Thousands of school students across 150 countries will walk out of their classrooms on Friday to demand action on climate change.
A US pilot for FedEx Corp has been released in southern China, a week after he was detained on suspicion of smuggling weapons and ammunition.
One person has been killed and five others wounded after a gunman opened fire on the streets of Washington DC late Thursday.
A Belgian F-16 fighter jet has crashed in France leaving a pilot stuck on a high voltage electricity line.
A Tokyo court has acquitted three former executives at Tokyo Electric Power (TEPCO) of failing to prevent the 2011 Fukushima nuclear disaster.
At least three civilians have been killed after Indonesian security forces clashed with separatists in the West Papuan town of Ilaga.
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has apologised for wearing brown face make-up to a costume party in 2001.
At least 20 people have been killed and 95 others wounded after a truck bomb exploded near a hospital in southern Afghanistan.
US President Donald Trump has announced plans to tighten sanctions on Iran.
India on Wednesday banned sale, production, import and distribution of electronic cigarettes.
New York has banned flavoured e-cigarettes, becoming the second US state to do so.
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has announced a "prize" of a million pesos (AED 70,429) to capture each convict set free in a corrections bureau blunder.
Forensic examiners in Mexico have pieced together 29 bodies that were stuffed in plastic bags and dumped in a well earlier this month.
A car crashed into the lobby of Trump Plaza in suburban New York, causing minor injuries to two pedestrians and the driver.
A bomb has exploded near an election campaign rally held by Afghan President Ashraf Ghani, killing at least 24 people and injuring 31 others.
At least two people have died and 14 more reported missing after a migrant boat capsized off the coast of Tunisia on Tuesday.
Banksy's 'Devolved Parliament' painting depicting MPs as chimpanzees will go up for sale in London on October 3.
Hong Kong's leader Carrie Lam announced her decision to start holding talks with community members next week, in a bid to defuse public anger.
US President Donald Trump said it is "probably not" the right time for him to visit North Korea, but did not rule out plans for the future.
A massive data breach has put the entire population of Ecuador at risk of identity theft.
Saudi Arabia says investigations are still ongoing to determine the source of Saturday's sabotage attack on its oil facilities.
Thailand's controversial Tiger Temple on Monday blamed the government for the deaths of scores of the big cats it had seized in 2016.
Hong Kong's businesses and underground rail stations reopened as usual on Monday, a day after 18 people were injured, three of them seriously, in violent protests in the city.
Six political activists have been arrested in Cambodia for alleged plans to rally support for exiled opposition leader Sam Rainsy.
Around 80,000 homes are still without power in Japan's Chiba, a week after Typhoon Faxai caused widespread blackouts in the region.
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is confident of striking a deal with the European Union ahead of the planned October 31 departure.
At least 12 people have died and more than 20 reported missing after a tourist boat in India capsized in the Godavari river.
North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un extended an invitation to his US counterpart Donald Trump to visit Pyongyang in a letter sent in August.
At least 36 people are feared dead after a boat capsized in the Congo River near Democratic Republic of Congo's capital Kinshasa.
A small plane has crashed near the southwestern Colombian city of Popayan, killing seven of the nine passengers aboard.
Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz received a call from US President Donald Trump following the drone attacks on two Saudi Aramco facilities.
A former Congolese health minister has been arrested amid an investigation into the misuse of Ebola funds from foreign donors.
Whistleblower Edward Snowden hopes France will grant him asylum.
An 18-karat solid gold toilet that was part of an art exhibit was stolen early Saturday from Britain's Blenheim Palace.
Millions of Tunisians headed to the polls on Sunday to elect a new president.
Hundreds of Hong Kong protesters rallied outside the British Consulate on Sunday in a bid to gather support for their pro-democracy movement.
At least 44 bodies found buried in a well in Mexico’s Jalisco state have been identified, authorities said.
The son of Osama bin Laden has been killed in a US counter-terrorism operation in the Afghanistan/Pakistan region.
Foreign leaders, supporters and ordinary citizens congregated at a national stadium on Saturday to bid farewell to Robert Mugabe.
It's been confirmed that five people have died from cholera in Sudan’s Blue Nile state since 28 August.
The Taliban have sent a delegation to Russia to discuss the withdrawal of American troops from Afghanistan.
Protesters in Hong Kong are planning to sit-ins at shopping mall.
Brazil and the USA have agreed to work together and promote development in the Amazon.
Around 12 million young children will never set foot inside a school if the world doesn't take urgent measures soon.
The funeral of Zimbabwe's former leader Robert Mugabe is set to take place on Saturday.
A fresh storm could soon hit the Bahamas.
Flash floods in Spain have left at least five people dead.
A massive fire ripped through a hospital in Rio de Janeiro killing at least 10 people.
Several schools in the Philippine capital Manila have been suspended after a 5.2 magnitude earthquake struck the Quezon province on Friday.
Organisers of Tokyo's 2020 Olympics sprayed fake snow on a crowd of volunteers as they trialled unique ways to beat the heat ahead of the summer games.
New Zealand plans to further tighten its gun laws, six months after attacks on two Christchurch mosques left 51 people dead.
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson will meet with European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker in Luxembourg on Monday to discuss Brexit.
Democratic presidential front-runner Joe Biden clashed with progressive challengers Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders on healthcare at the party's third debate.
US President Donald Trump has announced plans to pull flavoured e-cigarettes from the market, after a spate of vaping-related deaths.
At least four commandos of the Afghan Special Forces have been killed after a suicide bomber targetted their base in Kabul on Thursday.
A train derailed in the Democratic Republic of the Congo's southeastern province of Tanganyika on Thursday, killing at least 50 people.
Zimbabwe’s former president Robert Mugabe will be buried "sometime next week", a family spokesman said on Thursday.
More than a week after Hurricane Dorian wreaked havoc in the Bahamas, some 2,500 people are still listed as missing.
Divers have recovered the remains of the last missing victim of the California boat fire that left 34 people dead.
In a bid to fight plastic wastage, a village in the Philippines is offering its residents rice in exchange for their trash.
British Airways has warned of further disruptions in its flight schedule after a two-day strike over pay left thousands of its passengers stranded.
Japan plans to reinvestigate the 2011 Fukushima nuclear disaster that forced 160,000 people to flee.
Hong Kong activists have called off protests on Wednesday to mark the anniversary of 9/11 terror attacks.
The Philippines will not allow access to the UN to probe its war on drugs, calling its human rights experts prejudiced.
US President Donald Trump announced in a tweet on Tuesday that he has asked national security adviser John Bolton to resign.
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau kicked off a six-week re-election campaign on Wednesday.
North Korea fired two short-range projectiles on Tuesday, only hours after announcing its willingness to restart nuclear talks with the US.
Hong Kong’s embattled leader Carrie Lam warned the US not to "interfere" in the territory, saying the situation is an "internal affair".
Hundreds have been forced to flee their homes as bushfires ravaged parts of Queensland and New South Wales.
As many as 2,000 Guatemalan soldiers have been deployed near the border with Honduras and Mexico in a bid to improve security.
Air quality in Malaysia's eastern state of Sarawak has dropped to unhealthy levels, prompting authorities to close down more than 400 schools in the region.
Over 17,000 people were stranded at Tokyo's Narita International Airport overnight after one of the strongest typhoons in recent years battered Japan's capital city.
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson lost yet another parliamentary vote on Tuesday to hold an early election.
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Monday that a no-deal Brexit would be "a failure of statecraft".
Australian authorities have blocked eight websites for hosting video footage of the deadly Christchurch attacks.
British Airways pilots have begun a 48-hour strike on Monday over a pay dispute, that could disrupt the plans of nearly 300,000 travellers.
An intense heatwave that swept across parts of France earlier this year has killed nearly 1,500 people.
At least 29 people have been killed in two separate attacks in Burkina Faso's troubled north.
More than 900,000 homes have been left without power after a powerful typhoon with record-breaking winds and heavy rain battered Tokyo.
Hundreds of school students formed human chains across Hong Kong on Monday in support of anti-government protests.
At least five people have been killed and three others injured after Typhoon Lingling pounded North Korea on Saturday.
Thousands of Hong Kong protesters called on US President Donald Trump to end a three-month standoff with the government.
US President Donald Trump has cancelled peace talks with the Taliban after the group carried out an attack in Kabul that killed a US soldier.
Storm Dorian with winds of 160kmh has struck the Canadian province of Nova Scotia, toppling trees and cutting power to more than 450,000 homes.
The IS terror group has claimed responsibility for Saturday's market blast in the southern Philippines that left at least seven people wounded.
As Typhoon Faxai powered towards Japan with destructive winds of up to 216 kph, trains and flights in the island nation have been cancelled as a precaution.
Russia and Ukraine swapped prisoners on Saturday in a step seen as a sign of improving relations between the two countries.
India’s first attempt to land on the moon suffered a major setback on Saturday after the country’s space agency lost contact with the lander.
At least seven people have been injured after an explosion at a public market in the southern Philippines.
The U.S. is seeking a political agreement with the Taliban and will not accept just any deal, according to Defense Secretary Mark Esper.
Relief efforts in storm-ravaged Bahamas are being ramped up amid fears of a "staggering" death toll following Hurricane Dorian.
Police in Hong Kong have increased security measures ahead of another clampdown planned on road and rail links by anti-government protesters.
Opposition parties in the UK are set to discuss how they’ll reply to Boris Johnson’s bid to call a snap election.
The head of Russia’s Central Election Commission has been attacked.
Boris Johnson says he’s he’d rather be “dead in a ditch” than delay Britain’s exit from the European Union.
Two aid workers have been killed in Ethiopia.
Kazakhstan is not going to become a parliamentary republic anytime soon.
The death toll in the Bahamas from Hurricane Dorian has reached 30.
Police in Hong Kong are preparing for another weekend of protests.
Robert Mugabe, Zimbabwe’s first leader after the country gained independence, has died.
Hurricane Dorian has made its presence felt in the Carolinas.
A woman has been taken into custody in the Philipines after she allegedly tried to fly out of the country with a baby in her carry-on luggage.
At least 10 people have been killed and more than 40 others injured in a bomb explosion near the headquarters of Afghanistan's NATO force.
Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam said she hopes her decision to scrap the controversial extradition bill will help solve the city's political crisis.
Spanish police have found the body of Olympic medalist Blanca Fernández Ochoa in a mountainous area near Madrid.
At least 35 people have been injured after an express train collided with a truck near Tokyo on Thursday.
A tourist bus carrying 27 people veered off a highway in New Zealand's North Island on Wednesday, killing five Chinese nationals and injuring six others.
Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam is set to announce the formal withdrawal of the controversial extradition bill that sparked months of protests.
Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro has put the military on alert ahead of exercises along the border with Colombia.
At least seven people have died after Hurricane Dorian smashed parts of the Bahamas to ruins, before smashing into Florida's east coast
Two men have been hospitalised in Hong Kong as unrest that has gripped the Chinese-ruled city showed little sign of abating.
Prime Minister Boris Johnson raised the prospect of a snap election after suffering a major parliamentary defeat on his first key Brexit vote.
Hong Kong’s embattled leader Carrie Lam said she has never offered to resign to end the city's political crisis.
Divers have found a total of 25 bodies after a massive fire destroyed a boat off the coast of California on Monday.
Spanish apparel giant Zara has denied accusations that it supports the anti-government protests in Hong Kong.
At least five people have been killed, more than a million others displaced and hundreds of homes inundated after 'monster' storm battered the Bahamas.
A man has been detained in China after killing eight schoolchildren and injuring two others.
Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro will skip a regional summit on the fires ravaging the Amazon rainforest to prepare for surgery.
An explosion outside a residential complex in the Afghan capital of Kabul on Monday has left at least 16 people dead and more than 100 others injured.
Hurricane Dorian has pounded the northernmost islands of the Bahamas with winds gusting to more than 355kmh, ripping roofs off buildings and causing severe flooding.
KLM cancelled dozens of flights on Monday after ground staff at Amsterdam's Schiphol airport staged a two-hour strike in a dispute over pay.
Hundreds of students in Hong Kong have boycotted the first day of the new school year to take part in anti-government demonstrations.
As devastating fires ravage the Amazon rainforests, some indigenous tribes are turning to prayer in a bid to halt the destruction.
Japan has started its controversial annual dolphin hunt in the coastal town of Taij.
Six people have died after flash floods swept away a tour group at a Kenyan national park.
At least three people have died after a plane crashed into a resort area south of Manila.
Hundreds of protesters have gathered outside Hong Kong international airport in a bid to seek global attention following a day of violent clashes with the police.
Pope Francis says he was stuck for 25 minutes in a Vatican elevator and had to be rescued by firefighters.
All six people on board a helicopter have died following a crash in northern Norway.
Dozens of people have been arrested in Indonesia's Papua for "damaging and burning properties" in last week's protests.
Five people have been killed after a gunman opened fire in West Texas.
Police in Hong Kong have fired tear gas and water canons at protestors.
At least 12 people have been killed after a series of explosions at a chemical factory in India.
A Canadian airline is in hot water for not being 'French' enough.
North Korea have said that recent comments by the US Secretary of State will make talks between the two countries tougher.
India has left out almost two million people from a list of the country's citizens.
The account of Twitter's CEO and co-founder was hacked for a short while before being secured.
Hurricane Dorian is racing towards Florida.
Specials number plates bearing the Expo 2020 Dubai logo will be auctioned in Dubai next Saturday.
The UAE has reaffirmed its support for Saudi Arabia in confronting any challenges that threaten the security and stability of the region.