Coal and how best to phase out its use emerged as a strong theme during the UN climate conference in Bonn over the past fortnight.
As long as the US continues military exercises with South Korea, North Korea will pursue its nuclear weapons program, says the country's UN envoy.
A mid-air collision just north of London, England between a helicopter and an aircraft has resulted in a "number of casualties".
A decision over the arrest warrant for ousted Catalan leader has been delayed in Belgium.
Gangster "boss of bosses" Toto Riina, who has died at the age of 87 according to Italian media reports, was one of the most violent and feared Godfathers in the...
A score of mostly wealthy nations banded together at UN climate talks Thursday to swear off coal-fired power, a key driver of global warming and air pollution.
Thousands of attendees at the UN climate talks were transported to Fiji via the German city of Bonn during the fortnight-long COP23 gathering.
The UN Security Council on Thursday rejected a Russian-drafted resolution that would have extended a UN-led investigation of chemical attacks in Syria but with...
Brexit Secretary David Davis has told the EU not to put "politics above prosperity" and insists it is in the interests of both sides to cut a trade deal.
Greece was in mourning Thursday as rescue crews tried to locate several people missing in a flood that killed 16 people near the capital, with more thunderstorms...
Environment Minister Josh Frydenberg has told the UN climate conference innovation is at the heart of Australia's action on climate change at home and abroad.
A new alliance of countries including New Zealand, the UK and Canada are pushing to end coal power, leaving Australia and other heavy coal users on the outer.
Yemen already has 7 million people on the brink of famine, but without the reopening of all ports that number could grow by 3.2 million, the UN warns.
A theatre in London says more than a dozen people have made claims about Kevin Spacey's alleged "inappropriate behaviour".
Researchers say two popular video games involve strategic chess-like thinking and can be a measure of IQ.
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Australia has given same-sex marriage a resounding Yes but some electorates with high immigrant populations voted No.
Australians have voted to support same-sex marriage - and the ball is now in the court of federal parliament to make it happen.