Scared passengers say people are injured and bleeding after violent outbursts on a cruise ship bound for Melbourne.
Barnaby Joyce has refused to resign and says the prime minister's attacks on his affair were "inept" and "unnecessary".
The man accused of killing 17 people at a Florida high school fled hidden in a crowd of frightened students and visited two fast food restaurants before he was arrested less than two hours later.
US President Donald Trump has called for healing a day after a gunman killed at least 17 people at a Florida high school, saying his administration would work to improve school safety and address mental illness.
The teenager accused of opening fire at a Florida high school, killing 17 people, was a troubled former student who loved guns and was expelled for disciplinary reasons.
A 19-year-old gunman opened fire at a Florida high school had previously been expelled from, killing 17 people before he was arrested.
Jacob Zuma has resigned as President of South Africa, heeding orders by the ruling ANC to bring an end to his nine scandal-plagued years in power.
Zimbabwe opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai has died in South Africa after a long battle with cancer.
An internal investigation is under way after two Queensland Police officers opened fire on a teenage boy who had threatened them with a knife.
Homes have been destroyed, government buildings flattened and churches devastated following the severe tropical cyclone Gita.
A petition calling for Australian Deputy Prime Minister Barnaby Joyce to resign has garnered almost 7000 signatures.
The US director of national intelligence has warned that time was running out for the US to act on the threat posed by North Korea's nuclear weapons program.
The worst of the storm is over for Fiji but the extent of the damage wrought to the low-lying atolls by Tropical Cyclone Gita remains to be seen.
A British judge has refused to halt legal proceedings against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange for jumping bail and fleeing to the Ecuadorean embassy in London in June 2012.
Police investigating Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu have recommended to Israel's attorney general that he be charged with bribery.
Australia's Deputy Prime Minister Barnaby Joyce has said he did not break any parliamentary rules while conducting an extramarital affair with a former staffer as he faced down calls for his resignation.
South Africa's ruling ANC party executive committee has decided to remove, President Jacob Zuma as head of state, after a 13-hour meeting of the party's top leadership.
Both Dunedin and Mumbai, India, have expressed a desire to develop their waterfronts in an attempt revitalise those parts of their cities. We look at five cities around the world who revived their waterfronts visually and economically.
Cyclone Gita is gaining momentum and is now expected to reach the southern islands of Fiji this afternoon as it develops into a Category 5 cyclone.
All flights to and from London's City Airport were cancelled after an unexploded World War Two bomb weighing half a tonne was found buried in silt in the River Thames.