An anaesthetist convicted of killing his wife and daughter by placing a yoga ball which leaked carbon monoxide in their car has been sentenced to life in prison in Hong Kong.
A massive landslide has buried dozens of homes in two villages near a central Philippine mountain, killing at least four people.
The leaders of the rival Koreas have taken to the road for the final day of their summit, standing on the peak of a volcano considered sacred in the North.
Japanese prime minister Shinzo Abe has been re-elected as head of his ruling Liberal Democratic Party in a landslide, paving the way for up to three more years as the nation’s leader.
Republicans are warning that time is running out for US Supreme Court pick Brett Kavanaugh’s accuser to tell Congress about her claim he sexually assaulted her when both were teenagers.
Teammates of an Iowa State University student who was killed while playing golf near the campus have lit candles at a vigil to remember the 22-year-old.
Officials say a woman is in critical condition after she was mauled by a shark on Australia’s Great Barrier Reef.
The lone suspect in a Wisconsin workplace shooting has died after being shot by responding officers, according to police.
President Donald Trump has sought to soothe those who suffered losses in Hurricane Florence, declaring that “America grieves for you” as he surveyed damage the powerful storm left behind.
Four people were wounded during a shooting incident at a software company in a suburb of Madison, Wisconsin, according to a city administrator.
US President Donald Trump has said he is not concerned about what his former campaign chairman is telling investigators in the probe into the Trump presidential campaign’s ties with Russia.
Two mental health patients who drowned when a sheriff’s van was swept away by floodwaters are among the dozens killed by Storm Florence.
A Ugandan pop star-turned-opposition politician is returning home after seeking treatment in the United States for injuries suffered during alleged state torture.
US President Donald Trump has escalated his attacks on Jeff Sessions, saying “I don’t have an attorney general”.
Malaysia’s former prime minister Najib Razak has been arrested and will face further charges of abuse of power over the looting of a state investment fund.
President Donald Trump has said “we’ll have to make a decision” if Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh’s sexual-assault accuser “makes a credible showing” before the US Senate Judiciary Committee.
The man at the centre of a sex abuse and financial crimes scandal that led to the deferral of this year’s Nobel Literature Prize has gone on trial in Sweden.
A former security aide of French President Emmanuel Macron who was videotaped beating a protester has apologised for insulting a senate commission.
The European Union has ruled that Luxembourg did not give McDonald’s a special tax deal and that the non-taxation of some of its profits did not amount to illegal state aid.
The UN food agency has said time is running out for aid groups working in Yemen to prevent a devastating famine in the war-torn country.
India’s government has approved a court ruling striking down the Muslim practice that allows men to instantly divorce.
A Pakistani court has suspended the prison sentences of former prime minister Nawaz Sharif, his daughter and son-in-law, and set them free on bail pending their appeal hearings.
The leader of North Korea has agreed to dismantle his main nuclear complex but only if the United States does the same.
The chief executive of Denmark’s largest bank has resigned amid findings of possible money laundering.
Two detainees have died after a van was swept away by rising floodwater in South Carolina, authorities said.
Christine Blasey Ford wants the FBI to investigate her allegation that she was sexually assaulted by Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh before she testifies to a Senate hearing, her lawyers have said.
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has agreed to permanently dismantle his main nuclear complex at Nyongbyon if the United States takes corresponding measures, South Korean president Moon Jae-in said.
A California doctor who appeared in a reality TV dating show and an alleged female accomplice have been charged with drugging and sexually assaulting two women, and authorities said there could be many more victims.
President Donald Trump has said he feels “terribly” for Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh as he faces a decades-old accusation of sexual assault.
The president of Poland has told President Donald Trump that he would like the US to create a permanent American base in Poland that would be named Fort Trump.
Pope Francis’ role in Argentina’s most famous case of priestly sex abuse is coming under renewed scrutiny as he faces the greatest crisis of his papacy over the Catholic Church’s troubled legacy of cover-up and allegations he himself sided with the accused.
Russia’s President Vladimir Putin has warned Israel against conducting air raids on Syria like the one that led to the downing of a Russian warplane by Syrian air defence missile, killing all 15 aboard.