US, eight others, request briefing on Myanmar Rohingya crackdownCountries want to hear from UN fact-finding mission after report that accused Myanmar's top generals of genocide.
Metro rail tunnelling begins under SydneyTunnelling has begun beneath Sydney using one of five boring machines as part of the $20.8 billion Sydney Metro rail project.
Tech hub blames tech: San Francisco fingers Uber, Lyft rides for its growing traffic headache
Uber considers investors for self-driving car unitRide-hailing group faces rising cost pressures ahead of IPO
Canada effectively legalises marijuanaThe Canadian government has announced that it will pardon in possession of 30 grams or less of marijuana, effectively legalising the drug.
Taking the M out of the DMZ: Koreas to make border safe for tourismThe village of Panmunjom, also known as the Joint Security Area, lies inside the Demilitarised Zone, a buffer zone 2.5 kilometres wide that has divided the...
Canada now world's largest legal marijuana marketplaceTORONTO (AP) — Canada is now the largest country with a legal national marijuana marketplace as sales began early Wednesday in Newfoundland. And there was more...
'For the Pacific it's always about cash': Environment Minister in diplomatic incident over climate changeMelissa Price has been accused of making "offensive" remarks to a former Pacific island president in a Canberra restaurant.
Pompeo says 'serious commitment' to Khashoggi probe on Saudi visitSaudi Arabia promised to ensure a thorough probe and accountability over a missing Saudi journalist but stood by denials the kingdom killed him, US Secretary of...
Mosman pharmacist charged over illegal supply of cancer drugA pharmacist on Sydney's lower north shore allegedly supplied $500,000 worth of a vaccine, which was illegally exported to Hong Kong.
Wall Street rally brightens mood of Asia marketsBourses higher across region as technology shares again find favour
Lib Dems want multinationals to publish tax returnsUK opposition party taps into public anger over low rates of tax
Angolan bank chief warns lenders to boost capitalInstitutions will disappear if they fail to reform, says Jose de Lima Massano
Death toll from Florida hurricane at least 27, hundreds missingRescue teams searched ravaged areas of Florida's Panhandle on Tuesday for hundreds of people reported missing nearly a week after Hurricane Michael flattened...
Nine U.N. Security Council members ask to discuss Myanmar inquiryThe chair of a United Nations inquiry that accused Myanmar's military of genocide is likely to brief the Security Council this month after Britain, France, the...
Meghan Markle bakes banana bread for drought-stricken farmersThe Duchess of Sussex bakes banab bread
Simon hails 'immense' Bolt but Mariners unmoved by Malta offerThe superstar sprinter trained with the Central Coast on Wednesday but the club is refusing to address an offer by a Maltese club to make him a pro footballer.
British royals charm drought-stricken Australian townA 5-year-old boy tugged Prince Harry's red beard and scored big hugs from the British royal and his wife, Meghan, after they touched down on Wednesday in the...
Building a lifelong love of opera in toddlers, one hop at a timeTwo-year-old Emily is already on her way to a lifetime love of Opera. She particularly likes the hopping.
Roseanne character's death revealed in The Conners premiereOne of television's best-known families has returned without its matriarch, with Roseanne Conner killed off in the spin-off's debut.
Nilsson and surprising Canucks down Penguins on Boeser's OT winnerBrock Boeser fired a wrist shot by Casey DeSmith's stick and into the net 34 seconds into overtime to lift the Vancouver Canucks to a 3-2 victory over the...
London hopes her 'little princess appeal' will attract royal attentionSix-year-old London Petersen travelled all the way to England to witness Prince Harry marry Meghan Markle in May.
'No coincidence': Saudi Arabia delivers $US100m to US after Trump's 'rogue killers' rationaleSaudi Arabia had promised to send money to help the US in Syria. It arrived on Tuesday.
US moves to negotiate trade deals with Japan, UK, EUThe US wants to negotiate three separate trade deals, but talks with the UK would start after Brexit.
Trump on Twitter (October 16): Saudi Arabia, Michigan, Elizabeth WarrenThe following statements were posted to the verified personal Twitter account of U.S. President Donald Trump (@realDonaldTrump)
Trump, on Khashoggi case, decries 'guilty until proven innocent' claimsPresident Trump on Tuesday cautioned against blaming Saudi Arabia for the disappearance of activist Jamal Khashoggi before an investigation was completed.
Patty Mills unfazed by challenge as new-look Spurs start NBA seasonThe Canberra junior is one of only two links to the Spurs' last championship, and he's determined to get the new-look group firing on Thursday.
Lady Gaga's speech inspires us all to 'wear the pants'“This was an oversized men’s suit made for a woman. Not a gown. ... Today I wear the pants."
Queensland mother pelted during hail storm tapped for bravery awardQueensland mother Fiona Simpson has been formally recommended for a bravery award for shielding her baby during a freak hailstorm in the state's south-east.
Canada to pardon pot possession as it legalizes marijuanaThe Canadian government will announce that it will pardon those with a pot possession record of 30 grams or less when Canada...