Chile volcano ash cloud reaches Brazil

Calbuco, considered one of the most dangerous along Chile's chain of around 2,000 volcanoes, erupted on Wednesday and Thursday, sending up a spectacular 17-km-high cloud.

Mountain climber speaks on Everest avalanche

A mountain climber who was at a base camp in Makalu, 19 kilometres south east of Mount Everest, when the Nepal earthquake struck, has talked about his experience.

Deaths toll rises as Nepal quake triggers Everest avalanche

The avalanche buried part of the base camp for climbers bound for Everest, according to Gyanendra Shrestha at the ministry in Kathmandu.

Rebels claim control of key city in north-western Syria

Islamist rebels were Saturday on the verge of capturing key government held territory witnesses say at least 60 regime were killed and there bodies were still in the streets.

Buildings collapse, at least 4 killed in Nepal, India quake

A 7.9 magnitude earthquake earthquake hit Nepal killing at least four people, the death toll is expected to increase as some people are trapped underneath the rubble.

Buildings collapse in Nepal capital after 7.7 quake-witnesses

An earth quake measuring 7.7 on the Richter scale hit Nepal Saturday causing several buildings to collapse, tremors were felt as far away as New Delhi in India.

UNSC urges all parties in Syria to end violence immediately

UN special envoy Angelina Jolie criticised the Security Council's failure to end the Syrian war and protect millions of refugees fleeing the conflict, amid a humanitarian crisis.

Israeli forces shoot and kill Palestinian armed with knives

Israeli troops shot and killed a young Palestinian man wielding two knives as they gave chase after he tried to attack the troops near a checkpoint.


IN PICTURES: Hundreds killed in Nepal earthquake

At least 449 have been killed after a shallow earthquake measuring 7.9 magnitude struck west the capital of Kathmandu, capital of Nepal the death toll is expected to increase.


UK targets racial behaviour on social media

UK gets tough with laws governing racial and xenophobic behaviour on social media.