Queen Elizabeth II has urged people in the UK to come together after Scots voted against independence.
Supporters of Scottish independence have reacted with bitter disappointment, their hopes of breaking away from Britain dashed.
The Thai Prime Minister has apologised after suggesting tourists in bikinis are more vulnerable to attack in Thailand.
Racial tensions have been ramped up in Australia after major anti-terror raids yesterday.
Scotland has rejected independence from the UK in historic vote with an unprecedented turnout.
US President Barack Obama has hailed Congress for backing his plan to arm moderate Syrian rebels and France for signing off on air strikes in Iraq.
Vote counting has begun in an epic independence referendum that could break up the centuries-old United Kingdom.
Waikato says around one in nine Australians who have returned from fighting in Iraq could be persuaded to continue the jihad at home.
The Islamic State group has released a video of a British freelance photojournalist, John Cantlie, in which he says he is being held captive.
Scotland has been voting in an epic independence referendum that could break up the centuries-old United Kingdom.
The world's whaling watchdog has agreed to toughen scrutiny of Japan's Antarctic hunts, but rejected a bid to expand protection in the South Atlantic.
Hundreds of Scots are streaming to polling booths around the country tonight to vote on independence - more than 4 million people are expected to have their say.
Fiji's opposition parties are demanding the vote count be suspended pending an investigation into what they say is election fraud.
What will Scotland do? By this time tomorrow, the world will know. Will it become an independent country, or will it remain part of the United Kingdom?
Australian police say a plot to behead a random member of the public in Sydney has been foiled after the country's biggest anti-terror raids.
The decision on Scotland's future starts now AAA the polling booths are open and people are beginning to stream in to cast their vote.
US lawmakers have voted to authorise training and arming of vetted Syrian rebels to combat Islamist radicals, despite misgivings by war-weary Democrats.
Toronto Mayor Rob Ford, who earned global notoriety for smoking crack cocaine while in office, will undergo chemotherapy to fight a malignant tumour.
Frank Bainimarama looks set to retain power in Fiji's first general election in eight years.
The "Yes" and "No" camps have mobilised thousands of volunteers to take to the streets across Scotland in a final push to win over undecided voters in the upcoming referendum.
A baby giant panda has been born at a wild animal centre at Xi'an, in northwest China.
Terror raids are currently being carried out across western Sydney involving the New South Wales Police and the Australian Federal Police.
Seth Casteel has a very unique job AAA he calls himself a lifestyle pet photographer and his first book Underwater Dogs was a bestseller in 2012.
Frank Bainimarama's Fiji First party is on track to victory in the country's first democratic elections in eight years.
New South Wales is one step closer to legalising medical marijuana after the state government committed to clinical trials.
Voting has just finished in Fiji's elections AAA the first in eight years. The media ban, in place since Monday morning, has just lifted too.
Some people might say that politicians are full of rubbish, but an angry Ukranian mob took their vitriol one step further by tossing an MP into a skip.
A toddler was found with his drunken parents walking to hospital after he fell face-first onto train tracks.
In Scotland voting is open to anyone living there, regardless of where they were born - that means around 3000 Kiwi expats will get to have their say.
Powerful al-Qaeda branches in Yemen and North Africa have issued an unprecedented joint statement calling for jihadists to unite against the threat from a US-led coalition.
Barack Obama announced the new initiative as the UN warned 20,000 people could be infected with the disease by the end of the year.
Scientists at the European Space Agency have announced the spot where they will attempt the first landing on a comet.
Goldfish gets life-saving surgery to swim happily ever after.
Polls in the Scottish referendum are too close to call, with just a few percentage points splitting the yes and no camps.
The Australian PM has relocated his office to a remote Aboriginal settlement in Northern Territory, making good on an election promise.
The world's top diplomats have pledged to support Iraq in its fight against Islamic State, as leaders stressed the urgency of the crisis.
British Prime Minister David Cameron is to plead with Scots to vote against independence.
The major threat comes from lone wolves like the Boston Marathon bombers and the 2005 London Underground attackers.
Former New Zealand Deputy Prime Minister Wyatt Creech is in Fiji to supervise the upcoming elections.
The Church of Scientology in Australia has apologised for using the word ANZAC in a fundraising campaign.
Love it or hate it, the United States has one of the most recognisable national anthems in the world - and now 'The Star-Spangled Banner' is 200 years old.
Wounded veterans from around the world are taking part in the final events of the Invictus Games in London, a tournament established by Prince Harry.
Social media sites around the world have been trying to crack down on postings from Islamic State jihadists.
David Cameron has vowed that Britain will hunt down the killers of an aid worker beheaded by the Islamic State, which he described as the "embodiment of evil".
Some 2000 demonstrators have taken to the streets of Glasgow to protest against the BBC's coverage of Scotland's independence referendum, four days before the knife-edge vote.
A single mother, people who have been married before and couples who have been living together "in sin" have been married by Pope Francis in a taboo-challenging ceremony.
North Korea's Supreme Court on has sentenced US citizen Matthew Miller to six years' hard labour for "hostile" acts.
Fiji is just three days away from its first election in eight years, but the voting process isn't straightforward.
The worst flooding in Kashmir in a century has killed more than 450 people and displaced hundreds of thousands.
British Prime Minister David Cameron says the murder of British aid worker David Haines by Islamic State is an act of pure evil.
Frank Bainimarama held his last big rally today before the Fiji elections on Wednesday. The military dictator has ruled for eight years, this the first election since his coup in 2006.
Northern Ireland's colourful protestant leader, Ian Paisley, has died at the age of 88.
The parents of Reeva Steenkamp reacted with disbelief at a judge's decision to acquit Oscar Pistorius of murder charges.
South African athlete Oscar Pistorius has been found guilty of culpable homicide after yesterday being acquitted of murdering his model girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.
Former New Zealand cricketer Chris Cairns will be charged with perjury by London's Metropolitan Police.
Australian DJ barred from speaking at British nurse's inquest.
The South African athlete will tonight face judgment on a charge of culpable homicide after being acquitted of murdering his model girlfriend.
Scotland has been warned it may be excluded from the Olympic Games if it votes to break from the UK.
This week the build-up to Scotland's referendum has dominated headlines.
Scientists have unveiled a pair of robot brothers that could one day be working right alongside you.