Thursday, Mar 30, 2017


Israelis vote in the second snap election in two years on 17 March, and polls indicate that rightwing Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu\'s Likud party is facing a serious challenge from the centre-left Zionist Union.

The body of Konstandinos Erik Scurfield - the first Briton killed fighting Islamic State - is handed over to his father on the Syria-Iraq border.

Police in eastern India are searching for a group of men who ransacked a convent school and gang-raped an elderly nun.