France's Manaudou wins men's 50m butterfly world titleFrance's Florent Manaudou won the men's 50m butterfly title at the world swimming championships on Monday to claim his second gold in Kazan, Russia.
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Saudi king cuts short French holiday amid beach rowSaudi Arabian King Salman left the south of France for Morocco on Sunday, cutting short a planned three-week stay after a petition from some 150,000 residents over the closure of…
In pictures: Wildfires rage through CaliforniaThousands of firefighters battled more than 20 major wildfires in California on Monday and officials called for evacuations as numerous homes were threatened by the flames.
Dozens dead as Syrian plane crashes in rebel-held townA Syrian military aircraft crashed while on a bombing run over the rebel-held northwestern town of Ariha on Monday, leaving at least 23 people dead, a monitoring group said.
Slain Mexican photojournalist showed ‘signs of torture'A prominent Mexican news photographer was among five people found dead in a middle-class neighborhood of the capital on Friday, the city's prosecutor told reporters at a Sunday…
Israel approves detention for Jewish extremistsIsrael’s security cabinet approved on Sunday the detention of citizens suspected of waging violence against Palestinians without trial in a crackdown aimed at capturing the…
Chinese police seize liquor bottles laced with ViagraChinese authorities have seized thousands of bottles of spirits laced with chemicals used to make erectile dysfunction drugs such as Viagra, officials said.
Ten Malian soldiers killed in Timbuktu 'terror' attackTen soldiers were killed Monday in a "terrorist" attack on their camp in the Timbuktu region of northern Mali, a military source said.
Some 6,000 homes evacuated as wildfires ravage CaliforniaThousands of fire fighters battled raging wildfires Sunday in drought-parched California, where officials evacuated entire neighbourhoods and closed miles of highway in the path…
Teen stabbed at Israeli Gay Pride parade dies of injuriesA teenager stabbed at a Gay Pride march died of her injuries Sunday as the attack and a firebombing that killed a Palestinian child put pressure on Israel to crack down on Jewish…
Kerry says Iran deal will make Middle East saferUS Secretary of State John Kerry said Sunday there was "no question" the Iran nuclear deal will make the Middle East safer if implemented, as he sought to win over sceptical…
US to use airpower to defend Syrian rebelsThe United States has decided to allow airstrikes to defend Syrian rebels trained by the U.S. military from any attackers, even if the enemies hail from forces loyal to Syrian…