US hostage Jeff Woodke has been released after more than six years in captivity in Africa, White House National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan says.
Rupert Murdoch, 92, has told the New York Post he is engaged to former San Francisco police chaplain Ann Lesley Smith.
Red Bull’s continuing success, having won 12 of the last 13 races, has Formula One bosses concerned ahead of the next grand prix in Melbourne.
President Tsai Ing-wen has urged the UK to support Taiwan’s bid to join the pan-Pacific free trade agreement despite China’s strong opposition.
UBS has agreed to buy rival bank Credit Suisse for three billion Swiss francs ($A4.8 billion) and assume up to $US5.4 billion ($A8 billion) in losses, in a shotgun merger engineered by Swiss authorities to avoid further market-shaking turmoil in global banking.
Physicists have built a device that allows them to measure the movement of single photons and could lead to advances in medical imaging and quantum computing.
Protests have erupted in South African cities against the ANC government, over unemployment and severe power cuts.
The Democratic Unionist Party will vote against the government in this week’s first parliamentary vote on a Brexit deal, party leader Jeffrey Donaldson says.