Iranian President Hassan Rouhani called Wednesday on the Muslim world to unite and punish the Saudi government.
Dutch police, Europol and a coalition of cyber security firms launched a new website Monday to fight a surge in "ransomware".
Kazakhstan sentenced a former minister to 14 years in prison for embezzling millions while heading Kazakhstan's preparations for EXPO-2017.
Popescu-Tariceanu is accused of making "declarations not in line with reality" concerning his links with several Romanian and Israeli businessmen who have already been charged, thus "hindering the course of justice".
Two lawsuits filed in California on Monday claim that Muslim women were discriminated against in separate incidents because of their religion and for wearing the hijab.
A Lithuanian national has been sentenced to 13 years in prison for spying on Moscow.
Tax authorities from the world's richest nations on Wednesday probed a mass of murky offshore dealings revealed in the huge Panama Papers data leak, just hours after police raided the law firm at the centre of the scandal.
A Panamanian shell company may have helped hide millions of dollars from the Brink's-Mat heist leaked tax documents allege.
A car bomb killed a driver travelling down a street in central Berlin on Tuesday; investigators suspected that it was a case of homicide.
Gun deaths in the United States can be slashed by 90 percent through universal application of laws requiring background checks of buyers.
A Dutchman dubbed the 'dentist of horror' went on trial after causing horrific injuries to the mouths of more than 100 patients in France.
The German government condemned dozens of coordinated sexual assaults against women on New Year's Eve in Cologne blamed on Arab men.
Turkey on Monday sent back to Russia the corpse of a pilot killed when his plane was shot down by the Turkish air force for allegedly violating its air space on the Syrian border.
A FIFA appeal committee rejected a bid by president Sepp Blatter and UEFA chief Michel Platini to overturn their 90-day bans while Swiss police pursue a criminal inquiry.
Vladimir Putin ordered an inquiry into allegations of "state-supported" drug abuse in athletics that have left Russia facing a possible Olympics ban, but insisted any punishment should be individual and not collective.
French footballer Karim Benzema was arrested in connection with blackmail over a sextape featuring fellow player Mathieu Valbuena, a source close to the probe told AFP.
Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko warned that the arrest of a millionaire associate of one of the country's most powerful oligarchs was only "the start" of a fight against the corruption plaguing the ex-Soviet country.
Outgoing FIFA president Sepp Blatter blamed England, the United States and Michel Platini for the corruption scandal engulfing the organisation.
CIA chief John Brennan said he was "outraged" that hackers broke into his personal email account, and faulted the media for its coverage of the incident.
Anti-secrecy campaign group WikiLeaks published an initial tranche of documents it said were from the personal email account of CIA Director John Brennan.
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