Michael Cohen, Donald Trump's former personal lawyer, pleaded guilty Tuesday to campaign-finance violations and other charges, saying he and Trump arranged the payment of hush money to a porn star and a former Playboy model to influence the election.
Donald Trump's former campaign chief Paul Manafort was found guilty of fraud Tuesday, in the first trial resulting from the investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election.
British director Danny Boyle has exited the latest upcoming James Bond movie due to “creative differences,” the producers of the multi-million film franchise said on Tuesday.
Italian actress and sexual abuse campaigner Asia Argento denied Tuesday having had a sexual relationship five years ago with an underage teen, calling the allegations part of “a long-standing persecution”.
A nephew of Sophie Pétronin, a Frenchwoman taken hostage in Mali in late 2016, has appealed to Emmanuel Macron “not to let [my] aunt die over there” and to meet with the family of the “last French hostage held in the world” at the Élysée Palace.
USA - RUSSIA
Hackers linked to the Russian government appear to be broadening their attacks in the run-up to November congressional elections, Microsoft said Monday, most recently by impersonating sites for conservative think tanks as well as the US Senate.
Palestinian chef Kamel Hashlamon’s life has been filled with challenges, starting with his birthplace: East Jerusalem. Yet his culinary career has been defined by his ability to bridge differences between Palestinians and Israelis with his food.
Life can look pretty grim for a pet goldfish: a lifetime cooped up in a small glass bowl and, for the most unlucky, a final journey through filth-filled sewers.
Militants rattled the Afghan capital Kabul Tuesday in an hours-long attack that saw parts of the city showered with mortar fire, sparking intense clashes with security forces who used air strikes to quell the assault.
Ukrainian filmmaker Oleg Sentsov on Tuesday entered day 100 of his hunger strike, as he languishes in a Russian Arctic prison on terror charges with little hope of release.
2018-08-21 07:40 Jailed filmmaker Oleg Sentsov on day 100 of Russia hunger strike
FRANCE 24''s international affairs editor Douglas Herbert discusses the case of jailed Ukrainian filmmaker Oleg Sentsov, who entered day 100 of his hunger strike on Tuesday in protest at his detention in a Russian arctic prison on terror charges.
2018-08-21 06:09 Belgium companies accused of exporting banned chemicals to Syria
EL SALVADOR - TAIWAN - CHINA
Taiwan lost another ally to Beijing on Tuesday when diplomatic ties with El Salvador were severed, as China presses the remaining nations with diplomatic links to Taipei to end them.
Italy will let its coastguard ship carrying 177 migrants it rescued five days ago dock in Sicily, ending a standoff with Malta, its transport minister said on Monday, though it was not clear when and if the migrants would be allowed to disembark.
At least 10 people were killed in southern Italy on Monday when they were hurled over rocks by a raging white-water creek in a deep mountain gorge that swelled suddenly after heavy rainfall upstream, officials said.