Huge crowds of people marched in different parts of the Sudanese capital and other cities on Thursday in demonstrations to reject military rule as the crisis in the country's troubled transition from authoritarian rule deepened.
A booster dose of the COVID-19 vaccine developed by Pfizer Inc and German partner BioNTech SE restored efficacy to 95.6 per cent against the virus, including the Delta variant, data released by the companies from a large study showed on Thursday.
South Korea's first domestically built space rocket blasted off on Thursday in a test launch that represents a major leap for the country's ambitious space plans.
Water-scarce Egypt aims to more than quadruple desalination capacity by granting private companies concessions from its sovereign wealth fund to build 17 plants over the next five years with sustainable solar energy.
Investigators leading a search for the missing fiancé of murdered US blogger have found apparent "human remains" in a Florida park, the FBI has said.
Former U.S. President Donald Trump will launch his own social media app called TRUTH Social.
Peru's Congress will vote on a new cabinet from Monday.
Kuwait has lifted all COVID-19 restrictions for vaccinated people.
At least 13 Syrian military personnel were killed in a roadside bomb attack, as their bus crossed a bridge in central Damascus during early morning rush hour on Wednesday.
Russian President Vladimir Putin will not fly to Glasgow to attend the COP26 climate summit, the Kremlin said on Wednesday, a setback for host Britain's hopes of getting world leaders to agree a significant climate deal.
At least 34 people have died following days of heavy rains in the north Indian state of Uttarakhand, the state's chief minister said, as rescuers continued work to free those stranded on Wednesday.
North Korea test-fired a new, smaller ballistic missile from a submarine, state media confirmed on Wednesday, a move that analysts said could be aimed at more quickly fielding an operational missile submarine.
A Japanese volcano spewed ash several miles into the sky when it erupted on Wednesday, prompting officials to warn people to steer clear of the threat of lava flows and falling rocks, but there were no immediate reports of casualties or damage.
North Korea fired at least one ballistic missile off its east coast on Tuesday, officials in South Korea and Japan said, as Seoul opens a major arms fair.
The US Food and Drug Administration is planning to allow Americans to get a different booster shot of a COVID-19 vaccine than the one initially taken, the New York Times reported.
General Colin Powell, a former US secretary of state and Joint Chiefs of Staff chairman died of complications from COVID-19 on Monday.
Five people killed in a small Norwegian town last week were all stabbed to death and not shot with a bow and arrows as initially suspected, police said on Monday.
Europe's drug regulator said on Monday it was evaluating the use of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine in children as young as five, while also taking steps to aid an increase in production and boost the shot's reach.
A fire at Kuwait's Mina al-Ahmadi oil refinery on Monday injured several workers but operations were unaffected, Kuwait National Petroleum Company (KNPC) said.
At least 26 people have been killed in landslides and floods triggered by heavy rains in Kerala, with many still reported missing.
New Zealand's biggest city of Auckland will retain its lockdown for two more weeks in the battle on the Delta variant of coronavirus, as the country pushes to step up vaccinations, Prime Minster Jacinda Ardern said on Monday.
Saudi Arabia has advised its citizens not to travel to Lebanon in light of the latest security events, the foreign ministry wrote on Twitter.
Saudi Arabia has started operating airports at full capacity for international and domestic flights.
At least 15 people have been killed in the south Indian state of Kerala after heavy rain triggered landslides in several districts.
Wearing face masks in Saudi Arabia is no longer mandatory in open places from Sunday.
Melbourne, which has spent more time under COVID-19 lockdowns than any other city in the world, is set to lift its stay-at-home orders this week, officials said on Sunday.
British lawmaker David Amess was stabbed to death in an Essex church on Friday by an assailant who lunged at him as he met voters in what police said was a terrorist attack.
An earthquake of magnitude 4.8 struck Indonesia's Bali island on Saturday morning, killing at least three people, Indonesia's search and rescue agency said.
NASA is set to launch a first-of-its-kind mission, dubbed Lucy, to study Jupiter's Trojan asteroids on Saturday.
One man was killed as torrential rains flooded rivers, roads, homes and businesses across Greece, killing livestock and prompting hundreds of calls for help.
The place of worship in Kandahar was targeted during Friday prayers.
Russia and China held joint naval drills in the Sea of Japan on Friday.
South Africa will start vaccinating children between the ages of 12 and 17 next week using the Pfizer vaccine.
COVID-19 health passes became mandatory for all workers in Italy from Friday, with the measure being applied mostly peacefully across the country despite some scattered protests.
Qantas is restarting some of its international routes on November 1 after Australia announced a lifting of COVID-19 restrictions on vaccinated citizens and permanent residents.
Former US President Bill Clinton was in a California hospital on October 14 with an infection and responding well to two days of treatment, his doctors said.
Strict entry controls will be eased only for vaccinated citizens and permanent residents who are returning from overseas to Sydney.
Abdul Qadeer Khan, a Pakistani nuclear scientist who acknowledged being part of a nuclear proliferation ring, died on Sunday. He was 85.
The US Secretary of State, Antony Blinken will be hosting Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, for discussions next week.
A Colombian nun who was kidnapped in 2017 by militants in Mali has been freed.
Lebanon's two biggest power stations shut down due to a fuel shortage on Friday, and the country has no centrally generated electricity.
The Nobel Peace Prize for Philippine journalist Maria Ressa was hailed by many at home as a rebuke on official attacks on the media.
Buildings near the volcano on the Spanish island of La Palma were engulfed by rivers of lava early on Saturday, as the red-hot eruption intensified by the spectacle of flashes of lightning.
Chinese President Xi Jinping vowed on Saturday to realise peaceful "reunification" with Taiwan, though did not directly mention the use of force with the island.
Two journalists whose work has angered the authorities in Russia and the Philippines were awarded the Nobel Peace Prize on Friday, honouring the right to free speech.
A bomb tore through a mosque in Afghanistan's northeastern Kunduz province on Friday, killing and wounding more than 100 people, a UN agency said.
Pfizer Inc and BioNTech SE have asked US regulators to authorise emergency use of their COVID-19 vaccine for children ages 5 to 11, a group for whom no shot is currently allowed, Pfizer said on Thursday.
Tokyo area commuters faced packed trains on Friday on some lines due to delays, but there was little other impact after a strong quake rocked the Japanese capital the night before, although authorities warned of aftershocks for up to a week.
Sir Richard Branson, the founder of the Virgin Group, will be boarding Virgin Galactic's VSS Unity and blasting off to space on Sunday.
Singapore is reviewing penalties for violent offences following an outcry over a 12-day prison sentence for a student who strangled his girlfriend until she blacked out.
Palestinian artist, Hazem Harb, is featuring contemporary work as part of a solo exhibition.
Britain's 95-year-old Queen Elizabeth, who has reigned over her nation for almost seven decades, says she feels too young at heart be awarded the title "Oldie of the Year".
Social media giant Facebook Inc is planning to rebrand itself with a new name next week, the Verge reported, citing a source with direct knowledge of the matter.