DONALD Trump's chief strategist Steve Bannon has said there is no military solution to the threat posed by North Korea and its nuclear ambitions, despite the US president's recent pledge to answer further aggression with "fire and fury".
A "RED alert" has been issued to prevent Zimbabwe first lady Grace Mugabe from leaving South Africa before she settles the accusation that she assaulted a model, the South African police minister said.
ISRAEL is pressing ahead with construction of an underground barrier along the border with the Gaza Strip in an ambitious project meant to halt the threat of attack tunnels built by the Hamas militant group.
PRIESTS who fail to tell police about suspected child sexual abuse should face criminal charges, even if they learn of abuse during a confidential religious confession, Australia's most powerful investigative authority has recommended.
Donald Trump has come under fire for not explicitly denouncing white supremacists in the aftermath of violent clashes in Virginia, with the president being urged to take a public stand against groups that espouse racism and hate.
THE European Union plans to hold an extraordinary meeting late next month over a growing tainted egg scandal as it revealed that products contaminated with an insecticide have now spread to 17 countries.