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Deadly blaze at ammunition depot in N’Djamena

People have been killed and injured after a huge fire broke out at an ammunition depot in Chad, causing major explosions, senior government ministers have

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Vladimir Putin peace terms slammed at Ukraine summit

The leaders of Italy and Germany have strongly rejected ceasefire terms laid out by Vladimir Putin to stop the war in Ukraine, as scores of

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Italy prepares to host, with the Pope set to appear

2 hours ago By Mark Lowen, Rome Correspondent EPA The G7 leaders will gather in the southern Italian region of Puglia Two accommodation options for this week’s

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The hunt for the cartoon cat vexing China’s censors

16 minutes ago By Tessa Wong, Asia Digital Reporter BBC A Chinese dissident – who is behind a popular X account fronted by this cartoon cat –

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European elections start with neck-and-neck Dutch race

Dutch voters have begun four days of voting across the European Union, with exit polls suggesting a tight race between a left-green alliance and the

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Poland’s PM delivers stark warning ahead of EU elections

23 minutes ago Sarah Rainsford,Eastern Europe Correspondent EPA/EFE Donald Tusk is urging people to go out to vote in order to defend themselves Go to

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Michelle Obama’s mother, Marian Robinson, dies at 86

Marian Robinson, the mother of former US First Lady Michelle Obama, has died at 86, her family has announced. In a statement, the Obamas said

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Pope Francis apologises over reported homophobic slur

Pope Francis has apologised following reports that he used extremely derogatory language towards gay men. A statement from the Vatican said the Pope did not

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Far right eyes vote surge and ditches German AfD

REUTERS/Ana Beltran Italy’s Giorgia Meloni wants to repeat her domestic success on a European scale Far-right parties are on the rise in much of Europe,

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Judge halts auction of Elvis Presley’s home

Getty Images A judge in Tennessee has blocked a planned auction of Graceland, the former home of singer Elvis Presley. The mansion has been at