Syrian government and rebel forces are battling for control of high ground on the Aleppo outskirts as warplanes bomb the city's opposition-held east relentlessly.
Hundreds of top scientists warned against Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump's vow to pull the United States out of the Paris climate-warming accord if elected in November.
Jeremy Corbyn has been re-elected leader of Britain's opposition Labour Party and has called for unity after ending a "coup" by more centrist lawmakers.
A manhunt is under way in northwest Washington state for a gunman who opened fire with a rifle in a shopping mall and killed five people before disappearing under the cover of darkness, authorities...
The New York Times has endorsed Hillary Clinton for the White House, saying she was more qualified than presidential rival Donald Trump to handle the challenges facing the United States.
Four people have been shot dead at a mall in northwest Washington state and the gunman has fled the scene, police say.
A gun recovered at the scene of the fatal shooting of a black man by police in Charlotte, North Carolina, was loaded and had fingerprints matching those of the victim, CNN reported, as the man's...
Actor and director Terry Jones, a founding member of Britain's zany Monty Python comedy team, has been diagnosed with a form of dementia that restricts his capacity to speak, his representative says.
Colombia's FARC rebel group has voted unanimously to approve a peace deal with the government and form a new political party, a top commander says.
Goldman Sachs is cutting almost 30 percent of its 300 investment banking jobs in Asia outside Japan in response to a slowdown in activity in the region.
Democrat Hillary Clinton had a four-percentage point advantage in support over Republican Donald Trump ahead of their first US presidential debate, according to the latest Reuters/Ipsos national...
Scientific research into how polyester pants affect the sex life of rats, what it's like for a human to live like a badger and how different the world looks when viewed through your legs was...
Three Thai policemen were killed and two wounded in a bomb and gun attack in the southern province of Yala where Muslim separatists have been waging a simmering insurgency against the state.
Warplanes have launched some of the heaviest air strikes yet on rebel-held areas of Aleppo.
Protests have dwindled in Charlotte, North Carolina, as police chose not to enforce a curfew put in place after a black man was killed by a police officer.
Within one week in July, a Sydney suburb was transformed from a quiet neighbourhood to what resident Joyce Wong described as a "place of carnage" with hundreds of people wandering around like "zombies".
It's feared hundreds may have perished after a boat carrying nearly 600 migrants capsized off the coast of Egypt.
Yahoo says information for at least 500 million user accounts was stolen from its network in 2014 by what it believed was a state-sponsored actor, a theft that appeared to the biggest cyber breach ever.
The Syrian army has announced the start of a new military offensive in rebel-held eastern Aleppo, while attacks have also taken place in the south and near the Turkish border.
A senior British official has reportedly made clear during to ambassadors from EU countries that his government wants a signal from the EU about what kind of Brexit deal it is willing to accept before triggering divorce talks.