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Gunmen kill six in 12-hour siege at luxury Kabul hotel in Afghanistan
Several heavily-armed attackers burst into a luxury hotel in the Afghan capital, taking around 100 people hostage as frantic guests tried to escape through windows several floors up.
Prague hotel fire: Two die and dozens injured in blaze
Two people have died and dozens have been injured after a fire took hold of a hotel in central Prague.
Germany's SPD to vote on coalition talks with Merkel's conservatives
The fate of German Chancellor Angela Merkel and the direction of European politics will become clearer after a vote by 600 members of Mrs Merkel's opposing party, the Social Democrats (SPD).
Former UN ambassador Samantha Power criticises Donald Trump's foreign policy
America's former ambassador to the United Nations has told Sky News that she is "heartbroken" over the "coldness and the cruelty" of Donald Trump's foreign policy decisions.
Police staking out 'cannabis farm' drop gun while being charged at by elephants
Police officers were charged by elephants while staking out a suspected cannabis farm, dropping an automatic rifle amid the chaos.
Canadian billionaires were 'murdered', say private detectives
A leading tycoon who made billions in the pharmaceutical business was murdered along with his wife, private investigators hired by the couple's children have claimed.
British tourists in Jamaica warned to stay in resorts after shootings lead to state of emergency
British tourists have been told to stay in their resorts in Montego Bay in Jamaica after a spate of deadly shootings.
Russian police find crocodile in basement during weapons search
Police got a nasty surprise when they were searching a home for weapons - and found a crocodile in the basement.
Australia bushfires: 1,000 flee Royal National Park in Sydney
Around 1,000 people were reportedly forced to flee from an Australian national park as two bushfires burned out of control.
Winter Olympics 2018: North Korea will send 22 athletes to South Korea for five events
North Korea will send 22 athletes to next month's Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang where they will join South Korean teammates as they march together at the opening ceremony, organisers say.