US President Donald Trump has suggested that key officials involved in the Russia probe were engaged in “treasonous” behaviour.
A “sophisticated state actor” was behind a cyberattack on the Australian parliament’s computing network, the country’s prime minister has said.
Drummers, dragons and dancers have paraded through New York’s Chinatown to usher in the Year of the Pig.
Tributes have been paid to Dionissis Arvanitakis, a baker who provided free bread to refugees on a Greek island, after his death at the age of 77.
Lee Radziwill, the socialite and younger sister of former US first lady Jackie Kennedy, has died at the age of 85.
Searchers have recovered 24 bodies from a mine in Zimbabwe that was flooded after heavy rains, trapping dozens of subsistence miners underground.
Paris authorities have opened an investigation into anti-Semitic remarks hurled at a noted philosopher during a yellow vest protest in the capital.
Islamic State militants are preventing more than 1,000 civilians from leaving a tiny area still held by the extremist group in a village in eastern Syria, a spokesman for the US-backed Syrian militia fighting the group has said.
French yellow vest protesters are marking three months since the start of their anti-government movement.
Heather Nauert, picked by president Donald Trump to be the next US ambassador to the United Nations, has withdrawn, the State Department said.
The US military has airlifted tons of humanitarian aid to a Colombian town on the Venezuelan border as part of an effort meant to undermine socialist President Nicolas Maduro and back his rival for the leadership of the South American nation.
Police fired tear gas and brought in water cannon and a horse brigade to disperse several thousand yellow vest protesters in Paris at the end of a march through the French capital.
Part of the roof and several floors of a university building in Russia’s second-largest city have collapsed, with no casualties.
A man who killed five co-workers at a suburban Chicago manufacturing warehouse brought his gun to a meeting in which he was going to be sacked, authorities said.
As World Pangolin Day is marked around the globe, some conservationists in South Africa are working to protect the endangered animals, including caring for some which have been rescued from traffickers.
Swiss actor Bruno Ganz, who played Adolf Hitler cooped up in his Berlin bunker in Downfall and an angel in Wim Wenders’ Wings Of Desire, has died at the age of 77.
Pope Francis has defrocked former US cardinal Theodore McCarrick after Vatican officials found him guilty of soliciting for sex while hearing Confession and sexual crimes against minors and adults, the Holy See said on Saturday.
Nigerians awoke on Saturday to find that the country’s presidential election had been delayed until February 23 because of what the electoral commission called unspecified “challenges”.
Eight gold miners who were trapped underground for several days after heavy flooding in Zimbabwe have been rescued, though some of their co-workers are still missing and feared dead.
President Donald Trump has declared a national emergency at the US-Mexico border following a stinging budget defeat.
Nigeria’s electoral commission has delayed the country’s presidential election until February 23.
A employee of 15 years who was being fired from a suburban Chicago manufacturing company killed five co-workers and wounded five police officers, authorities said.
Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort could spend nearly two decades in prison on tax and bank fraud charges, prosecutors have said.
Five people have been killed and five police officers wounded in a shooting at a business in the suburbs of Chicago.
A suspect has been arrested after at least one person was killed and four police officers wounded during a shooting in an industrial park near Chicago.
Donald Trump has said Japan’s Prime Minister nominated him for the Nobel Peace Prize for his work to open up a dialogue with North Korea.
The US is sending another large shipment of humanitarian aid to the Venezuelan border in Colombia, for the first time using US military aircraft as it increases pressure on Nicolas Maduro to give up power, according to a State Department email sent to Congress.
Donald Trump has announced he will declare a national emergency to fulfil his pledge to construct a wall along the US-Mexico border.
Vladimir Putin has warmed up and trained with some of Russia’s best judo fighters during a trip to Sochi. The president was filmed performing a series of takedowns on male fighters, and was only toppled to the ground by a female fighter. Mr Putin said he enjoyed the training and that judo “cheers him up”.
Congress approved a border security compromise to avert a second painful government shutdown as president Donald Trump vowed to declare a national emergency to siphon billions from other federal coffers for his wall on the Mexican boundary.
A runner who survived an attack by a mountain lion says he wrestled the young animal to the ground and jammed his foot onto its neck to suffocate it.
President Donald Trump has put on some pounds and is now officially considered obese.