Poverty and crime in South Africa are driving a surge in the illegal harvesting of the abalone off its shores.
Gay dating app Grindr has announced a "zero tolerance policy" towards racism, transphobia and other discrimination on the platform as it looks to crack down on abusive behaviour within the LGBT dating scene.
Romania has set a date for a referendum to change the constitutional definition of marriage to a union between a man and a woman.
Designer Roksanda Ilincic reveals art inspired designs and Steven Tai embraces diversity in modelling at London Fashion Week.
South Korea's President Moon Jae-in departed for his third summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, seeking to cement a breakthrough in faltering nuclear talks between Pyongyang and Washington.
A woman has reportedly found a needle inside an apple she bought from a Woolworths supermarket in Sydney.
Hollywood's top TV talent stepped out in bright yellow and sparkling white gowns, jumpsuits and tuxedo jackets that complemented a gold carpet as they arrived for a too-close-to-call Emmys race.
"Game of Thrones" and "The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel" won the top prizes at the Emmy awards on a night of upsets for the highest honors in television and a triumph for streaming services.
British Prime Minister Theresa May has warned rebels in her party that unless they support her potential Brexit deal with the EU then they will face a no deal.
Australia's biggest listed wealth manager AMP Ltd charged life insurance premiums to dead customers even after concerns over the practice were raised by a staff member, a powerful misconduct...
Australia will begin a public inquiry into elderly abuse within the aged care industry. Is it time for New Zealand to do the same?
A woman who had anonymously accused US Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexual misconduct in the early 1980s went public on Sunday, prompting Republicans to plan further discussions about...
A super typhoon swirled past Hong Kong, barrelling towards the Chinese coast and gaining strength over the South China Sea after it wreaked havoc in the Philippines and killed at least 29 people.
Texas police on Saturday arrested a veteran US Border Patrol agent, who is suspected of killing four women within the past two weeks and kidnapping a fifth.
Two people died, a dozen more were hospitalised and hundreds others sought medical assistance after suspected drug overdoses at a music festival in Sydney, the police said.
A shootout at a Mexico City plaza famed for its live music bars left three men and two women dead, officials said, a day after gunmen said by witnesses to be dressed as mariachi musicians opened fire with rifles and pistols.
A strong typhoon tore through the northern tip of the Philippines on Saturday packing winds of more than 200 kph (124 mph) along with torrential rain, killing three people and causing floods,...
Six brands of strawberries are believed to have been targeted in a needle sabotage spanning four Australian states, with police unsure if it is the same ploy or a copycat.
Donald Trump's former campaign chairman Paul Manafort will cooperate with the federal investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 election, a dramatic turnaround in a probe that the U.S. president derides as a political witch hunt.