A house fire in the eastern Canadian city of Halifax has killed seven children from the same family, Halifax police said.
German haute-couture designer Karl Lagerfeld, artistic director at Chanel and an icon of the fashion industry with his extravagant outfits and striking catwalks, has died aged 85.
Donald Trump has warned members of Venezuela's military loyal to socialist leader Nicolas Maduro that they are risking their future and their lives.
Seven Labour MPs have quit over leader Jeremy Corbyn's approach to Brexit and a row over anti-Semitism.
World No 1 tennis player Novak Djokovic has been crowned Laureus sportsman of the year, while American gymnast Simone Biles won the sportswoman title.
Huawei founder Ren Zhengfei says the arrest of his daughter and the company's chief financial officer, Meng Wanzhou, is politically motivated.
Manchester United have dumped FA Cup holders Chelsea out of the competition and secured a place in the quarter-finals in an intense tie at Stamford Bridge.
Indian forces have killed three militants, including the suspected organiser of a suicide bombing in Kashmir that fuelled tension between India and Pakistan, police say.
Police in the world's biggest gambling hub of Macau are investigating what they suspect is a rare murder in a five-star casino resort after a Chinese man was found stabbed in his bed, broadcaster TDM reported.
Poland's prime minister has cancelled a trip to Israel in the wake of reported remarks made by his Israeli counterpart suggesting Polish complicity during the Holocaust, an aide in his office told...
The Vatican will gather senior bishops from around the world later this week for a conference on sex abuse designed to guide them on how best to tackle a problem that has decimated the Church's...
Sri Lanka's Kusal Perera scored a brilliant unbeaten century to lead them to a famous one-wicket win over South Africa in a thrilling first test at Kingsmead.
India's Prime Minister has warned Pakistan to expect a strong response to a suicide attack that killed 44 paramilitary policemen in Kashmir.
Manchester City endured some anxious moments but escaped from fourth-tier Newport County with their FA Cup hopes intact.
The Lions have recorded their first Super Rugby victory in Buenos Aires with a 25-16 win over the Jaguares.
In a remote island outpost on the edge of the Antarctic, hundreds of miles from the southern tip of Chile, University of Otago glaciologist Shelley MacDonell and her team are scouring the ice for clues.
Toni Pulu's hopes of playing for Australia at the Rugby World Cup have suffered a major blow with the winger expected to have surgery on Monday to repair a fractured cheekbone he sustained...
A gunman opened fire in an Illinois warehouse, killing five people and wounding five police officers before he was slain.
President Donald Trump on Friday declared a national emergency in a bid to fund his promised wall at the US-Mexico border without congressional approval.
England all-rounder Moeen Ali differs with coach Trevor Bayliss and believes turning up the stump microphones could curb sledging in cricket.