Kremlin condemns British ambassador’s decision to skip spy briefing
Russia, which has so far refused to explain how Novichok was used to strike down Sergei Skripal, had invited foreign ambassadors to attend the briefing to discuss the case.
Dead Texas bombing suspect identified - report
Police reportedly tracked the suspect to a hotel in Austin and were following his vehicle when he pulled to the side of the road and detonated a device, killing himself.
Monitor: Strike in northwest Syria kills 20, including 16 children
Idlib is the largest, most populous area still held by rebels seeking to oust Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, whose forces are backed in the war by Russian air power.
Israel admits bombing suspected Syrian nuclear reactor in 2007, warns Iran
The Israeli military released previously classified cockpit footage, photographs and intelligence documents about its 6 September, 2007, air strike on the Al-Kubar facility near Deir al-Zor in eastern Syria.
Former Springbok coach Meyer to take over at Stade Francais
Heyneke Meyer will move next month to observe the end of the current campaign and prepare for the 2018-19 season, the club added.
Suicide bomber kills at least 26 near shrine in Afghan capital
The latest explosion to hit Kabul underlined the threat to the city from militant attacks despite government promises to tighten security in the wake of an attack in January that killed around 100 people.
New Zealand's Taylor fit for first Test against England
Taylor had been questionable for the match, which starts on Thursday, after sustaining a thigh injury that saw him skip the third and fifth matches in the one-day series against England.
France's Sarkozy faces second day of questioning in Gaddafi funds case
Neither Nicolas Sarkozy nor his lawyers have commented publicly about the latest development in an inquiry that began five years ago.
McIlroy hopes Bay Hill ascent can lead to Augusta joy
Rory McIlroy said that winning was his main goal and dismissed the notion that silencing his critics gave him extra motivation.
'The Crown' producers apologise for royal show pay disparity
British-based production company Left Bank Pictures acknowledged last week that Claire Foy was paid less than Matt Smith for the first two seasons of the Netflix series about the British royal family.
South Korea's Moon says three-way summit with North Korea, US possible
Moon Jae-in is planning a meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un next month after a flurry of diplomatic activity in Asia, Europe and the United States.
'Sex and the City' actress Cynthia Nixon to run for New York governor
Her campaign sets up a battle for the 13 September primary between a celebrity on the left of the Democratic Party and a moderate governor who is often mentioned as a possible presidential hopeful in 2020.
Arise Sir Ringo - Beatles drummer knighted at Buckingham Palace
The 77-year-old, originally from Liverpool and now based in Los Angeles, was honoured for his services to music in Queen Elizabeth’s New Year’s honours list.
Sixth Texas parcel bomb leaves US investigators baffled
Baffled investigators have taken the extraordinary step of issuing public appeals through the media asking that whoever is responsible to at least come forward with a demand or an explanation.
Expelled Russian diplomats leave Britain in nerve agent crisis
Russia has repeatedly denied any involvement in the attack on Sergei Skripal and his daughter and, in a reciprocal gesture on Saturday, gave 23 British diplomats a week to leave Moscow.
Zambia bans cabinet minister from parliament for slapping lawmaker
Speaker of the National Assembly Patrick Matibini said Lusaka Province Minister Bowman Lusambo was suspended for slapping outspoken lawmaker Chishimba Kambwili last October.
Trump, deemed 'not above the law,' faces legal storm
The developments increased legal pressure on Trump, who during and after the 2016 presidential campaign was accused of sexual misconduct by more than a dozen women, allegations he denied.
Cambridge Analytica CEO claims influence on US election, Facebook questioned
The social media network’s shares fell for a second day, closing down 2.5%, as investors worried that its dealings with Cambridge Analytica might damage its reputation.