New Zealand's participation in the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) has encountered an obstacle with incoming Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern insisting she will push for changes to the agreement due to be finalised next month.
Malta's government is offering a reward of 1 million euros for information leading to the conviction of those responsible for the death of a prominent journalist.
US President Donald Trump says that, subject to receipt of further information, he plans to allow the opening of long-secret files on the November 1963 assassination of President John F. Kennedy.
Huddersfield Town have stunned Manchester United 2-1, a defeat that has ended the visitors' unbeaten start to the Premier League season
All Blacks captain Kieran Read has paid tribute to Australia for their 23-18 victory over the world champions on Saturday night.
Australia have produced a performance of huge character to secure their first victory over the world champion All Blacks in eight matches.
Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont says Catalonia cannot accept the "illegal" measures taken by the Spanish government to rule the region directly from Madrid
Suicide bombers have attacked two mosques in Afghanistan, killing at least 72 people including children, officials and witnesses said.
The parliament of Australia's second largest state passed legislation to allow terminally ill patients to seek medical help to end their lives, a bill that is expected to act as a catalyst for the rest of the country to adopt similar laws.
Pollution is killing millions of people worldwide, mostly through the diseases it causes including heart conditions, strokes and lung cancer, according to a large international study.
Japan's Emperor Akihito is likely to abdicate at the end of March 2019 and Crown Prince Naruhito is expected to ascend the throne in April, the first abdication by a Japanese monarch in nearly two centuries.
Prime Minister-elect Jacinda Ardern is spending today ironing out issues and ministerial posts with coalition partner NZ First after becoming New Zealand's youngest leader in more than 150 years.
British Prime Minister Theresa May has appealed to European Union leaders to help her silence critics at home by signalling a willingness to break the deadlock in Brexit talks.
US senator John McCain says he may consider issuing a subpoena because the White House has not been forthcoming with details of an ambush in Niger that left four American soldiers dead.
EU leaders have sought to minimise Spain's crisis with Catalonia and avoid encouraging separatists across the bloc.
Russian TV personality Ksenia Sobchak said she planned to run in next year's presidential election, offering liberal voters unhappy with President Vladimir Putin's rule someone to back.
A federal appeals court has rejected a bid to revive a defamation lawsuit against Bill Cosby by an actress who said the entertainer raped her in 1974 and then called her a liar.
Lionel Messi scored his 100th goal in European competition as Barcelona moved close to qualifying for the Champions League knockout stages, beating Olympiakos.
British Prime Minister Theresa May will promise to make it as easy as possible for EU citizens living in Britain to stay after Brexit, trying to unlock stalled talks that have spurred calls for her to walk away.
The world's most visited museum has shied away from displaying a sculpture that some have labelled as too sexually explicit.