Iraqi PM orders arrest of looters in TikritIraqi Prime Minister Haidar al-Abadi on Friday called on security forces to arrest anyone breaking the law in the city of Tikrit, where looting has been taking place following…
Gunmen lift €250,000 from Saudi prince in Paris heistA Saudi prince’s motorcade was attacked in a commando-style operation on Sunday, with the thieves fleeing the scene with “sensitive” documents and a reported 250,000 euros worth…
US to invest $33 billion in Africa, Obama saysUS President Barack Obama says his country must do more to boost its financial foothold in Africa as economies on the continent grow stronger.
Mob launches deadly attack on UN shelter for S. Sudan civiliansGunmen killed at least 20 people and wounded 70 others when they stormed a UN base sheltering civilians in South Sudan on Thursday, United Nations officials said.
Man executed in Texas for 2002 triple murderA man convicted of fatally stabbing his ex-girlfriend, her 3-year-old son and her mother in January 2002 was executed by Texas prison officials on Wednesday.
Stagehand of God? Maradona's legendary goal inspires a playOne of the greatest moments in football history - Diego Maradona's "hand of God" goal against England in the quarter finals of the 1986 World Cup - is the inspiration for a new…
Syrian army retakes Christian town near border with LebanonSyrian regime forces reportedly retook the ancient Christian hamlet of Maalula from Islamist rebels on Monday.
NATO suspends co-operation with Russia over UkraineNATO has announced that it will suspend all “practical civilian and military cooperation” with Russia in protest at its annexation of Crimea. The alliance also ordered measures…
Tsunami warning after powerful earthquake strikes off coast of ChileA magnitude-8.2 earthquake struck off Chile's northern coast on Tuesday night, causing landslides and setting off a small tsunami that forced an evacuation of coastal areas.
Trierweiler puts split behind her on India charity visitValérie Trierweiler, France’s former first lady, met impoverished children in India on Monday as she insisted she wasn’t “wasting public money”. But her charity visit was…
France in make or break World Cup qualifierFrance risk losing out to Ukraine while Portugal, led by superstar Cristiano Ronaldo, are currently ahead of Sweden and star player Zlatan Ibrahimovic in Tuesday’s crucial…
Young man shot at Paris office of daily 'Liberation'An assailant with a rifle opened fire in the Paris office of left-wing daily newspaper 'Liberation' on Monday, leaving a young man fighting for his life in hospital. It is…