Gunmen attacked a packed mosque in Egypt’s restive North Sinai province on Friday and set off a bomb, killing 235 people in one of the country’s deadliest attacks in recent memory, state media reported.
The search for the Argentine submarine missing in the south Atlantic shifted from rescue to recovery Friday, as navy officials lost hope of finding any of the 44 crew members alive.
A circus tiger was found wandering the streets of Paris on Friday, affecting public transport and bringing emergency services rushing to the area before being shot dead by its owner who was then taken into custody, French police said.
On August 17, the Zimbabwean government issued an official denial that Emmerson Mnangagwa, who was vice president at the time, had eaten ice cream at a political rally.
Police rushed to London’s busy Oxford Street shopping district on Friday after reports that shots had been fired, sparking fears of a terror incident and leaving 16 people hurt as panic swept the area.
US President Donald Trump on Friday said he turned down being named Time’s “Person of the Year” after the magazine asked him for an interview and photo shoot but did not confirm he would be chosen.
British Prime Minister Theresa May said Brexit talks with EU President Donald Tusk on Friday had been “very positive”, but admitted there was still work to do to reach a deal.
Tokyo opened its first new permanent venue for the 2020 Olympics Saturday in a welcome public relations boost for the organisers after a series of setbacks.
A Russian scientific commission will investigate reports of radioactive pollution almost 1,000 times above normal levels in the southern Urals, state nuclear company Rosatom said Friday.
World leaders may have been quick to voice outrage over video footage of Libyan slave auctions, but activists raised the alarm months ago — and their warnings fell on deaf ears.
A massive urban makeover by Macedonia’s former conservative government that covered the capital Skopje with neo-classical monuments will be reviewed by the country’s new ruling party.