The shocking image of an off-duty Turkish policeman assassinating the Russian envoy to Turkey won the prestigious World Press Photo Award.
Residents below the tallest dam in the US near Oroville were ordered to evacuate after authorities said an auxiliary spillway ...
German authorities briefly closed the airport in Hamburg after a discharge of a corrosive substance caused eye irritation ...
The growing tensions come at a bad time for Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi who is trying to focus on a critical battle with Islamic State in Mosul.
Up to 72 000 residents living within a 2km radius of the bomb site were asked to leave their homes in one of the country's ...
A heat wave on Australia's east coast saw temperatures hit records in some parts of the state, creating conditions that officials ...
The launch marks the first test of US President Trump's vow to get tough on an isolated North Korean regime.
360 kilograms of cocaine worth an estimated R830 million washed up in duffel bags on two beaches near Great Yarmouth.
At least 16 people were killed in car bombings in the eastern section of Mosul, northern Iraq, weeks after it was recaptured from the Islamic State.
Four people have been arrested in and around Montpellier on suspicion of planning an imminent terrorist attack in France, the interior ministry said.
Australians in Sydney face power outages as an extreme heatwave moves from the desert interior to the country's most populated city.
Three Chinese engineers were found dead at the bottom of Albania's Bulqize chrome mine after being killed by an explosion below ground last weekend.
Dutch police said they seized enough materials to make a billion scstasy pills in a truck near the border with Belgium.
More than 100 people have been reported killed in violence and looting during a six-day strike by Espirito Santo police.
Rescuers were trying to save scores of pilot whales in a remote New Zealand bay, where about 300 carcasses littered the beach.