Australia bushfires north of Sydney 'too big to put out'
A “mega blaze” raging across a 60km (37 mile) front north of the Australian city of Sydney cannot currently be put out, fire officials have warned.
December 7, 2019 7:42 am
Samoa arrests vaccination critic amid deadly measles crisis
Samoa has arrested an anti-vaccination campaigner as the country continues to battle a deadly measles outbreak.
December 7, 2019 7:00 am
Hyderabad vet: Police kill suspects in Indian rape and murder case
Indian police have shot dead four men suspected of raping and killing a young female vet in Hyderabad last week.
December 6, 2019 5:31 pm
Huge blazes rage near Sydney
Nearly 140 bushfires are raging in the Australian state of New South Wales, with the most severe burning in Sydney.
December 6, 2019 11:55 am
Samoa measles epidemic: Death toll rises to 63
There have now been 63 measles-related deaths in Samoa, with one fatality in the last 24 hours.
December 6, 2019 8:36 am
Trump impeachment to go ahead - House Speaker Nancy Pelosi
Speaker Nancy Pelosi says the House of Representatives will file impeachment charges against US President Donald Trump for alleged abuse of power.
December 6, 2019 6:54 am
India woman set on fire on her way to rape case hearing
A 23-year-old alleged rape victim is fighting for her life after she was set on fire while going to court in northern India.
December 6, 2019 6:41 am
France paralysed by biggest strike in years
France’s largest nationwide strike in years has severely disrupted schools and transport.
December 6, 2019 6:27 am
India newborn found alive in shallow grave now thriving
A premature newborn baby found buried alive in a clay pot in northern India has fully recovered, her doctor says.
December 6, 2019 6:18 am
Migrant children's centre in Madrid 'targeted in grenade attack'
A bomb squad in Madrid has safely destroyed a grenade that police believe was thrown over the wall of a migrant centre for children.
December 6, 2019 6:05 am
Samoa measles epidemic: Death toll rises to 62
The measles death toll in Samoa is still going up, with another two people dying overnight.
December 5, 2019 12:21 pm
Unvaccinated families told to hang red flag on door
Families that have not been vaccinated against measles in the Pacific nation of Samoa have been asked to hang a red flag outside their homes to help fight a deadly outbreak of the disease.