Donald Trump has been elected president of the United States.
New York real estate tycoon Robert Durst, who was the focus of an acclaimed HBO series, has appeared in court and pleaded not guilty to killing a friend 16 years ago.
Less than 24 hours to the US presidential election, popular American magazine, GQ has released fresh questionable photos of Melania Knauss Trump which were taken 15 years ago during her time as a glamour model.
Germany on Monday pledged a 61-million-euro ($67.44 million) hike in funding for U.N. relief operations in Africa so that fewer of its people undertake perilous odysseys to Europe, which has struggled to absorb an influx of migrants since last year.
The pool from which a jury will be selected to hear the case of a white former South Carolina policeman charged in the shooting death of a black motorist is predominantly white
07 November 2016, 11:44
British authorities have put an end to a prison riot involving up to 200 inmates, which broke out just days after a warders' association had warned of a "bloodbath" in the UK's detention facilities.
07 November 2016, 09:16
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07 November 2016, 07:16
The FBI's review of new emails did not uncover any wrongdoing by Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton and the bureau has not changed its July recommendation not to charge her, Director James Comey says.
04 November 2016, 13:45
A senior aide to Hillary Clinton privately dismissed FBI Director James Comey as "a bad choice" in October 2015, according to recently published hacked emails.
04 November 2016, 11:21
A woman missing since August was found chained up "like a dog" in a padlocked metal container in rural South Carolina, officials said.
04 November 2016, 02:58
Police say a white man with a history of racial provocations and confrontations with police ambushed and fatally shot two white officers in Iowa.
03 November 2016, 14:38
We get a glimpse inside the private areas of the place the Obamas have called home for nearly eight years.
03 November 2016, 12:42
Russia's Vladimir Putin offers new humanitarian pause in Syria's Aleppo, rebels refuse to leave city's eastern districts.
03 November 2016, 10:46
More than a million civilians in Mosul have been in grave danger and aid workers are "bracing for the worst," a relief group said, after Iraqi forces reached the jihadist-held city.
03 November 2016, 08:56
France's interior minister has ordered the closure of four mosques that allegedly espoused a 'radical ideology,' the latest such shutdowns among dozens since the November Paris attacks nearly a year ago.
03 November 2016, 07:16
Former professional wrestler Hulk Hogan has agreed to accept at least $31m from Gawker Media to settle his lawsuit over publication of a sex tape.
02 November 2016, 14:56
A Taiwanese man has been detained for hoarding 300 tonnes of carrots in what authorities say was a bid to manipulate prices.
02 November 2016, 13:21
A man has been arrested on suspicion of fatally stabbing his co-worker's 3-year-old daughter at their workplace in downtown Los Angeles.
02 November 2016, 10:09
The Florida college student accused of killing a couple and chewing on the dead man's face allegedly told deputies, "Help me, I ate something bad."
01 November 2016, 15:01
The woman at the centre of the snowballing political scandal engulfing President Park Geun-Hye has been put under emergency detention after prosecutors said she was "unstable" and a flight risk.
01 November 2016, 12:38
Indian police gunned down eight Islamists on Monday after they escaped from a high-security jail by slitting the throat of a prison guard and scaling the walls with knotted bedsheets.
01 November 2016, 10:08
Pope Francis has tapped an American to succeed Guam's archbishop who is accused of sexually molesting altar boys.
31 October 2016, 07:40
US presidential campaigns are never predictable, although the number of late-breaking, surprise developments this election season probably takes the cake in the history of political "October Surprise".
28 October 2016, 19:37
A St. Louis jury has awarded a California woman more than $70m (about R971m) in her lawsuit alleging that years of using Johnson and Johnson's baby powder caused her cancer.
28 October 2016, 17:23
A 20-year-old man has been accused of using a bow and arrow to shoot and kill a horse, police in Vermont have said.