Pope Francis arrived in Peru, as President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski appealed to the pontiff to help put the country back on track after a political crisis nearly ousted him from office a month ago.
Black-clad protesters in southern Athens have torn down a red sculpture shaped like an angel and broke its wings in a fresh act of violence against an artwork critics liken to Satan.
The California parents accused of imprisoning their 13 children in the family's squalid home had beaten, starved and chained them to their beds for years, taunting them with apple pie, a prosecutor says.
Exiled Zimbabwe opposition leader Roy Bennett and four other people were killed in a helicopter crash in a remote northern part of the US state of New Mexico, officials and his political party have said.
A Hobart DJ has pleaded guilty to 'headbutting' former Australian prime minister Tony Abbott.
Michael Wolff's explosive behind-the-scenes book about US President Donald Trump, 'Fire and Fury,' is headed for television, Hollywood trade publications reported.
A British Minister for Loneliness has been announced by Downing Street.
Investigators have conducted an exhaustive search of the foul-smelling, filthy home where a California couple are accused of keeping captive and nearly starving 13 minor and adult children, police say.
A coach who sent dozens of girls for treatment to USA Gymnastics team doctor Larry Nassar, who has pleaded guilty to molesting female athletes, told the disgraced physician to "go to hell" for his crimes.
President Donald Trump says the United States is considering a big "fine" as part of a probe into China's alleged theft of intellectual property.
Former White House strategist Steve Bannon has agreed to be interviewed rather than appear before a grand jury over links between Russia and Donald Trump's presidential campaign.
Russia has criticised a US-led effort to increase international pressure on North Korea, saying it was making the situation worse and undermining the United Nations.
British lawmakers have voted in favour of the government's legislative blueprint for Brexit, marking a victory for Prime Minister Theresa May over political opponents who want a softer approach to leaving the EU.
Actor Alec Baldwin has publicly supported film-maker Woody Allen as a growing number of entertainment industry stars seek to distance themselves from the director as part of a campaign against sexual misconduct.
Jessica Falkholt had established herself as a rising star in Australia's TV and film industry before the tragic car crash that claimed her life and those of her immediate family.
US President Donald Trump had a normal score on a cognitive exam and is in excellent health, although he could benefit from a lower-fat diet and more exercise, the White House physician says.
A central Philippine province declared a state of calamity as a volcano spewed lava that reached the limits of a six-km radius no-go zone and spread ash on nearby farming villages.
Ten people were killed when a Colombian army helicopter crashed near the town of Segovia, in northern Antioquia province, on Tuesday (local time), the army said.
Japanese public broadcaster NHK issued a false alarm saying North Korea appeared to have launched a missile and urging people to take shelter, but it managed to correct the error within minutes.
Rainfall records in Perth have been smashed by a summer deluge, with several suburbs receiving more than 10 times the January average in 24 hours.