Embattled US comedian Bill Cosby admitted having drugged at least one woman with Quaaludes to have sex with her.
Malaysia's premier Najib Razak on Friday dismissed as "political sabotage" a report that a probe into a state-owned investment fund had found hundreds of millions of dollars were transferred to his personal bank accounts.
Experts from a regional human rights body investigating the disappearance of 43 students in Mexico complained that government delays in allowing them to interview soldiers could limit their work.
Most of those killed in a massacre at a Tunisian beach resort claimed by the Islamic State group were British, the Tunisian Prime Minister Habib Essid said.
A suicide bomber struck a Shiite mosque in the Kuwaiti capital during prayers, killing at least 25 people.
UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon strongly condemned the "appalling" attacks in France, Kuwait and Tunisia and said those responsible should face justice.
Tunisia cannot stand up to the jihadist threat alone, President Beji Caid Essebsi said after a gunman killed 28 people at a tourist resort, calling for a unified global strategy.
Emotions ran high as defiant mourners held the first funeral services for nine African Americans shot dead by a white alleged supremacist in a Charleston church.
President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev has endorsed the law On ratification of treaty between the Republic of Kazakhstan and the Republic of Bulgaria on extradition
A US federal judge will formally sentence Boston bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev to death at a court hearing Wednesday.
A prominent Turkish sculptor risks over four years in prison on charges of insulting President Recep Tayyip Erdogan after being locked in a dispute with the Turkish strongman over one of his works.
The United States wiretapped France's former presidents Jacques Chirac and Nicolas Sarkozy, as well as current leader Francois Hollande, French media reported, citing WikiLeaks files.
A Singapore court ordered psychiatric tests for a teenager who made online attacks on late former leader Lee Kuan Yew as international rights advocates sought his release.
Walmart announced it has decided to remove Confederate flag merchandise from its stores as a debate rages around the banner seen by many as a symbol of racial violence.
American rap mogul Diddy was arrested in Los Angeles for assault with a deadly weapon -- in this case, a kettlebell.
The historic black church in South Carolina where a white gunman murdered nine African Americans, held its first church service since the massacre.
Authorities found five bodies in Mexico's northern state of Nuevo Leon on Sunday, adding to three days of violence that left 22 people dead in the region.
Russia fought honestly for the right to host the 2018 World Cup and the decision should not be called into question.
US President Barack Obama voiced confidence that a "shocked and heartbroken" nation would eventually tighten permissive gun laws.
A week ago, Dylann Roof is said to have bragged that he wanted to kill a bunch of people.
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