Bushfire-ravaged parts of Victoria could now face the possibility of flash flooding as the state is expecting its wettest two-day period in months.
Facebook Inc said on Saturday it was working to find out how Chinese leader Xi ’s name appeared as “Mr Sh**hole” in posts on its platform when translated into English from Burmese, apologising for any offence caused.
Prince Harry and his wife Meghan will no longer be working members of Britain's monarchy, will forgo public funds and will repay money spent on refurbishing their cottage west of London as they embark on an independent future.
Chinese health authorities said on Saturday they had discovered four more cases of pneumonia following an outbreak of what is believed to be a new coronavirus strain in the central city of Wuhan.
A founding member of Australian popular children's music group The Wiggles suffered a cardiac arrest and collapsed while performing at a bushfire relief concert in Sydney on Friday, the band said.
French designer Jean Paul Gaultier, known for dressing stars like Madonna and who cultivated an irreverent image as the industry's "bad boy", said on Friday that a fashion show in Paris next week...
When Ethiopia’s Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed got the Nobel Peace Prize last year for ending his country’s 20-year military confrontation with neighbouring Eritrea, Donald Trump got quite cross.
Aaron Salway lost his younger brother and father in a bushfire on New Year's Eve, but has had no time to grieve as he tries to keep his family and farm afloat.
As the Senate formally opened the impeachment trial on whether to remove Donald Trump from office, as nonpartisan congressional watchdog concluded the White House violated the law.
Taylor, a 4-year-old English springer spaniel, has been among the hard-working rescuers during Australia's bushfire crisis.
Social media giants need to be held to account to ensure free and fair elections, Professor Robert Patman warns.
Prince Harry has made his first public appearance since the Queen acceded to the wishes of her grandson and his American wife Meghan to step back from senior royal roles.
Naturalist Sir David Attenborough says the "moment of crisis" had come in the fight against climate change, warning that governments' targets for decades in the future aren't enough to save the planet.
Intense thunderstorms with heavy rains have dampened bushfires on Australia's east coast, bringing relief to farmers in three states battling a drought which has left much of the country tinder dry.
The FBI has arrested three suspected members of a neo-Nazi group who had a machine gun ahead of a planned gun-rights rally in the US expected to draw thousands of people, officials say.
Three men and two women have been chosen as jurors in the rape trial of Harvey Weinstein, as the judge cautioned against using the case to make a broader statement about the #MeToo movement.
Five countries whose citizens died when Iran shot down an airliner say Tehran should pay compensation to families of the victims, and warned that the world is watching for its response.
An elderly former Spanish bank chairman has been fined $87 million after being convicted of smuggling a Picasso painting abroad after it was designated a national treasure.
An indigenous burn practitioner has urged fire policy makers in Australia to "get the bush between their toes" and cut red tape as his people begin to assess the damage wrought over the summer.