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Upset as Maldives ousts authoritarian president

Upset as Maldives ousts authoritarian presidentOpposition candidate Ibrahim Mohamed Solih has declared a surprise victory in the Maldives presidential election – ousting the authoritarian incumbent who pulled the country out of the Commonwealth and nurtured close links to China.

3D gun pioneer charged with sexual assault on teen

3D gun pioneer charged with sexual assault on teenCody Wilson, the US businessman whose company supplies 3D printed guns, has been charged with allegedly sexually assaulting a 16-year-old girl.

Injured solo sailor stuck 2,000 miles from land

Injured solo sailor stuck 2,000 miles from landAn international rescue mission is trying to save a sailor who is unable to move in a yacht drifting in the Indian Ocean and almost 2,000 miles from land.

Joshua retains titles with win over Povetkin

Joshua retains titles with win over PovetkinAnthony Joshua has successfully defended his IBF, WBA and WBO heavyweight titles by beating Alexander Povetkin at Wembley Stadium.

Nearly $18m of cocaine seized in donated boxes of bananas

Nearly $18m of cocaine seized in donated boxes of bananasA huge haul of cocaine was discovered hidden in boxes of bananas donated to the Texas Department of Criminal Justice.

America’s Got Talent finalist arrested ‘after fight with wife’

America’s Got Talent finalist arrested ‘after fight with wife’A contestant on America’s Got Talent has been charged with domestic violence just a day after performing in the show finale.

‘Bully’ US helped attackers who killed 29, says Iran

‘Bully’ US helped attackers who killed 29, says IranThe president of Iran has labelled the US a “bully” after an attack on a military parade where at least 29 people were killed.

British ‘pharmacist and IS member’ held in Syria

British ‘pharmacist and IS member’ held in SyriaA Briton, who claims to be a pharmacist from Birmingham, has been detained in Syria on suspicion of being a member of Islamic State.

Sharks killed after Great Barrier Reef attacks

Sharks killed after Great Barrier Reef attacksTwo sharks have been killed after a woman and a girl were attacked within 24 hours of each other at the same tourist spot in the Great Barrier Reef.

‘Little change’ in Zimbabwe since historic election

‘Little change’ in Zimbabwe since historic electionWhen Emmerson Mnangagwa pushed long-time friend and fellow revolutionary Robert Mugabe out of the Zimbabwean presidency last year, he promised to deliver far-reaching political and economic reforms to a tired, run-down nation.