The shots on a bus sparked a major security scare as weekend tourists in some of the world's most famous casinos were told to bunker down.Read the full story ›
Beijing-favoured Carrie Lam has been elected as Hong Kong's first female leader amid demonstrations by pro-democracy groups.
The vote is the first since huge protests erupted over the election system in 2014.
Mrs Lam, a career civil servant, received 777 votes from a committee dominated by pro-Beijing elites, against her more publicly popular rival's 365 votes.
Some pro-democracy supporters, who are calling for a public vote, heckled from the official seating area and held up a yellow umbrella, the symbol of the 2014 protests, as the results were announced.
The violence began after a counter-protester allegedly doused a female rally organiser with pepper spray.Read the full story ›
Police have shut off part of the famous Las Vegas Strip after a gun man barricaded himself inside a bus after killing at least one.Read the full story ›
The US has confirmed that it is investigating claims that dozens of civilians were killed by a coalition airstrike targeting IS in MosulRead the full story ›
Turkey may hold a Brexit-style vote to decide whether the country should continue moving forward with plans to join the EU, president Tayyip Erdogan has said.
He indicated that any such vote could take place after April 16.
Turkey is slowly moving through accession talks to join the bloc, but discussions have lasted over a decade due to tensions over Cyprus, human rights and other issues.
Relations between Ankara have been particularly strained in recent months as Turkey takes much of the brunt of the refugee crisis and Mr Erdogan faces criticism for attempts to shore up his personal powers.
The American president insists Obamacare will 'explode' despite the humiliating cancellation of the healthcare bill vote.Read the full story ›
Leaders from across Europe gathered in Rome to mark the 60th anniversary of the signing of a treaty which led to the formation of the EU.Read the full story ›
Teenage blogger Amos Yee from Singapore was jailed for posting criticisms of his government online.Read the full story ›
Florida police have charged a man who decided to eat his pancakes in the middle of the street with "placing an obstruction in the road".Read the full story ›