An elderly man has died of head injuries after he was startled by a magpie and crashed his bicycle south of Sydney.
Hong Kong police fired water cannon and volleys of tear gas to disperse protesters throwing petrol bombs at government building, as months of sometimes violent demonstrations showed no sign of letting up
Yemen's Iran-aligned Houthi group has attacked two plants at the heart of Saudi Arabia's oil industry, knocking out more than half the Kingdom's output.
Thieves have stolen a fully-working 18-carat gold toilet from Britain's Blenheim Palace, where it had been installed as an art exhibit.
A young woman found dead alongside her boyfriend in a four-wheel drive crash in regional Victoria is being remembered as an "outgoing" character by her footy clubmates.
The British government's plans for a no-deal Brexit warn of severe disruption to cross-Channel routes, protests and a possible rise in public disorder.
A Dutch doctor has been acquitted of all charges for the euthanasia of an elderly patient who suffered from dementia.
The Pope says he has prayed that dissent from American Catholic conservatives would not lead to a schism in the Church and is willing to listen to critics and make corrections if necessary.
Fire crews in Queensland will have a brief reprieve today as weather conditions improve and 80 fires continue to burn, before the danger spikes again.
US President Donald Trump has fired his national security adviser John Bolton amid disagreements with his hard-line aide over how to handle foreign policy challenges.
Former Alaska Governor and one time Republican vice presidential nominee Sarah Palin's husband, Todd, appears to have filed for divorce.
A Dutch police officer shot and killed his two young children and himself at a home in the city of Dordrecht on Monday evening, a police official said.
Hundreds of secondary school students, many wearing masks with their uniforms, have formed human chains in districts across Hong Kong in support of anti-government protesters.
A week after one of the strongest Caribbean hurricanes on record ploughed into the Bahamas, thousands of people are still fleeing the hardest-hit areas.
One of the strongest typhoons to hit the Japanese capital in recent years has made landfall just east of Tokyo.
Queensland fire crews are battling raging bushfires in the most devastating start to the fire season in the state's recorded history as authorities warn it is an omen of things to come.
Hong Kong protesters plan to block one of the world's busiest airports on Saturday after a night of violence in which police used tear gas and rubber bullets to break up crowds.
India lost contact with a spacecraft it was attempting to land on the moon on Saturday, the chairman of the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) said, in a setback to the nation's ambitious...
Robert Mugabe, the guerrilla leader who led Zimbabwe to independence in 1980, died aged 95 on Friday, two years after the army brought an ignominious end to almost four decades of his iron-fisted...