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.
President-elect Donald Trump laid out a U.S. military policy on Tuesday (Dec. 6th) that would avoid interventions in foreign conflicts and instead focus heavily on defeating Islamic State militancy.
China lodged a diplomatic protest on Saturday (Nov. 3rd) after U.S. President-elect Donald Trump spoke by phone with Taiwan's President Tsai Ing-wen, but blamed Taiwan for the "petty" move.
Thailand’s crown prince, officially accepted an invitation by the Thai government to assume the throne on Thursday, seven weeks after the deaths of his father, King Bhumibol Adulyadej.
The world of sport has joined together in mourning after news of the tragic plane crash involving players from Brazilian club Chapecoense. More than 70 people have been confirmed dead.
Thailand’s parliament acknowledged Crown Prince Maha Vajiralongkorn as the new king on November 29th following the death of King Bhumibol Adulyadej last month.
A plane carrying 72 passengers including a top flight Brazilian football team has crashed in Colombia with only six people believed to have survived.
US President – elect acknowledged the “long and bruising” campaign season had caused stress and psychological impact on people throughout the country , so he offered a Thanksgiving prayer for unity.
A 5.6-magnitude earthquake shook northeast Japan early Thursday (November 24th), the US Geological Survey said, two days after a powerful tremor triggered a tsunami near the stricken Fukushima nuclear power plant.
An earthquake with a magnitude of 6.9 hit northern Japan on November 22nd, generating a tsunami that hit the nation's northern Pacific coast.
Pacific Rim leaders vowed on November 20th to fight protectionism and Chinese officials said more countries are looking to join a China-led trading bloc after Mr. Donald Trump's election victory raised fears the United States would scrap free trade deals.
Two Chinese astronauts returned to Earth early Friday morning (November 18th) after a month-long space lab mission that set a new record for their country's human spaceflight program and advanced preparations for China's first space station.
Russian President Vladimir Putin and US president-elect Donald Trump have spoken over the phone to discuss efforts to improve US-Russian ties, the Kremlin and Trump's office said.
Vietnam destroyed nearly 2.2 tons of seized elephant ivory and 70 kg of rhino horns on Saturday, in one of its strongest moves yet to stop illegal wildlife trafficking.
Messages of congratulations to Mr. Trump are now being sent to him from all over the world.
Republican Donald Trump has defeated his Democratic rival Hillary Clinton in the US election and will become the 45th President of the United States.
Thousands of soldiers dressed in period uniforms along with a wide range of historical military hardware have taken part in a march marking the 75th anniversary of a legendary 1941 parade that saw Soviet troops off from Moscow to World War II battlefields.