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Somalia's president is expected to announce a "state of war" against the al-Shabab extremist group after last week's truck bombing which killed 358 people in Mogadishu. The United States is expected to play a supporting...

A former actress has told how she gave up her career after allegedly being sexually assaulted by Harvey Weinstein, saying he told her it was necessary for success in Hollywood. Heather Kerr said she was...

The Spanish government is preparing to activate a constitutional article to take control of the Catalonia region in a bid to stop a rebellion from separatist politicians. Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy's Cabinet is meeting to...

Former White House adviser Steve Bannon has described former US president George W Bush as bumbling and inept, criticising his "destructive" presidency from 2000-2008. Mr Bannon's scathing remarks were a retort to a speech by...

The pound surged against the euro today amid jitters over Catalonia's independence and news that EU member states will start preparing for the second phase of Brexit talks. Sterling was up nearly 0.9% versus...

A last-minute surge nudged US stock indexes mostly higher last night, barely extending the market's winning streak and milestone-setting run. The Standard & Poor's 500 index and Dow Jones industrial average closed higher for the...