A raging California wildfire powered by fierce winds grew into the third-largest in state history on Saturday as forced evacuations turned neighborhoods into ghost towns and ash fell in some areas like heavy snow.
The sister of Honduran President Juan Orlando Hernandez and five others died when the helicopter they were traveling in crashed on Saturday, the Honduran military said.
A mudslide tore through a small village near a popular national park in southern Chile on Saturday, leaving three people dead and 15 missing after a night of torrential downpours, authorities said.
British lawmakers have been compelled to discuss exiting the EU without a deal after more than 100,000 people signed an online petition on the parliament website demanding immediate UK pullout without any deals with Brussels.
US Defense Secretary James Mattis says he does not believe that North Korea’s intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) could pose an imminent threat to the United States.
Thirty-two Turkish citizens, reportedly opponents of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's government, have been rescued in the Aegean Sea while trying to reach Greece from Turkey, the Greek coast guard says.
South African President and leader of the African National Congress (ANC) Jacob Zuma has said that infighting has been a main reason for the fall in the popularity of the ruling party.
Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov has warned about an escalation of tensions over the North Korean nuclear weapons program after Washington toughened its position on Pyongyang.
Austria’s far-right anti-immigration Freedom Party (FPO) is set to take control of the country’s key ministries in the next coalition government, according to a spokesman.
At least three people were killed and tens of thousands were driven from their homes by floods as Tropical Storm Kai-Tak pounded the eastern Philippines on Saturday, cutting off power and triggering landslides, officials said.