Around 6800 migrants were rescued from boats crossing to Europe over the weekend.
Former Hewlett-Packard CEO Carly Fiorina says she is running for president.
A suicide bomber blew himself up on Monday in a central neighbourhood of the Syrian capital.
Nepal's government has urged foreign rescue workers in the quake-hit capital to return home.
The citywide curfew has been lifted, and the National Guard are on their way out.
The Australian Federal Police say it wasn't in a position to arrest any of the drug gang before they left Australia.
Buying the right to immigrate to Australia is one proposal considered by Aussie government think-tank.
Police shot two gunmen dead after an attack at an anti-Islam art show in Garland, Texas.
Baltimore's mayor lifts curfew imposed on the city last week to stem a spate of looting and arson.
Notorious London party bar, frequented by Kiwis, is closing down.
Israeli police fired stun grenades on Ethiopian citizens to try to clear one of the most violent protests in memory in Tel Aviv.
Caught on video - a woman gets her revenge on this motorist by setting his car on fire as he's filling it up. But why?
Initial forensic examinations on 26 bodies exhumed at a mass grave in southern Thailand find no signs of violent death.
Two women and a man have been rescued alive in north-eastern Nepal.
A memorial service was held on May 3 to honour the nearly 30 Ethiopians killed by terrorist group ISIS in Libya.
Boko Haram fighters killed men in front of their families before taking women and children into the forest where many died of hunger and disease.
Vanuatu's cargo cults are watching keenly and triumphantly as aid flows into cyclone-hit country.
Auckland protester back at sea-level after a five-day Greenpeace protest up an oil rig in the Pacific Ocean.