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US President Donald Trump has gone to war with NBA All-Star Stephen Curry.
An earthquake in North Korea on Saturday has raised concerns over a possible new nuclear test.
First Donald Trump spoke up for white nationalists. Now he and his education secretary are accused of giving comfort to college sexual predators. But is that fair?
About 240,000 people are expected to flee Bali's Mount Agung precinct in eastern Indonesia with the volcano threatening to erupt at any moment.
Iran says it has successfully tested a new ballistic missile that can carry multiple warheads and travel up to 2000 kilometres, in a show of defiance against the United States.
May set out plans for a status quo implementation phase after Brexit takes effect in March 2019.
Coalitions will form the next New Zealand government, with an anti-immigration party holding sway.
Heru Kurnia hadn't seen the execution but saw a crowd gather at the clock tower in the Syrian city of Raqqa. What he saw next, he says, changed his life.
New Zealanders went to the polls on Saturday after the most hotly contested race in recent history.
"This is not a party issue," says Venwar Barwari. "This is about whether we are going to govern ourselves. You have to start somewhere."
The Barakats came from a large family known for its long opposition to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad and his predecessor and father, Hafez Assad.
The outbreak of violence is happening in the midst of the Rock in Rio music festival.
"I'm a big believer in healthy eating," she said before walking through the garden.
An 18-year-old man has been charged with attempted murder and possessing explosives over the Parsons Green Tube terrorist attack in London.
Local researchers interviewing and assisting refugees as they crossed into Bangladesh saw Myanmar soldiers unpack crates of mines.
It's the stuff of a diplomatic thriller, but its real – Washington is threatening to shutter the US embassy in Havana because diplomats are keeling over.
Drug makers have agreed to cap prices in return for sales volume pledge guaranteed by the Gates Foundation
The most volatile and hard-fought NZ race in recent history could usher in a change in openness to migration and trade.
Bali's Mount Agung volcano could erupt at any time for the first time in 54 years, with the warning level upgraded to the highest possible level as of 8.30pm local time on Friday night.
London deemed Uber unfit to run a taxi service on Friday and stripped it of its licence to operate from the end of next week in a major blow to the US firm and 3.5 million users in one of the world's wealthiest cities.
One of Mexico's most beloved rescuers wears wide protective goggles, a harness and two pairs of boots.
Nikki Haley's prominence at Trump's side through four days of meetings at the annual UN General Assembly this week continued a rapid and remarkable rise.
Angela Merkel looks set to cruise to victory in this weekend's German election. But what really matters now is which party ends up in third place.
Facebook has decided to turn over to Congress copies of more than 3000 online political advertisements bought through Russian accounts during the 2016 US presidential campaign.
Angela Merkel launched a last-minute bid to hold back the Alternative fur Deutschland party on Thursday as she urged Germany to turn out at the polls.
Russia issued an unusually blunt warning to the US that it will retaliate against American-backed fighters in Syria.
Amid all the warnings about miscalculations in a time of crisis, it seems there's talk of a Plan B.
Those Rohingyas who have turned to militancy counted on a harsh crackdown from the Myanmar government, says one analyst, and the global anger that would result.
London: Plants may need to sleep at night, a new study on primitive jellyfish suggests.
Seoul: South Korean media report North Korea's foreign minister has said the country may test a hydrogen bomb in the Pacific.
At secret locations across Catalonia, activists have hidden the ballot boxes they plan to deploy in a referendum on independence in defiance of Spain's authorities.
Wetex Kang may be the first Asian candidate to represent the Maori Party, but at times he sounds more like a certain US president.
Washington: Heckler & Koch's pistols and submachine guns are among the most legendary firearms in the world.
Doctors warn a public health disaster is imminent unless humanitarian aid is massively increased in a mega-settlement of almost 500,000 Rohingya Muslims.
Donald Trump on Thursday announced new financial sanctions targeting North Korea.
Two months ago New Zealand's centre-right ruling National Party looked set to secure itself a fourth term in office.
US President Donald Trump has announced sanctions on North Korea that open the door wider to blacklisting people and entities doing business with the rogue nation, including its shipping and trade networks, further tightening the screws on Pyongyang's nuclear and missile program.
The storm cut a path through the island Wednesday and 100 per cent of the territory remained without power.
Death Wish Coffee sells what it says is the "World's Strongest Coffee" - but one batch may actually be toxic.
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte says he has ordered police to kill his eldest son if they can prove he is involved in smuggling or drug trafficking.
Hassan Rouhani got a lot off his chest when he spoke at the UN General Assembly in New York on Wednesday
Neighbours yelled "he can't hear you!"
An undersea earthquake measuring 5.7 magnitude struck off the north coast of Java in Indonesia on Thursday morning, the US Geological Survey (USGS) said.
Spanish police have arrested a Catalan junior minister while PM Rajoy tells Catalan leaders: "Don't go ahead" with a vote on independence.
Footage of Mr Freeman's monologue sparked a media storm in Russia on Wednesday.
A New Zealand navy vessel will ferry diesel fuel around the country as the government rushes to alleviate a days-long fuel shortage.
At least eight North Korean ships that left Russia with a cargo of fuel this year headed for their homeland despite declaring other destinations, despite sanctions.
"You can't do anything to stop it. You just do everything you can to help the people affected."
Scientists worry we're experiencing a sixth mass extinction, but sea turtles may be an exception, a new study says.
A man is in a critical condition after setting himself on fire outside New Zealand's Parliament in Wellington.
Beijing: The plight of a Chinese student whose parents sold their home to pay for an Australian university education but only found a job handing out product samples has sparked debate in China questioning the value of overseas education.
Rescue workers scrabbled through piles of rubble on Thursday morning in a harrowing search for dozens of children feared buried under a Mexico City school, among hundreds of buildings destroyed by the country's most lethal earthquake in a generation.
Amazon.com says it's reviewing its website after an investigation found that it could help users buy the ingredients to make a bomb.
Emma Kelty, who gave up her job as a headteacher to become a full-time explorer, died while paddling solo 6500 kilometres down the Amazon.
Kenya's Supreme Court on Wednesday said it had nullified last month's presidential election because the voting may have been hacked.
Who looks at Islamist extremist content online?
The special counsel has asked the White House for documents about some of President Donald Trump's most scrutinised actions since taking office.
The latest press conference on free trade deal negotiations between Australia and Indonesia felt a lot like Groundhog Day.
Gordon Bennett's Possession Island is one of ten artworks jointly acquired by Tate and the Museum of Contemporary Art in Sydney.
A 27-year-old woman has been killed in Bali after falling off the back of a scooter.
Hundreds of people are confirmed dead after a powerful earthquake hit central Mexico.
Myanmar has reiterated its ban despite Aung San Suu Kyi earlier declaring her country's readiness to be scrutinised.
At least one bystander narrowly escaped death when a Russian military helicopter accidentally fired rockets into a parking lot.
Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has backed US President Donald Trump's fiery language on North Korea, saying "the whole country will be wiped out" and "many, many thousands of innocent people will die" if the regime attacks the United States or its allies.
The British Prime Minister ducked the question when asked be her foreign secretary should be ousted for freelancing on Brexit.
US President Donald Trump is using money donated to his reelection campaign and the Republican National Committee to pay for his lawyers in the probe.
March into the United Nations, name-calling and threatening destruction, and the chances are there'll be push-back.
British police have arrested three men in south Wales in connection to last week's bombing of a busy commuter train in west London, meaning five people are now being questioned by detectives over the attack which injured 30 people.
You might not have heard of Stephen Miller, but you have likely heard his words.
Mikhail Kalashnikov looks into the distance, cradling one of his automatics in his arms "like a violin".
The full transcript of US President Donald Trump's speech to the UN General Assembly.
A Jakarta court has ordered the Australian government to enter mediation over a $103 million class action on behalf of 115 Indonesians who were jailed in adult prisons and detention centres while still juveniles.
President Donald Trump has said the United States will be forced to "totally destroy" North Korea unless Pyongyang backs down from its nuclear challenge.
WikiLeaks has released documents that it claims offer details of how Moscow uses state surveillance to spy on Internet and mobile users.
Panama has decided to ditch long-standing ties with self-ruled Taiwan and switch recognition to China, but its President says it had nothing to do with "chequebook diplomacy".
The forgiving attitude is a sign that Merkel's allies in Bavaria are lining up behind her just in time for Sunday's election.
NZ's jet fuel shortage forced dozens flights to be cancelled on Tuesday, with concerns the fuel crisis may not be solved before Saturday's national election.
Hurricane Maria has strengthened to a category 5 storm and is now 25 kilometres east-south-east of the Caribbean island of Dominica.
When it came Guterres' turn to speak, ahead of Tuesday's formal opening of the UN's annual General Assembly, he stole the US president's thunder.
At least two people were killed and three others were missing on Tuesday as Typhoon Talim ripped through Japan, local media reported.
A British adventurer who was canoeing alone in the Amazon may have been snatched by pirates, according to Brazilian police.
Police say Barbara Fistrovic was swimming between red flags which, in Thailand, indicate dangerous conditions.
Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi condemned all human rights violations on Tuesday and said anyone responsible for abuses in troubled Rakhine State would face the law.
Australia, Britain, and France have urged Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi to push for an end to military violence against Rohingya Muslims.
She defended the country's security forces which according to irrefutable evidence have committed atrocities against the Rohingya ethnic minority.
London Mayor Sadiq Khan vowed to tax the empty apartments popping up all over the city.
US investigators wiretapped former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort under secret court orders before and after the 2016 election, CNN reported on Monday.
Fake news about Indonesia's omnipresent bogeyman - communism - has been blamed for riots in Central Jakarta.
Spicer's Emmy appearance was a ringing, stinging confirmation that fame truly is its own reward and celebrity really does trump everything.
It is every Washington reporter's dream to sit down at a restaurant, overhear secret stuff, and get a scoop. It rarely happens.
Mattis hinted about military options to address the crisis in North Korea that might spare Seoul from a brutal counterattack.
The question has dogged Chelsea Manning ever since she walked out of prison four months ago.
President Donald Trump has opened his first visit to the United Nations since taking office with a speech saying the 72-year-old institution has become too bureaucratic and ineffective, and needs to reorient its approach.
While Aung San Suu Kyi has been widely condemned for failing to stop the slaughter of Rohingya Muslims, Myanmar's military commander has been feted during official trips to Europe.
Environmentalists and policymakers trying to avert the world's growing extinction crisis need to lower their sights from not trying to save the largest, often "charismatic" threatened species such as elephants and tigers, but also many of the smallest ones, a new research paper finds.
Marshall Greene immediately drew ire on social media as commenters expressed their disbelief.
Myanmar's leader Aung San Suu Kyi has cancelled a visit to the United Nations General Assembly in New York this week where Bangladesh says it will accuse her country's security forces of ethnic cleansing and call for international intervention in the Rohingya crisis.
US President Donald Trump has mocked the leader of nuclear-armed North Korea as "Rocket Man".
UK lawmakers called for Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson to be fired after he threw himself back into the Brexit debate
A villager in Kenya was herding animals recently when he came upon a head-turning sight. A ghostly creature with a mighty long neck was grazing off in the distance.