Even the most responsible orangutans can have accidental babies.
The death toll from the powerful earthquake that hit Indonesia's Aceh province has passed 100, with one person still missing.
Time Magazine has named US President-elect Donald Trump its person of the year, citing the upheaval in American politics brought about by the New York businessman's election campaign and victory.
There were no survivors after a plane carrying 47 people crashed into a mountain in northern Pakistan, the airline's chairman said,
Nearly 2 million immigrants with college degrees in the United States are out of work or in low-skilled jobs at a cost of billions of dollars in tax revenue every year, researchers said, calling for "smarter" immigration policy.
Syrian rebels in besieged eastern Aleppo called for an immediate five-day ceasefire and the evacuation of civilians and wounded, but gave no indication they were ready to withdraw as demanded by Damascus and Moscow.
Time Magazine has named Donald Trump its person of the year, citing the upheaval in American politics brought about by his election campaign and victory.
The Syrian Observatory for Human Rightsr says the Syrian army has seized control of all parts of the Old City of Aleppo which had been held by rebels
Thailand's defence minister says authorities will investigate the BBC on suspicion of insulting the monarchy.
The waxwork figures of the Queen and her family have been festively decorated with kitsch Christmas jumpers to help raise awareness of a children's charity appeal.
The US has "enduring" interests in the Asia-Pacific region and is working for an orderly transfer of power to the Trump administration,US Defence Secretary Ash Carter says.
It's one of the most successful video game franchises of all time, but the latest instalment of the Fifa franchise may be banned from Russia.
Pandemonium broke out in Canada after a number of vehicles including two buses, a police car and a salt truck slipped into a pile-up after sliding down black ice.
Indonesian authorities say the death toll from a 6.5 magnitude earthquake that struck the northern province of Aceh on Wednesday has risen to 52.
A Bahamian man was sentenced to five years in US prison on Tuesday for hacking into celebrities' email accounts to steal unreleased film and television scripts, personal information and sexually explicit videos in order to sell them.
Talks on an EU-wide ban on some of the most lethal semi-automatic assault weapons, including the Kalashnikov prized by militants the world over, broke down amid disputes over definitions of firearm types
The Obama administration is unlikely to release a massive report on the CIA's use of waterboarding and other "enhanced interrogation techniques" widely considered torture, a top Democrat on the congressional intelligence committee said.
Hooded protesters threw petrol bombs and set off fireworks during clashes with Greek riot police in Athens on the eighth anniversary of a teenager's killing by police.
American fashion model Gigi Hadid was crowned international model of the year and designer Alexander McQueen named best British brand at the 2016 Fashion Awards on Monday night.
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's visit to Pearl Harbor this month, the first by a Japanese leader, will not be to apologise for the Japanese attack 75 years ago, Abe's top aide says.