4:08 AM South Carolina Senate pass legislation to remove the Confederate battle flag that flies at the statehouse grounds.
The man accused of killing Kiwi Campbell Paterson and stashing his body in a chilly bin committed to stand trial.
4:12 AM Prime Minister David Cameron led sombre tributes to victims of London bombings 10 years ago.
4:52 AM Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras launches a desperate bid to win fresh aid from sceptical creditors.
4:29 AM Bill Cosby testified he got quaaludes with the intent of giving them to women he wanted to have sex with.
Queensland woman stumps up $50k for her partner's release on bail after he was arrested over a multimillion-dollar drug ring.
Police officer shot in the head after a routine pull over ended with a shotgun blast in Melbourne.
US President using Twitter to muse about sports, pop culture, even guacamole.
South Carolina Senate moves a step closer to removing the Confederate flag from the statehouse grounds.
Italian company that makes surveillance software for governments finds itself the victim of hacking on a grand scale.
Pope Francis uses his first Mass in Ecuador to ask for support in his efforts to reach out to Catholics who feel shunned.
President Barack Obama says the US will "have to pick up our game" to prevent terror attacks.
An Iraqi plane accidentally dropped a bomb on Baghdad, killing at least five people
A Singapore teen blogger will be released after the court sentenced him on Monday to jail time already served.
An Australian who offered help to the family of a Bali girl later found murdered is to help the a probe into her adopted family.
Gunmen killed quarry workers as they slept in an overnight attack on a residential complex in northeast Kenya.
Africa has more than 1 billion people, yet just 120 million use the social network - meaning it's an opportunity Facebook can't ignore.
A 6.2 magnitude earthquake strikes east-northeast of the Tongan capital Nuku'alofa.
Three people hospitalised after being blown over by blast from Air New Zealand jet engine in Rarotonga.