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Congo reports Ebola death close to busy Ugandan border

The confirmed Ebola death announced by local authorities highlights the challenges health workers are facing in a region of northeastern Congo that had never experienced an outbreak of the hemorrhagic fever before.

Thousands rally across Russia against raising pension ages

For yet another weekend, thousands rallied across Russia on Saturday to protest the government's plan to raise the eligibility age for retirement pensions by five years.

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The girl is Hannah Papps, who lives in Melbourne with her New Zealand parents.

Two tiger sharks killed after Queensland shark attacks

"It is unclear if they were responsible for injuries caused to two swimmers this week," Fisheries Queensland said.

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The man had jumped the fence and made it to the Airbus' flight deck.

Student pilot charged after allegedly trying to steal passenger plane in the US

The man had jumped the fence and made it to the Airbus' flight deck.

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The girl is Hannah Papps, who lives in Melbourne with her New Zealand parents.

Queensland shark bite victims remain in hospital

Hannah Papps, 12, who lives in Melbourne with her Kiwi parents, received a life-threatening wound to her right leg.

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Donald Trump won the state in the 2016 election.

Obama in Pennsylvania, hoping to boost Democrats

Obama campaigned in Philadelphia with two leading Democrats running for re-election.

US man who impregnated 10-year-old girl given 160 years behind bars

The victim gave birth to a boy in September 2017 when she was just 11-years-old.

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Newly released dash-camera video is showing a close call for a police officer in Texas, who saved a woman from being hit by a truck.

Watch: US police officer's heroics saves woman from being hit by a truck

The woman had been in a minor accident, with her car stopped on the side of the road.

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Coal ash from the dump of a power plant could be flowing into Cape Fear River in Wilmington in the US state of North Carolina.

Watch: Environmental advocate wipes coal ash from turtle in North Carolina river

"Coal combustion byproducts" could be seen floating in the lake and river.

Mormon church breaks ties with Boy Scouts over decision to allow gay members

Boy Scouts recently opened to gay youth members and adult volunteers as well as girls and transgender boys.

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A recent increase in the mosquito population has resulted in perfect conditions for spiders to thrive and multiply.

Watch: Hundreds of metres of Greek coastline blanketed by spider webs

An increase in the mosquito population has resulted in perfect conditions for spiders to thrive and multiply.

Entrance to office building or school campus.  Front, glass doors are open.  Welcome!

White high school student accused of putting noose around a black student's neck in Louisiana

School maintained the situation was dealt with quickly and well.

Barack Obama calling the current president "the symptom, not the cause" of division and polarization in the US during a speech.

Deputy Attorney General denies proposing to tape Trump as part of effort to remove the president

Rod Rosenstein was reportedly frustrated with process of hiring FBI director.

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The PM reiterated to EI citizens living in the UK that they would be protected even in the event of a no deal.

UK media say Theresa May was 'humiliated' after EU trashes her Brexit plan

The British PM's Brexit blueprint is in tatters after it was rejected by the European Union at a summit.

Authorities respond to a shooting in Harford County, Md., Thursday, Sept. 20, 2018.   Authorities say multiple people have been shot in northeast Maryland in what the FBI is describing as an "active shooter situation."  (Jerry Jackson /The Baltimore Sun via AP)

Maryland warehouse shooter may have been mentally ill

A witness said the woman was "shooting like crazy, bam! bam! bam!"

Newborn babies among those stabbed at New York City nursery

A woman stabbed five people — including three newborn babies.

Rescuers retrieve a body from the water near Ukara Island in Lake Victoria, Tanzania Friday, Sept. 21, 2018. The death toll rose above 100 after the passenger ferry MV Nyerere capsized on Lake Victoria, Tanzania state radio reported Friday, while a second day of rescue efforts raced the setting sun. (AP Photo)

127 dead after Tanzania ferry capsizes

The ferry capsized and sank on Lake Victoria.

UK hits back after EU trashes May's Brexit plan

The British government has accused the European Union of slamming the handbrake on Brexit negotiations.

FILE - In this Sept. 13, 2018, file photo, Vietnam's President Tran Dai Quang meets with Myanmar's leader Aung San Suu Kyi at the Presidential Palace during the World Economic Forum on ASEAN in Hanoi, Vietnam. Official media say Vietnamese President Tran Dai Quang has died at age 61 due to illness on Friday, Sept. 21, 2018. (Kham/Pool Photo via AP, File)

Vietnam's President Tran Dai Quang dies of illness at 61

Quang hosted President Donald Trump during his first state visit to the communist country last year.

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Seven Sharp’s Michael Holland was there.

'It's really going to take off from here' - Audi launch first ever electric car

Seven Sharp's Michael Holland was in San Francisco for the long awaited release.

Loading bullets into a shotgun

Melbourne dad kills son after row over burnt omelette, court hears

Peter John Smith Smith, who is in his early 70s, pleaded guilty to murder.

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The girl is Hannah Papps, who lives in Melbourne with her New Zealand parents.

Queensland shark attack victim identified as Hannah Papps, 12, who lives in Melbourne with Kiwi parents

The girl, who was holidaying with her father is recovering in a Brisbane hospital.

Protestors occupy roof of Aussie slaughterhouse accused of drowning pigs in scalding water

The activists say they want to enter the facility with cameras.

Melbourne, Australia - November 19, 2012: Qantas Airways Airbus A380 registered VH-OQF takes off as QF93 to Los Angeles (LAX) from Melbourne International Airport at Tullamarine, Victoria.

Qantas expands Asian routes in deal with Cathay Pacific

In turn, Cathay Pacific customers will be able to book flights on 13 Qantas domestic routes.

In this Aug. 31, 2018 photo, President Donald Trump gestures while speaking at the Harris Conference Center in Charlotte, N.C. President Donald Trump is escalating his attacks on Attorney General Jeff Sessions, suggesting the embattled official should have intervened in investigations of two GOP congressmen to help Republicans in the midterms. Trump tweeted Monday that “investigations of two very popular Republican Congressmen were brought to a well publicized charge, just ahead of the Mid-Terms, by the Jeff Sessions Justice Department.”   (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

Trump to call for global action on the world drug problem at UN General Assembly

President will also urge a halt to the spread of weapons of mass destruction.

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More than 300 people were on board the ferry on Lake Victoria in Tanzania when disaster struck just metres from shore.

Hundreds feared drowned after passenger ferry capsizes on Lake Victoria in Tanzania

So far, 44 deaths have been confirmed. But significantly more are likely.

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“I look over and he’s bent over winding up his hose, and that’s my view of my neighbourhood,” Melissa Ny said with a laugh.

Nudes v prudes: Cheeky homeowners' bare-all yard work flusters self-proclaimed small-town, USA

Police in Florida say it's not against the law, even if it is in your front yard, near a school bus stop.

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The girl was on holiday with her father and sister when her upper leg was attacked in the Whitsunday Islands.

Drum lines set out as hunt begins for shark that attacked Kiwi girl in Queensland

The 12-year-old received a life-threatening wound while holidaying with family in the Whitsunday Islands.

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