A man has been shot dead in broad daylight outside a home in Sydney's southwest.
A US-based scientist was killed in Antarctica when the snowmobile he was driving plunged into a crevasse, the US National Science Foundation (NSF) said in a statement on Monday.
Hillary Clinton has slammed her rival Donald Trump for saying that the week-old effort to retake the Iraqi city of Mosul from the control of Islamic State was going badly.
France began clearing the sprawling "Jungle" camp as many migrants who have camped for months or years among sand dunes near Calais gave up on their dreams of reaching Britain, a tantalisingly short sea crossing away.
Tom Hayden, a stalwart of America's New Left who served nearly two decades as a California state lawmaker, has died after a lengthy illness. He was 76.
A surfer has been discharged from hospital after surviving a shark attack in waters near Byron Bay on the notorious NSW north coast.
Cameroon's President Paul Biya has pledged to investigate the causes of a rail crash that killed at least 75 people, as rescue workers scoured wreckage for more bodies.
A tour bus has crashed into the back of a tractor-trailer on a Southern California highway, killing at least 13 people and injuring 31, an NBC affiliate reports.
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump will "100 percent" accept the result of the US election if it is fair, his son Eric Trump says.
The battle for control of the northern Syrian city of Aleppo has intensified with air strikes after a resurgence in fighting ended a Russian ceasefire, a monitor and rebel groups say..
Twenty-six people have been injured after a double-decker bus crashed into a railway bridge in London, slicing its roof off.
Counter-terrorism police investigating the discovery of a "suspicious item" on a London train this week have found another device after a house search in Devon.
Iraqi leader Haider al-Abadi has declined an offer from Turkey to take part in the battle to drive Islamic State militants from Mosul.
Donald Trump has outlined his policy plans for the first 100 days of his presidency if elected, and will crack down on media outlets and mergers.
Mexico has arrested a former police chief at the heart of an investigation into the disappearance and likely massacre of 43 trainee teachers in the southwestern city of Iguala two years ago.
Images taken by NASA indicate a missing space probe was destroyed on impact after plummeting to the surface of Mars, the European Space Agency says.
Canada's trade minister has walked out of talks in Belgium, declaring that the EU was incapable of sealing a planned transatlantic free trade deal designed to boost growth in both economies.
Donald Trump gained on Hillary Clinton among voters this week, cutting her lead nearly in half despite a string of women accusing him of unwanted sexual advances and his claims that the election process is rigged, a new poll shows.
Churches across the world are joining a Helsinki parish in ringing their bells daily to commemorate civilians killed in the battle for the Syrian city of Aleppo.
A bottom-dwelling, mud-grubbing, armoured fish that swam in tropical seas 423 million years ago is fundamentally changing the understanding of the evolution of an indisputably indispensable anatomical feature: the jaw.