Saudi dilutes Islam further, plans $64b splash on entertainment

Saudi Arabia announced plans Thursday to spend $64 billion on building new venues and flying in Western acts, in a

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South Africa suffers world’s largest outbreak of listeria, 172 dead

Listeriosis in South Africa has killed 172 people since the start of last year, officials said Thursday, as the country

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Melania Trump’s parents become permanent US residents

First lady Melania Trump’s parents have become permanent US residents, their lawyer said Wednesday, apparently taking advantage of a family

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France unveils controversial migrant bill

The French government defended a new immigration bill as “completely balanced” on Wednesday despite criticism from rights groups and some

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Mugabe marks first birthday in 37 years as private citizen + PHOTOs

Erstwhile Zimbabwean President, Robert Mugabe, who turns 94 today, marks his first birthday in 37 years as a private citizen.

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JUST IN: Spanish court issues arrest warrant for Catalan separatist Carles Puigdemont

A Spanish court on Wednesday issued an arrest warrant valid only in Spain for a former Catalan lawmaker who moved

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Trump denies allegation of forcible kissing woman

U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday denied allegations of sexual misconduct by a woman who says he forcibly kissed her

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Qatar, Chad restore diplomatic relations

Qatar and Chad are to restore diplomatic relations, severed in August soon after the start of a Saudi-led boycott of

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Britain’s Queen makes surprise visit to London Fashion Week

Queen Elizabeth II and fashion matriarch Anna Wintour sat side-by-side on the front row of the catwalk on Tuesday as

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Ambazonia: Separatists in Cameroon’s Restive English-Speaking Regions Face Violent Crackdown

Separatists in Cameroon’s restive English-speaking regions have faced a violent crackdown since declaring the creation of “Ambazonia”, a self-proclaimed republic

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South Africa begins probe of locomotive contract

South African Public Enterprises Minister Lynne Brown on Tuesday ordered rail-utility Transnet to report to law enforcement officials irregularities on

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India, Pakistan troops in serious gun battle

India and Pakistan troops on Tuesday exchanged fire and targeted each other’s positions on Line of Control (LoC) dividing Kashmir,

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Scattered bodies around crashed Iran’s Aseman Airlines plane

Iranian search teams found today the wreckage of an Aseman Airlines plane that went missing in the Zagros mountains two

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Trump breaks record as worst U.S. President

President Donald Trump has been ranked as the worst U.S. President in history in a Presidents’ Day poll of political

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Billionaires should pay ‘significantly’ more taxes, Bill Gates says

Bill Gates says he has paid more than $10bn in taxes over a lifetime, but billionaires like him should pay

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