Monday, July 27, 2015
King Salman of Saudi Arabia arrived in France on Saturday for a Riviera holiday, with the closure of the beach in front of his villa incensing local residents.
Billing himself as the United States' first Kenyan-American president, Barack Obama called Sunday on citizens of his paternal homeland to cast aside "bad traditions" and forge a more just future.
The Taliban took control of a large police base in a remote part of northeastern Afghanistan after some 100 police and border guards joined the insurgents following three days of fighting, security officials said Sunday.
French police were searching Sunday for the driver of a car that smashed through a security barrier in central Paris near the finish line of cycling's Tour de France.
British publishing company Pearson said Saturday it was in talks to sell its 50-percent stake in The Economist Group, owner of the prestigious magazine of the same name.
Saudi-led coalition airstrikes hit a residential area in a quiet Red Sea town in Yemen, killing at least 120 people in the deadliest strike against civilians since the March offensive began, security and medical officials said.
Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos on Saturday ordered a halt to air strikes against the Marxist-inspired FARC rebels, giving a major boost to stop-start peace talks.
Somalia's Shabab insurgents assassinated a lawmaker and his guards, the president said late Saturday, hours after U.S. President Barack Obama said the al-Qaida affiliated militants had been "weakened."
Iran has assets of US$29 billion in overseas banks that could be unlocked under a nuclear deal -- far less than reported estimates of over US$100 billion, the country's central bank chief said.