South Korea has seen a spike in coronavirus infections, adding 123 new cases to bring the total confirmed cases to 556.
New Zealand will soon introduce laws banning e-cigarette adverts and sales to minors in a move to regulate the market.
Japan has come under the scanner after a woman who disembarked the coronavirus-stricken cruise ship has tested positive for COVID-19.
Bernie Sanders has won the caucuses in Nevada, cementing his status as the Democratic front-runner in November's US presidential election.
An earthquake of magnitude 5.7 has struck the Turkey-Iran border region early on Sunday, killing at least eight people.
Ethiopia is set to release an interim report into the Boeing jet crash that left 157 passengers and crew dead.
Two people have died of the coronavirus in Italy within 24 hours.
The eldest son of US President Donald Trump has won the right to hunt grizzly bears in northwestern Alaska through a lottery.
New medical reports from China have shown that people who have no symptoms and initially test negative for COVID-19 can still spread the virus.
Celebrities have been speaking out in support of a nine year old boy who's been bullied for his dwarfism.
Two people have died and 12 others injured after a train derailed outside Melbourne.
Buses have been attacked in Ukraine carrying passengers from flight from China's Hubei province.
Two people have died after a highspeed Sydney to Melbourne train derailed on Thursday.
The computer scientist who invented the widely relied on "cut, copy and paste" command died this week at the age of 74.
Several people in central Ukraine have launched a protest to stop authorities from shifting evacuees from virus-hit China to a quarantine facility there.
Two passengers from the coronavirus-hit cruise ship in Yokohama have died.
A young climate change activist is set to take on New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern at the general election in September.
At least 19 people have been killed and several others injured after a container truck collided with a bus in southern India.
Eight people have been killed in two shooting incidents in a German city near Frankfurt.
China has revoked the press credentials of three Wall Street Journal reporters over a headline it deemed racist.
A man has been arrested for killing his ex-wife and wounding another person at a shopping mall in Bangkok.
A patient at a British hospital played the violin while surgeons operated on her brain to remove a tumour.
Passengers who have tested negative for coronavirus have started to disembark from the quarantined cruise ship off Japan.
There are no cases of coronavirus in North Korea, despite claims from South Korean media claiming otherwise.
One person has been killed and another wounded after a gunman opened fire at a shopping centre in Bangkok on Tuesday.
A prominent activist has been arrested in China after he called on President Xi Jinping to step down over his handling of the coronavirus.
With hundreds of thousands of people forced to remain indoors in China because of the coronavirus epidemic, gym routines have hit the live streaming circuit.
At least 20 people have been killed in a stampede in Niger during a food distribution at a refugee camp.
Turkish prosecutors have ordered the arrest of 228 people over suspected links to the Gulen network.
Amazon founder Jeff Bezos has pledged $10 billion (AED 36.7 billion) to help fight climate change.
The number of cases of coronavirus on a cruise ship off the Japan coast has climbed to 454, after 99 more people tested positive on Monday.
A new case of coronavirus has been reported in Thailand, taking the total number of cases to 35.
After being listed among Asia's worst ocean polluters, green group WWF has urged Malaysian authorities to limit single-use plastics.
Efforts are on to track passengers of a cruise liner that had docked in Cambodia after an American national tested positive for the coronavirus.
At least five people have been killed and dozens more hospitalised after a "mysterious gas leak" in the Pakistani city of Karachi.
Afghan Police have launched an investigation after nine homeless drug users were gunned down in Kabul on Sunday.
The number of cases of coronavirus on the quarantined cruise ship in Japan has risen to 355 after 70 more passengers tested positive for COVID-19.
Venezuelan military exercises are being held across several parts of the country amidst escalating tensions with the US.
An 80-year-old Chinese tourist has become the first fatality from coronavirus in Europe.
North Korea's Kim Jong-Un appeared in public for the first time in three weeks to mark the anniversary of his father and late leader Kim Jong Il's birth.
The US-led coalition has confirmed its base in Iraq has come under a rocket attack on Saturday night.
A Pakistani court has accepted former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s request to avoid appearing before a court on medical grounds.
More than 5,000 Chinese workers who returned to Vietnam after the Lunar New Year holiday are being monitored for signs of coronavirus.
Researchers in Antarctica have logged a new record temperature of 20.75 degrees Celsius.
China reported 121 new deaths from the coronavirus on Friday, bringing the toll to 1,380.
Indian-origin British MP Rishi Sunak has replaced Sajid Javid as the UK's Finance Minister.
A cruise ship that was stranded at sea for two weeks over coronavirus fears has finally docked in Cambodia.
One person has been treated for smoke inhalation after a letter bomb went off inside ING Bank in Amsterdam on Thursday.
Acclaimed anonymous British street artist Banksy's work will be auctioned to raise money for the Australian bushfire relief.
Venezuela has admitted to detaining the uncle of opposition leader Juan Guaido and accused him of trying to smuggle "dangerous materials" into the country.
Closure of schools in Hong Kong have been extended until March 16, as authorities try to reduce the risk of the Covid-19 spreading.
The coronavirus that has killed more than 1,000 people in China now has a name: COVID-19.
Hafiz Saeed, the alleged mastermind of the 2008 Mumbai attacks, has been handed an 11-year jail term.
Around 300 staff from Singapore's DBS have been asked to leave its head office after an employee tested positive for coronavirus.
Suspected letter bombs have caused explosions at two postal depots in the Netherlands.
At least 15 Rohingya refugees have been confirmed dead and dozens more reported missing after a ship capsized in the Bay of Bengal.
The number of cases of Covid-19 on the cruise liner quarantined in Japan has risen to 175, with 39 more testing positive on Wednesday.
The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) has swept to power for a third consecutive term in the Indian capital Delhi.
A British national has managed to pass the coronavirus to at least 11 other people without ever setting foot in the Chinese city of Wuhan.
Five people from the evacuated 35-storey building in Hong Kong have tested negative for coronavirus.
In a bid to be more militarily independent, the Philippines announced on Tuesday it'll scrap the US troops arrangement.
As many as 108 people have died from the coronavirus in China in a single day, taking the total death toll to 1,016.
Thailand's army chief has urged a nation in mourning over a mass shooting "not to blame the army".
At least five people have been killed after a suicide bomber targetted a government-run defence academy in Kabul on Tuesday.
Nearly six years after the disappearance of MH370 with 239 people on board, Malaysia said they haven't decided whether to relaunch search efforts.
The UK government on Monday declared coronavirus as a "serious and imminent threat" to the public health.
Hundreds of flights and train services have been cancelled as Storm Ciara lashed parts of northwest Europe on Monday.
The death toll in China from the novel coronavirus outbreak has risen to 908, with 97 people reported dead in the last 24 hours.
Thew number of coronavirus cases on Diamond Princess cruise ship docked in Yokohama has climbed to 130, after 60 more people tested positive for the virus.
Thai security forces have shot dead a rogue soldier after he killed at least 26 people in a shooting rampage at a shopping mall.
The death toll from the ethnic clashes in southern Kazakhstan has risen to 10 after two more people succumbed to their injuries.
Australia has been experiencing wild weather over the last week that has alternately brought heavy rainfall, flash floods and dry air.
The number of coronavirus deaths in China has surpassed that of the 2003 Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) epidemic.
Five British nationals have been hospitalised in southeastern France after they tested positive for coronavirus.
Two US service members have been killed and six others wounded in an attack in eastern Afghanistan.
US President Donald Trump has fired the two witnesses who provided damaging testimony during his impeachment probe.
US investigators said there's no evidence to suggest that the helicopter crash that killed Kobe Bryant was due to engine failure.
The death of a Chinese doctor who had warned about the coronavirus outbreak before it was officially recognised has sparked outrage and grief online.
The total number of coronavirus cases on the cruiser liner off Japan has touched 61 after 41 more people tested positive for it.
All five people aboard a small commuter plane have died after it crashed in southwest Alaska.
NASA's Christina Koch, who returned to Earth on Thursday, has set a new record for the longest single spaceflight by a woman.
The number of deaths from coronavirus has reached at least 560, despite efforts from the Chinese government to stop its spread.
Three men have been arrested in the Maldives in connection with the knife attack on two Chinese nationals and an Australian.
A high-speed train derailed between the Italian cities of Milan and Bologna, killing two people and leaving 30 others wounded.
US President Donald Trump has been acquitted in his Senate trial on both of the articles of impeachment.
At least three people have died and 179 injured after a plane skidded off the runway at Istanbul's Sabiha Gokcen airport.
Eight rescue workers have been killed and 20 others buried under the snow after two avalanches in Turkey.
China recorded 65 deaths from coronavirus on Tuesday, taking the death toll from the outbreak to cross 490.
Former British Prime Minister David Cameron's bodyguard is being investigated after he left his gun in an airplane toilet.
The United States has evacuated more than 300 citizens out of Wuhan.
Lesotho's First Lady has been charged with murder for her alleged links to the killing of Prime Minister's former wife.
US President Donald Trump snubbed House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's attempt to shake his hand before Tuesday's State of the Union address.
Hospitals in Hong Kong have scaled back services as the strike by medical staff entered the third day.
A woman has been detained in China for "deliberately concealing" that she was in touch with someone from a coronavirus-stricken area.
Hong Kong has reported its first coronavirus death, making it the second fatality outside China.
Kenya's longest-serving president Daniel Arap Moi has died at the age of 95.
The race to pick a Democratic candidate to face US President Donald Trump has got off to a disastrous start.
As many as 950 Vietnamese, returning from China, will be isolated at two military camps outside Hanoi for at least 14 days.
At least 14 children have died and 40 more injured following a stampede at a primary school in Kenya.
An emergency has been declared in the south Indian state of Kerala after three people tested positive for coronavirus.
The Chinese government has accused the US of spreading fear over coronavirus outbreak, instead of offering significant aid.
Suspected extremists have killed 18 civilians in an attack in northern Burkina Faso.
Russia will start evacuating its citizens from Wuhan, the epicentre of coronavirus epidemic, on Monday.
A new 1,000-bed hospital to treat coronavirus patients is set to open in Wuhan, the epicentre of the outbreak, on Monday.
The man who was shot dead by the police for carrying out a knife attack in London had been freed from prison just a few days ago.