The death toll from a fire in a centuries-old area of the Bangladesh capital, Dhaka, has jumped to 56 and could keep climbing as crews combed the wreckage of the destroyed building.
The first woman to serve as Australia's foreign minister is retiring from parliament after two decades in politics.
A small-scale search for two missing tourists will continue around Port Macquarie four days after their personal items were found on a beach.
Three MPs from Britain's governing Conservatives have quit over the government's "disastrous handling of Brexit", in a blow to Prime Minister Theresa May's attempts to unite her party around plans to leave the EU.
British Prime MinisterTheresa May has held "constructive" talks in Brussels, seeking concessions on Brexit from a sceptical EU, her strategy under strain as she loses three MPs.
The 1975 and DJ Calvin Harris were the main winners at the BRIT Awards, each scooping two prizes at Britain's annual pop music honours.
Actor Jussie Smollett was charged with filing a false police report when he said he was attacked by two masked men shouting racist and homophobic slurs, Chicago police said, with the actor now facing arrest.
US Senator Bernie Sanders said on Tuesday he would again seek the party's presidential nomination in 2020.
President Donald Trump says he is confident he will prevail against a lawsuit filed by 16 US states seeking to block his declaration of a national emergency to fund a wall along the US border with...
A house fire in the eastern Canadian city of Halifax has killed seven children from the same family, Halifax police said.
Joan Ryan, a Labour member of parliament, has become the eighth lawmaker to resign from Britain's main opposition party.
German haute-couture designer Karl Lagerfeld, artistic director at Chanel and an icon of the fashion industry with his extravagant outfits and striking catwalks, has died aged 85.
Seven Labour MPs have quit over leader Jeremy Corbyn's approach to Brexit and a row over anti-Semitism.
Donald Trump has warned members of Venezuela's military loyal to socialist leader Nicolas Maduro that they are risking their future and their lives.
Huawei founder Ren Zhengfei says the arrest of his daughter and the company's chief financial officer, Meng Wanzhou, is politically motivated.
Indian forces have killed three militants, including the suspected organiser of a suicide bombing in Kashmir that fuelled tension between India and Pakistan, police say.
A personal trainer has died in a Sydney house after an alleged altercation with the homeowner, whose wife and young daughter were upstairs.
Police in the world's biggest gambling hub of Macau are investigating what they suspect is a rare murder in a five-star casino resort after a Chinese man was found stabbed in his bed, broadcaster TDM reported.
A driver has escaped injury after his road train carrying 97,000 litres of fuel into flood-affected parts of Queensland exploded.