Homicides in Mexico increased by more than a third, fuelled by violence after an internal split in the Sinaloa drug cartel.
A runaway bull led New York City police on a wild chase after escaping from a slaughterhouse.
Mexico apologised to three indigenous women who spent over three years in prison after being falsely accused of kidnapping seven police officers.
The southern German state will ban the full-face veil in schools, universities, government workplaces and polling stations.
Trump's administration will leave protections in place for immigrants who entered the US illegally as children, official guidelines say.
The government has imposed a 24-hour curfew on parts of central Nigeria, after clashes killed at least 14 in the region.
Average life expectancy will rise in many countries by 2030, exceeding 90 years in some places, a large international study says.
Essendon airport in Melbourne is unlikely to be closed after a deadly plane crash, but Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews says it will be made safer.
Canadian border authorities have created a temporary refugee centre to process a growing number of asylum seekers crossing from the United States.
Former teen idol David Cassidy says he is suffering from dementia, a day after performances in California in which he forgot his words and appeared to fall off stage.
The arrival of a thank you card from Kensington Palace is bound to excite any royal fan, but they may find themselves a little disappointed with their missive from William and Kate.
Catastrophic engine failure just after take-off may have caused a charter plane carrying five people to crash into a Melbourne direct factory outlet and explode, police believe.
Colombian authorities suspect Marxist ELN rebels are behind a bomb attack near Bogota's bullring.
Russia's combative ambassador to the UN Vitaly Churkin has died suddenly in New York on the eve of his 65th birthday.
Parts of war-ravaged South Sudan are suffering famine and nearly half the country's population would lack reliable access to affordable food by July, a government official says.
US President Donald Trump has picked Lieutenant General Herbert Raymond McMaster to be his new national security adviser, again turning to the military to play a central role on his foreign policy team.
Renewed protests against Donald Trump flared on the Presidents Day holiday, with grassroots activists vowing to take to the streets in dozens of cities in "Not My President's Day" rallies.
Police carried out killings in the Philippine city of Davao under the instruction of then mayor Rodrigo Duterte, the current president, according to a former policeman who said he was part of a ...
Footage purportedly showing the assault on the half-brother of the North Korean leader has emerged as a diplomatic row escalated over the killing of Kim Jong Nam.
Preparations are under way to bring senior North Korean officials to the United States for talks with former US officials, the first such meeting in more than five years, The Washington Post has...