France became the first team in handball history to win five world championships when they beat surprise finalists Qatar 25-22 on Sunday.
"Not loved, but missed," read the banner headline Sunday of a French daily emblazoned with a photograph of disgraced former IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Khan in his trademark open-collar shirt and dark jacket.
EGYPT - AUSTRALIA
An Egyptian court has ordered the deportation of jailed Al-Jazeera reporter Peter Greste to his native Australia, Egypt’s state news agency and security officials said Sunday.
World number one Novak Djokovic won a fifth Australian Open title and his eighth Grand Slam Sunday, grinding down Britain's Andy Murray in four sets to heap more misery on the Scot.
The CIA and Israel's spy agency Mossad were behind an elaborate plot to kill Hezbollah commander Imad Mughniyeh in a 2008 car bomb attack in Syria, the Washington Post reported Friday.
As peace talks on the situation in Ukraine failed to deliver results and with the town of Debaltseve under constant shelling, Ukrainian authorities have moved to evacuate residents wishing to flee.
Boko Haram fighters stormed the northeastern Nigerian city of Maiduguri on Saturday, sparking a running battle with Nigerian troops for control of the strategically crucial Borno state capital.
The purported beheading of a second Japanese hostage by the Islamic State group has sparked outrage in Japan and around the world, with Prime Minister Shinzo Abe saying Japan "will not give in" to terrorism.
The Islamic State (IS) group released a video on Saturday purportedly showing the beheading of a second Japanese hostage, Kenji Goto, and threatening Japanese nationals in a statement addressed to Prime Minister Shinzo Abe.