The Chinese city at the centre of the new coronavirus outbreak has been put under lockdown.
The International Court of Justice (ICJ) has ordered Myanmar to take "all measures" to protect Rohingyas from persecution and atrocities.
A 6.2-magnitude earthquake has struck Alaska, with authorities confirming there's no tsunami threat to the region.
An air tanker has crashed while fighting the bushfires in Australia, leaving three people dead.
Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi has admitted that "war crimes" may have been committed against Rohingyas but, denied genocide.
One person has been killed and seven others injured after a violent altercation escalated into gunfire outside a fast-food joint in Seattle on Thursday.
At least 17 people have now died from the mysterious Sars-like virus in China.
Armed militants launched an attack on a market in Burkina Faso's Sanmetenga province, leaving 36 civilians dead.
The south Indian state of Telangana will use facial recognition software in local elections to "reduce impersonation cases".
The death toll from the mysterious SARS-like virus has risen to nine in China, with the US confirming its first case.
The Trump administration is planning to add Belarus, Eritrea, Kyrgyzstan, Myanmar, Nigeria, Sudan and Tanzania to its travel ban list.
Crew members and frontline employees of Cathay Pacific will be allowed to wear masks amid concerns over the coronavirus outbreak.
Fresh evacuation orders in place for Australia's capital city Canberra over new bushfire threats.
Eight Indian tourists have been found dead in a hotel room of a resort in Nepal's Daman.
Heavy smog blanketed the Thailand capital on Wednesday, forcing authorities to shut down more than 400 schools.
At least 11 people have been killed after a fire broke out in a building in a Siberian village on Tuesday.
Australia will begin screening passengers flying in from the Chinese city of Wuhan, as health officials try to stop the spread of the new coronavirus.
Officials investigating a SAR-like mysterious virus in China have confirmed that the disease can spread from person to person.
US President Donald Trump's impeachment trial will begin in the US Senate on Tuesday.
Five "malnourished and sick" African lions at a park in Sudan's capital has triggered an online campaign for their rescue.
Authorities in the Philippines have warned residents against returning to their homes, as the Taal volcano continues to show a high risk of eruption.
Clashes between Iraqi security forces and anti-government protesters resumed on Monday, leaving several people injured.
As many as 139 cases of pneumonia, caused by the outbreak of a new coronavirus strain, has been recorded in China over the weekend.
At least nine people have been killed after a footbridge collapsed over a river on Indonesia's island of Sumatra.
Britain's Prince Harry expressed "great sadness" over his decision to step down from royal duties.
At least 15 people have been detained after anti-government protesters clashed with Lebanon's security forces in Beirut.
A massive fire broke out at a Czech home for people with disabilities on Sunday, killing eight people and injuring 30 more.
Several arrests have been made in Hong Kong after riot police disrupted an anti-government protest on Sunday.
Seventeen more cases of the mysterious Sars-like virus have been reported in China, taking the total number of patients to 62.
Residents from the Philippine city of Binan are making use of the ash spewed from the Taal volcano to make eco-friendly bricks.
The storms have caused flooding and road closures across areas of the country's east coast that have been ravaged by bushfires.
Thousands of residents were briefly allowed to return to their homes in the Philippines to rescue their pets and recover their belongings.
The President of India has rejected a mercy plea filed by one of those convicted in the 2012 Delhi gang-rape and murder case.
Ukrainian Prime Minister Oleksiy Honcharuk has submitted his resignation over a leaked audio that alleged he had criticised the president.
At least 18 people have been killed in an Air Strike in Syria's Idlib city.
US President Donald Trump is formally facing trial after articles of impeachment were handed over to the American Senate.
The US and China have signed an agreement aimed at easing a trade war between the two economies.
An Australian student who was briefly detained in North Korea over spy charges in 2019 said he was forced to make a false confession.
Four men have been arrested in Hong Kong after police officers defused a pipe bomb while raiding their apartment.
US Democratic presidential contenders Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders clashed over whether he once told a woman she could not become president.
Sudan has reopened its airspace after its armed forces quelled a revolt triggered by former security agents in Khartoum.
A passenger plane making an emergency landing dumped fuel on a school in Los Angeles, leaving 17 children and nine adults injured.
Avalanches and landslides triggered by heavy snowfall and incessant rain across Pakistan and India have left at least 67 people dead.
An enormous sinkhole swallowed a bus in central China, killing six people and leaving more than 10 people missing.
Turkey has ordered the detention of 176 soldiers over suspected links to a network run by US-based Fethullah Gullen.
A Canadian court has refused to give media the rights to broadcast the extradition hearing of Huawei CFO Meng Wanshou next week.
Raging bushfires in Australia could become the norm if adequate action isn't taken to curb greenhouse gases, scientists have warned.
Taal Volcano in the Philippines has begun to spew lava on Monday, prompting authorities to warn of "an imminent hazardous eruption".
A special elephant parade was held in Thailand to honour the millions of animals killed in Australia's raging bushfires.
A militant attack in Kenya's Kamuthe area on Monday has left three teachers dead.
A man who was injured in last month's volcanic eruption in New Zealand has died in an Australian hospital, taking the death toll to 18.
After facing weeks of criticism, Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison has proposed a national review into the handling of the bushfires.
Nearly 8,000 residents of Philippines' Batangas are being moved to safer grounds following increasing volcanic activity on Sunday.
A massive winter storm has left 10 people dead and more than 257,000 homes and businesses without power across the southern US.
Political newcomer Robert Abela is set to take over from Joseph Muscat following Saturday's vote.
Iran has admitted that its military 'unintentionally' shot down a Ukrainian jetliner, which killed all 176 people aboard.
Oman’s Defence Council has announced that Haitham bin Tariq Al Said will be succeeding the late Sultan Qaboos bin Said, who died on Friday.
The Diwan of the Royal Court of Oman has announced the death of His Majesty Sultan Qaboos bin Said.
A powerful explosion ripped through a mosque in Pakistan’s Balochistan province on Friday, killing at least 15 people and injuring dozens others.
Nearly a quarter of a million people in Australia are being told to evacuate their homes as soaring temperatures and strong winds fan huge bushfires across the east coast.
The Duchess of Sussex, Meghan, has returned to Canada to be with her eight-month-old son Archie.
India's top court has pulled up the central government for imposing an indefinite shutdown on internet services in Jammu and Kashmir.
The US National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) will join the probe into the crash of the Ukrainian passenger plane.
Lebanon has imposed a travel ban on ex-Nissan boss Carlos Ghosn, after he was questioned by prosecutors over an Interpol warrant.
Authorities in Australia have issued fresh evacuation orders for its southeastern parts as hot weather continues to fan bushfires.
As bushfires continue to threaten parts of Australia, new stats show that Amazon fires grew by 30.5 per cent in 2019.
Social media firm Twitter is looking at ways to limit abuse and harassment on their platform.
The ousted boss of Nissan, Carlos Ghosn has spoken for the first time since skipping bail in Japan.
The two flight data recorders have been recovered from a Ukrainian passenger plane which crashed in Iran, killing all 176 people on board.
India has been hit by a nationwide strike declared by several trade unions affiliated to opposition parties.
All 176 people on board Boeing 737 jet that crashed in Iran shortly after take-off have been killed.
One of Alaska's most active volcanoes shot an ash cloud about 8 km into the sky, prompting flight delays and cancellations.
The US aviation body has announced it will ban all US carriers from operating in the airspace over Iraq and Iran.
Authorities in Australia will begin a campaign to kill up to 10,000 camels.
Hours after a deadly 6.4 magnitude earthquake struck Puerto Rico, Governor Wanda Vazquez has declared a state of emergency.
A lengthy political deadlock in Spain seems to have ended after Socialist leader Pedro Sanchez secured parliamentary backing to form a coalition government.
Prosecutors in Japan have issued an arrest warrant for the wife of ex-Nissan boss Carlos Ghosn after he skipped bail and fled to Lebanon.
Operations have been briefly suspended at Istanbul's Sabiha Gokcen Airport after a plane flying from Sharjah skidded off the runway due to bad weather conditions.
A powerful 6.2-magnitude earthquake rocked Indonesia on Tuesday, sending terrified residents running out of their buildings.
The timeline has been announced for the Delhi state assembly elections in India.
Three men have been arrested in Kenya after a group tried to force their way into a British Army training camp.
The mob attack on a prestigious university in India’s capital Delhi has sparked outrage across the nation.
At least 20 people have been injured at a prestigious Indian university after masked men wielding sticks attacked them.
Three American nationals - one military servicemember and two contractors - have been killed after Somalia's al Shabaab group attacked a military base in Kenya.
Japan has vowed to tighten immigration procedures after ex-Nissan boss Carlos Ghosn fled the country while on bail.
Six German tourists have been killed after a motorist crashed into a group of people in northern Italy.
Fresh evacuation orders are in place after a dangerous fire flared up in southeastern Australia on Sunday.
Fourteen bodies have been recovered two days after a seven-storey building collapsed in Cambodia's coastal town of Kep, taking the death toll to 24.
Australia will deploy 3,000 troops to help tackle raging bushfires across the country, as the death toll rises to 23.
A seven-storey building has collapsed in Cambodia's coastal town of Kep on Saturday, killing at least 10 people and injuring 23 others.
Police have shot dead a man after he carried out a knife attack in a Paris suburb, leaving one dead and two severely injured.
Eighteen people have been killed after a Sudanese military plane crashed in West Darfur.
It's after 43 people died from flash floods and landslides caused by some of the heaviest downpours ever recorded.
Four thousand still remain as military vessels have been helping rescue people from beaches of the town of Mallacoota.