Two Canadian-Vietnamese dual citizens have been charged with smuggling heroin and methamphetamine worth 75 million Australian dollars ($68 million US) hidden in a consignment of frozen fish fillets shipped from Kuala Lumpur to Sydney.
Heavy rains in China's southwest have killed at least 19 people and left 20 missing, with tens of thousands of people evacuated due to flooding, state media reported Monday.
Ray Rice reportedly is expected to appeal his indefinite suspension from the NFL that followed last week's release of a video showing him punching his then-fiancee, sources told ESPN on Sunday.
Hundreds of young Dutch men and women turned Amsterdam's central Dam square into a blizzard of red goop on Sunday, as they pelted each other mercilessly with overripe tomatoes.
Ugandan police have arrested 19 people in connection with a foiled attack in central Kampala that the United States has said was hatched by Somali militants al-Shabab.
Greg Norman is recovering from a chain saw accident that nearly cost him his left hand. He was cutting back trees in his South Florida home when the weight of a branch pulled his left hand toward the chain saw.
A fast-moving typhoon that contributed to a fatal ferry sinking off the coast of the Philippines Saturday slammed into the northeastern part of the calamity-prone archipelago on Sunday, sparking warnings of possible landslides, flash floods and storm surges.
Polls showed Sweden's centre-left opposition heading for a narrow election victory on Sunday, on a platform of increased spending on job schemes, healthcare and schools after eight years of tax cuts under the centre-right Alliance.
Rapidly strengthening Hurricane Odile further intensified Sunday morning and was swirling over the Pacific as a major storm expected to make a close brush with the southern portion of Mexico's Baja California peninsula by nightfall.
Islamic State militants, who once relied on wealthy Persian Gulf donors for money, have become a self-sustaining financial juggernaut, earning more than $3 million a day from oil smuggling, human trafficking, theft and extortion, according to U.S.
Several residential neighbourhoods in the eastern Ukrainian city of Donetsk have come under repeated shelling, imperilling a fragile ceasefire agreement imposed last week.
Sierra Leone has lost a fourth doctor to Ebola after a failed effort to transfer her abroad for medical treatment, a government official said Sunday, a huge setback to the impoverished country that is battling the virulent disease amid a shortage of health care workers.
North Korea's Supreme Court has sentenced Matthew Miller, a U.S. citizen, to six years with labour for entering the country illegally and trying to commit an act of espionage.
U.K. Prime Minister David Cameron is summoning military and security chiefs for an emergency meeting Sunday in response to the beheading of a British hostage and a threat against another.
ISIS militants fighting in Iraq and Syria released a video on Saturday which purported to show the beheading of British aid worker David Haines.
The Original Unverpackt supermarket in Berlin, which opened today, offers approximately 350 different kinds of foods and household necessities, all without packaging.
The World Health Organization said Saturday it could not meet a request from Sierra Leone to take a doctor who contracted the deadly Ebola disease out of the country to seek treatment abroad.
Sierra Leone has requested funds from the World Health Organization to evacuate a doctor sick with the deadly Ebola disease.
The U.S. Embassy in Uganda warned American citizens in the country Saturday to stay at home overnight as Ugandan authorities attempt to foil a possible terror attack.
The U.S. embassy in Uganda warned American citizens in the country Saturday to stay at home overnight as Ugandan authorities attempt to foil a possible terror attack.