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Saudi security forces on Friday prevented an imminent attack on the Grand Mosque in Mecca, the country's Interior Ministry said on state-run TV.
Saudi security forces on Friday prevented an imminent attack on the Grand Mosque in Mecca, the country's Interior Ministry said on state-run TV.
Posted: 24-06-17
A landslide in southwest China's Sichuan province buried more than 100 people, the Chinese state-run broadcaster China Central Television (CCTV) reported Saturday.
A landslide in southwest China's Sichuan province buried more than 100 people, the Chinese state-run broadcaster China Central Television (CCTV) reported Saturday.
Posted: 24-06-17
Ten days after an inferno swept through Grenfell Tower in west London, leaving the apartment block a blackened shell and claiming the lives of at least 79 people, a shadow hangs over Britain.
Ten days after an inferno swept through Grenfell Tower in west London, leaving the apartment block a blackened shell and claiming the lives of at least 79 people, a shadow hangs over Britain.
Posted: 24-06-17
President Donald Trump rankled Mexico again, this time calling it the second deadliest country in the world. Mexico quickly countered, saying Trump's claim is wrong. So who's right?
President Donald Trump rankled Mexico again, this time calling it the second deadliest country in the world. Mexico quickly countered, saying Trump's claim is wrong. So who's right?
Posted: 24-06-17
At least 38 people died Friday in bombings in two cities in Pakistan, authorities said.
At least 38 people died Friday in bombings in two cities in Pakistan, authorities said.
Posted: 23-06-17
Turkish high school students will no longer be taught the theory of evolution.
Turkish high school students will no longer be taught the theory of evolution.
Posted: 23-06-17
Batool Ali is six years old, though you would never guess that from her huge, haunted eyes and emaciated frame. Ribs jutting out over her distended belly, Batool weighs less than 16 kilograms (35 pounds). She is one of nearly half a million children in Yemen suffering from severe malnutrition.
Batool Ali is six years old, though you would never guess that from her huge, haunted eyes and emaciated frame. Ribs jutting out over her distended belly, Batool weighs less than 16 kilograms (35 pounds). She is one of nearly half a million children in Yemen suffering from severe malnutrition.
Posted: 22-06-17
The son of Equatorial Guinea's President is on trial in France for splurging on a Parisian mansion, a private jet and a fleet of luxury cars using tens of millions of dollars he allegedly looted from his country.
The son of Equatorial Guinea's President is on trial in France for splurging on a Parisian mansion, a private jet and a fleet of luxury cars using tens of millions of dollars he allegedly looted from his country.
Posted: 23-06-17
GOP's thinking that wealth equates with virtue is not new, Trump is just willing to say it. The problem is that in domestic policy, it favors the rich over the poor, says Paul Waldman.
GOP's thinking that wealth equates with virtue is not new, Trump is just willing to say it. The problem is that in domestic policy, it favors the rich over the poor, says Paul Waldman.
Posted: 23-06-17
The United States and Iraq said ISIS blew up a historic mosque in Mosul that was the ideological heart of the terror group and the birthplace of its self-declared caliphate.
The United States and Iraq said ISIS blew up a historic mosque in Mosul that was the ideological heart of the terror group and the birthplace of its self-declared caliphate.
Posted: 23-06-17
Britain's Queen Elizabeth II has reigned for over 65 years, but according to Prince Harry few in the royal family envy her, despite sharing her sense of duty.
Britain's Queen Elizabeth II has reigned for over 65 years, but according to Prince Harry few in the royal family envy her, despite sharing her sense of duty.
Posted: 22-06-17
A popular social media fitness personality died after what can only be described as a freak accident involving a whipped cream canister.
A popular social media fitness personality died after what can only be described as a freak accident involving a whipped cream canister.
Posted: 22-06-17
From revolving beds to indoor rainforests, the emirate continues to build extraordinary hotels.
From revolving beds to indoor rainforests, the emirate continues to build extraordinary hotels.
Posted: 23-06-17
Take a look at 23 photos of the week from June 16 through June 22.
Take a look at 23 photos of the week from June 16 through June 22.
Posted: 23-06-17
It's been a blistering week in London, with little shade from the sun or the news.
It's been a blistering week in London, with little shade from the sun or the news.
Posted: 23-06-17
European political leaders are meeting in Brussels for a critical two-day summit after a morale-boosting few weeks for the European Union. Following the failure of far-right populists to win in France and the Netherlands, Brussels senses that the current Euroskeptic wave may have reached its peak.
European political leaders are meeting in Brussels for a critical two-day summit after a morale-boosting few weeks for the European Union. Following the failure of far-right populists to win in France and the Netherlands, Brussels senses that the current Euroskeptic wave may have reached its peak.
Posted: 23-06-17
Jared Kushner's visit to Israel this week reflects an unexpected development in current Middle East politics.
Jared Kushner's visit to Israel this week reflects an unexpected development in current Middle East politics.
Posted: 22-06-17
Exclusive: 'We have a responsibility to do more'
Exclusive: 'We have a responsibility to do more'
Britain is marching itself out of the European Union, a divorce with major implications for trade and the country's economy.
Britain is marching itself out of the European Union, a divorce with major implications for trade and the country's economy.