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Russia announces Turkey sanctions

Russia announces a package of economic sanctions against Turkey over the shooting down of a Russian jet on the Syrian border on Tuesday.

VIDEO: Dashboard camera catches near miss

Three people in Connecticut have a narrow escape after a car careens out of control and smashes into the vehicle next to them.

Police probe Colorado shooter’s motive

Police are working to establish the motive of a gunman who left three people dead at a family planning clinic in Colorado Springs on Friday.

Pro-Kurdish lawyer shot dead in Turkey

A prominent pro-Kurdish lawyer is shot dead in Turkey’s south-eastern city of Diyarbakir, amid rising tension in the country’s Kurdish areas.

Shapps quits amid Tory bullying claims

Grant Shapps quits as a minister amid claims he failed to act on allegations of bullying in the Tory youth wing, saying the “buck should stop with me”.

Clashes at new Macedonia migrant fence

Clashes take place as Macedonian soldiers raise a fence on the country’s southern border with Greece to try to manage the flow of migrants better.

Mass Yazidi grave found in north Iraq

A booby-trapped mass grave feared to hold more than 100 bodies is found near Sinjar, northern Iraq, after the town was freed from IS fighters.

VIDEO: Is there a ‘hidden chamber’ in King Tut’s tomb?

The BBC’s Orla Guerin reports from King Tutankhamun’s tomb in the Valley of the Kings near Luxor in Egypt as speculation mounts about a hidden chamber inside.

Erdogan ‘saddened’ by Russia plane loss

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says he was “saddened” by the downing of a Russian combat jet by Turkish forces and wished it had not happened.

VIDEO: Caught on camera: Battle where lawyer is killed

A leading pro-Kurdish lawyer has been shot dead in south-eastern Turkey during a gun battle between police and unidentified gunmen. - News & Blogger © 2014
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