Five things to know about Canada’s general election

Will Canadians give Justin Trudeau a second chance when they head to the polls on Monday? Read more »

Chile protests: Five dead after looters torch garment factory

Five people die after a factory is set ablaze by looters amid days of violent protests. Read more »

Sri Lanka bombings: Forgiving and fighting to recover

Six months after one of the world's worst recent terror attacks, this town is fighting to recover. Read more »

Lebanon protests: Mass revolt continues as PM ‘agrees reforms’

The country is in the grips of the largest anti-government demonstrations in years. Read more »

Swiss election: Green parties ‘make historic gains’

Greens make major election gains as the anti-immigration SVP suffers a setback, projections show. Read more »

Trump ‘considers himself in the hospitality business’ – Mick Mulvaney

The chief of staff spoke after the US president dropped plans to host next year's G7 summit at his resort. Read more »

US troops leaving Syria will go to Iraq, says Pentagon chief

The withdrawal of US forces paved the way for a Turkish military offensive against Kurdish fighters. Read more »

Madrid taken over by hundreds of sheep for annual festival

More than 2,000 animals parade through the Spanish capital for a traditional festival. Read more »

Hong Kong: Petrol bombs tossed at police in latest protest

Thousands take part in a banned march that turns violent as hardcore protesters clash with police. Read more »

Qantas completes test of longest non-stop passenger flight

The New York to Sydney flight is part of research on how ultra-long haul journeys affect our bodies. Read more »