As the worst-hit areas of Asia continued to struggle with a viral epidemic, with hundreds of more cases reported on Thursday in South Korea and China, worries about infection and containment spread across the globe.
India poured on the pageantry with a joyful, colourful welcome for US President Donald Trump that kicked off a whirlwind 36-hour visit.
US President Donald Trump received a warm welcome as he arrived for a whirlwind 36-hour visit to India, where thousands of people gathered for a mega-rally in his honour.
The sun-baked city of Ahmedabad was jostling with activity on Sunday, as workers cleaned roads, planted flowers and hoisted hundreds of billboards featuring US President Donald Trump, a day ahead of his maiden two-day visit to India.
A man was struck and killed by a Mardi Gras float during a Saturday night street parade in New Orleans, becoming the second person in days killed along a parade route during this year’s Carnival season, authorities said.
A handwritten letter from US founding father George Washington has been revealed by a Scottish university.
Donald Trump delighted crowds at the postponed Daytona 500 as he took a lap around the famous Florida rally course in his presidential limousine.
US President Donald Trump mixed re-election business with pleasure during a weekend stop at his Mar-a-Lago resort in Florida, attending a fundraiser that was expected to raise 10 million dollars (£7.7 million) for his campaign and the Republican National Committee.
Hundreds of Central American migrants were stranded on the river border between Guatemala and Mexico on Monday after being stopped by Mexican National Guard troops preventing them from entering the country en route to the United States.
Britain must be prepared to fight future wars without the United States as its principal ally, Defence Secretary Ben Wallace has warned.
Thirteen people have been injured in a shooting at a memorial party in Chicago, police have said.
Boeing has landed its crew capsule in the New Mexico desert after an aborted flight to the International Space Station.
Six people have died in a fire at a Las Vegas apartment building where residents had reported using their stoves for heat.
Kim Jong Un has convened a key ruling party meeting to decide on steps to bolster North Korea’s military capability.
The first-ever Amy Winehouse exhibition in the United States will debut at the Grammy Museum in Los Angeles next month.
Wakanda, the fictional home of Marvel superhero Black Panther, was briefly listed as an official free trade partner of the United States.
A senior US diplomat has urged North Korea to return to the negotiating table immediately to complete stalled nuclear talks.
Hundreds of flights have been cancelled in the United States as a storm swept across across the country, leaving travellers scrambling to get home after Thanksgiving.
A police officer who bought coffee for colleagues working over Thanksgiving was handed cups labelled “PIG”.
American rapper ASAP Rocky has been found guilty of assault in Sweden, where his jailing after a Stockholm street brawl drew the close attention of US President Donald Trump.
US President Donald Trump has promised to retaliate against France for adopting a pioneering tax on internet giants such as Google, Amazon and Facebook.
Elena, 40, and Matty Kiraly, 43, from Portlethen, are hoping to raise the funds to send their son Luca, who has cerebral palsy, to the United States for treatment .
Liam Payne and Stacey Dooley have joined the list of celebrities speaking out against new abortion laws passed in the US state of Alabama.
The Trump administration has issued an executive order apparently aimed at banning Huawei’s equipment from US networks and said it was subjecting the Chinese company to strict export controls.
Trevor Phillips said that diversity in the UK media can be generously described as “tokenistic” and that its failures have affected the knife crime debate.
President Donald Trump has branded film director Spike Lee “racist” for his political Oscars acceptance speech.
One couple’s engagement party got a little sprinkling of stardust when Taylor Swift turned up to give a surprise performance.
Miley Cyrus has said she and husband Liam Hemsworth are “redefining” modern relationships.
Rapper 21 Savage is being wrongly held by US immigration officials, his lawyer has said.
Sir Patrick Stewart has condemned the “self-interest” of politicians and said young voters could provide a better future.