President Barack Obama has formally announced the lifting of US sanctions on Myanmar.
The Chief Executive Officer of a US adult classified ad portal, Backpage.com, was arrested following allegations of sex-trafficking.
The volcanic Mount Aso, the largest active volcano in Japan, has erupted at around.
The number of fatalities in Haiti surged to at least 842 as information trickled in from remote areas previously cut off by the storm.
Hurricane Matthew continued to batter the east coast of the US state of Florida with its eye just kilometres offshore.
A Cleveland man who admits fatally shooting his daughter at their family’s home is being held on a $4.5 million bond.
Matthew, the first major hurricane to threaten a direct hit on the US in more than a decade, cut power to hundreds of thousands of homes.
Hurricane Matthew unleashed torrential rains and up to 193km/h winds as it hugged the Florida coast on Friday.
Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos was "overwhelmed" after learning he won the 2016 Nobel Peace Prize, the Norwegian Nobel Committee says.
Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos won the 2016 Nobel Peace Prize in a surprise choice after watchers had taken the country ...
Police reportedly looking to interrogate debt-ridden guard Pascal Duvier, who was at a nightclub with Kim’s sisters during the robbery.
Agents have raided the Dallas offices of adult classified ad portal Backpage and arrested Chief Executive Officer Carl Ferrer.
Democratic vice presidential candidate Tim Kaine is criticising his debate opponent, Republican Mike Pence, for saying "that Mexican thing".
Another piece of aircraft debris found in Mauritius has been determined to be from missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370.
Hurricane Matthew is closing in on Florida after killing at least 339 people in Haiti on its destructive march through the Caribbean.