A high-speed train has collided with another locomotive and crashed into an overpass in the Turkish capital Ankara, killing four people and injuring dozens more.
A severe cyclone expected to hit Queensland on Friday could spark flooding and landslides in parts of the state.
New Zealand needs to be voicing concerns about illegal activities that occurred during the United Kingdom's Brexit vote, Prof Robert Patman says.
Prime Minister Theresa May has won a confidence vote from her Conservative party, but 117 of her lawmakers say she's no longer the right leader to implement Britain's exit from the EU.
Police are searching eastern France for a gunman suspected of killing at least two people at a Christmas market in Strasbourg and who was known to have been religiously radicalised while in jail.
Donald Trump's former personal lawyer Michael Cohen has been jailed for three years for orchestrating hush payments to women in violation of campaign laws before the 2016 election and financial crimes.
Wikileaks founder Julian Assange has had a series of medical exams, Ecuador's top lawyer says, in line with a new set of rules for his asylum at its embassy in London.
An Adelaide teacher who admitted having a sexual relationship with a pupil has been jailed for more than two years.
A gunman on a security watchlist has killed at least three people and wounded 12 others near the Christmas market in the French city of Strasbourg before fleeing.
A gunman has opened fire inside a Catholic cathedral in Brazil, fatally shooting four people praying before killing himself, authorities confirm.
An attempt to oust British Prime Minister Theresa May looks to be gathering momentum, after her decision to delay a vote in parliament on her Brexit deal for fear of a rout angered many in her Conservative Party.
A Canadian court has granted bail to a top executive of Chinese telecoms giant Huawei Technologies as she awaits a hearing for extradition to the US.
An intense snowstorm has headed out to sea after dumping up to 60cm of snow on parts of the southeastern US, leaving three people dead in North Carolina.
The first sod is set to be turned on Thursday for the $9.3 billion Inland Rail project in central western New South Wales.
India's government faces a tough re-election battle next year, but first it must deal with an opponent as wily as any political rival - troops of monkeys threatening its New Delhi offices.
Uber users have taken to social media in outrage after a worldwide outage of the popular ride-sharing app.
British Prime Minister Theresa May has postponed a parliamentary vote on her Brexit deal to seek more concessions but the EU refused to renegotiate and lawmakers doubted her chances of winning big changes.
President Emmanuel Macron has announced wage rises for the poorest workers and tax cuts for pensioners in further concessions meant to defuse weeks of often violent protests.