French bans on burkini swimwear are "a grave and illegal breach of fundamental freedoms" and a "stupid reaction" to recent extremist attacks, the UN human rights office said on Tuesday.
A car bomb claimed by al Shabaab Islamist militants killed five soldiers outside the president’s palace in the Somali capital of Mogadishu and badly damaged two nearby hotels, police said.
EU antitrust regulators ordered Apple on Tuesday to pay up to 13 billion euros ($14.5 billion) in taxes plus interest to the Irish government after ruling that a special scheme to route profits through Ireland was illegal state aid.
Residents of the Gabonese capital of Libreville on Monday stocked up on food and other supplies as rival candidates simultaneously claimed victory in the country’s presidential election and traded barbs.
Mexico's president dismissed the chief of the federal police force Monday, less than two weeks after the country's human rights commission released a scathing report.
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Turkey warned Monday it would carry out more strikes on a US-backed Kurdish militia in Syria if it fails to retreat, as Washington said President Barack Obama will meet his Turkish counterpart over the weekend.
Italian naval ships and vessels from aid organizations on Monday rescued up to 6,500 Europe-bound migrants off the coast of Libya, according to Italy’s coastguard.
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Clashes between Turkish forces and units affiliated with a US-backed Kurdish-led alliance in Syria are "unacceptable", the Pentagon said Monday, asking all sides to stand down.
Gene Wilder, who delighted audiences with his comic turns in "Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory" and Mel Brooks classics including "Blazing Saddles" and "The Producers", died Monday at age 83.
French milk producers on Monday stepped up their protests against global dairy giant Lactalis amidst a slump in prices ahead of crunch negotiations on Tuesday.
in less than 24 hours the opposition candidate jean ping held two press conferenceshe said he'd won and called on his rival the incumbent ali bongo to step down1er sonore Jean PING, candidat de l'opposition à la présidentielle gabonaisei call on mr ali bongo, in a democratic spirit, to accept the results, to accept the will of the sovereing people and to organise the handover of powerbut the ruling party says that ali bongo has won another seven year mandatehis spokesman says jean ping is a sore loser2e sonore Alain Claude Bilie by Nze, porte-parole d'Ali Bongo he'd said publicly that if ali bongo won he would not accept the result, he fears this announcement because ali bongo has been chosen by the people, so he's trying to undermine the system but it won't workwith both camps claiming victory tensions are high and the capital was less lively this mondaymany closed their shopssome people have stocked up on food fearing post electoral violence 3e sonore vendeuse non incrustée normally people buy five or ten loaves, now they're buying a hundred, i'd never seen that! we are also scared, i bought more food, pasta, to stock up, we don't know what will happen after the announcementsecurity forces are deployed in the capital libreville, the results are expected on tuesday afternoonEQUIPE : PATRICK FANDIO - MARCEL AMOKO - ZIGOTO TCHAYA
Frank McCourt, the former owner of U.S. baseball team L.A. Dodgers, said on Monday he had agreed to buy French Ligue 1 soccer club Olympique de Marseille (OM), vowing to restore the team to its former glory.
Fighting to save her job, suspended Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff told senators on Monday that the allegations against her have no merit and that history would judge the country if she is removed from office.