Syria executed 24 people it said had set fires that swept swathes of forests mainly in the coastal province of Latakia, the ancestral home of Syrian President Bashar al Assad, the justice ministry...
Hollywood actor Alec Baldwin killed a cinematographer and wounded a director when he discharged a prop gun on a movie set in New Mexico on Thursday, authorities say.
India is set to administer one billion Covid-19 vaccine doses by early Thursday (local time), an important milestone after a slow start, even as a recent drop in inoculations worries the government...
Partial human remains were found in a Florida wilderness area where authorities were searching for Brian Laundrie, the fiance of Gabby Petito, a young woman who vanished on a road trip with Laundrie, the FBI says.
Millions in Melbourne are readying to come out of the world's longest Covid-19 lockdown on Thursday night after Victoria state hit a key vaccination target, with pubs, restaurants and cafes racing...
At 95, the Queen has reigned for almost seven decades - but says she feels too young at heart be awarded the title "Oldie of the Year".
Floods unleashed by days of unseasonal heavy rain have wrecked crops, blocked roads and washed away bridges in northern India, killing at least 46 people.
Covid-19 vaccinations will become compulsory for most West Australian workers, including teachers and supermarket staff, by the end of the year.
Facebook Inc, under fire from regulators and lawmakers over its business practices, is planning to rebrand itself with a new name that focuses on the metaverse, the Verge has reported.
An early morning commuter train partly derailed after hitting a van abandoned on tracks near Sydney on Wednesday, trapping the driver and leaving others with minor injuries, authorities said.
Britain has reported the highest number of new Covid-19 cases in three months, as infections reached levels last seen when lockdown restrictions were in place in England mid-year.
Myanmar's military government has freed hundreds of political prisoners from the notorious Insein prison, including Aung San Suu Kyi's party spokesman and a famous comedian Zarganar, local media...
President Joe Biden's administration has asked the US Supreme Court to block a Texas law that imposes a near-total ban on abortion, calling the Republican-backed measure plainly unconstitutional.
The search for a missing four-year-old girl on Western Australia's northwest coast is entering its fourth day amid fears she may have been abducted.
Victoria has recorded 1749 new locally acquired Covid-19 cases and 11 deaths, as the end of Melbourne's sixth lockdown nears.
Five people killed in a small Norwegian town last week were stabbed to death and not shot with a bow and arrows as initially suspected, police say.
Former President Donald Trump is suing a committee investigating the deadly attack on the US Capitol, alleging it made an "illegal, unfounded, and overbroad" request for his White House records.
Three people are dead after a raid on the compound of a small religious organisation due to concerns the group was preparing to carry out "ritualized killing," Jamaican police say.
Colin Powell, the first black US secretary of state, top military officer and national security adviser, has died due to complications from Covid-19. He was 84.