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.
A man who spent 12 hours atop a Sydney high-rise unit block while his girlfriend's body lay in a laneway below has now been charged with her murder.
Authorities will attempt to recover a fishing vessel that capsized and sank off the Queensland coast with six crewmen on board.
The parliament of Australia's second largest state passed legislation to allow terminally ill patients to seek medical help to end their lives, a bill that is expected to act as a catalyst for the rest of the country to adopt similar laws.
Pollution is killing millions of people worldwide, mostly through the diseases it causes including heart conditions, strokes and lung cancer, according to a large international study.
Japan's Emperor Akihito is likely to abdicate at the end of March 2019 and Crown Prince Naruhito is expected to ascend the throne in April, the first abdication by a Japanese monarch in nearly two centuries.
The Los Angeles Police Department is investigating a 2013 sexual assault allegation against disgraced movie producer Harvey Weinstein.
News of New Zealand's new government, led by Jacinda Ardern, hit the northern hemisphere in the early morning.
British Prime Minister Theresa May has appealed to European Union leaders to help her silence critics at home by signalling a willingness to break the deadlock in Brexit talks.
US senator John McCain says he may consider issuing a subpoena because the White House has not been forthcoming with details of an ambush in Niger that left four American soldiers dead.
EU leaders have sought to minimise Spain's crisis with Catalonia and avoid encouraging separatists across the bloc.
Russian TV personality Ksenia Sobchak said she planned to run in next year's presidential election, offering liberal voters unhappy with President Vladimir Putin's rule someone to back.
There's growing concern comfort accessories and seat modifications are contributing to the disproportionate numbers of older Australians killed in car crashes.
A federal appeals court has rejected a bid to revive a defamation lawsuit against Bill Cosby by an actress who said the entertainer raped her in 1974 and then called her a liar.
British Prime Minister Theresa May will promise to make it as easy as possible for EU citizens living in Britain to stay after Brexit, trying to unlock stalled talks that have spurred calls for her to walk away.