Trump 'supportive' of improved gun checks

A statement says the President has discussed a bipartisan bill to improve checks when buying weapons.

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Major Russian mafia trial opens in Spain

A Russian MP and 17 others go on trial in Madrid accused of mafia money-laundering.

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Chinese fury over terracotta thumb theft

A US man took a selfie with the 2,000-year-old terracotta warrior statue before stealing its thumb.

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Chicken chaos as KFC closes outlets

Hundreds of the chicken chain's UK outlets are shut following "issues" with new delivery firm DHL.

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Outrage as Iceland moots circumcision ban

Jewish, Muslim and Christian leaders condemned the move, calling it an attack on religious freedom.

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Former Trump aide Gates 'to plead guilty'

Rick Gates is charged with conspiracy to launder money, along with ex-Trump adviser Paul Manafort.

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Syria 'sending fighters to help Kurds'

Pro-government forces will support Kurds fighting a Turkish offensive in Afrin, state media says.

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Rubbish collapse kills 17 in Mozambique

Heavy rains brings down a pile of waste onto homes in Maputo - with more victims feared trapped.

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