Tue, 24 Jan 2017 02:38:42 GMT
(image)South-east Asian nations have expressed concern they will become caught-up in superpower rivalries after the new Trump administration ended the 12-nation Pacific trade deal.
Tue, 24 Jan 2017 02:08:54 GMT
(image)A US defence secretary said the 2012 Shamoon attack on Saudi Aramco was the most destructive cyber attack on a private business.
Tue, 24 Jan 2017 01:59:13 GMT
(image)East Timor has dumped its spying case against Australia in the international court, raising hopes of an eventual end to the bitter stand-off over $40 billion in oil and gas fields.
Tue, 24 Jan 2017 00:58:08 GMT
(image)President Trump has officially declared the day of his inauguration a national day of patriotism.
Tue, 24 Jan 2017 01:38:59 GMT
(image)After back-firing in the immediate aftermath of Friday's inauguration, it seems Team Trump must have had a bit of a think overnight Sunday, and figured they had lost it through the weekend.
Tue, 24 Jan 2017 00:19:12 GMT
(image)It is the question that annoyed chef Marco Pierre White so much he banned it from his restaurants – a hovering waiter asking, "are enjoying your meal, sir?"
Tue, 24 Jan 2017 00:20:32 GMT
(image)Revisions sought by Islamic scholars were barely noticeable to the public, but intellectuals see them as government accommodation of a larger shift toward radical Islam.)
Mon, 23 Jan 2017 20:42:58 GMT
(image)Tillerson's remarks prompted Chinese state media to say the US would need to "wage war" to bar China's access to the islands.
Mon, 23 Jan 2017 21:14:22 GMT
(image)US withdrawal from a long-planned trade deal creates a political and economic vacuum that China is eager to fill.
Mon, 23 Jan 2017 20:02:47 GMT
(image)As prosecutors use Harris' convictions in the first trial to bolster their case in the new trial, defence cast suspicion on past victims' motives.
Mon, 23 Jan 2017 18:48:32 GMT
(image)Chelsea Clinton is standing up for the newest inductee into the first children's club.
Mon, 23 Jan 2017 18:29:16 GMT
(image)The Trident II D5 missile, designed to carry a nuclear warhead, had veered off course off the coast of Florida.
Mon, 23 Jan 2017 21:13:17 GMT
(image)President Donald Trump began recasting America's role in the global economy Monday, cancelling an agreement for a sweeping trade deal with Asia as one of his first official White House actions.
Mon, 23 Jan 2017 16:51:04 GMT
(image)Democrats lashed Mr Rubio for his decision, saying he had earned Donald Trump's nickname for him: "Little Marco".
Mon, 23 Jan 2017 10:59:02 GMT
(image)German police have arrested a 21-year-old man on suspicion of planning a militant attack,linking his case to that of a second suspect in Vienna.
Mon, 23 Jan 2017 05:52:08 GMT
(image)If Australia does indeed catch a cold when the US sneezes, should we be preparing for a crippling dose of influenza when Trumpnomics takes hold?
Mon, 23 Jan 2017 05:20:06 GMT
(image)US President Donald Trump on Sunday invited Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to the White House early next month.
Mon, 23 Jan 2017 06:12:17 GMT
(image)Japan is moving to adopt a law allowing its octogenarian Emperor Akihito to abdicate but many touchy topics, such as his title and duties, remain to be settled.
Mon, 23 Jan 2017 12:20:02 GMT
(image)Rescue workers struggled into the morning to pull the injured and dead from the train in the latest disaster for India's overburdened railway.
Mon, 23 Jan 2017 12:20:20 GMT
(image)Being the first European leader through the White House door is an honour Theresa May worked hard to get. But it comes with a daunting set of challenges.
Mon, 23 Jan 2017 05:39:17 GMT
(image)Russia's parliament is expected to take a step closer toward decriminalising domestic violence that falls short of serious bodily harm or rape.
Mon, 23 Jan 2017 11:29:55 GMT
(image)Donald Trump's ego might dwarf Uluru, but he's exceedingly thin-skinned.
Mon, 23 Jan 2017 11:29:58 GMT
(image)At least 15 people were killed and 43 injured in Georgia and Mississippi after severe weather Saturday unleashed a swarm of tornadoes in the Southeast.
Mon, 23 Jan 2017 12:20:22 GMT
(image)If there was one Sunday-morning talk show exchange that describes the new reality for the political media - and for the truth - during the Donald Trump era, this was it.
Mon, 23 Jan 2017 12:20:25 GMT
(image)White House press secretary Sean Spicer used his first press conference to argue over the truth, yell at the press and take no questions from them.
Sun, 22 Jan 2017 19:58:50 GMT
(image)Judah Adunbi, a race-relations adviser, has been Tasered by British police while out walking his dog.
Mon, 23 Jan 2017 06:40:06 GMT
(image)A test firing of an unarmed British nuclear Trident missile from a submarine malfunctioned last June, the Sunday Times has reported, prompting questions about why Prime Minister Theresa May did not tell parliament.
Sun, 22 Jan 2017 16:59:34 GMT
(image)Israel approved building permits on Sunday for hundreds of homes in three East Jerusalem settlements, two days after US President Donald Trump took office.
Mon, 23 Jan 2017 12:20:27 GMT
(image)President Donald Trump has used Twitter to mock protesters who gathered for demonstrations across the US on Saturday to signal discontent with his leadership.
Sun, 22 Jan 2017 14:37:52 GMT
(image)A Syrian rebel group has called on Russia to withstand pressure from Iran and the Syrian government to help ensure that a ceasefire agreed last month holds.
Sun, 22 Jan 2017 13:16:48 GMT
(image)Indonesian authorities have detained 17 nationals returning from Syria, including children, suspected of being involved in radical activity, officials told Reuters on Sunday.
Sun, 22 Jan 2017 14:37:46 GMT
(image)A tsunami warning has been issued after a magnitude 7.9 earthquake struck Papua New Guinea on Sunday afternoon.
Sun, 22 Jan 2017 04:49:49 GMT
(image)For a little girl who had just survived an extraordinary ordeal, trapped for two days beneath snow, ice and rock, it was a disarmingly ordinary question.
Sun, 22 Jan 2017 05:49:57 GMT
(image)The Justice Department has issued a fresh opinion declaring that Jared Kushner's appointment does not violate federal anti-nepotism laws.
Sun, 22 Jan 2017 04:19:37 GMT
(image)A car bomb exploded late on Saturday close to the recently reopened Italian embassy in the Libyan capital, a security official said.
Sun, 22 Jan 2017 05:09:04 GMT
(image)The initiative to force Jammeh out could set a precedent in a region where democracy advocates have spent decades pressing for fair elections.
Sun, 22 Jan 2017 07:40:48 GMT
(image)Trump's inaugural speech has dashed Republican hopes for a more traditional agenda, daring his own party to resist the populist tide.
Sun, 22 Jan 2017 05:28:39 GMT
(image)The self-proclaimed counterpuncher woke from his first sleep at the White House to find the streets of the capital flooded with people protesting against him.
Sun, 22 Jan 2017 02:28:47 GMT
(image)More used to marching penguins, it was a different kind of movement that swept across one of the most remote places on the planet in recent hours.
Sun, 22 Jan 2017 05:59:05 GMT
(image)While Donald Trump's inauguration was distinctly lacking in the celebrity department, the opposite has proven true at the Women's march.
Sun, 22 Jan 2017 14:29:24 GMT
(image)Inauguration met with a tidal wave of protest, with hundreds of thousands flooding Washington DC and huge crowds in other cities across the United States.
Sat, 21 Jan 2017 15:41:04 GMT
(image)Four more survivors have been rescued from the rubble of a hotel crushed by an avalanche as emergency workers continued their search on Saturday for others who may still be alive.
Sat, 21 Jan 2017 14:59:02 GMT
(image)Thousands of women took to the streets of European capitals to join "sister marches" in Asia against newly installed US President Trump ahead of a major rally in Washington expected to draw nearly a quarter of a million people.
Sat, 21 Jan 2017 14:22:23 GMT
(image)A car bomb on Saturday killed at least four people and critically injured a number of others at the Rakban refugee camp in Syria near the border with Jordan, according to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, a Britain-based monitoring organisation.
Sat, 21 Jan 2017 13:15:15 GMT
(image)How tiny Huonville does well by doing good on the environment front.
Sat, 21 Jan 2017 13:15:00 GMT
(image)Do big investments in solar energy point to a different future for the oil-rich nations of the Middle East?
Sat, 21 Jan 2017 13:00:01 GMT
(image)The Herald's picture editors showcase the best images from around the globe.
Sat, 21 Jan 2017 13:00:00 GMT
(image)A secret CIA memo warned of the Australian Communist Party's ability to "cripple Australian production" just months before the 1949 coal miner strike.
Sat, 21 Jan 2017 11:08:48 GMT
(image)Turkey's parliament approved a proposed constitution that would cede even greater powers to the country's president if endorsed in a national referendum, but the bitterly contested voting process was marred by screaming matches and physical altercations that sent at least three politicians to a hospital.
Sat, 21 Jan 2017 09:40:27 GMT
(image)South Korean prosecutors arrested the culture minister on Saturday, on suspicion of abuse of power for drawing up a blacklist of artists, writers and entertainers critical of the country's impeached president, Park Geun-hye.
Sun, 22 Jan 2017 03:40:08 GMT
(image)Sixteen people were killed and about 40 injured after a bus carrying Hungarian students burst into flames on a highway in northern Italy, police and the fire service said on Saturday.
Sat, 21 Jan 2017 05:46:00 GMT
(image)Trump aides claim that as many as 200 draft executive orders are ready for the new President's signature.
Sat, 21 Jan 2017 06:19:06 GMT
(image)Trump delivered a dark inaugural address in which he pledged fealty to all Americans but he made little overt attempt to soothe a nation still wounded from arguably the ugliest election season of modern times.
Sat, 21 Jan 2017 00:58:03 GMT
(image)The case began when a Wisconsin sheriff posted on Facebook this week that "hundreds of thousands of Skittles" had been found spilled on a highway.
Sat, 21 Jan 2017 01:19:39 GMT
(image)One of the most prominent American white nationalists was punched in the face during an interview with the ABC on the streets of Washington DC shortly after Donald Trump's inauguration on Friday.
Mon, 23 Jan 2017 06:21:34 GMT
(image)He's America's new first boy. Barron Trump didn't have to make an oath, or deliver a rousing speech. But the youngest son of President Donald Trump occupied much of the inauguration day coverage on Saturday (AEST).
Fri, 20 Jan 2017 22:00:05 GMT
(image)Julio Nivelo was arrested on Thursday after leaving the home of a relative, where he had been living.
Fri, 20 Jan 2017 23:30:48 GMT
(image)Donald Trump was defiant, populist, anti-establishment and spoke directly to an America under siege from foreign competitors, Muslim terrorists and the DC cabal.
Fri, 20 Jan 2017 23:13:33 GMT
(image)The agreement covers the port in Tartus and an airbase near Latakia, which have been pivotal in Russian support for Assad.
Sat, 21 Jan 2017 00:38:52 GMT
(image)West African leaders Alpha Conde of Guinea and Mauritania's President Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz travelled to the capital Banjul on Friday.
Fri, 20 Jan 2017 23:32:18 GMT
(image)The bitter divisions that Donald Trump has exposed in the United States were evident on every street corner of Washington DC on Friday.
Sat, 21 Jan 2017 00:24:15 GMT
(image)Champagne corks popped on Friday in Moscow as Russians celebrated the start of Donald Trump's presidency, confident of better relations ahead between the two countries.
Sat, 21 Jan 2017 00:17:44 GMT
(image)Donald Trump has raised expectations that he will sign a slew of executive orders related to energy, the environment and climate change.
Sat, 21 Jan 2017 00:58:18 GMT
(image)Just moments after President Donald Trump took the oath of office on Friday, the official White House website was transformed to wipe out all mention of climate change.
Fri, 20 Jan 2017 19:36:04 GMT
(image)Donald Trump opted for the tone of his campaign rallies over anything presidential, casting this inauguration as more special than all that had gone before it.
Sun, 22 Jan 2017 03:40:11 GMT
(image)Hours after Donald Trump's swearing-in, across the Atlantic in Germany some of his radical European cheerleaders gather in a show of stength.
Fri, 20 Jan 2017 18:11:06 GMT
(image)Trump took to the stage today in the space he finds most comfortable, playing the star of the show.
Fri, 20 Jan 2017 17:00:14 GMT
(image)Live video coverage and analysis of the Donald Trump inauguration from Washington DC.
Fri, 20 Jan 2017 20:19:06 GMT
(image)Protesters who had promised to shut down Washington for the Donald Trump inauguration were successful at several security checkpoints on Friday morning.
Fri, 20 Jan 2017 23:32:26 GMT
(image)Donald Trump has been sworn in as the 45th President of the United States, succeeding Barack Obama.
Fri, 20 Jan 2017 14:25:00 GMT
(image)We have all the Inauguration news from Washington DC as Donald Trump is sworn in as the 45th President of the United States.
Fri, 20 Jan 2017 13:49:04 GMT
(image)Groups of demonstrators took to the streets in cities around the world on Friday to both lament and celebrate the inauguration of Donald Trump as US president.
Fri, 20 Jan 2017 14:03:15 GMT
(image)Gambia's longtime leader Yahya Jammeh has asked the West African bloc ECOWAS for an extension of a midday deadline for him to leave power until 4 pm local time, government sources said.
Fri, 20 Jan 2017 13:28:38 GMT
(image)A group of Nigerian writers, intellectuals and media figures called on President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday to stop the persecution of journalists, after an online publication's news staff was briefly detained.
Fri, 20 Jan 2017 23:58:52 GMT
(image)In a small village, deep in the lush green district of Probolinggo in East Java, a 53-year-old farmer's wife was haunted by dreams of a monkey.
Fri, 20 Jan 2017 11:57:06 GMT
(image)Geneva: The death toll from an accidental Nigerian air strike on a refugee camp in the town of Rann has risen to around 90 people, and could be as high as 170, Medecins Sans Frontieres said in a statement on Friday.
Fri, 20 Jan 2017 20:31:05 GMT
(image)Ten people have been found alive two days after an avalanche buried dozens of people at a hotel in central Italy.
Fri, 20 Jan 2017 11:17:41 GMT
(image)Islamic State militants have partially destroyed a Roman amphitheatre that they were using for their macabre executions in the ancient Syrian city of Palmyra, state officials said Friday.
Fri, 20 Jan 2017 06:00:32 GMT
(image)"It really is a reality TV show."
Fri, 20 Jan 2017 03:08:57 GMT
(image)Asked about their motivations for going, the women cited a mix of revulsion for Trump and as well as his policies.
Fri, 20 Jan 2017 05:30:10 GMT
(image)Theresa May braved the elitist chill of the World Economic Forum on Thursday to argue that Britain is committed to free trade and globalisation.
Thu, 19 Jan 2017 23:57:46 GMT
(image)Mexican drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman has been extradited to the United States, the US Justice Department said on Thursday.
Thu, 19 Jan 2017 22:50:19 GMT
(image)Melania Trump will be the first first lady in more than 200 years not to move into the White House on Inauguration Day. Her decision will cause headaches to her husband's budding administration that could be easily avoided by following tradition, including dealing with public outrage over the high cost of maintaining a full-time residence in Manhattan and increased security risks.
Thu, 19 Jan 2017 23:49:11 GMT
(image)At least three bodies were found Thursday, as hopes for the others trapped faded hour by hour.
Thu, 19 Jan 2017 23:20:01 GMT
(image)Born into wealth, a rebellious boy from Queens struck a chord with average Joes, discovering his formula for success in business and, later, politics.
Fri, 20 Jan 2017 14:31:09 GMT
(image)Supreme Court Justice Teori Zavascki was overseeing a blockbuster graft investigation into dozens of politicians.
Fri, 20 Jan 2017 02:30:35 GMT
(image)As it prepares to celebrate the 100th anniversary of its independence, Finland is now coping with fresh threats from Russia.
Fri, 20 Jan 2017 01:38:24 GMT
(image)In rally after rally, and speech upon speech, Donald Trump built a verbal skyscraper of campaign promises about what he would do on his first day in the White House.
Fri, 20 Jan 2017 02:31:03 GMT
(image)Hans-Georg Maassen also drew parallels between the militant Islamist group and past radical movements such as communism and Adolf Hitler's National Socialists.
Thu, 19 Jan 2017 18:27:05 GMT
(image)South Korean media said a test could potentially coincide with the inauguration of US President-elect Donald Trump..
Thu, 19 Jan 2017 17:33:50 GMT
(image)His story, a made-up tale about fraudulent votes for Hillary Clinton, was shared with 6 million people.
Thu, 19 Jan 2017 17:05:04 GMT
(image)"After being briefed on so many of the vital functions of the Department of Energy, I regret recommending its elimination," the former Texas governor said.
Thu, 19 Jan 2017 14:42:18 GMT
(image)The 86-year-old entertainer is on trial accused of indecently assaulting six complainants between 1971 and 2002 when they were aged between 12 and 27.
Thu, 19 Jan 2017 13:02:00 GMT
(image)The Herald's picture editors showcase the best images
Fri, 20 Jan 2017 23:31:12 GMT
(image)An Australian man and a British former war correspondent arrested for possessing hashish in Bali last October are drug abusers who should be treated at a narcotics prison, the Denpasar District Court has been told.
Thu, 19 Jan 2017 16:53:52 GMT
(image)Rescue teams were searching on Thursday for at least 25 trapped firefighters and medics treated dozens of casualties after a blazing high-rise building collapsed in downtown Tehran, the city's mayor said.
Thu, 19 Jan 2017 19:09:55 GMT
(image)Rescue officials say "many" people have died after an avalanche hit a hotel in central Italy, partially collapsing the roof.
Thu, 19 Jan 2017 05:47:17 GMT
(image)Billionaire investor Wilbur Ross, Donald Trump's choice for commerce secretary, voiced sharp criticism of China's trade practices on Wednesday.
Thu, 19 Jan 2017 06:00:07 GMT
(image)Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts asked whether DeVos or her children had attended public schools, borrowed student loans or received federal financial help.
Thu, 19 Jan 2017 12:50:01 GMT
(image)Just days before Donald Trump's swearing in as American president, a news report has revealed the remarkable breadth of a joint investigation by no less than six US intelligence agencies of claims that Russia helped the Trump campaign – and of the credibility the agencies attach to information that Trump dismisses as 'crap'.