Nine Swedes have been killed after their plane crashed during a skydiving trip near Umea in the north, authorities say.
Egypt opened to visitors on Saturday the "Bent" Pyramid built for pharaoh Sneferu, a 101-metre structure just south of Cairo that marks a key step in the evolution of pyramid construction.
Dementia - a brain-wasting disease - affects around 50 million people globally, with nearly 10 million new cases a year.
India's space agency says it delayed the launch of its second lunar mission due to a "technical snag".
A 6.5 magnitude earthquake has hit off the West Australian coast, shaking items off shelves and stunning local residents who have never experienced earth tremors before.
Tens of thousands of people have demonstrated across Sudan to mark 40 days since security forces killed dozens when they stormed a protest camp in the capital Khartoum.
US authorities launched small-scale operations to arrest undocumented families over the weekend in a start to President Donald Trump's plan to deport thousands of immigrants.
Hurricane Barry weakened to a tropical storm as it made landfall in Louisiana, after a westward shift that appeared to spare low-lying New Orleans from the massive flooding feared earlier this week.
Islamist gunmen stormed a hotel in the Somali port city of Kismayo, killing 26 people, the deadliest attack in the city since insurgents were driven out in 2012.
The US Federal Trade Commission approved a roughly $5 billion settlement with Facebook Inc this week over its investigation into the social media company's handling of user data.
New Orleans residents have been warned to secure their homes and stock up on supplies as "life-threatening" Tropical Storm Barry approaches.
A girl and her father have been released from hospital following their rescue after a catamaran overturned and killed three people in rough seas off Newcastle.
A nationwide wave of arrests of immigrants facing deportation will commence over the weekend, US President Donald Trump says.
An alligator has taken up residence in a Chicago lagoon, surprising locals after a winter of polar temperatures in the third-largest US city.
A British student who built a chair designed to force men to sit with their knees together hopes her work will encourage men to stop invading women's space.
US President Donald Trump has ended his quest to add a contentious citizenship question to the 2020 census, but insists he isn't retreating from his fight against illegal immigration.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel says she's ‘‘working through’’ a bout of shaking that has struck for the third time since last month, insisting she is fine.
Iranian vessels tried to block a British-owned tanker passing through the strait that controls the flow of Middle East oil to the world, but backed off when confronted by a Royal Navy warship, Britain says.