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.
Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May has set out a plan to retain full access to the EU's single market for two years after Brexit to try to reassure business and reset the tone of stalled negotiations with Brussels.
Hurricane Maria, the second major hurricane to wreak havoc in the Caribbean this month, has skirted by the Turks and Caicos Islands and was blamed for fresh flooding on Puerto Rico.
Tempers began to fray in Mexico City as the search for survivors amidst twisted rubble of collapsed buildings became increasingly desperate three days after the country's most deadly quake in a generation.
Russia urged "hot heads" to calm down as the US admitted it felt "challenged" by North Korea's warning that it could test a hydrogen bomb over the Pacific.
London has deemed Uber unfit to run a taxi service, stripping it of its licence to operate from the end of next week in a major blow to the US firm and 3.5 million users.
A 10th elderly patient at a Miami-area nursing home has died after she was exposed to sweltering heat in the aftermath of Hurricane Irma, police said.
A woman armed with a handgun pointed it at employees at a boutique owned by reality TV stars the Kardashians in the Los Angeles area and later came back brandishing a machete, according to police and media.
Rescuers swarmed in a frantic search for survivors two days after the deadly Mexico earthquake, focusing on collapsed buildings where people may still be alive.
North Korea has raised the possibility of testing a hydrogen bomb in the Pacific as a war of words with the United States continues to escalate.
Federal Liberal and Labor MPs have lined up to condemn a same-sex marriage supporter who allegedly headbutted former prime minister Tony Abbott in Hobart.
Hurricane Maria caused flooding in the Dominican Republic as it brushed past the country causing widespread damage across Puerto Rico and St. Croix.
US President Donald Trump has ordered new sanctions that open the door wider to blacklisting people and entities doing business with North Korea.
A man who worked as a baggage handler at Singapore's Changi Airport swapped tags on hundreds of bags, sending the luggage to the wrong destinations.
A strong magnitude 6.4 earthquake struck Vanuatu's Erromango island in the Pacific Ocean on Thursday, the United States Geological Survey said.
Rescuers laboured for a second night amid the rubble to save possible survivors of Mexico's most lethal earthquake in a generation, as the death toll exceeded 230.
Hurricane Maria has rampaged across Puerto Rico causing major flooding, damaging homes and knocking out power to the whole island.
Desperate parents and rescue workers are searching for children and others feared buried after a strong quake rocked Mexico City and surrounding states.
A convicted drug dealer was sentenced to 11 years in prison in the death of a Hollywood studio executive whose remains were found buried in the California desert more than two years after he disappeared in 2012.