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.
A boarding school music teacher who sexually abused four female pupils was jailed for 12 years on Tuesday.
A small group of activists responded to a tweet by President-elect Donald Trump about flag-burners in the way you might expect.
President Jacob Zuma has arrived in Havana to attend the funeral of the late former President of Cuba Fidel Castro Ruz.
A top British cop pulled down her dress and shouted 'Look at these!' after criticising a colleague for having a breast enlargement.
Donald Trump taps an Obamacare critic and a policy guru to help him repeal and replace Barack Obama's signature health-care programme.
A man of 41 has ended his life under Dutch euthanasia laws because he could not bear being an alcoholic.
Belchite teaches later generations about the human cost on both sides of the 1936-1939 war in which an estimated 500 000 people died.