British Library rejects Taliban trove

Academics have criticised the British government for creating a "climate of fear" after the national library declined to store the world's biggest collection of Taliban-related documents over concerns it could be prosecuted under terrorism laws.

Kim credits nukes for deal with South

North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un said nuclear weapons - not negotiating skills - secured this week's "landmark" agreement with South Korea, as he dismissed a number of officials from a top military decision-making body.

Over 70 dead in Austrian truck tragedy

The bodies of more than 70 dead people have been recovered from an abandoned truck found on an Austrian motorway.

Stricter US gun laws unlikely - expert

According to experts, stricter US gun laws are unlikely - despite the series of shootings in the country.