Algeria accused of forcing migrants into the desert at gunpoint

Algeria has been accused of expelling thousands of migrants without food or water and forcing them to walk, sometimes at gunpoint, under a blistering sun before being left to die. Pictures show migrants coming over the horizon by the hundreds under temperatures of up to 48C. Officials from the International Organisation for Migration have warned of a looming 'catastrophe'. A European Union spokesman said the EU was aware of what Algeria was doing, but that 'sovereign countries' can expel migrants as long as they comply with international law. Algerian authorities refused to comment.

The incident took place at the Immaculate Conception Church in Clondalkin, a suburban village some six miles west of Dublin's city centre, on Monday morning.

Police in France stopped seven British drivers on the road from Calais to Reims on Sunday - with one clocked going 160 miles an hour.  

The Leauge, in a coalition with Italy's populist 5-Star Movement, strengthened its hand in a second round of municipal elections as it continues to urge the EU to revise its policy on asylum-seekers.

Pradnya Survase, 23, was arrested after mixing insecticide into dal that was served at a housewarming party in India that was attended by 120 people on June 18, police said.

Julia Guimarães, a reporter with TV Globo and SporTV in Brazil, had been filming to camera ahead of the Japan v Senegal game in Yekaterinburg on Sunday.

By Stephen KalinRIYADH, June 24 (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia said on Sunday it had intercepted two missiles launched by Yemen's Houthi militia over the capital...

Malaysian mosque bans tourists after video of two women doing a 'sexy dance' outside goes viral

The video shows the women, dressed in shorts and crop-tops, dancing on a low wall outside the main mosque in the city of Kota Kinabalu, in Borneo Island's Sabah state. Residents and local Muslim groups were incensed by the women's risque moves, and the mosque, which is renowned for its beautiful blue and gold dome and ornate minarets, has now banned all tourists. The nationality of the women in the video, who are of East Asian appearance and believed to be foreigners, is not clear.

Torture Ship - bondage and fetish boat party in Germany

The Torture Ship is the the world's largest fetish and BDSM party taking place on a moving barge, and has been cruising Lake Constance every summer for 22 years. The annual event sees some 500 people take part in a one-night boat trip - although this year's numbers were slightly diminished due to the Germany vs. Sweden World Cup match on Saturday. Attendees, who had paid 65 euros for a ticket, were dressed up in various attire, including head-to-toe latex, horse masks and eye-wateringly tight corsets.

The man, named locally as Robert Haggarty, 47, was killed instantly when his parachute failed just seconds after he jumped from a mountain near Venice, Italy.

The 41-year-old (pictured), identified as Sami A., had argued that he risked being tortured in his homeland of Tunisia, but he was detained in Bochum, western Germany, on Monday.

Recep Tayyip Erdogan has declared victory in the Turkish presidential election - despite claims of 'manipulated' results - extending his grip on the nation of 81 million until at least 2023.

The ban in Mumbai and Maharashtra state was implemented this weekend, with inspectors targeting restaurants and food shops, before the new rules began to apply to residents today.

The boy was part of a group of 20 in Croatia who didn't use a bridge to cross the motorway. They were reportedly stopped at a service station and wanted McDonald's on the other side of the road.

The President of the Philippines, Rodrigo Duterte, 73, gave his highly controversial personal opinion on God during a speech about the biblical story of man's creation.

Brit killed and another injured in hit-and-run in Cyprus

Builder Charlie Birch (left and right), 39, from Powys, Wales, was walking home after a night out with a 32-year-old friend when he was struck along a road near the resort of Paphos (inset), Cyprus. Mr Birch, a father-of-two who was on a family holiday, was pronounced dead at the scene, on Peyia-Ayios Georghios road, while the younger man was taken to hospital in Paphos with non life-threatening injuries. The hit-and-run, at about 2.30am on Sunday, is said to have taken place after the two men had tried to intervene in a row between a man and a woman in a bar in Coral Bay. A 35-year-old man and 23-year-old woman, are now facing charges of premeditated murder.

British couple found dead near their Jamaica home

The bodies of Gayle Anderson, 71, and her husband Charlie, 74, (left) were discovered 'partially burned' at their house in Mount Pleasant, Jamaica (inset) on Friday afternoon - local media reported. The couple, who had retired to Jamaica from Manchester, were also said to have sustained several wounds to the neck and face. Preliminary police investigations revealed that the couple had recently been defrauded of $8million Jamaican dollars (£50,000) by credit card scammers. Police are now appealing for help from the public in solving the crime. Gayle and Charlie had been married for 50 years (pictured right on their wedding day) and were described as 'hugely popular' by their sons.

Natalya Nemchinova was among fans at Russia's Samara Arena stadium ahead of her country's clash with Uruguay, wearing a traditional headdress along with her skimpy outfit.

CCTV footage from the attack on the synagogue in Gothenburg in December shows a dozen assailants, however just three men, aged 19, 22 and 24 from Syria and Palestine, have been jailed.

Butchers in France have written to the country's interior ministry to ask for protection after claims they are facing threats of violence and intimidation from extreme vegan campaigners.