For years after it took control of Hong Kong from Britain, China kept its military in the city on a low profile.
For more than three decades, the Catholic Church has been rocked by sex abuse scandals spanning the globe.
The move challenges EU gun control rules which restrict civilians from owning certain weapons.
Barcelona will play Chapecoense in a friendly at the Nou Camp on 7 August to pay tribute to those who died in the Brazilian team's plane crash.
Cardinal George Pell, one of the most senior members of the Catholic Church, says the sexual assault charges against him are "character assassination" and completely false.
The Vatican treasurer and Australia's most senior Catholic figure, Cardinal George Pell, has been charged with sex offences in Australia.
Melbourne Cup-winning jockey Michelle Payne is banned from riding until 21 July after testing positive for a banned substance.
The visit, 20 years since the handover from British rule, is seen as highly symbolic.
CNN's Jim Sciutto speaks with Phil Gunson, a senior analyst for International Crisis Group, about human rights abuses in Venezuela.
Rights groups have criticised the trial and demanded the top blogger's immediate release.
A daily struggle has become the new normal for Venezuelans. Economic and political turmoil regularly send thousands into the streets to protest, both for and against the government of President Nicolas Maduro, sometimes with deadly results.
The Monster's Ball star says she is "saddened" to still be the only black woman to win the best actress Oscar.
Protesters greeted the president as he arrived at the $35,000 (£27,000) per person bash.
More than 500 elephants are being moved in a once-in-a-lifetime mass relocation aimed at repopulating a wildlife reserve decimated by poachers.
Attorney General Luisa Ortega Díaz has her assets frozen and is accused of "serious errors".
A car rams the gate of the president's palace as pressure grows on Michel Temer to resign.
Chinese President Xi Jinping will arrive in Hong Kong amid unprecedented security Thursday, his first official visit as leader, as the city marks 20 years of Chinese rule on Saturday.
The Chinese government has freed three activists who were detained while investigating working conditions at a company that made shoes for the Ivanka Trump brand, according to an advocacy group.
Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro has condemned what he called an "armed terrorist attack," which saw gunfire and grenades launched from a helicopter over the capital's Supreme Court building.
We may not all live in a yellow submarine, but Boaty McBoatface -- the internet's favorite golden-hued robotic submersible -- returned home to the United Kingdom last week with "unprecedented data" about some of the coldest and deepest ocean waters on the planet that may help scientists better understand climate change, researchers said in a statement Wednesday.