The US has increased pressure on Saudi Arabia to provide information on what happened to missing Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi.
A magnitude 7.0 earthquake has struck remote New Britain island in Papua New Guinea, the US Geological Survey says, though there are no immediate reports of damage.
The operator of a limousine company that owned the vehicle involved in a crash that killed 20 people in upstate New York has been charged with criminally negligent homicide.
Hurricane Michael has strengthened into a Category 4 storm and is expected to plough into Florida's Gulf shore with towering waves and roof-shredding winds.
Mental health disorders are on the rise in every country in the world and could cost the global economy up to $24 trillion between 2010 and 2030 if a collective failure to respond isn't addressed, a new report says.
Fur trimmings were scarce on the past month's spring catwalk collections in Milan and Paris, but the two leading luxury centres are some way off following London Fashion Week in going fur-free.
Australia's Prime Minister Scott Morrison says he'll consider environmental policies if they make financial sense, after a report called for coal to be phased out by 2050.
The weekend earthquake which battered Haiti killed 17 people, authorities say, and damaged or destroyed nearly 2,500 houses, sparking fears that many buildings are in a precarious state in the...
Hundreds of Australians have flickered torches at the sails of Sydney's Opera House to disrupt horse-racing ads projected on the building's facade.
Superstar Taylor Swift's decision to wade into electoral politics for the first time has driven a spike in online voter registration, particularly among young people, according to the website Vote.org.
Nikki Haley announced on Tuesday she is resigning as the US ambassador to the United Nations, but the rising Republican star immediately denied she was preparing to challenge President Donald Trump...
Bulgaria is mourning popular journalist Viktoria Marinova, who was raped and beaten to death in a park- as the EU commission urges the country to find her killer.
Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan has asked Saudi Arabia to prove its claim journalist Jamal Khashoggi left the Saudi consulate in Istanbul and was not murdered or abducted inside.
A Spanish doctor accused of stealing and selling a baby during the dictatorship is guilty of all charges but cannot be punished due to the statute of limitations, a Madrid court says.
Alphabet Inc's Google will shut down the consumer version of its failed social network Google+ and tighten its data sharing policies after announcing that private profile data of at least 500,000 users may have been exposed.
The second of two Russians who Britain blames for the poisoning of former Russian spy Sergei Skripal has been named by investigative website Bellingcat as a military doctor for Russia's GRU...
The limousine involved in an upstate New York crash that killed 20 people failed its inspection last month, and the driver did not have the proper licence to operate the vehicle, it has been revealed.
NZ coach Steve Hansen must seek out previously untapped talent for the All Blacks' end-of-season tour after first-choice openside flanker Sam Cane broke a bone in his neck in the win over South Africa.
Frankie Dettori rode odds-on favourite Enable to a second straight victory in the Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe after fending off a late charge from Sea of Class at Paris Longchamp yesterday.
Four sisters from one family and two brothers from another were among the 20 victims of a limousine crash in upstate New York.