TRIPOLI, Libya –  Forces loyal to a Libyan general attacked the country's parliament Sunday, expanding his eastern offensive against Islamists into the heart of the country's capital. Gunmen detained some 20 lawmakers and officials, authorities said, as black smoke rose over the parliament. The violence, three years after the 2011…
The accident in Pyongyang on Tuesday was reported on Sunday morning by the official Korean Central News Agency. North Korean officials have apologised for the collapse of an apartment building in Pyongyang which is feared to have killed scores of people. It said that the collapse happened in the city's…
Severe flooding across Serbia has prompted the evacuation of at least 16,300 people -- including 1,100 whisked away on helicopters -- the government said . A spokesman for the Interior Ministry confirmed there have been at least 15 deaths in Serbia and another five in neighboring Bosnia-Herzegovina. Unconfirmed reports put…
Forty-three people were killed in Friday clashes between two militias and army troops loyal to a former general in Libya. The country’s authorities called the military offensive a “coup” and closed Benghazi's airport. Military aircraft and helicopters fighting for General Khalifa Haftar were involved in the clashes and were spotted…
Fresh wildfires have broken out across parts of southern California, burning down dozens of homes and prompting authorities in San Diego county to evacuate thousands of people and declare a state of emergency. Scorching temperatures and dry winds fanned at least five fast-moving blazes on Wednesday near San Diego just…