The Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) announced they have defeated Islamic State (Isis, Daesh) in its former capital after a four-month battle.
Two Romanian men have been jailed after one would hide himself in a bag to steal from airline passengers travelling between Paris and Beauvais airport.
Authorities in Novosibirsk, Siberia, were left unimpressed after a man attached a car to a hot air balloon and flew it over a popular recreation area in the city.
Iraq's dramatic move against the Kurds came soon after they had fought side by side to rid the country of Islamic State (Isis/Daesh).
Authorities say Matthew Stubbendieck helped Alicia Wilemon-Sullivan kill herself in Weeping Water, Nebraska, in the possibly mistaken belief she had cancer.
The introduction of legal weed in Colorado coincided with the first fall in opioid deaths for 14 years, claims research published in the American Journal of Public Health.
Taliban threats, extreme poverty and child marriage prevent many girls in Afghanistan from getting a proper education.
Raqqa has witnessed intensified fighting as Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), supported by a US-led coalition, started a campaign to recapture the city in June.
At least 33 people have been killed and more than 100 injured in the attack claimed by Taliban Islamists.
Serviceman Jeffrey Michels who disappeared 40 years ago from an Air Force Base in North Dakota has been arrested for desertion after leading a double life.
"In 2017, we have to remind our president that it's never ok to "joke" about killing LGBTQ Americans... or anyone," Chelsea Clinton tweeted.
Reza Moazami files lawsuit against two Canadian papers over their 'unfair' coverage of trial and 23 year jail term.
Malala is the world's youngest Nobel peace laureate, an award she received after being shot in the head by Pakistani Taliban militants because she campaigned for girls' education.
Isauro Aguirre whipped, beat and burned his girlfriend's son, Gabriel Fernandez, with cigarettes for months before his death.
Malaysia Airlines flight MH370's disappearance is considered to be one of the biggest mysteries of the aviation world.