The North has reportedly abandoned plans for a follow-up meeting with the South and is considering its next move with the US after being angered by their joint military exercises.
The world has condemned the Israeli military's massacre of Palestinian protestors as a shocking and abhorrent violation of human rights.
The billionaire businessman was found to have cheated investors and embezzled huge sums as head of his insurance conglomerate.
Twelve months ago, Kim Jong-un was launching missiles at will and making enemies of everybody. But now he's just four weeks away from discussing denuclearisation with Donald Trump.
The government aims to save A$2 billion by tightening its R&D Tax Incentive scheme.
Malaysia's ruling regime for the past six decades has been voted out, with Mahathir Mohamad leading the Opposition Alliance to a highly unlikely victory.
The decision of the High Court to rule Katy Gallagher ineligible has led to the resignation of three MPs, as Labor feels the full brunt of the citizenship scandal.
The Turnbull government has set aside $50 million in the federal budget to go towards the prosecution of those responsible for the downing of MH17.
European leaders are scrambling to convince Iran not to revert to nuclear bomb building in the wake of Trump's decision to cut ties with the 2015 accord.
The British foreign secretary is leaving no stone unturned in his bid to keep the Iran accord in play.
The data analytics firm at the centre of Facebook's privacy scandal claims the opprobrium levelled at it by the media led to its bankruptcy.
South Korea has requested the United Nations use its expertise to verify the closure of North Korea's nuclear test site Punggye-ri.
What Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu claims to be evidence, is nothing more than a beat up of old issues to aid Donald Trump's move against Iran, officials say.
As well as agreeing to close down the regime's nuclear test site, Kim Jong-un said there was "no reason" for North Korea to possess nuclear weapons.
The North Korean supreme leader and South Korean President have shaken hands and walked side by side to a ceremonial welcome at Truce Village.
Catherine, the Duchess of Cambridge, and Prince William have announced the arrival of a healthy baby boy on Monday.
Australian PM Malcolm Turnbull has told the Konrad Adenauer Foundation gathering in Berlin that the key to gaining support for multiculturalism is having control of your borders.
Terrorist group Islamic State has reportedly claimed responsibility for the horrific attack on Kabul.
With Donald Trump pulling the US out of the Paris agreement, the billionaire former New York mayor is taking the responsibility on himself.
The House of Lords has backed an amendment to May's Brexit blueprint aimed at securing a customs union deal by the end of October.
An unnamed South Korean intelligence official has been quoted as saying next week's summit between Pyongyang and Seoul could result in a peace treaty.
Lieutenant General Angus Campbell will become the top military man in the country at a time when Australia needs a strong and experienced leader.
Nikki Haley has warned Syria's President that the US would strike again without hesitation if he was to carry out another chemical attack.
CEO of ANZ, Shayne Elliott, says the need for trade will ensure the bubbling tensions between the world's two biggest economies won't result in the collapse of the global trading system.
Donald Trump has warned Putin a missile strike on Syria is imminent, and Russia has pledged to shoot them down.
Donald Trump is considering removing Robert Mueller from the Russian interference probe over Monday's FBI raids on his lawyer Michael Cohen, but Senator Chuck Schumer doesn't intend to let that happen.
If you don't want targeted ads on your news feed then you'll have to pay for it, says Mark Zuckerberg.
China is reportedly in talks with Vanuatu about establishing a South Pacific military base, in a strategic move that would significantly alter the balance of power in the region.
Emails, financial documents and business records from the offices of Trump's personal lawyer have been seized by the FBI, and the President has called it an "attack on our country".
Having been denied his plea to avoid incarceration while he exhausts all appeal avenues, President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva must now surrender to police by Friday afternoon.
The new defence chief of China has shown aggression towards the US, saying the West should take heed of the country's military alliance with Russia.
Border state governors are hailing Trump's move to deploy the National Guard in an effort to bolster the defence against illegal immigration and drug smuggling.
The US President says he's standing up for the postal service and brick-and-mortar retailers, others believe Amazon shareholders are paying the price for his long-standing grudge with CEO Jeff Bezos.
US goods have been hit with tariffs totalling $3 billion, as China shows intent to counter any Washington trade move.
The Silicon Valley power broker says the social media giant has spun out of control because of its business model and needs reining in.
State governments cracked down on Lottoland betting on domestic lotteries last year, and now the federal government is looking to stop synthetic lotteries from even operating in the country.
Australia's foreign minister Julie Bishop sees Kim's first diplomatic visit abroad as a sign that the imposed sanctions are hurting the regime.
The Socceroos may be withdrawn from the FIFA World Cup in Russia if the British government pulls England from the tournament.
It started with the UK, now the US, a host of European countries, and other allies such as Australia and Canada, are removing Russian diplomats and intelligence officers from their countries.
John Bolton's appointment as national security advisor has been denounced by foreign policy experts, who have labelled him a warmonger.
Ralph Peters was 'long proud' of his association with Fox News, now the colourful commentator is just 'ashamed'.
Facebook's inaction over the illegal harvesting of data from 50 million unsuspecting users has caused uproar, and authorities want answers from CEO Mark Zuckerberg.
Exit polls have Putin winning almost three quarters of the vote, meaning he will maintain power until at least 2024.
The South African government has blasted its Australian counterpart for suggesting white farmers are being persecuted and need help.
Space battles have long been a main ingredient of big-screen blockbusters, but they could soon be a reality if President Trump's comments are anything to go by.
Theresa May has announced the largest expulsion of Russian diplomats since the Cold War, after Moscow refused to offer an explanation as to how a Soviet-developed nerve agent was used in an assassination attempt on a former double agent.
Gina Haspel has overseen the torture of terror suspects on black sites and headed a number of CIA outposts. Now she is set to make history as the first female director of the agency.
On the advice of the US foreign investment watchdog, the President has closed the door on Broadcom's takeover of Qualcomm.
If the Putin government fails to explain what it knew of the attempt on Sergei Skripal's life, the UK is likely to impose tougher sanctions.
Party leader of the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) Julius Malema's aggressive rhetoric has the potential to incite more violence against white farmers in South Africa.
An historic meeting between the US President and North Korean dictator is set to take place in May, after successful talks between the Koreas in Pyongyang.
President Donald Trump has left the door ajar for other allies, after granting Mexico and Canada exemptions from the steel and aluminium tariffs.
Gun buyers must be 21 and teachers will have the right to be armed, under new legislation in Florida
A controversial gun control bill, which permits trained teachers to carry firearms, just awaits Governor Rick Scott's signature.
The government is ramping up its fight against gender discrimination, announcing plans to roll out software that can monitor unfair pay discrepancies.
Double agent Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia are fighting for life after an apparent assassination attempt, which has invited comparisons to the FSB murder of Alexander Litvinenko in a London hotel in 2006.
The South Korean delegation that met with Kim Jong-un on Monday has indicated the rogue regime is open talks with the US about giving up its nuclear weapons.
With the European Union vowing to return fire, and a host of trade partners slamming the move to impose the tariffs, Republican lawmakers have turned on the President too.
While the official results in full aren't expected until Monday afternoon (local time), Italy's national election is unlikely to produce an outright winner, with voters cooling considerably on the ruling coalition.
The Social Democratic Party (SPD) will form a grand coalition with the chancellor's conservatives to keep her in power, but the new government's stability will likely be tested.
Premier Gladys Berejiklian has promised to invest in rural infrastructure with the proceeds from the sale of the state's majority Snowy Hydro stake.
After the release of Jan Kuciak's unfinished bombshell expose on the Italian mafia's infiltration into Slovak politics, thousands of protestors converged on the centre of Bratislava to demand his bravery force a clean out.
Dick's Sporting Goods Inc has taken the extraordinary steps of removing assault-style rifles from all its stores, and raising the gun-buyer age limit to 21.
Revellers in Oxford Street on Saturday night for Mardi Gras will be free to roam between venues in the wee hours, thanks to the government's goodwill gift to the LGBTIQ community.
Russian President Vladimir Putin has ordered a daily cease-fire in Syria but it has not gone down well with the besieged residents of Ghouta.
He may have been a noted draft dodger but the President of the United States would've charged into the school with or without a weapon to stop the AR-15 wielding shooter.
Xi Jinping could stay in power indefinitely with the removal of the presidential term limits.
From journalist in Wagga Wagga to the high office of Deputy PM — how Michael McCormack rose through the ranks.
With new allegations of sexual harassment being levelled against him, the deputy PM said enough is enough.
At a meeting with mass-shooting survivors and parents of victims, President Trump has shown his support for arming teachers.
Pressure is ramping up on the Turnbull government to stem Australia's 'unprecedented' migration levels, with Tony Abbott jumping on Peter Dutton's comments that the national interest needs to be put first.
An attachment that turns semi-automatic weapons into machine guns will soon be banned under the orders of the President.
A movement has begun in the United States, with students, parents and teachers indicating they won't stop until Congress takes action to curb gun violence.
After putting together her daughter's burial arrangements, Lori Alhadeff bravely fronted a camera to demand Donald Trump make America's children safe.
The shooting at a Florida high school is the eighth in the US already this year resulting in death — it's only February — and somehow the focus is on mental health rather than gun control.
Labor questions the Deputy Prime Minister's fitness after today's announcement that he'll be taking leave instead of leading the country in Turnbull's absence.
The South African leader, long clouded in controversy, has been left with no choice but to resign after his own party backed a no-confidence motion against him.
Jacob Zuma will receive the tap on the shoulder from the ANC party, and if he refuses to stand down, he is likely to lose a parliamentary vote of confidence.
Barnaby Joyce and Malcolm Turnbull's defence that Vikki Campion wasn't technically the deputy PM's partner when she was gifted plum jobs has been slammed as a cop out.
The President's daughter-in-law Vanessa Trump has been taken to hospital after opening a letter full of white powder addressed to her husband Donald Jr.
Three hundred South Sudanese child soldiers have been released to the UN, and 400 more are expected to be freed in coming weeks, as peace talks progress in Ethiopia.
The US Vice President is taking the father of late former North Korean prisoner Otto Warmbier to the opening ceremony of the Winter Olympics to remind the world of the regime's total disregard for human rights.
The Dow Jones has suffered the worst single-day point drop in its history, and the S&P 500 and Nasdaq have also nose-dived as the stock market fear gauge almost doubles the historical average.
Anti-North Korea demonstrators gathered outside Seonhak International Ice Rink on Sunday to protest the formation of a joint Korea ice hockey team, which they see as bowing to pressure from Kim Jong-un.
The President is expected to allow the release of the controversial Nunes memo in full, which he says provides evidence of FBI and Justice Department bias against him.
Anyone who refers to Auschwitz as a 'Polish' death camp will soon be risking jail time, as nation's senate introduces law to distance itself from horrors of the Holocaust.
The former Prime Minister says the public broadcaster's suggestion that he knew about safety risks prior to the roll-out of the home insulation scheme is rubbish, as he prepares for legal action.
Trump's State of the Union focused largely on his tax reform and immigration proposal, while he steered clear of the investigation into Russian meddling and the threat of North Korea.
The post-Brexit landscape looks to be so bleak, the government decided to keep the public in the dark.
Alan Joyce insists corporate rate slashing to 25% would allow Australian companies to compete internationally and boost the domestic economy.
The Times has pipped ABC News and CNN to take out the inaugural Fakeys, as Trump names and shames the news agencies that he believes outshone the others with their "dishonesty and bad reporting".
A game reserve body in Namibia has produced a tongue-in-cheek video promoting the nation as the number one "s***hole country" in Africa.
Relations seem to be warming between North and South Korea, with the two long-time enemies set to march, train and even compete together at next month's Winter Olympics.
Donald Trump is expected to reveal the winners of his "dishonesty and bad reporting" awards on January 17, and comedians Stephen Colbert and Trevor Noah have done everything within their power to be recognised for leading the public astray.
After describing a meeting between Trump associates and a Russian lawyer as "treasonous" in Michael Wolff's new book, Bannon has been ordered to testify as part of Robert Mueller's investigation.
South Africa and Ghana are the two latest African nations to ask the US to explain why its President is calling them 'shithouse countries'.
In the wake of this week's crippling commuter chaos it has been revealed that Sydney Trains' bosses are earning more than the PM thanks to extraordinary salary increases.
The news follows the release of Michael Wolff’s high-profile book, Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House, which quotes Bannon making highly critical comments about Donald Trump and his family.
North Korea tells the South it has no reason to feel threatened by its nuclear program.
Officials are meeting to discuss North Korea's involvement in next month's Winter Olympics, but world leaders are hoping the rare dialogue will progress to peace talks.