An MP in a dual citizenship row seeks re-election in a poll that threatens the government's majority.
Apotex founder Barry Sherman and his wife Honey were found in the basement of their Toronto home.
After a sluggish first round, the second in Chile's presidential election looks set to be a nail biter.
West African food is tipped by chefs and experts to be big in 2018.
"Don't click 'like'": The death of "rooftopper" Wu Yongning sparks uneasy soul-searching in China.
Five years after the Delhi gang rape Indian women are taking control of the conversation around gender.
What advice do South Africans have for the ruling party as it prepares to elect a new leader?
Senate and House lawmakers reveal final details of the biggest change to the US tax code in 30 years.
Secretary of State Rex Tillerson toughens his stance after earlier offering talks with no preconditions.
Matthew Petersen's hearing goes wrong quickly when a Republican senator poses basic legal questions.
Centre-right leader Sebastian Kurz is set to become Europe's youngest prime minister under the deal.
Penn State allowed "sadistic" rituals and failed to protect its students, a blistering report finds.
Parties file a motion to have Pedro Pablo Kuczynski removed after he rejects resignation calls.
A top Catholic cleric in Australia says breaking the seal of confession would undermine doctrine.
It looks like 2018 will be as tough for talks as 2017, writes Kevin Connolly.
The Spanish football association (RFEF) says Fifa has warned that its forthcoming election must be free from government interference.
"We believe criminals who kill police officers should get the death penalty," President Trump says.
Amasa Firdaus was refused entry in Nigeria after insisting on wearing a headscarf under her wig.
A live nativity scene led to a police chase when one participant managed to break out twice in a day.
Mr Trump praises the FBI after previously calling the agency "disgraceful" and "in tatters".