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From festivals in Florida to touring Dracula’s digs in Romania, we round up the best destinations to visit this October. As summer abandons Europe again this October, eke out the last of the rays and raves in Ibiza, where nightclubs will be going out with a bang for the winter break. When the party finally stops head to the island’s north.

North Korea snubs peace talks with South Korea over war drills

North Korea has rejected any further talks with South Korea, calling its decision "completely the fault of South Korea's actions". It issued a statement...

Philadelphia shooting: Mayor calls for gun control

The mayor of Philadelphia has joined growing calls for gun control after a shootout in his city left six officers injured as they served a drug warrant.

India PM Narendra Modi vows to ‘restore’ Kashmir’s ‘past glory’

Indian PM Narendra Modi has said his decision to strip Indian-administered Kashmir of its special status will restore the region to its "past glory".

Russia bird strike: Plane crash-lands after hitting gulls

A Russian passenger plane has made an emergency landing in a cornfield near Moscow after striking a flock of birds. At least 74 people...

Hong Kong protests: Trump urges Xi to meet demonstrators

US President Donald Trump has urged his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping to meet protesters in Hong Kong who have been demanding democratic reforms. Hong...

Iran oil tanker: Gibraltar orders release of Grace 1

Gibraltar has freed an Iranian oil tanker detained last month on suspicion of sanctions-busting, despite a last-minute plea by the US authorities. The UK...

As Trump Scales Back, Asian Heavyweights Prep for World’s Biggest Trade Pact

TAIPEI, TAIWAN - The world’s biggest free trade pact may be just months from final signatures after talks this month appeared to bring the trade group’s 16...

South Korea fires warning shots at Russian military aircraft

South Korea says its jets fired warning shots at a Russian surveillance plane that entered its airspace on Tuesday. Officials said the plane twice...

Iran says it arrested CIA spies and sentenced some to death

Iran says it has arrested 17 spies who it says were working for the CIA, and sentenced some of them to death. The intelligence...

US migrant crisis: Trump seeks to curb Central America asylum claims

The Trump administration is seeking to curb migration from Central America by introducing new rules over who can claim asylum in the US. The...