French President Emmanuel Macron has said the raging fires in the Amazon are an "international crisis" that needs to top the agenda at the G7 summit.
Hong Kong is bracing for more anti-government demonstrations over the weekend, with a "stress test" of its international airport slotted in.
New Zealand Speaker Trevor Mallard is winning hearts online after he was captured cradling and feeding his colleague's baby while presiding over a debate in parliament.
Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro has accused non-governmental organisations (NGO), without citing evidence, of burning down the Amazon rainforest to hurt his government.
French President Emmanuel Macron on Thursday told British Prime Minister Boris Johnson there was not enough time to negotiate a new Brexit deal.
A fire broke out at a hospital complex on the outskirts of Paris, killing one person and injuring eight others.
India's former finance minister P. Chidambaram has been arrested on charges of corruption.
Sudan took further steps in its transition towards civilian rule by appointing economist Mohammed Abdalla Hamdok as the country's new Prime Minister.
Authorities in Indonesia have cut off internet access in eastern Papua over fears that online posts could spark more violent protests.
The death toll from a suicide bomb attack on a wedding party in Afghanistan's capital city of Kabul has risen to 80.
US President Donald Trump has cancelled his state visit to Denmark after its Prime Minister insisted that Greenland was not for sale.
Indonesian authorities are hunting for more than 250 inmates who fled a prison in Papua that had been set ablaze a day earlier.
A man who took a bus and 37 people hostage on a bridge in the Brazilian city of Rio de Janeiro has been shot dead.
Italy's Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte has resigned after accusing coalition partner Matteo Salvini of sinking the ruling coalition.
Several migrants jumped into the sea from a Spanish rescue boat in a bid to reach shore in Italy.
Germany, for the first time, has taken back children whose parents were IS fighters in Syria.
Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam said talks with non-violent protesters would provide "a way out" for the Chinese-ruled city after weeks of unrest.
Arrest warrants have been issued for three more suspects linked to Bangkok's multiple bomb attacks, taking the total number of suspects to seven.
The number of people injured in multiple bomb blasts that rocked the Afghan city of Jalalabad on Monday has risen to 123.
At least 13 Chinese tourists have been killed and dozens more injured after a tour bus skidded off the road and plunged 30 metres into a ravine in Laos.
Fierce battles have been taking place in the Syrian town of Khan Sheikhoun between government forces and rebel groups.
Sudan's ousted president Omar al-Bashir arrived at the courthouse in the capital Khartoum on Monday for the first day of a high-profile corruption trial.
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is set to meet the leaders of France and Germany this week to deliver his message on Brexit.
Chinese officials have launched an investigation after a FedEx parcel sent from the United States was found to contain a handgun.
At least 19 people have been killed in a motor crash involving a fuel truck and three cars in Uganda's western district.
At least 34 people have been wounded in a series of bomb blasts across the eastern Afghan city of Jalalabad on Monday, as the country marked its Independence Day.
Turkey has replaced mayors in three southeastern cities and detained more than 400 people for suspected militant links on Monday.
Just a day after hundreds of thousands of anti-government demonstrators rallied peacefully in Hong Kong, the Asian financial hub is gearing for more protests this week.
Around 8,000 people have been evacuated as wildfires rip through Gran Canaria in Spain's Canary Islands.
A charity vessel carrying more than 100 migrants has rejected an offer from Spain to dock in Algeciras, citing an "extreme" emergency on board.
Qatar has bankrolled and provided a haven for the world’s most notorious terrorist groups that threatens global security.
At least 63 people have been killed and 182 others injured after a suicide bomber targetted a packed wedding party in the Afghan capital on Saturday night.
A car bomb killed a police officer and wounded two others in the Kurdish-controlled city of Qamishli in northeastern Syria on Sunday.
Tens of thousands of Hong Kong activists gathered on Sunday for a major rally in Victoria Park to mark the eleventh week of anti-government demonstrations.
Russia will not deploy new missiles as long as the US shows similar restraint in Europe and Asia.
Iceland has planned a special ceremony to bid farewell to Okjökull, the first Icelandic glacier lost to climate change.
At least two people have been killed and one more reported missing after a plane crashed into a house in New York.
A waiter in Paris has been shot dead by a customer for being too slow in serving his order.
A massive fire swept through a slum in Bangladesh's capital city of Dhaka, reportedly leaving around 50,000 people homeless.
At least eight people have been killed and 10 more injured after a fire broke out in a hotel in the southern Ukrainian port of Odessa.
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un once again supervised the test-firing of a new weapon, state media KCNA confirmed on Saturday.
Disney's live-action Mulan movie is facing calls for a boycott after its leading star Liu Yife voiced support for police in Hong Kong.
Three abandoned rice cookers sparked a massive evacuation at one of New York City's busiest transit hubs and snarled rush-hour traffic on Friday.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel and British Prime Minister Boris Johnson will meet with each other in the near future.
More than 130 migrants are stranded at sea because of a standoff between political allies in Italy.
The state of Georgia has been ordered to use paper ballots if its new voting system is not ready by 2020.
Police in Zimbabwe have prohibited street demonstrations planned by the country's main opposition.
At least one person has been killed as a huge tropical storm continues to pummel parts of Japan.
At least seven people have been killed after a bus carrying tourists crashed in eastern Bangladesh.
Borneo could soon be home to Indonesia's new capital city.
An Australian tourist has been shot dead in New Zealand.
It's been confirmed that North Korea has launched at least two projectiles into the sea.
After initially blocking a rescue ship from docking, Italy has now announced that six EU countries will take in the 150 migrants.
The suspect in the Philadelphia police shooting standoff has been taken into custody early Thursday.
Online retailer Amazon has faced social media scrutiny in China for selling T-shirts that support the Hong Kong protests on its US and UK websites.
Malaysian police on Thursday said they found no signs of foul play in the death of an Irish girl who went missing from a rainforest resort on August 4.
At least seven people have been killed after a bus veered off the road and slammed into a tree in eastern Bangladesh on Thursday.
A Russian passenger plane was forced to make an emergency landing near Moscow on Thursday after a bird struck the engine during takeoff.
Operations at Hong Kong’s airport resumed Wednesday after two days of massive anti-government protests blocked air traffic.
A 10-year-old boy has been killed in a crocodile attack while crossing a river near his home in southern Philippines.
A government military base in the Lower Shabelle region of Somalia has been struck by car bombs and gunfire, with many soldiers feared dead.
A state of emergency has been declared in Greece's central Evia, as over 250 firemen struggled to put under control a raging wildfire.
New Zealand Prime Minister has expressed disappointment at how the alleged Christchurch gunman was able to send a letter from behind bars.
A 22-year-old Swedish citizen has been arrested in connection with last week's explosions outside the Danish Tax Agency office in Copenhagen.
The family of dead Irish teenager "expects the (Malaysian) police to do a thorough investigation into the incident, including criminal angles".
A red alert has been issued in three districts in the south Indian state of Kerala as extremely heavy rains are forecast for the region over the next couple of days.
Residents of the Russian city of Nyonoksa have been asked to move out of their homes after last week's rocket engine accident caused a spike in radiation levels.
Hong Kong International Airport suspended check-in operations for a second day after protesters blocked the gates to the security and immigration areas.
A body found in the search for Irish teenager who went missing in Malaysia is Nora Quoirin, police have confirmed.
Japan is bracing for high winds and heavy rain as typhoon Tropical storm Krosa is headed towards its western parts.
Flights have resumed at Hong Kong's international airport after thousands of anti-government protesters brought it to a standstill on Monday.
A man has been taken into custody after wounding a woman and trying to stab others on the streets of Sydney's central business district.
Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam said on Tuesday violence by protesters had pushed Hong Kong into "a state of panic and chaos".
The parents of missing Irish teenager Nora Quoirin have offered a £10,000 (around AED 44,000) reward for information leading to the return of their daughter.
Hong Kong's airport authority cancelled all remaining flights on Monday, as anti-government protesters thronged the arrivals halls for the fourth day.
Italian luxury brand Versace has issued an apology after an image on one of its T-shirts broke Beijing's "one China" policy.
The Norway mosque shooting suspect appeared in court on Monday with black eyes and wounds on his face and neck.
The death toll from a powerful typhoon sweeping across China's east coast rose to 44 on Monday, with at least 18 still missing.
Singapore has announced a ban on the domestic sale of elephant ivory and products from 2021, as the government tightens its campaign against illegal wildlife trade.
A fire raging in Spain's Canary Islands has prompted the evacuation of around 1,000 people.
Malaysian police have set up a hotline dedicated for missing Irish teenager Nora Quoirin as her search enters a second week.
Shooting at a mosque in Norway is being investigated as a possible act of terrorism.
A 6.3 magnitude earthquake has struck off the coast of Indonesia's Luzon island, swaying buildings as far away as the capital.
Dozens of cable cars at a Canadian tourist hotspot crashed early Saturday, in what the police believe was an act of vandalism.
The death toll due to floods and landslides triggered by incessant rains in India has risen to 147.
Cochin International Airport has resumed operations on Sunday, after being shut for more than 48 hours due to severe flooding.
Hong Kong police fired tear gas at protesters on Sunday as thousands gathered outside a police station in Sham Shui Po to defy a police ban on marches.
One person has been taken into custody after he opened fire inside a mosque in the Norwegian capital Oslo.
More than a million people have been forced out of their homes as Typhoon Lekima struck China, leaving at least 28 people dead.
Cochin International Airport is set to resume operations at noon local time on Sunday, August 11.
The death toll from a devastating landslide in a village in Myanmar has risen to 32.
The suspected gunman who killed 22 people in Texas last week has told police that he targeted Mexicans.
At least 57 people have been killed in Tanzania after a fuel tanker exploded.
A police station in Denmark has been damaged after an explosion went off in Copenhagen.
The death toll from floods in three Indian states has risen to 95.
Muslims from around the world are converging on Mount Arafat on Saturday as the annual Hajj pilgrimage reaches its climax.
Security forces in Hong Kong are bracing for another potentially violent weekend.
At least 13 people have been killed after a landslide triggered by a major typhoon swept through a city in eastern China.
A former president of Panama has been acquitted of corruption and spying.
Two missiles have been fired by North Korea into the sea.
Russian's state nuclear company says five people were killed in Thursday's rocket explosion on a naval test range.
Hundreds of anti-government protesters have kicked-off a three-day demonstration at the Hong Kong International Airport on Friday.
At least 22 people have died as heavy rain continued to batter the south Indian state of Kerala, with the state government issuing red alert in nine districts.
Kyrgyzstan's security forces have arrested former President Almazbek Atambayev after they stormed his country home outside the capital Bishkek on Friday.
Chinese authorities have issued a red alert as super typhoon Lekima heads towards the eastern coast.
Several people have been stranded after flights in and out of Sydney and Melbourne airports have been cancelled due to damaging winds.
At least two people have been killed in an explosion at a military base used for missile tests in northern Russia.
Police in Canada have found two bodies believed to be of the two teen suspects wanted for at least three murders.
The daughter of former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has been arrested in Lahore while attempting to visit her father in prison.
At least 11 people have been killed and more than 45,000 people evacuated after heavy rains battered several parts of India.
A small eruption was observed on Mount Asama in eastern Japan, prompting the volcanic alert level to be raised to three out of five.
Taiwan is bracing for a powerful typhoon later Thursday, just hours after a 6.0-magnitude earthquake struck the island.
US President Donald Trump visited the cities reeling from mass shootings that left 31 dead and dozens more wounded, amid rising tensions over his anti-immigrant policies.
At least 14 people have been killed and 145 others injured in the Afghan capital of Kabul after a car bomb exploded outside a police station on Wednesday.
Ukraine's President Volodymyr Zelenskiy on Wednesday said he urged Russian leader Vladimir Putin for a resumption of peace talks.
At least 20 people have been questioned in Malaysia in connection with the disappearance of an Irish teenager from a holiday resort this week.
North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un said his country's latest missile launch was a warning to the US and South Korea over their joint military drills.
Thousands of travellers have been stranded after British Airways' online check-in system crashed due to an IT glitch.
A large blast has hit the Danish Tax Agency's office late Tuesday, with the police cordoning off several blocks near Nordhavn Station in Copenhagen.
Authorities in Thailand have recovered an unexploded firebomb from a marketplace in central Bangkok that was reportedly left behind from last week's attacks.
India's former External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj has died.
A British Airways plane was forced to make an emergency landing in Valencia after smoke engulfed the cabin shortly before landing.
Police in Malaysia have expanded the search for an Irish teenager who disappeared from a holiday resort over the weekend.
The Philippines' health ministry on Tuesday declared a “national dengue epidemic” following a spike in the number of cases in several parts of the country.
China has issued a strong warning to Hong Kong's protesters, highlighting that "those who play with fire will perish by it".
In a bid to remove Nicolas Maduro from power, US President Donald Trump has imposed a freeze on all Venezuelan assets in the United States.
US Defence Secretary Mark Esper has stressed that Washington will not overreact to a series of missiles launches by North Korea in recent weeks.
Two people have died of their wounds in the Texas mass shooting, raising the death toll in the massacre to 22.
US President Donald Trump has called on lawmakers to pass legislation requiring strong background checks for purchasing firearms.
The Indian government has revoked the special status of Jammu and Kashmir.
A United Nations fact-finding mission has urged world leaders to impose sanctions on companies linked to Myanmar’s military.
At least 19 people have been killed in an explosion following a car crash in central Cairo.
Hong Kong has been hit by a general strike and further demonstrations, after a weekend of violent protests.
Authorities in the US are treating a mass shooting in Texas, which killed 20 people, as a case of "domestic terrorism".
Pope Francis has spoken out against the spike in gun violence in the USA.
Thousands of people have taken to the streets of Hong Kong as anti-government protests show no signs of coming to an end.
Britain's new Prime Minister has announced a one-off cash injection for NHS hospitals in the country.
Nine people have been killed in a mass shooting in Ohio.
A major power blackout has hit Indonesia.
A French inventor has created history by successfully crossing the Channel on a jet-powered flyboard.
Two pilots have been arrested at Glasgow Airport in Scotland for failing a breath test.
Two people have been killed after a light plane crashed in Tanzania.
Police in the Maldives have arrested an ex vice president after he was denied entry into India.
More than 800 people have been arrested in Russia for taking part in anti-government protests.
The death toll has risen sharply after three boats capsized between the Philippines' provinces of Iloilo and Guimaras.
20 people have been killed in El Paso, Texas after a gunman opened fire at a Walmart store.
Hong Kong has seen yet another weekend of anti-government demonstrations.
A former Maldivian vice-president has been sent back from India after illegally trying to enter the country.
Donald Trump has done a U-turn on his choice for the new director of national intelligence.
The USA wants Russia and China to sign a new nuclear agreement?
The majority of Democrats in the House of Representatives are in favor of starting impeachment proceedings against US President Donald Trump.
There have been no injuries or casualties reported after a train derailed in the Canadian province of Alberta.
Puerto Rico has a new governor.
At least one person has been killed after a powerful undersea earthquake rocked Indonesia.
A constitutional declaration has been agreed by Sudan's ruling military council and the main opposition coalition.
It's raining in many parts of the UAE, with strong gusts of wind whipping up dust and lowering visibility.
Ahead of his two-day state visit, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi said it will be an "honour" to receive the 'Order of Zayed'.