A new report by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) warns of food shortages, widespread wildfire and dying coral reefs by 2040 if drastic changes are not made.
The whereabouts of one of the most high-profile missing people in China have been established, with officials confirming they are holding Meng Hongwei.
After US President Donald Trump questioned the value of internationalism and the entire concept of the United Nations, New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has taken a very different tack in her first address to the General Assembly.
"They don't want me or us to win because I am the first president to ever challenge China on trade," Trump told the United Nations Security Council.
"In less than two years, my administration has accomplished more than almost any administration in the history of our country," Trump declared, drawing guffaws from some in attendance.
The Tesla CEO is being sued by Vernon Unsworth after making unsubstantiated claims on Twitter and in emails to BuzzFeed News.
The Kenyan champion has slashed more than a minute off the previous marathon record, completing the Berlin race in 2 hours, 1 minute, 39 seconds, an average pace of 20.7 km/hour.
The typhoon caused at least 64 deaths in the Philippines and has now wreaked havoc in Hong Kong and the Chinese province of Guangdong.
Nationalist party Swedish Democrats (SD), once linked to neo-Nazis, have won about 18% of the vote, up from 12.9% in the last national election.
As Australia celebrates Threatened Species Day, a new report has shown 7.6 million hectares of threatened species habitat have been destroyed since national environmental protection law was enacted.
Michel Barnier, the EU's Chief Brexit Negotiator, has given his strongest indication yet that the EU will oppose May's Chequers agreement. Meanwhile, May has written an op-ed saying she will not budge on the contentious compromise deal struck at Chequers.
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) agreed to the loan in June 2018 but will now bring the loan forward after an emergency request from Argentinian President Mauricio Macri.
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has announced the country can only reach its potential with a healthy population
New Zealand's Parliament has passed legislation which bans most non-resident foreigners from buying existing homes, fulfilling an election pledge from Jacinda Ardern's Labour Government.
Rescue efforts are ongoing after the Morandi bridge in Genoa collapsed, sending dozens of vehicles plunging 45 metres onto railway tracks and buildings below.
The Economist's annual survey of the world's most liveable cities has a new number one, with Melbourne demoted after seven years in the top spot.
A perfect storm of climatic conditions, genetic quirks and the wasps' life cycle have resulted in increased numbers of wasps becoming 'intoxicated' and making a nuisance of themselves with heightened numbers of stinging attacks.
A new report has suggested senior US officials, including National Security Advisor John Bolton, rushed through a deal on NATO before the president could sink it.
The official death toll of the earthquake and its aftershocks in the Indonesian island of Lombok is 259. The initial earthquake on 5 August measured 6.9 on the Richter scale.
With a wide-ranging new memoir, 'Run For Your Life' under his belt, the former Australian Foreign Minister discusses the impact of Trump, the rise of China and the potentially calamitous impact of climate change.
The Californian wildfires are more than ten times the size of the entire city of Paris and officials fear they may not be extinguished until September.
The US lifted the sanctions back in 2015 but the Trump administration will restore them despite the protests of European leaders.
The tourism giant will no longer sell holiday packages to animal parks that keep killer whales, including Seaworld, Florida and Loro Parque, Tenerife.
187 people are reported to be injured after the wildfires which forced many people in the resort town of Mati to flee into the sea.
The flood has killed several people and displaced thousands, with the death toll likely to rise.
Satellite images of the Sohae station in the Northwest of the country seem to show the facility being dismantled.
A gunman has killed at least one person and shot another twelve in an attack in the Greektown district of Toronto.
The former FBI director has urged Americans to vote Democrat and warned: "History has its eyes on us".
The former US President made the comments while delivering the Nelson Mandela Annual Lecture to around 15,000 people in Johannesburg, South Africa.
For many years, the name Tendulkar was a feared one in the cricket world as Sachin terrorised bowling attacks. Now, his fast bowler son Arjun is making his U/19 India debut.
The company is not seeking any financial damages but is seeking to have the matter settled in the Federal court system in a move described as "reprehensible" by the victims' legal representatives.
Mayweather finished ahead of actor and director George Clooney and television personality and entrepreneur Kylie Jenner.
After meeting with Putin, Trump told media that he believed the Russian leader's denials of state involvement in the 2016 US election.
Theresa May's government continues to be divided over Brexit, with one conservative MP penning an opinion piece stating the country should return to the polls on the issue.
The US President has taken aim at the EU, Russia and China in an interview with CBS.
France are World Cup champions for 2018, defeating a gallant Croatian side 4-2 in a gripping final. Here, we look back on the goals, upsets, protests and stars that defined the tournament.
Donald Trump is gearing up for a hostile reception in London and laments that he used to love the city.
In an explosive interview with The Sun newspaper, Trump said that May's proposed Brexit model would likely kill any trade deal between the two countries.
The Tesla CEO and futurist made the pledge in a Twitter exchange on 11 July.
A new study from Pew Research Center has found the 44th US President is considered the best national leader of their lifetime by 31% of respondents.
At a Brussels meeting of NATO member nations, US President Donald Trump told the Europeans nations they should double their military spending to 4% of GDP.
Ronaldo will leave Spain for the Italian club in the blockbuster move.
If it was a Hollywood movie you wouldn't believe it, but the rescue mission widely seen by experts as nearly impossible has come to a successful end with all 12 boys and their coach now out of the caves.
Trump's nominee for the forthcoming vacancy is Brett Kavanaugh, a United States Circuit Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit.
The eight rescued youths are all recuperating in a hospital in Chiang Rai and are said to be in reasonable health.
With 37 grand slam victories between them, the two tennis champions are on track to meet again in the Wimbledon final and continue one of sport's great rivalries.
Davis quit after deciding he could not abide by the most recent Brexit framework May's government agreed to on 6 July. His resignation will force a government reshuffle and is a serious blow to pro-Brexit factions.
Plans to rescue the remaining boys are temporarily on hold as rescuers replenish air tanks in the cave system.
Sir Paul McCartney is among those supporting the contentious legislation; he believes the change would safeguard the "sustainable future for music".
Food has now been taken into the caves for the trapped youths but they may have to remain underground for months until flood water recedes and allows them to leave safely.
The Trump administration has rescinded guidance which encouraged colleges and schools to consider race in their decision-making processes around enrolment.
The German Chancellor has agreed to a political deal which will see the country tighten its borders to asylum seekers.
The young soccer team and its assistant coach have been located by divers after a marathon search effort.
High-profile retailers such as House of Fraser and Poundworld have slumped in 2018 and the sector has lost tens of thousands of jobs this year alone.
Four nations had brought a complaint to the WTO that Australia's mandated plain packaging violated trade laws, but the WTO has rejected this, clearing the way for other countries to introduce similar legislation.
Thanks to an SEC ruling, US companies are now required to list the pay ratio between its CEO and its median salary. The results make for interesting reading.
Another shooting has taken place, this time at the Capital Gazette building in Annapolis, MD.
A senior Russian official has revealed a date and time have been set for the two leaders to meet.
The current number one ranked side will not progress past the group stage after a sensational 2-0 loss to South Korea.
The company has rebounded under CEO Dara Khosrowshahi and convinced the court it has changed its ways.
The court has ruled 5-4 in favour of the ban which prohibits most people from a number of predominantly Muslim countries entering the US.
The iconic motorbike manufacturer has announced the move in response to retaliatory tariffs from the EU.
The US President has signalled he will double down on his zero tolerance policy towards undocumented immigrants.
The Modena hotspot reclaimed first place at the 2018 edition of The World’s 50 Best Restaurants.
The Facebook co-founder and CEO now has a net worth of US$81.6 billion according to the Bloomberg Billionaires Index
Powerhouse nations like Brazil, Germany, Spain and Argentina were expected to dominate the tournament but have all underwhelmed so far
The much criticised policy of separating undocumented immigrant children from their parents will come to an end
The Tesla co-founder answered a question on Twitter by saying “universal income will be necessary over time if AI takes over most human jobs”
The US Ambassador to the UN, Nikki Haley, has announced the withdrawal, calling the organisation a “cesspool of political bias”.
For the first time, the World Health Organisation (WHO) will list gaming disorder in its International Statistical Classification of Diseases (ICD).
The legendary US talk show host and CEO has signed a multi-year partnership to create content for Apple’s mysterious streaming service.
A three-day pause in hostilities in Afghanistan has been broken with two devastating suicide bombing attacks.
After losing the ability to speak due to a rare neurological condition, US radio journalist Jamie Dupree will return to the air by using the speech synthesis technology.
As the World Cup prepares for kick-off, the Virgin founder has written of his hope the tournament can be an “opportunity for the world to put differences aside and join hands as one.”
The long-anticipated meeting between the US and North Korean leaders has finally gone ahead.
Attorney General Jeff Sessions has issued a new ruling making it more difficult for those fleeing persecution to successfully seek asylum in the US.
Amid high security, US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un have arrived in Singapore for their summit.
NASA’s Mars rover Curiosity has uncovered carbon molecules, key materials for life to exist on the planet.
The leaders of the world’s seven largest advanced economies will meet in Canada but there is already talk of a six-country agreement with Trump the odd one out.
The exhibition will be held at the National Museum of African American History and Culture in Washington D.C.
During a conference in Israel, Donald Trump’s lawyer Rudy Giuliani has said the June meeting was reinstated after a grovelling plea from Kim Jong-un.
The death toll of Sunday’s eruption has reached 62 with many others still missing.
After being warned he was the target of a state-ordered assassination plot, Russian journalist Arkady Babchenko faked his own death in order to expose those coordinating his murder.
Arkady Babchenko had become an enemy of the state after upsetting some of the Kremlin's most powerful figures. Now, after more than a year of living in exile in Ukraine, he's been murdered outside his apartment complex.
Italy continues to be a nation in flux after President Sergio Mattarella invited Carlo Cottarelli, formerly an International Monetary Fund economist, to form government.
The frontrunner to be Italy's next prime minister, Giuseppe Conte, has been caught taking liberties with his resume.
The man who led the investigation into the systematic protection of child abuse in the Catholic church in Boston in the early 2000s, says a prison sentence for archbishop Philip Wilson would send an important message.
Washington announces plan to impose toughest sanctions on Tehran to date, as it aims to curb its "threatening behaviour".
After repeated warnings to address unacceptable pollution levels, six countries must now answer to the European Court of Justice.
Executives of Asia-Pacific companies prefer to hold their meetings at Sydney hotels, Cvent's top 10 list has revealed.
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.
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.
Not only has it smashed the record for the most valuable single-owner collection ever sold, but the Rockefeller collection has seen the likes of Monet and Matisse raise their benchmarks too.
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 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.
A combination of violent wind gusts, dust clouds and smashing thunderstorms are devastating India, and it is only the beginning according to meteorologists.