The All Blacks were determined to draw a "line in the sand" against the Wallabies in the Rugby Championship opener after being impressed by their forwards during the June series against Ireland,...
A fresh tremor of 6.3 magnitude struck the Indonesian holiday island of Lombok, the U.S. Geological Survey said on Sunday, after an earthquake killed more than 430 people there earlier this month.
A powerful 8.2 quake has struck in the Pacific Ocean, causing buildings to sway in Fiji today. Civil Defence says there is no threat to New Zealand.
India has deployed thousands of soldiers and 38 helicopters to rescue people marooned by the worst floods in a century in the southern state of Kerala.
A Sudanese-born British national has been charged with two counts of attempted murder after a car careered into people and a barrier at Britain's parliament, police say.
Wingers Aphiwe Dyantyi and Makazole Mapimpi scored two tries each as South Africa rallied in the second half to beat Argentina 34-21.
Former United Nations Secretary-General and Nobel Peace Prize laureate Kofi Annan has died at the age of 80, his foundation has said.
Olympic sprint champion and aspiring footballer Usain Bolt touched down in Sydney on Saturday, declaring himself ready to prove to the world that his Australian football adventure is "real".
Jittery Venezuelans have rushed to shops and lined up at petrol stations on concerns that a monetary overhaul to lop off five zeros from prices in response to hyperinflation could wreak financial havoc.
US President Donald Trump has weighed in on a criminal trial as the jury considered a verdict, calling the fraud case against Paul Manafort "very sad" and lauding his former campaign chairman as a "very good person."
A funeral for legendary singer Aretha Franklin has been scheduled for August 31 in Detroit, following a two-day public viewing of her casket.
The worst floods in a century in the Indian state of Kerala have killed more than 160 people and forced more than 200,000 into relief camps.
An Australian teenager has pleaded guilty to hacking into the main computer network of technology giant Apple Inc, because he was a fan of the company, local media reported.
Belgian flower growers bested the summer's blistering heat to lay out 500,000 blossoms on the central square of Brussels, in this year's edition of the world famous flower carpet.
Italy's government has opened an investigation into the country's biggest toll-road operator after a bridge collapse that killed at least 38 people.
Aretha Franklin, the preacher's daughter whose powerful voice made her the long-reigning "Queen of Soul" with such hit songs as "Respect" and "Chain of Fools," has died at the age of 76.
Thailand will ban imports of 432 types of scrap electronics within six months - the latest country to respond to China's crackdown on imports of high-tech trash this year.
Utility back Reece Hodge will fill the Wallabies' troublesome centre position for Saturday's Rugby Championship clash with the All Blacks in Sydney.
Madonna has launched a fundraiser to support her work with children in Malawi to mark her 60th birthday.
Yemen's three-year war has taken a heavy toll on Sanaa's historic Old City, a dense warren of mosques, bath houses and 6000 mud brick houses, which date from before the 11th century.