President Emmanuel Macron led national tributes on Wednesday to the gendarme who switched places with a woman hostage during an attack on a supermarket in southern France last week and was killed by the Islamist gunman.
North Korea's enigmatic young leader, Kim Jong-un, made an unannounced visit to Beijing, meeting President Xi Jinping weeks before planned summit meetings with American and South Korean leaders, Chinese and North Korean state news media reported on Wednesday.
Steven Lee Myers and Jane PerlezMar 29, 2018 00:00 IST
North Korea's leader Kim Jong Un and his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping sought to portray strong ties between the long-time allies despite a recent chill as both countries on Wednesday confirmed Kim's secret trip to Beijing this week.
A train, nearly as mysterious as its principal passenger, pulled into Beijing's central train station on Monday night, fuelling speculation that Kim Jong-un, North Korea's leader, had arrived in the capital for secret talks with his Chinese counterpart.
Pakistan has defended its record on nuclear safety after the US sanctioned seven Pakistani companies over alleged links to the nuclear trade, saying the suspicions over the companies should not be used to discredit it.
Mark Zuckerberg has turned down a "request" to appear before a Commons select committee to answer questions about Facebook's alleged misuse of data - and instead offered to send one of his senior executives in his place.
Linda Brown, whose father objected when she was not allowed to attend an all-white school in her neighbourhood and who thus came to symbolise one of the most transformative court proceedings in American history, the school desegregation case Brown v. Board of Education, died on Sunday in Topeka, Kan. She was 75.
President Vladimir Putin flew to the scene of a deadly shopping mall fire in Siberia that killed 64 people and promised angry residents on Tuesday that those responsible for what he called criminal negligence would be harshly punished.
A Cambridge Analytica whistleblower said on Tuesday that Canadian company AggregateIQ worked on a software called Ripon which was used to identify Republican voters ahead of the 2016 US presidential election.