Japan decided to expand its sanctions on North Korea in protest against Pyongyang’s recent rocket launch.
With Russia backing Syria’s government, opposition delegates and Western officials see little hope of a diplomatic breakthrough.
Norwegian police are investigating cases of sex offenders allegedly abusing children at asylum-seekers' reception centres.
A 93-year-old World War II veteran from the US reunited with his wartime girlfriend in Australia after more than 70 years apart.
A wild elephant has rampaged through a west Indian town, smashing homes and sending frightened residents running. [VIDEO]
The FBI are unable to open a phone belonging to one of San Bernardino shooters due to encryption technology, Director James Comey said.
A court jailed a Cambodian orphanage director for committing “indecent acts” against children in his care.
Australia is expected to legalise the cultivation of cannabis for medical or scientific purposes.