The remote island of Flatey, off the west coast of Iceland, came first in Big 7 Travel's list of the world's top 50 islands for 2019.
A 70-year-old Hong Kong man has died after he was hit by a brick during clashes between pro- and anti-government protesters, a hospital says.
Prince Harry and his wife Meghan, who recently complained about the pressures of life in the media spotlight, have announced they will not spend Christmas with the rest of the royal family.
Mounting the steps of the presidential palace as acting head of state, Jeanine Anez raised in both hands an old leather-bound volume of the holy Gospels. The gesture made it clear what side of the country's political and social divide she was on.
At least four people were injured in a shooting at a high school north of Los Angeles Thursday, triggering a police hunt for the suspect who was later taken into custody.
Recent "violent illegal activities" in Hong Kong have "severely trampled on rule of law and social order" in the semi-autonomous city, China's President Xi Jinping says.
Officials narrowly prevented the bloody water from contaminating one of Seoul's main water sources.
Millions of people in India's capital started the week choking through "eye-burning" smog, with schools closed, cars taken off the road and construction halted. (Prakash (SINGH / AFP)
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French hospital workers have gone on strike over years of cutbacks they say have harmed care in a country with a health system once the envy of the world.
Two army dogs apparently savaged and killed an Austrian soldier in his barracks, the defence ministry says.
The data released on Thursday showed that growth in the third quarter was led by consumption, with household and government expenditure increasing.
The outgoing European Council President told Remainers to "not give up" in a speech on Wednesday night.
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Hong Kongers spend their lunch break outside their skyscrapers and on the streets to show solidarity with students and pro-democracy protesters. WATCH NOW.
The GfK Consumer Confidence Index has fallen over the last month. Last time it rightly indicated Theresa May would suffer, when others predicted glory.
Trump made the claim in a speech in New York, and was seemingly referring to his daughter's work on a White House board opening up training positions.
If you thought nothing could surprise Washington anymore, you were wrong.
Former democracy icon Aung San Suu Kyi is among several top Myanmar officials named Wednesday in a case filed in Argentina for crimes against Rohingya Muslims, the first time the Nobel Laureate has been legally targeted over the crisis.
Canada's spy agencies are divided over whether or not to ban Chinese technology giant Huawei from 5G networks over security concerns, according to reports.
Bolivia's exiled ex-president Evo Morales says he is ready to return to "pacify" his country amid weeks of unrest that led to his resignation.
The airline cancelled the man's frequent flyer account after he brought a smaller cat to check-in, then switched it with his heavier pet.
Former US presidential candidate Hillary Clinton has criticised Britain's failure to publish an elections meddling report. WATCH NOW.
Grace Millane's body was found in woodland outside Auckland around a week after the December 2018 date. The suspect denies murdering her.
A helicopter crashed while being used to fight a bushfire in the northern Australian state of Queensland, a fire service official told AFP.
A deputy speaker of the senate proclaimed herself Bolivia's new interim president during a session of Congress that failed to reach a quorum.
Tensions between Russia and NATO have been on the rise since 2014, and the waters around Europe have been getting increasingly busy.
Office workers in Hong Kong's business district show solidarity to protest movement | Police and Morales supporters clash in La Paz as new leader endorsed; here are the top world news videos for today. WATCH.
Seamstresses in Bangkok are studiously snipping and sewing, fashioning robes for the upcoming visit of Pope Francis. WATCH NOW.
Dutch police have arrested a man who threatened in a social media post to blow himself up over plans to sideline "Black Pete", a Christmas-time character provoking accusations of racist stereotyping.
Former US president Jimmy Carter is recovering in a Georgia hospital following surgery to relieve pressure on his brain after he suffered multiple falls, an aide says.
A police officer has shot a masked protester in an incident shown live on Facebook and a man was set on fire during one of the most violent days of clashes in Hong Kong.
The performance was taking place as Saudi Arabia moves to promote entertainment in the conservative country.
Evo Morales has left Bolivia for Mexico as the armed forces agreed to help police curb violence that has erupted after the president's stunning resignation. WATCH NOW.
A Gaza Strip ceasefire agreement has been agreed to end two days of fighting that has left 32 people dead, says a report.
Much of Venice was under water after the highest tide in 50 years ripped through the historic Italian city, beaching gondolas, trashing hotels and sending tourists fleeing through rapidly rising waters.
Trump impeachment inquiry hears new evidence | Interim President of Bolivia appoints first 11 ministers; here are the top world news videos for today. WATCH.
President Donald Trump says he skipped the first televised hearings in his impeachment investigation because he was "too busy".
A former British government minister who resigned after sending lewd messages to two women has withdrawn from next month's election after his estranged wife was chosen to replace him.
President Donald Trump told a US diplomat he "cared more" about Ukraine investigating his Democratic rival Joe Biden than about the country itself, a key witness has told the Trump impeachment hearing.
Military police surrounded Venezuela's embassy in Brazil as rival supporters of Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido and President Nicolas Maduro faced off inside in a struggle for control of the diplomatic compound.
The US House of Representatives has launched momentous televised impeachment hearings as Democrats seek to make the case to the American public that President Donald Trump abused the powers of his office.
The hashtag #?????, which translates to "glasses are forbidden," is currently trending on Twitter in Japan, according to The Washington Post.
Turkish forces are said to have fired live ammunition at protesters during a joint patrol with Russian troops on the Syrian border. WATCH NOW.
Google says it fired an employee and put two on leave for violating company policy, sparking concerns among employees over retaliation by management.
Two packed trains have rammed into each other in Bangladesh, killing at least 16 people and injuring nearly 60 others, according to police.
Thunberg is setting sail with a motley crew: two Youtuber Australians, their 11-month-old son, her dad, and a professional sailor.
More than 50 people, mostly children, were injured by a man who broke into a kindergarten in southwest China and sprayed them with corrosive liquid, local authorities said Tuesday.
As a Singapore court prepares to hear a series of legal challenges to a law that bans gay sex, LGBT+ activists have called for the "right" verdict to be delivered so similar reforms can be triggered across other parts of Asia.
Hong Kong pro-democracy protesters have fought intense battles with riot police on a university campus and paralysed the city's upmarket business district, extending one of the most violent stretches of unrest seen in more than five months of political chaos.
The former US presidential candidate said she was "dumbfounded" by the UK government's refusal to publish it before the upcoming general election.
The practice, called "fuel tankering," gives airlines an often tiny saving, at the cost of much larger carbon emissions, BBC's 'Panorama' claimed.
Uber chief Dara Khosrowshahi apologised after he called the assassination of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi a 'mistake'.
Former United States president Jimmy Carter has been admitted to an Atlanta hospital for a procedure to relieve brain pressure from bleeding caused by recent falls. WATCH NOW.
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