Ultra-conservative Saudi Arabia will allow women to drive for the first time
Saudi Arabia is to allow women to drive for the first time.
Saudi Arabia is to allow women to drive for the first time.
The US is "totally prepared" to use a military option to deal with the threat from North Korea, President Donald Trump has said.
Spain's government has ordered Catalonia's regional police force to identify officials at local schools and other civic buildings expected to be used as polling stations in a controversial independence referendum.
Saudi Arabia has warned of trade and diplomatic consequences over a proposed resolution at the UN's main human rights body concerning war-torn Yemen.
The Russian military has launched drills involving intercontinental ballistic missiles in Siberia.
A passenger train collided with an armoured vehicle in southern Sweden on Tuesday, injuring the train driver and three military staff.
Nigeria has limited the reach of Boko Haram extremists even though the group can still launch attacks, the country's information minister has said.
France's President Emmanuel Macron has proposed a joint budget for countries sharing the euro currency, to allow for investment in European projects and help stabilise the eurozone in case of economic crisis.
Bangladesh will build separate shelters for 6,000 Rohingya Muslim children who entered the country without parents to escape violence in neighbouring Burma, a minister said.
Credit reporting agency Equifax has ousted chief executive Richard Smith following a damaging data breach that exposed highly sensitive information about 143 million Americans.
A fight broke out in Uganda's parliament as politicians discussed legislation that could extend the president's decades-long hold on power.
Pakistan's former prime minister Nawaz Sharif has criticised the country's judiciary for rejecting his appeal over his disqualification from office and vowed again to fight a legal battle to clear his name.
A former Serb paramilitary commander and Australian citizen has been sentenced by a Croatian court to 15 years in prison for war crimes in the 1990s.
The co-chairwoman of the n ationalist Alternative for Germany party said on Tuesday she plans to leave it just two days after it made a strong showing in the country's elections.
A city mayor has been arrested as part of an investigation into the infiltration of the 'ndrangheta organised crime clan of southern Italy in the north's business and political establishment.
David Hockney said his hearing loss has helped sharpen his painting, giving him an enhanced sense of space and perspective.
JPMorgan Chase, one of the world's largest banks, is opening a new global corporate centre in Warsaw, Poland, and will hire more than 3,000 people in the next three years.
Kenya police have fired tear gas at opposition supporters demonstrating outside the electoral commission's offices in Nairobi.
Russia's communications watchdog has threatened to block access to Facebook next year if the company does not store its data locally.
Attacks in two neighbouring provinces in Afghanistan killed at least five policemen while a sixth policeman died in a gun battle with the Taliban in another province.
Thousands of Iranian Kurds poured into the streets of Iran overnight and into early Tuesday in support of the Iraqi Kurds' landmark referendum for independence from Baghdad.
Cambodia's appeals court has rejected a request for the release on bail of opposition leader Kem Sokha.
An education law that critics say will infringe on the rights of ethnic minorities has been signed into law by Ukraine's president.
Seven people were arrested and accused of being gay and promoting homosexuality in Egypt even though there is no law banning the practices.
Interpol opened its main international annual meeting in China on Tuesday amid concerns that Beijing is using its growing influence over the police network to pursue political foes overseas.
The encrypted messaging service WhatsApp suffered intermittent disruptions in China on Tuesday as communist authorities tightened censorship ahead of a major ruling party meeting.
A Palestinian attacker opened fire early on Tuesday at the entrance to a settlement outside Jerusalem, killing three Israeli men and critically wounding a fourth, Israeli police and medical services said.
Longtime Donald Trump associate Roger Stone says there is "not one shred of evidence" that he was involved with Russian interference in the 2016 election.
The US has ramped up its response to the humanitarian crisis in Puerto Rico, even as President Donald Trump brought up the island's struggles before Hurricane Maria struck - including "billions of dollars" in debt to "Wall Street and the banks which, sadly, must...
President Donald Trump renewed his onslaught against the NFL, American football's elite league, with a series of Twitter tackles after a series of weekend protests continued.
Burma's UN ambassador has insisted there is no "ethnic cleansing" or genocide taking place against Muslims and objected "in the strongest terms" to countries that used those words to describe the situation in Rakhine State.
Smoke filled the cabin of an Allegiant Air jet after it landed at a California airport, forcing coughing passengers to cover their faces with shirts and firefighters to board the plane, authorities have said.
Chelsea Manning has said she was denied entry into Canada because of her criminal record in the United States.
As many as 360 buildings and homes are in danger of collapse or with major damage in Mexico City nearly a week after a magnitude 7.1 earthquake collapsed 38 structures.
Former US congressman Anthony Weiner has been sentenced to 21 months in prison for sexting with a 15-year-old girl in a case which may have cost Hillary Clinton the presidency.
The White House has dismissed North Korea's claim that a tweet by Donald Trump amounted to a declaration of war.
Search teams are still digging in dangerous piles of rubble in a bid to find survivors at collapsed buildings in Mexico City, where the death toll from the September 19 earthquake rose to 186, and 324 nationwide.
The European Union has ended procedures forcing Greece to reduce its deficit as the country gets its books back in order despite still being mired in debt.
A top education official in Saudi Arabia has been sacked after high school students opened their textbooks to find an image of Yoda from the Star Wars films seated next to a Saudi king.
Leaders of the nationalist, anti-migrant Alternative for Germany (AfD) party have pledged to use their third-place election finish to conduct robust but "constructive" opposition, and sought to allay fears raised by Jewish groups and others about their entry into...
A bus passenger has narrowly averted tragedy in Austria after the driver lost consciousness, helping to stop the vehicle at the point its front end was hanging over an Alpine abyss.
US senator John McCain said doctors have given him a "very poor prognosis" as he battles brain cancer.
A British woman has won a landmark legal challenge allowing her residency in Hong Kong with her same-sex partner, after a ruling which could make it easier for gay couples to move to the Asian financial centre.
Actor Jan Triska has died at the age of 80, more than a day after he fell from Prague's iconic Charles Bridge.
Japanese prime minister Shinzo Abe has announced he will dissolve the lower house of parliament and call a snap election for next month.
The US House intelligence panel will interview two of US president Donald Trump's associates behind closed doors this week as congressional committees step up their investigations into Russian meddling in the 2016 election.
Japan's baby panda has been named Xiang Xiang, or fragrance.
French truck drivers have staged road blockades near fuel depots across the country in protest over President Emmanuel Macron's changes to labour laws.
Iraqi Kurds were going to the polls on Monday to vote on whether to support independence from Baghdad in a historic but non-binding referendum that has raised regional tensions and fears of instability.
Australia has announced it will create its own space agency to increase its share of the billion dollar space economy.