An armed robber has taken several people hostage at a travel agency in Paris, Le Parisien newspaper reported online.
A trip by a multi-party delegation of MPs to the funeral of late Cuban leader Fidel Castro has been cancelled due to logistical problems.
Britain's Prince Harry and international popstar Rihanna took HIV tests as part of a World Aids Day campaign in Barbados.
Thailand's new king made his first public appearance since ascending the throne, ending a period of uncertainty since the ...
A man set to die in January for raping and killing his girlfriend's 3-year-old daughter is asking the Ohio parole board to spare his life.
Francois Hollande said he would not seek a second term in office in 2017, the first time in decades that an incumbent French ...
Buzz Aldrin, the second person to walk on the moon, was evacuated from the South Pole after he fell ill.
Feted by cheering Cubans, a funeral cortege carried the ashes of Fidel Castro out of Havana on a three-day journey to his final resting place.
As concerns over his dual role mounts, US President-elect Donald Trump vowed to step back from running his global business empire.
New York police are searching for a man who vanished after swiping a 39 kg pail of gold flakes, worth around R22.5 million off an armored truck.
Saudi billionaire Prince Alwaleed bin Talal has called a ban on Saudi women drivers an infringement of their rights.
Criminals use 'honey traps' to entice men to commit compromising acts on webcams, and then blackmail them, UK police say.
President Jacob Zuma paid tribute to former Cuban leader Fidel Castro in Havana at a mass memorial rally held in the Plaza de la Revolucion.
San Francisco Bay Area health officials suspect that a community Thanksgiving meal killed three people and sickened at least 14.
Russian leader Vladimir Putin has just taken delivery of three genetically enhanced pups created to work with secret agents.