A woman bleeding profusely from a gunshot wound was left for dead at a Melbourne hospital, as her partner sped away from police.
An all-female police motorbike squad is set to take to Delhi's streets next month, a senior police official said, as reports of violence against women rise in the Indian capital.
The sweet smell of waffles is familiar in Belgium but on people were left choking as a fire at a waffle factory sent a dense black cloud across Brussels, disrupting some rail traffic in the capital.
Forty people were arrested and 500 people rescued after a swoop on human trafficking across West Africa, Interpol said.
German lawmakers have protested after Wolfgang Schaeuble, the new president of the Bundestag, announced a ban on sending tweets from inside the parliament chamber.
Lawyers for Australian Cardinal George Pell want to access documents linked to a book written by an investigative journalist.
Backstreet Boy singer Nick Carter on Wednesday denied an allegation that he raped a teen pop singer 15 years ago, saying he was "shocked and saddened" by the accusation.
A US Navy transport plane carrying 11 people crashed in the Philippine Sea south of Japan as it flew to an aircraft carrier and three people were missing, in the latest Navy accident in the region.
The world is getting brighter, but scientists say that may not be a good thing. Satellite data showed that Earth's artificially lit outdoor surface at night grew by about 2% annually in brightness and area from 2012 to 2016
Larry Nassar, the former USA Gymnastics team doctor, pleaded guilty in a Michigan court to seven counts of first-degree criminal sexual conduct.
Zimbabwe's new leader Emmerson Mnangagwa told a cheering crowd in Harare that the country was entering a new stage of democracy following Robert Mugabe's removal as president after nearly four decades in power.
Voluntary assisted dying has been given the stamp of approval by the Australian state of Victoria's parliament in a landmark decision.
Dramatic footage has emerged of the desperate attempt by a North Korean soldier shot trying to defect to the South.
The suspect in last month's deadly truck attack in Lower Manhattan has been indicted on terrorism and murder charges.
Walt Disney Co executive John Lasseter says he is taking a six-month leave of absence following what he called "missteps", including unwanted hugs that made employees uncomfortable.
US prosecutors have charged an Iranian national with hacking into cable TV network HBO and stealing episodes and plot summaries for unaired programs including 'Game of Thrones'.
CBS News and other networks have fired prominent US interviewer Charlie Rose, a day after it was reported the television host had sexually harassed eight women.
Russia’s meteorological service says it has measured pollution of a radioactive isotope at nearly 1000 times normal levels in the Ural mountains.
People have been dancing in the streets of Harare after news that Robert Mugabe has resigned as Zimbabwe's president after four decades of rule.
The US is to end a special status given to about 59,000 Haitian immigrants that protects them from deportation after a devastating 2010 earthquake, senior Trump administration officials say.