WikiLeaks' dump sees tech firms scramble
Security software executives have warned tech companies they must upscale their information sharing to protect users from prying eyes after WikiLeaks released a trove of documents detailing the CIA's capacity to hack all manner of devices.
Man claims to be murdered N.Korean's son
A man claiming to be the son of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's slain, estranged half-brother says he is alive and well, and laying low with his mother and sister in a video which has been posted online.
Senators demand answers on wiretap claim
Two senior senators have asked the FBI and Justice Department for any information they have on President Donald Trump's unsubstantiated claim that his predecessor Barack Obama wiretapped him during the 2016 US presidential campaign.
More than 30 dead in Kabul hospital attack
Gunmen dressed as medics have stormed a hospital in the Afghan capital and battled security forces for hours, killing more than 30 people and wounding more than 50 in an attack claimed by Islamic State.
Guatemalan teen refuge fire kills 19 girls
At least 19 girls have died in a fire in a government-run home for abused teens, Guatemalan police say, with local media reporting that dozens of residents had escaped the overcrowded home following a melee overnight.
Malta's 'Azure Window' collapses
A rock structure in the form of an arch which had featured in countless Malta tourism brochures and The Game of Thrones has collapsed into the sea in what Prime Minister Joseph Muscat described as a "heartbreaking event".