There is a "very high" public health risk from Ebola in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, the World Health Organisation has said.
Plastic pollution has reached the remotest spot in the world, according to new data.
Syrian President Bashar al Assad has had talks in Russia with Vladimir Putin.
Donald Trump has said "perhaps Kim Jong Un doesn't want a summit" as he refused to back down from military drills in the Korean peninsula.
A school bus and a truck have collided on a New Jersey interstate, leaving an unknown number of people injured.
A group of 18 people suspected of being behind a multi-million pound diamond heist has been acquitted of the crime.
The future of the oldest gunmaker in the US has been secured after it completed a debt-cutting deal with creditors.
We are a week away until the Republic of Ireland's referendum on abortion is held, with campaigners on both sides of the argument continuing to make their voices heard.
A row has developed over the appearance at the European Parliament next week of Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg.
The oil price has climbed above $80 a barrel for the first time in three-and-a-half years amid simmering global tensions over Iran.
The latest outbreak of Ebola has spread to a large city in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, according to the country's health minister.
New Zealand's "first bloke" has tweeted a picture of himself fending off a large, "agitated" shark.
Scientists have detected a massive and mysterious rise in a banned ozone-eating chemical which they believe is originating from around China, Mongolia and the Korean peninsula.
A new documentary about the life of singer Whitney Houston has claimed that the superstar was sexually abused as a child by a female relative.
Roads and buildings have been damaged by earthquakes caused by an erupting volcano on Hawaii's Big Island.
The record for the number of times a person has made it to the top of Mount Everest has been broken.
The unborn child of Broadway star Ruthie Ann Miles has died after the actress was hit by a driver who went through a red light in New York.
Stories of chaos, courage and compassion have been revealed in police reports made public seven months after the mass shooting at a Las Vegas music festival.
Powerful storms across America's northeast have caused a tsunami, while falling trees have killed at least four people.
Donald Trump has thrown fresh doubt over a planned US summit with North Korea next month, saying "we'll have to see".