Outgoing US president Barack Obama plans to live in mansions on both sides of the US after he leaves office in January.
A woman disguised herself as a man before going to her half-sister's home and killing her with a casserole dish, a court has heard.
UK Independence Party acting leader Nigel Farage could "do a great job" as UK Ambassador to the US, US President-elect Donald Trump says.
Secret campaign to derail Britain's exit from the EU reportedly garners support from high-level UK figures.
Former NBA star Dennis Rodman has been charged with hit and run after driving the wrong way on a US freeway.
A tsunami warning has been lifted in Japan after waves of over 1 metre hit the north-east of the country following an earthquake.
America's next president has declared his intent to withdraw from the Trans-Pacific Partnership.
An earthquake measuring 7.4 on the Richter scale has struck the Fukushima prefecture in northern Japan.
The number of besieged Syrians has more than doubled over the past year to nearly one million, the UN aid chief told the Security Council.
Pope Francis has indefinitely extended a provision that makes it easier for Catholics to seek a pardon for abortion.
A man working to clear trees and shrubs in the Australian Outback has been bitten by venomous snakes twice in three days.
President Barack Obama won't be Donald Trump's constant critic - but he will say something if certain values are breached.
A woman in Germany is in hospital after she was dragged behind a car with a rope tied around her neck, police say.
President-elect Donald Trump may use climate change research cash to blast US astronauts back to the moon.
United States President Barack Obama says that chaos in Syria could persist for "quite some time".