At least four people were killed and several others injured after a gunman opened fire in the Australian city of Darwin on Tuesday evening (Jun 4), police said.
China said on Monday (May 13) it will impose higher tariffs on a range of US goods, striking back in its trade war with Washington shortly after US President Donald Trump warned it not to retaliate.
Kenyan security forces have "eliminated" the militants who stormed an upscale hotel compound and killed at least 14 people in an attack claimed by Somali Islamist group al Shabaab, President Uhuru Kenyatta said on Wednesday (Jan 16).
At least 17 people were injured as a plane slid off a runway while landing at Yangon airport in Myanmar on Wednesday (May 8), police said, as a freak storm hit the city.
A plane crash in a remote mountain region in northern Mexico claimed the lives of all 13 people on board, including a family of five that were flying back from watching a boxing match in Las Vegas, authorities and local media said on Monday (May 6).
Forty-one people including at least two children have died after a Russian passenger plane made an emergency landing and erupted in a huge ball of fire and black smoke at Moscow's busiest airport on Sunday (May 6), investigators said.
A Boeing jetliner with 143 people aboard from the US outpost at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, slid off a runway into a shallow river in Jacksonville, Florida, on Friday (May 3) while attempting to land at a military base there during a thunderstorm, injuring
North Korea launched several short-range projectiles from its east coast on Saturday (May 4), potentially raising tensions with Washington but not invalidating its self-declared moratorium on ballistic missile tests.
An extremist believed to have played a key role in Sri Lanka's deadly Easter bombings led an attack against a Colombo hotel, the country's president confirmed on Friday (Apr 26).
French firefighters on Monday (Apr 15) won an hours-long battle to save the main structure of Notre-Dame Cathedral in Paris, after a colossal fire caused the spire of the historic edifice to crash to the ground and wiped out centuries of heritage.
A Japanese F-35 stealth fighter jet with one pilot on board disappeared from radar while on a training mission over the Pacific on Tuesday night (Apr 9), the defence ministry said.
US President Donald Trump on Monday (Apr 8) designated Iran's elite Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) a foreign terrorist organisation, an unprecedented step that raises tension in the Middle East.
A giant wildfire swept across swathes of South Korea's eastern coast on Friday (Apr 5), as authorities declared a rare national disaster, deploying 900 fire engines and tens of thousands of personnel to bring it under control.
Udin Ahok was forced to make a choice that no one would ever want to make: save his wife or his mother and baby.
The 29-year-old gunman who killed three people at a Christmas market in Strasbourg before being shot dead by police after a two-day manhunt was a career criminal with convictions in France and several other European countries.
Nine people were killed and nearly 50 injured in Turkey when a high speed train collided with a locomotive and crashed into a station platform and overpass in an Ankara suburb early on Thursday (Dec 13), officials said.
An explosion and fire near a chemical factory left at least 22 people dead and 22 injured on Wednesday (Nov 28) in a northern China region that will host the 2022 Winter Olympics, authorities said.