Protesters in Hong Kong have trampled a Chinese flag and vandalised a subway station, as pro-democracy demonstrations took a violent turn again.
Australian pop duo The Veronicas have disputed the account of their removal from a Sydney plane over a cabin baggage dispute, and are taking legal action.
Hundreds of climate activists have paid their respects to a Swiss glacier that is due to disappear over the next decade, the victim of a warming environment.
Britain's Labour Party is to decide between two possible Brexit policies: to campaign to remain in the EU at a second referendum or defer a decision on what stance to take until after an election.
Australia is not getting involved with the US in its pursuit of aims in relation to Iran, beyond a commitment to freedom of navigation in the region, Prime Minister Scott Morrison says.
Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has arrived in New York, joining other world leaders converging for the UN General Assembly.
Reporters will be totally excluded from Prime Minister's meeting with US President Donald Trump, but Jacinda Ardern says it wasn't her decision.
Detectives have arrived in regional Victoria with plans to extradite a man over the decades-old cold case stabbing murder of a "completely innocent" Adelaide woman.
Former US Vice President Joe Biden, a frontrunner for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination, on Saturday called for an investigation into reports that President Donald Trump pressed his...
Fears of a mass raid on Area 51 have proven to be unfounded, with only three people arrested in the remote part of rural Nevada.
A young Sydney mother who was seeking attention when she repeatedly drugged her toddler with anticonvulsive medication and took him to hospital has been jailed for at least three years.
Amnesty International have accused Hong Kong police of torture and other abuses in their handling of the pro-democracy protests, but police say they've shown restraint in the face of increased violence.
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has vowed to continue his re-election campaign and asked for forgiveness after pictures of him in blackface emerged.
New Zealand maritime authorities are helping in the desperate search for a child missing at sea in the Cook Islands.
Poor management by Australian governments has seen billions of dollar wasted on infrastructure over the past decade, and a new report warns another $5 billion is set to be frittered away.
US weapons company Colt says it is suspending the production of rifles for the civilian market, including the popular AR-15.
US President Donald Trump and Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison are set to release a plan aimed at securing the supply of rare earth minerals.
The world is decades behind schedule to achieve ambitious goals to fight poverty, inequality and other ills, development experts warn, as global leaders prepared to meet to weigh their progress.
A pregnant mum was hacked to death and her husband suffered serious injuries as their toddler son slept beside them in a horrific attack at a luxury South African resort.