After seven arrests, Egypt’s Sisi directs minister to fight sexual harassment
Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi has ordered the interior minister to fight sexual harassment following the arrest of seven men for attacking women...
Karachi Airport under attack for second time as gunmen battle security forces
Gunfire has been heard at Pakistan’s Karachi airport training facility—the second attack on the airport in two days.
Angelina Jolie, William Hague to open summit on war rape
Actress Angelina Jolie and British Foreign Secretary William Hague will on Tuesday open a four-day summit on ending sexual violence in conflict.
Searchers undecided who will pay for MH370 hunt
Countries searching for the missing Malaysian plane have yet to agree on how to share costs, an Australian search leader said Tuesday.
FIFA paid $27M for World Cup movie on Blatter
FIFA paid 20 million euros ($27.1 million) to help fund a movie about the World Cup featuring Tim Roth as its president, Sepp Blatter.
Airport attack challenges Pakistan govt as militants vow more violence
The Pakistani Taliban threatened more violence Monday after a five-hour assault on the nation’s busiest airport killed 29 people — including all...
Ignoring UN order, Japan’s prime minister vows to restore whale hunting
Japan’s prime minister told parliament Monday he would boost his efforts toward restarting commercial whaling, despite a top UN court’s order...
India condemns Karachi airport attack as thousands flee Waziristan in fear
Heavily armed gunmen disguised as security forces attacked a terminal at Karachi’s international airport overnight, with at least 29 people killed...
Paraplegic in ‘Iron Man’ bodysuit to open World Cup
The first kick at the World Cup opening ceremony will be made by a paraplegic wearing an Iron Man-like robotic bodysuit controlled by signals from the...
World leaders face pressure to act against sexual violence at global summit
The kidnapping of 200 Nigerian girls and several recent horrific murders of women is expected to raise pressure on the world community to take concrete...
Pakistan Taliban behind airport attack that killed at least 28
Gunmen disguised as police guards attacked a terminal at Pakistan’s busiest airport Sunday night with machine guns and a rocket launcher.
Rio’s dirty bay won’t be in shipshape for Olympics
Olympic sailors have described Rio de Janero’s Guanabara Bay as a “sewer”, joking about the need to dodge couches and animal carcasses...
India: Thousands riot, substations burned over power cuts amid heat wave
Thousands of people enraged by power cuts during an extreme heat wave rioted across northern India, setting electricity substations on fire and taking...
Royal bloom: Paris flower market renamed to mark Queen’s visit
Paris says it with flowers. To mark what might be Queen Elizabeth II’s last visit to France, the City of Light has named a flower market in her honour.
More than 60 migrants drown in boat sinking off Yemen
Sixty migrants from Somalia and Ethiopia and two Yemeni crew members drowned last weekend in the worst such tragedy off the coast of Yemen this year, the...
Stowaway on KLM flight, Norwegian teen, found dead in undercarriage
Dutch police confirmed Friday that a body found in the undercarriage of a passenger jet at Amsterdam’s Schiphol airport was that of a missing Norwegian...
English D-Day vet ditches nursing home, heads to Normandy
Bernard Jordan, an 89-year old World War II veteran, was last seen by staff at The Pines nursing home Thursday morning and, when he didn’t return...
Extraordinary sword fight at India’s Golden Temple on 30th anniversary of raid
Sword-wielding Sikhs clashed inside the compound of the Golden Temple in Amritsar, Punjab, on Friday, the 30th anniversary of a controversial army raid...
The day that changed the world: ‘Heroes’ of D-Day remembered
French President Francois Hollande has issued a rallying cry to the world calling on nations to fight against threats to peace just as the D-Day troops...
North Korea detains U.S. tourist, three now in custody
North Korea said it had detained an American tourist for violating its laws after entering the secretive state in April, bringing the number of U.S.
FIFA must re-vote on 2022 World Cup if corruption proven: UEFA boss
Michel Platini thinks FIFA must hold another vote for the 2022 World Cup if corruption allegations against Qatar’s winning bid are proven.
Over 2,000 Nepalis hug trees in attempt to set record on World Environment Day
More than 2,000 people gathered in Nepal’s capital on Thursday in a bid to set a world record for the largest tree hug.