Giant power outage hits Amsterdam rail, roads

The power cut meant no trains to or from Amsterdam's busy main rail station, resulting in a rush of drivers onto the road and heavy traffic.

Underwater search for MH370 suspended

To date no new information has been discovered to determine the specific location of the aircraft.

Five dead in shooting at Mexico music festival

The shooting sowed terror in a part of Mexico that has been largely spared from the drug violence afflicting other parts of the country.

North Korea tells Obama to get 'packing'

State news agency KCNA slammed the Obama administration's "extreme hostile moves" against Pyongyang.

US arrests wife of gunman who killed 49 at Orlando nightclub

The arrest of Noor Salman came seven months after her husband Omar Mateen went on the rampage and was killed by police while holed up in the Florida club.

Cuba, US to fight terrorism, drug trafficking and other crimes

The two countries announced a deal to cooperate on immigration issues and put an end to a 20-year-old policy that gave entry to Cubans without visas if they set foot on US soil.

Canada's Trudeau faces ethics probe over Bahamas trip

The last Liberal government, ousted in 2006, was tarnished by a sponsorship scandal involving corruption and misdirection of funds to supporters in Quebec.

Brazil aims to build 30 prisons this year to tackle crisis

At least 140 inmates have been killed since the start of the year in riots at poorly staffed prisons run by cash-strapped state governments.


Kyrgyz neighbourhood razed by plane crash

A heavy stench of fuel was in the air in Dachi Suu and smoke, mixed with dense fog, made it hard to see anything more than a stone's throw away.


WATCH: No ordinary Joe - Obama seals #Bromance with a medal

Joe Biden was reduced to tears as the president in his last days in office surprised him by announcing he would be awarding the 74-year-old the Presidential Medal of Freedom.

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