Four children aged 10 to 14 packed fishing rods in a parent’s SUV, left a farewell note then drove more than 600 miles down the Australian east coast before they were stopped by police the next day, an officer said on Monday.
Several thousand people marched in Hong Kong on Saturday against traders from mainland China in what is fast becoming a summer of unrest in the semi-autonomous Chinese territory.
Authorities in east China are racing to find a missing 9-year-old girl who was last seen in the company of two adults found dead on Sunday.
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One year after 12 boys were incredibly rescued from a flooded Thai cave, a hero diver has returned to the site and found haunting messages left by the kids.
Turkey's Defense Ministry says the first shipment of a Russian missile defense system has arrived in Turkey, a development that could move the country closer to U.S. sanctions.
A prominent Chinese real estate developer is one of two people arrested over claims of child molestation, state media reported Thursday.
Olympic medal-winning swimmer Filippo Magnini put his swimming skills to good use outside of the pool Sunday when he conveniently saved a man who was drowning nearby on a Italian beach.
A city in the Netherlands has banned children from a school's playground after neighbors complained their play was too noisy.
China’s Three Gorges Dam, the world’s biggest and most controversial hydropower structure, was rumored to have been cracking and splitting as people posted satellite images of the structure last week. Chinese officials stated the structure was sound, denying online rumors that the construction was at risk of collapse.
French military officials Wednesday denied violating a U.N. arms embargo after several of their missiles were found on a base loyal to a rogue Libyan general.
Jacinda Ardern's cat was run over by a car in 2017. Now the man who says he did it is speaking out.
Nine deer at a famed park in western Japan have died recently after swallowing plastic bags.
France dispatched a top diplomat to Iran Tuesday while joining Germany and Britain in calling for the Tehran regime to scale back its recent uranium enrichment activities "without delay."
Mexico is using high-tech toys to catch human traffickers bringing migrants to the United States.
The State Department is proposing the sale of $2.2 billion in arms to Taiwan, including 108 Abrams tanks and 250 Stinger surface-to-air missiles, sidestepping protests from China.
President Andrés Manuel López Obrador said Tuesday that only about 60 percent of Mexico's federal police are passing physical and background exams to join the new National Guard, despite the fact they're considered the elite of law enforcement personnel.
An Israeli city has named a traffic circle after President Donald Trump, just weeks after Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's government renamed a Golan Heights settlement after the president.
In a significant shift, Britain's main opposition Labour Party said Tuesday that the country's soon-to-be chosen new leader should hold a second referendum on whether to leave the European Union or remain in the bloc.
The International Criminal Court has convicted a notorious rebel commander known as "The Terminator" of 18 counts of crimes against humanity and war crimes including murder, rape and sexual slavery for his role in atrocities in a bloody ethnic conflict in a mineral-rich region of Congo in 2002-2003.