Weeping relatives hugged each other and reached out to touch the coffins at a state funeral for some of the 291 people killed in an earthquake in Italy this week.
A French court has suspended a ban on women wearing full-body "burkini" swimsuits on a Mediterranean town's beach but the prime minister says the debate is not over.
A new global deal on curbing aviation emissions is likely to give states the right to opt out of its initial voluntary phases in a concession to developing countries including aviation powerhouses China and India.
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.
German Vice Chancellor Sigmar Gabriel has said that Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives had "underestimated" the challenge of integrating record numbers of migrants.
Police have found a body in a national park northeast of Perth near a search area for a missing New Zealand man.
Turkey's army and its allies have thrust deeper into Syria, seizing territory controlled by Kurdish-aligned forces on the fifth day of a cross-border campaign that a monitoring group said had...
The foreign ministers of Germany, France and Poland agree there should be greater international efforts to end the fighting in eastern Ukraine, German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier told...
US Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump has offered fresh details of how he would tackle illegal immigration.
An Australian teenager has made history by becoming the youngest person to complete a solo circumnavigation of the world in a single engine aircraft.
The family of a New Zealand man missing in Western Australia for almost a week say the 23-year-old may be on a "spiritual journey".
The United States and Russia have failed to reach a breakthrough deal on military cooperation and a nationwide cessation of hostilities in Syria, saying they still have issues to resolve before an...
A Kiwi man is missing in Western Australia in mysterious circumstances.
Sir Richard Branson says he thought he was "going to die" when he crashed his bike on a Caribbean island.
Hopes of finding more survivors from Italy's powerful earthquake have faded as the death toll rises to 281 and the rescue operation in some of the stricken areas is called off.
An army bomb disposal team was deployed to an area in Birmingham, central England, after police arrested five men on suspicion of preparing acts of terrorism.
Hundreds of people attending a Hindu festival in India have defied India's Supreme Court order limiting the height of human pyramids due to safety concerns.
Three people have killed in an attack involving a crossbow in Canada and a man has been taken into custody, police say.
Apple has moved to fix a dangerous security hole in iPhones and iPads after researchers discovered that a prominent United Arab Emirates dissident's phone had been targeted with a previously unknown method of hacking.