The Swedish teenager who has sparked a youth-driven push for action on climate change has taken part in a protest in Washington.
A pack of wild boar attacked and killed a woman outside a home in Texas where she worked as a carer.
The remains of a large, 5,000-year-old city have been discovered in Israel, shedding new light on experts’ understanding of the period, researchers say.
Turkish ground forces have moved across the border to fight against Kurdish fighters in northeastern Syria, hours after Turkish jets and artillery pounded areas in Syria’s northern border
Turkey’s military said it captured a key Syrian border town under heavy bombardment Saturday in its most significant gain, as its offensive against Kurdish fighters pressed into its fourth day with little sign of relenting despite mounting international criticism.
Scientists have revealed they may have accidentally colonised the Moon with scores of “virtually indestructible” micro-monsters.
Dozens of Hong Kong families with young children have chanted “no more tear gas” as they marched to oppose the government’s handling of pro-democracy protests, on the eve of keenly contested local elections.
French environmental activists brandished stolen portraits of President Emmanuel Macron at a protest on Sunday near the Eiffel Tower to try to push the government to do more to fight climate change.
The leaders of Russia and Turkey announced an agreement for their two countries’ forces to jointly patrol almost the entire north-eastern Syrian border after the withdrawal of Kurdish fighters.
UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said on Sunday the world’s efforts to stop climate change had been “utterly inadequate” so far and there was a danger global warming could pass the “point of no return”.
Turkey will not resume its offensive against Kurdish Syrian fighters in north-east Syria, the government has said, after separate agreements reached with the US and Russia.
Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg has set sail across the Atlantic for the second time in a few months on a boat whose passengers include an 11-month-old baby.
North Korea has confirmed it tested a new submarine-launched ballistic missile, calling it a “significant achievement” in its efforts to contain external threats and bolster its military power.
Russia’s defence ministry has harshly criticised the US decision to send armoured vehicles and combat troops into eastern Syria to protect oil fields.
Greta Thunberg has arrived in Portugal after a three-week voyage across the Atlantic Ocean, telling cheering supporters the journey had “energised” her in the fight against climate change.
Turkish forces faced fierce resistance from Kurdish fighters on the third day of Ankara’s offensive in northern Syria, as casualties mounted and the number of those who fled the violence was put at 100,000.
The power of Japan’s Typhoon Hagibis was amply illustrated by rows of bullet trains deluged in floodwaters in Nagano, a mountainous region to the northwest of Tokyo.
A new wildfire has erupted in wind-whipped southern California, forcing the evacuation of the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and nearby homes, as both ends of the state struggled with blazes, gusty weather and deliberate blackouts.
A protester has disrupted the opening of impeachment hearings into US President Donald Trump.
The White House has said it will not participate in the House Judiciary Committee’s next impeachment hearing, in another sign President Donald Trump has accepted he is likely to be impeached by the House.
The investigators, the lawmakers, and the man in the dock have heard enough.
An appeal to help the survivors of the Indonesia earthquake and tsunami has been launched by the UK’s Disasters Emergency Committee (DEC).
Russia moved to fill the void left by the United States in northern Syria, deploying troops to keep apart advancing Syrian government and Turkish forces.
US president Donald Trump said he was “too busy” doing the people’s business to watch the impeachment hearings that imperil his presidency.
The House judiciary committee’s first impeachment hearing quickly burst into partisan infighting as Democrats claimed President Donald Trump must be removed from office for enlisting foreign interference in US elections.
Conservationists fear hundreds of koalas have died in wildfires that have razed prime habitat on Australia’s east coast.
A fire has broken out in a historic castle on Japan’s southern island of Okinawa, nearly destroying the Unesco World Heritage site.
Democrats will launch a new phase of their impeachment inquiry next week with public hearings featuring three State Department officials who have testified about their concerns over Donald Trump’s dealings with Ukraine.
Transcripts released on Saturday in the impeachment inquiry show the US Ambassador to the EU, Gordon Sondland, playing a key role in President Donald Trump’s effort to have the country conduct political investigations as a condition for receiving military aid.
Members of US congress are weighing up findings that President Donald Trump misused the power of his office for personal political gain and then obstructed an investigation as possible grounds for impeachment.
Syrian government troops have moved into towns and villages in northern Syria, setting up a potential clash with Turkish-led forces advancing in the area.
Germany has marked the 30th anniversary of the opening of the Berlin Wall, a pivotal moment in the events that brought down Communism in eastern Europe.