UK police investigating an alleged sex crime say they have searched a property belonging to singer Sir Cliff Richard.
US military advisers say there are ‘‘far fewer’’ refugees stranded on a mountain in northern Iraq than previously thought, meaning the prospects of an immediate international rescue mission have receded.
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Chris Lilley's show Jonah from Tonga has started its run in the United States to a similar reaction it received in Australia - a mixture of poor reviews and calls for its scrapping due to perceived racism.
The detention of two French journalists in the Indonesian province of West Papua has taken a dangerous new turn with local police suggesting the pair were present at an exchange of ammunition by a separatist group and should be charged with subversion.
Bali police have revealed gruesome details of the murder of an American woman who was bludgeoned to death, then had her body stuffed into a suitcase and loaded into a taxi.
Five days after a police officer shot 18-year-old Michael Brown dead in suburban St Louis police have yet to cast any light on the killing or even name the officer who pulled the trigger.
Aid groups have called on the government to do more to help hungry people in South Sudan as global humanitarian agencies grapple with an unprecedented number of major emergencies.
Russia has described as "unacceptable" the blame placed on it by Australia for Moscow's perceived role in the crash of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 in July.
They sound like characters from a bad action film. There's Dog the Bounty Hunter, who has publicly vowed to track down a fugitive mixed martial arts fighter named War Machine, who is accused of a vicious assault on his ex-girlfriend.