French Muslims are concerned decisions taken by some municipal authorities to ban the burkini could lead to further stigmatisation.
Thunderstorms and tornadoes have plowed through central Indiana, demolishing numerous homes and a Starbucks cafe in Kokomo and cutting power to thousands of Indianapolis-area residents, but no...
The world's longest aircraft, the Airlander 10 airship, has crash-landed after a test flight in central England.
Nigel Farage, a key figure in the successful Brexit campaign, supports Donald Trump, saying he represents the same type of anti-establishment movement that he masterminded in Britain.
Veteran South African anti-apartheid campaigner Desmond Tutu has checked into a Cape Town hospital for a recurring infection, his daughter says.
Afghan security forces have killed two gunmen who attacked the American University in Kabul, police say, ending an assault that killed at least one person and sent hundreds of students fleeing in panic.
An earthquake of 6.8 magnitude has struck central Myanmar, U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) said, shaking buildings across the country and the region.
Rescue teams are working through the night to find survivors of a devastating quake in central Italy.
A report shows in graphic detail the kind of damage Zika infections can do to the developing brain.
One Thai person was killed and 30 wounded when two bombs exploded near a hotel in the southern Thai beach town of Pattani.
Mexico's Communications and Transport Ministry said it had taken over a concession to a southern railroad, whose trains are known locally as 'The Beast', which thousands of Central American...
International Olympic Committee (IOC) member Patrick Hickey and the head of a ticketing company discussed the illegal sale of Olympic tickets, Brazilian police say.
Hillary Clinton leads Donald Trump by 12% in the latest Reuters/Ipsos opinion poll.
US Secretary of State John Kerry made "very strong commitments" on ways to ramp up military assistance to help Nigeria defeat the extremist group Boko Haram, a senior US official said.
Texas and four other states have sued the Obama administration over extending its healthcare nondiscrimination law to transgender individuals.
Cyber breaches targeting reporters at the New York Times and other US news organisations are thought to be carried out by Russian intelligence, CNN reported.
A Canadian town known as the "Land of Rape and Honey" says it has dropped the slogan, which had been a constant source of complaints.
Donald Trump is calling for a special prosecutor to investigate if donors to the Clinton Foundation got special treatment from the State Department when it was run by Democratic rival Hillary Clinton.
Turkey has vowed to "completely cleanse" Islamic State militants from its border region after a suicide bomber suspected of links to the group killed 54 people at a Kurdish wedding.
A judge has ordered the US State Department to review and determine the potential release of 14,900 documents, most of which are believed to be emails to or from Hillary Clinton.