Hong Kong express rail link launches amid contr...It cuts the journey time to mainland China - but Chinese police will be allowed to operate in Hon...
China Catholic bishops: Historic deal with Vati...Seven state-appointed bishops are recognised by the Vatican as part of a historic accord with China.
We ate “pizza-buns” from four different Japanes...There can only be bun. Steamed buns, manju in Japanese, are a staple of Japanese convenience stor...
Lake Victoria Tanzania ferry disaster: Survivor...A man survives inside an air pocket in the Lake Victoria ferry that sank two days ago, killing 170.
In pictures: Beer flows as Germany's Oktoberfes...About six million visitors are expected to drink more than 7m litres (1.6m gallons) at the event.
Paul Gosar: Siblings savage congressman in atta...Six siblings of Arizona Republican Paul Gosar endorse his rival in a brutal new TV campaign.
Afghan children killed in police station bomb b...The children were playing near a police station when the bomb blast happened, witnesses say.
Iran military parade attacked by gunmen in AhvazCivilians and soldiers are killed in a gun attack on an Iranian military parade, state media say.
Brett Kavanaugh: Judge accuser 'given more time...Christine Blasey Ford's lawyer accuses senators of "arbitrary" deadlines over the Kavanaugh hearing.
'Hezbollah treasurer' Barakat arrested in Brazi...The US says Assad Ahmad Barakat has laundered money for the Lebanese militant group in South Amer...