Malcolm Young, who founded the Australian rock band AC/DC along with his brother Angus, has died at age 64 after suffering from dementia for several years.
U.S. President Donald Trump said in a tweet on Friday he is putting a decision to allow imports of elephant trophies on hold after a torrent of criticism from conservation advocates and across...
A huge blaze is ripping through an apartment building in Manhattan, New York City, sending large plumes of smoke into the sky.
An earthquake of magnitude 6.3 struck southern China near the Indian border today, the United States Geological Survey (USGS) said.
The death of Sicilian Mafia boss Salvatore "Toto'" Riina does not mark the end of Cosa Nostra, but the crime group is unlikely to allow one man such power ever again, a top magistrate and former mobster said.
An Argentine military submarine with 44 crew members on board iss missing at sea in the South Atlantic prompting a massive search to locate the vessel.
The US State Department approved a possible $US10.5 billion sale of Raytheon Co's Patriot missile defence system to Poland, the Pentagon said.
A radio broadcaster has accused US Senator Al Franken of touching her breasts while she slept and forcing a kiss on her in 2006 when he was working as a comedian.
The final death toll from the fire that destroyed the Grenfell Tower housing block in London is 71, police say after five months of painstaking recovery operations.
Russia has cast its 10th veto of UN action on Syria since the war began in 2011, blocking a US-drafted resolution to renew an international inquiry into who is to blame for chemical weapons attacks.
A German court has ruled that Kuwait Airways had the right to refuse to carry an Israeli passenger due to his nationality, a verdict that Jewish groups said condoned anti-Semitism.
Conservation groups have decried Donald Trump's decision to allow trophy hunters who kill elephants in two African countries to bring home the endangered animals' tusks or other body parts as trophies.
A smiling President Robert Mugabe has been seen shaking hands with Zimbabwe's military chief a day after the army seized power, throwing confusion over predictions that the 93-year-old's rule is at an end.
London's Old Vic theatre says it's received 20 separate allegations of inappropriate conduct by Kevin Spacey by men who came into contact with him between 1995 and 2013.
The Greek Prime Minister has declared a period of national mourning after flash floods killed at least 15 people and made scores homeless.
Leonardo da Vinci's portrait of Christ, "Salvator Mundi", has sold for $NZ657 million, more than double the old record price for any work of art at auction.
An Australian UN diplomat has accidentally fallen to his death from the seventh floor of a New York building, police say.
The gay Liberal senator behind the same-sex marriage bill said he never believed his relationship would have equal recognition.
At least 3000 people formed a chain of light in Vienna to protest against the formation of a government that includes the far-right Freedom Party.
A second actress has filed an anonymous case claiming she was sexually harassed by US movie producer Harvey Weinstein.