A passenger boat carrying about 70 people sank in the northern Brazilian state of Par?, with at least seven people confirmed dead, authorities said on Wednesday.
Security checks for passengers boarding high-speed trains have been increased at three major Belgian stations since last month.
Typhoon Hato left five dead in the gambling hub of Macau on Wednesday as it brought chaos and destruction to the enclave after sweeping through neighbouring Hong Kong, where one man also died.
First Lady Melania Trump has thanked Chelsea Clinton, the daughter of her husband's former rival for the presidency, on Twitter for coming to the defence of the Trumps' youngest son.
South Africa's first online auction of rhino horn opened Wednesday, despite protests by conservation groups that the legal, domestic sale would encourage poachers.
Barcelona will boost police patrols at tourist sites including the iconic Sagrada Familia church and major sports and cultural events in the wake of last week's deadly vehicle attacks in Spain, officials said on Wednesday.
Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena on Wednesday sacked the justice minister over his criticism of a $1.1 billion deal, signed last month, to lease a port to a Chinese company, the cabinet spokesman said.
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte on Thursday backed police on the front lines of a war on drugs that he said would not cease, but warned officers their duty was to arrest suspects ...
At least four endangered rhinos that were swept away by floods into India have been rescued and brought back to their home in south-central Nepal, wildlife officials said Wednesday.
Police on Wednesday identified a headless female torso washed ashore in Copenhagen as that of Swedish journalist Kim Wall, who they believe was killed by a Danish inventor on board his home-made submarine.
A Taliban suicide bomber killed five civilians and wounded dozens of others, mainly children, when he detonated a car filled with explosives at a police headquarters in southern Afghanistan Wednesday.