President Donald Trump says the US was having "productive talks" about reinstating a summit with North Korea's leader Kim Jong Un, just a day after he cancelled the meeting citing Pyongyang's "open hostility."
The Netherlands has told Moscow it holds the Russian state legally responsible for the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 in July 2014.
Hugh Grant, best known for playing bumbling Britons in romantic comedies like Four Weddings and a Funeral, has married for the first time at the age of 57.
The people of Ireland are set to liberalise some of the world's most restrictive abortion laws by a landslide.
Movie mogul Harvey Weinstein has been charged with rape and other sex crimes against two of the scores of women who have accused him of misconduct, ending his reign as a Hollywood kingpin.
A British army sergeant who sabotaged his wife's parachute has been found guilty of trying to murder her.
A Queensland foster father will spend at least 20 years in jail for snuffing out the life of a young girl he was meant to love and protect.
Fifteen people were injured, three critically, after two men set off a bomb in a restaurant near Toronto in Canada.
US Marine Corps helicopters were standing by to evacuate a Big Island community as a third lava flow from Hawaii's erupting Kilauea volcano streamed into the ocean.
A Sydney grandmother has been sentenced to death by hanging in Malaysia after an appeal court overturned her earlier acquittal on drug smuggling charges.
A bushfire warning has been issued for residents of the WA city of Albany, and officials say people are in danger and need to act immediately to survive.
At least eight women have accused actor Morgan Freeman of inappropriate behaviour or harassment while working with them on film sets or at promotional events, CNN reported on Thursday.
A Czech court on Thursday ordered the suspect in a knife attack on two-time Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova to remain in custody, Czech state media reported.
Harvey Weinstein, who went from one of Hollywood's most powerful film producers to being disgraced by accusations of sexual assault by scores of women, is expected to surrender to police and face charges in New York.
US President Trump called off a historic summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un scheduled for next month, citing Pyongyang's "open hostility," and warned that the US military was ready if any reckless acts happen.
A private search by a US firm for Malaysia Airlines flight MH370, which went missing in 2014 in one of the world's biggest aviation mysteries, will end next week.
Geothermal wells at a Hawaiian power plant have been secured from approaching lava as the Kilauea Volcano continues to be active on the state's Big Island.
The US has disinvited China from a major naval drill in response to what it sees as Beijing's militarization of islands in the South China Sea, a decision China called unconstructive.
Driven by the prospect of Britain's withdrawal from the EU, the number of British passport holders who became German citizens jumped by 162% last year, official numbers show.
Pulitzer Prize-winning US author Philip Roth has died at the age of 85.