Hong Kong's embattled leader has invoked colonial-era emergency powers in a dramatic move that enraged protesters who took to the streets within hours.
A 45-year-old IT assistant at the police HQ in central Paris went on a knife rampage inside the building on Thursday, killing three police officers and an administrative worker before he was shot dead by an officer.
A World War Two-era B-17 bomber crashed and burned on Wednesday near Hartford, Connecticut, killing seven people, authorities said.
United States presidential candidate Bernie Sanders was treated for a blocked artery on Tuesday and has cancelled campaign events until further notice, an adviser said.
A young demonstrator was shot and police fired tear gas and water cannon at petrol-bomb throwing protesters as violence flared again in Hong Kong.
A 19-year-old has been charged after he allegedly hit and killed up to 20 kangaroos with his ute on the New South Wales south coast.
A sword-wielding man has attacked his fellow students at a vocational school in Finland, killing a woman and wounding nine other people.
Democrats investigating whether to impeach President Donald Trump have issued a subpoena to his lawyer Rudy Giuliani, seeking documents related to dealings with Ukraine.
Hong Kong's metro stations and roads have re-opened after a chaotic weekend that saw police fire water cannon, tear gas and rubber bullets at protesters who set fires and threw petrol bombs.
Congress is determined to access Donald Trump's calls with Russia's Vladimir Putin and other world leaders, the US House Intelligence Committee's chairman says, citing concerns the president may have jeopardised national security.
A police sniper involved in the Lindt Cafe siege believes the death of hostage Tori Johnson could have been prevented if his team had been given the right information.
Horror stories are emerging about life for hundreds of men and boys in a so-called religious institution after a police raid in Nigeria last week.
A whistleblower report shows President Donald Trump abused his office in trying to solicit Ukraine's interference in the 2020 US election for his political benefit and the White House tried to "lock down" evidence about that.
Princess Beatrice, the elder daughter of Prince Andrew and Sarah, Duchess of York, has announced her engagement.
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has taunted his rivals on his return to parliament, goading them to either bring down the government or get out of the way to allow him to deliver Brexit.
Swedish teen climate activist Greta Thunberg has shot back at US President Donald Trump's attempt to mock her on Twitter by changing her profile on the social media site to reflect his taunting remark.
The US House of Representatives will launch a formal impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump over reports he sought foreign help to smear a political rival.
Britain's Supreme Court has ruled Prime Minister Boris Johnson acted unlawfully when he advised the Queen to suspend Parliament just weeks before Brexit, sparking calls for him to resign.