An Algerian jihadist sympathiser arrested in connection with a thwarted attack on a church in France was charged with terror-related murder Friday after five days of police questioning.
The Statue of Liberty was declared safe on Friday after a bomb scare forced the evacuation of thousands of tourists from the New York Harbor landmark, the National Parks Service said.
Pep Guardiola will return to face his former club Barcelona after the draw for the Champions League semi-finals on Friday paired the Catalans with Bayern Munich while holders Real Madrid were drawn against Juventus.
A French chef who inspired a tough kitchen character in the hit animated film "Ratatouille" was named the world's best female chef by a British magazine on Wednesday.
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Hours after the White House revealed that an American and an Italian hostage had been killed in a January drone strike, US officials said the administration may consider revising the intelligence requirements for launching strikes overseas.
French police said Friday they believed an Algerian jihadist who planned to attack churches in the Paris region was "remote-controlled" by commanders likely in Syria.
Two years after the deadliest industrial catastrophe in Bangladesh’s history, survivors of the Rana Plaza disaster gathered Friday to protest against poor compensation and failure to improve conditions in the country’s factories.
Saudi-led coalition air strikes hit a camp housing rebel troops in Yemen's third city Taez on Friday, after a night of clashes and raids throughout the war-hit country, residents said.
A 25-year-old woman allegedly linked to Sid Ahmed Ghlam, the main suspect in a foiled church attack plot, was released Friday – 48 hours after she was arrested and questioned over the case.
Although Turkey does not officially recognise the genocide of Armenians, many of the country’s residents are working for the recognition of the massacre, and hope for peace between the two states.
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Turkey hosted leaders from World War I's former Allied powers Friday to honour the tens of thousands killed at the Battle of Gallipoli 100 years ago in one of the most futile yet emblematic campaigns of the conflict.
Former CIA director David Petraeus was sentenced to two years of probation and ordered to pay a $100,000 fine but was spared prison time on Thursday after pleading guilty to mishandling classified information.
Loretta Lynch won Senate approval as US attorney general on Thursday, becoming the first black woman to occupy the post at a time when deadly
altercations between white police and unarmed black men are making headlines.
Diplomats scrambled Friday to visit their citizens on death row in Indonesia as authorities made final preparations to haul several drug convicts in front of the firing squad.
As the number of performers on the New York subway grows, so does passengers’ intolerance for loud and sprawling "showtime" acts. But despite their jaunty demeanour, a new documentary reveals the hardships beyond the subway for some young dancers.
Armenians on Friday marked the centenary of the massacre of up to 1.5 million of their people by Ottoman forces as tensions mounted over Turkey's refusal to recognise the killings as genocide.