A quarter million people in Sydney's northern beach suburbs were ordered on Saturday into a strict lockdown until Christmas Eve to help contain a coronavirus cluster with authorities fearing it may spread across Australia's most populous city.
A huge explosion in a port warehouse district near the centre of Beirut killed more than 50 people, injured over 2,700 others and sent shockwaves across the Lebanese capital on Tuesday ...
One person was killed when several shots were fired amid a Black Lives Matter protest in downtown Austin, Texas, on Saturday, authorities said.
A landslide at a jade mine in northern Myanmar killed at least 126 people, with more feared dead, authorities said on Thursday, after a heap of mining waste collapsed into a lake and buried many workers under mud ...
Four gunmen attacked the Pakistani Stock Exchange building in the city of Karachi on Monday but security forces killed them all, police said.
At least 19 people were killed and 172 injured when a tanker truck carrying liquefied petroleum gas exploded at a highway exit in Zhejiang province in eastern China.
At least 1,000 people were killed in a single day during tribal clashes in the volatile nation of South Sudan, an official said Wednesday.
At least eight government forces were killed and nine others wounded in overnight Taliban attacks at security checkpoints in Afghanistan's south-eastern province of Paktia, officials said on Saturday.
Twenty-four migrant workers were killed and at least 15 injured in a road accident on Saturday in northern India, police said.
A World Health Organization vehicle carrying swabs from patients to be tested for coronavirus came under gunfire in Myanmar's western Rakhine state and the driver was killed, the United Nations said on Tuesday.
A gunman disguised as a policeman killed at least 16 people in a 12-hour shooting spree that began on Saturday night across rural Nova Scotia, on Canada's Atlantic Coast ...