In the wake of last week's vote to leave the EU, Britain has seen a surge in xenophobia expressed in taunts, threats and worse, leading to a 57% rise in hate crime complaints.
A 66-year-old man has died following a bout of naked swimming that he took to with his 44-year-old mistress.
Authorities say a Swedish tourist has been fatally shot while walking with his girlfriend in a hillside district above Haiti's capital amid what authorities are describing as an uptick of violent incidents.
The billionaire running for US president now seeks to convince millions of Americans to give him money. With the simple tap of the "send" button one day last week, Donald Trump collected $3m in campaign contributions.
All 17 people aboard a military helicopter that crashed in a mountainous area over the weekend were found dead when searchers reached the site in western Colombia, the army said Monday.
28 June 2016, 06:46
The UN children's agency is warning that 69 million youngsters under five will die from preventable causes between now and 2030 if all countries don't accelerate action to improve health and education for the most disadvantaged.
28 June 2016, 06:46
Officers said that in addition to pay problems, their work conditions -- often in dangerous neighborhoods where they face heavily armed drug traffickers -- have become dire.
27 June 2016, 18:36
Two safes containing luxury watches worth $3.3m have been stolen from a Paris warehouse, police sources say.
27 June 2016, 17:18
Twelve people are missing after a boat capsized in stormy weather off Indonesia's easternmost province of Papua, an official said.
27 June 2016, 15:58
Britain "may never" trigger the formal divorce process with the EU despite last week's referendum in which the country voted to leave, EU diplomats say.
27 June 2016, 14:34
At least five people have been killed in multiple suicide bombings in eastern Lebanon near the border with Syria, officials say.
27 June 2016, 12:58
10 people were stabbed with at least two in critical condition after a stabbing spree broke out during a neo-Nazi rally at California's state capitol building, officials said.
27 June 2016, 09:25
British Prime Minister David Cameron is set to gather his cabinet at the start of a crunch week for Europe's leaders after the country's shock vote to leave the EU.
27 June 2016, 08:17
A Singapore Airlines plane caught fire Monday while making an emergency landing at Changi Airport after turning back from a flight to Milan following an engine oil warning message, the carrier said.
27 June 2016, 07:13
Pope Francis said Sunday that Christians and the Roman Catholic Church should apologise to gay people and seek their forgiveness for the way they have been treated.
26 June 2016, 17:30
A date has been set for the execution of a man convicted of killing a friend after a night of drinking and smoking marijuana.
26 June 2016, 13:40
One of Italy's most wanted mafia bosses was arrested Sunday after two decades on the run, fleeing a life sentence for murder, the authorities announced.
26 June 2016, 06:22
Officials say US army to implement new policies affecting everything from recruiting to housing for transgender people.
25 June 2016, 18:42
Britain's European Commissioner Jonathan Hill announced Saturday that he will stand down following his country's decision to leave the EU, saying he was "very disappointed" but "what is done cannot be undone."
25 June 2016, 15:49
Police say a Houston-area woman has fatally shot her two adult daughters before officers shot and killed her.
25 June 2016, 11:59
A 91-year-old Pennsylvania man who has for years lectured to school groups and others about what he said were his experiences at Auschwitz, now says he was never a prisoner at the concentration camp.
25 June 2016, 06:44
German authorities say a masked man who was shot dead after taking hostages in movie theatre was armed only with a harmless replica rifle, a pistol and dummy grenades.
24 June 2016, 19:27
A Danish nurse, dubbed a "devil of death" by prosecutors, has been sentenced to life in prison for murdering three patients and trying to kill a fourth.
24 June 2016, 17:58
A hospital worker in the Turkish capital Ankara shot dead four colleagues following a personal dispute, reports said.