Dozens more bodies were recovered on Friday, the morning after a Tanzanian ferry disaster, nearly doubling the death toll to 86, with hundreds more feared missing as rescuers resumed searching for...
Rap mogul Marion "Suge" Knight pleaded no contest in a Los Angeles court on Thursday to a charge of manslaughter for a 2015 hit-and-run killing.
Britain's former Brexit minister David Davis says up to 40 lawmakers from Prime Minister Theresa May's party will vote against her plans to leave the EU, meaning she may struggle to get her deal through parliament.
A French court has ordered Marine Le Pen to submit to a psychiatric evaluation as part of its investigation into her decision to post images of Islamic State executions on Twitter.
A woman armed with a handgun has opened fire at a US pharmacy distribution centre, killing three people and wounding three others before taking her own life.
A lawyer for the woman accusing Brett Kavanaugh, President Donald Trump's US Supreme Court nominee, of sexual assault says she is willing to appear sometime next week if certain terms are met.
A US judge has denied a request by prosecutors to allow additional women who have accused comedian Bill Cosby of sexual misconduct to tell their stories at his sentencing hearing.
A man who appears to have filmed himself mowing down a mob of emus while laughing is being hunted down by the RSPCA in Australia.
A New Zealand citizen with a conviction for assisted suicide in Dunedin has appeared in a South African court on a murder charge.
A girl has been attacked by a shark at the same Queensland island where a Tasmanian mother was mauled less than 24 hours earlier.
Pakistani authorities have released former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and his daughter from jail after a court suspended sentences over the purchase of upscale apartments in London.
US President Donald Trump has warned South Carolina "water is coming your way" from more floods as the death toll from Hurricane Florence continues to climb.
Australia's Agriculture Minister David Littleproud says the "parasites" responsible for spiking strawberries should "swing for this" and do hard time.
NZ director Sir Peter Jackson has spoken with actor Ashley Judd's legal team and could furnish "powerful'' testimony supporting her sexual harassment case against film producer Harvey Weinstein, her attorney says.
North Korea has agreed to "permanently" abolish its key missile facilities, and says it is willing to close its main nuclear complex if the US takes unspecified "reciprocal action".
US and Australian archaeologists hunting for Captain Cook's HMS Endeavour may have finally discovered its location on the east coast of America.
The Los Angeles City Council voted to direct the City Attorney's Office to draft an ordinance banning fur apparel and accessories.
At least eight people at a Sydney hotel were hospitalised on Wednesday after breathing toxic gases flowing through the building's air conditioning system.