International rights groups have condemned the arrests this week of seven prominent Saudi Arabian women's rights activists who previously campaigned for the right to drive, which the deeply conservative kingdom is set to grant from next month.
Pakistani authorities blocked the circulation of the Dawn daily in many parts of the country, a media watchdog alleged, days after the newspaper published ousted Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's controversial remarks on the 2008 Mumbai terror attack.
Historians will perhaps look back decades from now and pinpoint Prince Harry's wedding to divorced, mixed raced American Meghan Markle at noon on May 19, 2018, at St George's Chapel in Windsor as possibly the moment when the monarchy embraced the new multicultural Britain.
US actress Meghan Markle will become a duchess when she marries Prince Harry on Saturday after Queen Elizabeth bestowed the title of Duke of Sussex on her grandson hours before their glittering wedding.
An aging Boeing 737 with 110 people aboard crashed and burned shortly after taking off from the Havana airport on Saturday, leaving three survivors and investigators sifting through debris for clues as to what caused the airliner to go down.
At least eight persons died in a shooting at a Santa Fe, Texas, high school on Friday and police searching the building said they had taken into custody a student suspected of the attack and found explosives in the school building.
The Senate confirmed Gina Haspel on Thursday to lead the CIA, elevating a woman to the directorship for the first time despite bipartisan misgivings about her role in the agency's brutal detention and interrogation programs in the wake of the September11, 2001, terrorist attacks.
Sergei V. Skripal, the former Russian spy whose poisoning in a sleepy English city touched off a diplomatic storm between Russia and the West, has been released from a hospital, British officials said on Friday.