French centre-right presidential candidate Francois Fillon on Thursday accused President Francois Hollande, a Socialist, of orchestrating media leaks that have dented his image as a scandal free leader a month ahead of the key vote.
Two years to the day after the deadly Germanwings crash in the French Alps, the father of co-pilot Andreas Lubitz will hold a press conference Friday to dispute that his son deliberately downed the plane.
China is not militarising the disputed South China Sea, the country’s premier insisted in Australia on Friday, claiming defence equipment Beijing has installed on artificial islands is “primarily” for civilian use.
Asian investors moved uneasily Friday as they look to a delayed vote on US healthcare reform whose passage is seen as crucial to the future of Donald Trump’s growth-drive agenda.
Roua Ahmed’s classes ended abruptly when her school in Yemen was bombed, but she still clings to her dream of getting an education.
Before he staged a professional comeback last week, the rapper Kayem had disappeared from public life for two years.
A lot’s rotten in Brazil — from politics to tainted meat exports — and activists hope big crowds will show their disgust Sunday.
Taiwan’s constitutional court began hearing a landmark case Friday that could make the island the first place in Asia to allow same-sex marriage.
The UN Security Council voiced alarm about the deepening humanitarian crisis and famine in South Sudan, with the United States, Britain and France raising anew the idea of sanctions and a weapons embargo.
Trump at the wheel of a big rig? Yes, it happened — at the White House.
The man who mowed down pedestrians and stabbed a policeman in Wednesday’s deadly assault outside Britain’s parliament has been identified by police as 52-year-old former convict Khalid Masood.