Iraqi forces are facing waves of suicide car bombings as they attempt to push their way towards the Old City and recapture west Mosul from Islamic State extremists.
Terrorist "Carlos the Jackal" has been jailed for life for a third time over a deadly 1974 attack on a Paris shopping centre.
Scientists may have found the world's largest dinosaur footprint in a remote area of Australia's northwestern coastline.
Bone fragments found at the site of the sunken Sewol ferry off South Korea have turned out to be from an animal, and not any of the nine missing victims of the 2014 disaster.
United Airlines branded 'sexist' for barring girls in leggings
United Airlines has been accused of bodyshaming and sexism after barring two teenage girls from boarding a flight because they were wearing leggings.
Cyclone Debbie: Thousands evacuated as storm bears down on Queensland
Thousands of people have been evacuated from their homes as a powerful storm approaches Australia's northeast coast.