Knife attacker shot by police near Barcelona

A man wielding a knife and shouting in Arabic was shot dead by a guard near Barcelona, police said....

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Iran tells EU to speed up efforts to save nuclear deal

Iran said on Monday that Europe should accelerate its efforts to salvage a 2015 nuclear deal between Tehran and major powers that U.S. President Donald Trump abandoned in May....

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PepsiCo buys Sodastream for $3.2bn

The deal gives Pepsi a new way of reaching customers as sugary drinks become less popular....

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UK government takes control of crisis-hit prison run by G4S

The British government has taken over the running of a major prison from contractor G4S after an inspection found that staff locked themselves in offices to avoid prisoners who were using drugs and...

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Australian PM waters down energy bill to dampen leadership pressure

Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull on Monday averted a possible leadership challenge by dropping targets for cutting greenhouse gas emissions to appease his critics, say local media, as a...

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Afghan Taliban kidnap dozens of bus passengers near Kunduz

Fierce clashes are said to be under way near Kunduz in Afghanistan after three buses were attacked....

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Spanish police shoot man trying to attack police station

Spanish police said on Monday they had shot a man armed with a knife as he tried to attack a police station in the northeastern region of Catalonia....

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