Tech giant Apple has been ordered to pay Ireland billions in unpaid taxes after the European Commission ruled the company had received illegal state aid.
US Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump said he plans to meet Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto hours before outlining his proposals for cracking down on illegal immigration.
A fast-growing brush fire has prompted the evacuation of roughly 700 people.
A curious radio signal is probably not a transmission from an extraterrestrial civilization, but astronomers are taking a second look anyway.
Germany and other European Union countries turned a blind eye to the refugee crisis building on its external borders for too long, Chancellor Angela Merkel said in a German newspaper interview to...
Some 3000 migrants were saved in the Strait of Sicily in 30 separate rescue missions, the Italian coastguard said.
Islamic State spokesman and head of external operations Abu Muhammad al-Adnani has been killed in Aleppo province in Syria, it has said.
The United States has welcomed an apparent pause in fighting between Turkish-backed forces and Kurdish militia fighters in Syria.
Facebook will not become a media company but remain as a technology platform, founder and chief executive Mark Zuckerberg says.
Video has emerged of the unbelievable moment a rally car flies into the air and jumps over a dog walking along a dirt road.
The man who shot and killed John Lennon in New York City nearly 36 years ago has again failed to persuade a state parole board to release him from prison on parole
The US and India have signed an agreement governing the use of each other's land, air and naval bases for repair and resupply, a step toward building defence ties as they seek to counter the growing maritime assertiveness of China.
Adult female mosquitoes can pass the Zika virus along to their offspring, US researchers say - a finding that makes clear the need for pesticide programmes that kill both adult mosquitoes and eggs.
A freak lightning storm has killed 323 reindeer in a remote mountainous area of Norway.
A defiant President Dilma Rousseff has warned Brazilians that her conservative opponents were trampling on democracy by using trumped-up charges to oust her and roll back the social advances of the past 13 years.
Suspended President Dilma Rousseff will make a last stand in Brazil's Senate in an impeachment trial that is widely expected to remove her from office and end more than a decade of leftist rule by...
Singapore has confirmed 41 cases of locally transmitted Zika virus, mostly among foreign construction workers, and said it expected more cases to be identified.
Police believe a body found in a national park northeast of Perth is that of a missing New Zealand man.
Nigeria would let Boko Haram choose a non-profit organisation as an intermediary in any talks on the release kidnapped schoolgirls.
At least 34 Libyan fighters were killed as they closed in on the last Islamic State militant holdouts in Sirte.