Nine months after President Donald Trump took office, the first tangible signs of progress on one of the central promises of his campaign have appeared along the US border with Mexico.
Facebook Inc said it was testing the idea of dividing its News Feed in two, separating commercial posts from personal news in a move that could lead some businesses to increase advertising and see fewer links to news stories.
The New York attorney general has opened an investigation into sexual harassment and possible violations of civil rights laws at the Weinstein Company, a source has told Reuters.
A far north Queensland mayor says she's stunned by the stupidity of three men who climbed into a baited croc trap near the scene of a fatal attack.
A mystery that has troubled Belgium for over 30 years may be solved after a deathbed confession by a former policeman.
Indonesia has made urgent requests for an explanation why its military chief was barred from travelling to the US, as anger simmered in the world's largest Muslim-majority country over the diplomatic incident.
US President Donald Trump will urge President Xi Jinping to make good on his commitments to pressure North Korea when he visits China next month, the White House says.
British Prime Minister Theresa May has signalled any Brexit transition deal would be put together as part of a wider trade agreement - potentially stripping companies of the time they need to prepare to leave the EU.
Hundreds of asylum seekers and refugees are refusing to leave the Manus Island immigration detention centre ahead of its closure next week.
Two wealthy regions of northern Italy have voted overwhelmingly for greater autonomy in referendums that could fan regional tensions in Europe at a time when Spain is striving to prevent Catalonia from breaking away.
A rapidly weakening Typhoon Lan has made landfall in Japan, setting off landslides and flooding but leaving Tokyo largely unscathed, although at least three people were reported to have been killed.
Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe has been removed as a goodwill ambassador, the World Health Organization said, following outrage among Western donors and rights groups at his appointment.
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's ruling bloc scored a big win in Sunday's election, bolstering his chance of becoming the nation's longest-serving premier and re-energising his push to revise the pacifist constitution.
US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said it was time for Iranian-backed militias and their Iranian advisers who helped Iraq defeat Islamic State to "go home", after a rare joint meeting with the leaders of Iraq and Saudi Arabia.
Malta's government is offering a reward of 1 million euros for information leading to the conviction of those responsible for the death of a prominent journalist.
US President Donald Trump says that, subject to receipt of further information, he plans to allow the opening of long-secret files on the November 1963 assassination of President John F. Kennedy.
Police have recovered two of the six fishermen who went missing when their trawler capsized and sank off the Queensland coast.
Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont says Catalonia cannot accept the "illegal" measures taken by the Spanish government to rule the region directly from Madrid
Police have recommended no criminal charges be laid over the Dreamworld ride disaster, but park employees and the theme park's owners still face potential prosecution.
Suicide bombers have attacked two mosques in Afghanistan, killing at least 72 people including children, officials and witnesses said.