A rescue operation is under way after a US destroyer was damaged in a collision with a tanker east of Singapore on Monday, the US Navy said, in the second accident involving an American warship in two months.
One person was killed and another seriously injured in the southern French city of Marseille on Monday after a car ploughed into people at two different bus stops, police sources, adding the suspected driver had been arrested.
A British-Australian boy aged seven who had been reported as missing by his grandfather was killed in the vehicle rampage in Barcelona, his family and Spanish officials said Sunday.
The death toll from a landslide that swept over a fishing village on the banks of a lake in northeast Democratic Republic of Congo has reached 140, the government said Monday.
More than 750 people have died in floods across South Asia, officials said Monday, with monsoon rains also causing the deaths of hundreds of animals, including rhinos and a tiger.
Elon Musk is leading demands for a global ban on killer robots, warning technological advances could revolutionise warfare and create new “weapons of terror” that target innocent people.
North Korea warned Sunday that the United States will be “pouring gasoline on fire” by conducting an annual war game in the South next week amid heightened tensions between Pyongyang and Washington.
One of Australia’s top Catholics has warned the church’s thousands of employees it will only tolerate traditional views on marriage, as the country prepares for a vote on whether gay couples can wed.
A Swedish journalist missing since August 11 after interviewing the inventor of a huge do-it-yourself submarine died in an accident on board the vessel and the inventor buried her at sea, Danish police said Monday.
Colombians in the city of Itagui hauled mattresses and hammocks into the streets Sunday to mark the annual “World Laziness Day,” a quirky effort to urge overstressed workers to slow down.
Tamara Makarovna spends her afternoons sitting in a dilapidated armchair upstairs in her care home, watching an old TV set and talking to her neighbours.