebel-held Damascus suburbs killed at least 100 people since Monday in what was the deadliest day in the area in three years, a monitoring group and paramedics said Tuesday.
A police forensics tent on Bartholomew Road in Camden, London, after a young man was fatally stabbed The latest murders both took place in Camden, north London, on Tuesday, with the first victim, believed to be aged in his late teens, found with stab wounds in Bartholomew Road at about 8.30pm. A white tent has been erected outside the Saver's Mini Market on Bartholomew Road, Camden, where a teenager was found stabbed to death on Tuesday evening.
Donald Trump Jr has said any talk that his family is profiting from his father's presidency is "nonsense" as he embarked on a highly publicised visit to India to promote property deals. The eldest son of the US president is in the Asian country to meet the promoters and buyers of Trump-brand luxury homes, raising ethical concerns about using the name of the American leader to promote business ventures internationally.
One of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's closest confidants has turned state witness and will incriminate him in corruption allegations, Israeli media has reported. Police would not confirm whether long-time aide Shlomo Filber would give evidence against Mr Netanyahu, but all the major Israeli media outlets said a deal to do so had been reached.
Brazil's congress approved a decree to put the military in charge of Rio de Janeiro's security forces on Tuesday as soldiers and police spread out throughout the city to combat rising crime. The military officially took over Rio's police on Friday, but the presidential decree still needed congressional approval.
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea - Vice President Mike Pence was ready for a secret meeting with North Korean officials at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, earlier this month, but the North backed out, according to news outlets. Pence attended the Olympics Opening Ceremony on Feb. 9 as part of a five-day trip in Asia and was seated near Kim Jong-un's sister, but did not speak to her, creating a media sensation.
On this day, Monday, February 20, in the year 2018 of our Lord, Queen Elizabeth attended a fashion show - specifically, Richard Quinn's fall 2018 presentation during London Fashion Week. Her Royal Highness was on hand to present the emerging designer with the first-ever Queen Elizabeth II Award for British Design .