Myanmar is committing crimes against humanity in its campaign against Muslim insurgents in Rakhine state, Human Rights Watch said, and it called for the UN Security Council to impose sanctions and an arms embargo.
Ousted Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif appeared before an anti-corruption court on Tuesday, kicking off trial proceedings that he says are biased and which threaten to dent his party's chances at the next general election due in mid-2018.
A tennis ball-sized rough diamond unearthed nearly two years ago by Canada's Lucara Diamond Corp has been sold for $NZ59 million, the Vancouver-based company said
More than 6000 people have been moved to emergency shelters on Vanuatu's northern island Ambae in the South Pacific as a volcano threatens to erupt, officials said on Tuesday.
Prince Harry and his girlfriend Meghan Markle have made their first formal public appearance together, at a wheelchair tennis match at the Invictus Games in Toronto.
Dubai has staged a test flight for what it says will soon be the world's first drone taxi service.
Jewish groups in Europe and the US have expressed alarm at the success of the far-right Alternative for Germany party in Sunday's parliamentary election.
North Korea's foreign minister said President Donald Trump had declared war on North Korea and that Pyongyang reserved the right to take countermeasures.
Puerto Rico's medical services are in critical condition in the wake of Hurricane Maria.
Prison guards fired rubber bullets and pepper spray to quell a riot involving more than 160 inmates at a central California penitentiary in which one prisoner was stabbed to death and eight others wounded, state corrections officials said.
The US will prohibit entry of citizens from North Korea as part of a sweeping new travel ban that also slaps restrictions on Iran, Chad, Libya, Syria, Venezuela, Yemen and Somalia.
Records are expected to tumble as a spring heatwave grips Queensland's southeast corner, with some places to be hotter than the state's extreme far north.
Mexicans packed churches to pray for the victims of the country's deadliest quake in 32 years as rescue teams searched against the odds for any survivors.
A woman was killed and at least six people suffered gunshot wounds when a man opened fire at a Tennessee church before shooting himself.
Chancellor Angela Merkel has won a fourth term in office but will have to build an uneasy coalition to form a German government.
Germans began voting in a national election on Sunday night (NZ time) that is likely to see Chancellor Angela Merkel win a historic fourth term and a far-right party enter parliament for the first...
U.S. President Donald Trump said on Twitter on Saturday North Korea's Foreign Minister Ri Yong Ho and leader Kim Jong Un "won't be around much longer" if Ri echoed the thoughts of "Little Rocket...
Another deadly quake has struck Mexico, spreading fear among a population reeling from multiple natural disasters and interrupting the search for survivors.
Six people are believed to have be injured after a group of males reportedly sprayed a noxious substance in an area around a large shopping centre in east London, police say.
Iran says it has successfully tested a new ballistic missile with a range of 2000km and would keep developing its arsenal, despite US pressure to stop.