Indonesia’s President Joko Widodo said he would restore a moratorium on the death penalty if he won the backing of the people, after a spate of executions that drew international condemnation.
Britain’s Daily Mail newspaper faced a backlash Tuesday for comparing the legs on show when British Prime Minister Theresa May and Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon held talks.
The Islamic State group launched a counter-attack Tuesday against US-backed fighters closing in on a key jihadist-held town in northern Syria, a monitor said.
China on Tuesday urged France to protect its citizens in Paris after police there killed a Chinese father of four, sparking violent protests in which 35 people were arrested.
A German state minister on Tuesday accused Turkey of “unacceptable” spying on alleged followers of exiled preacher Fethullah Gulen, whom President Recep Tayyip Erdogan blames for a failed coup attempt last year.
A British court on Tuesday cut a soldier’s sentence for killing an injured Taliban fighter to seven years after his murder conviction was reduced to manslaughter on the grounds of diminished responsibility.
Self-styled revolutionary Carlos the Jackal, already serving two life sentences for murder, awaited a French court’s verdict Tuesday over a deadly 1974 grenade attack in a Paris shopping arcade.
David Beckham has scored an own goal on Facebook after upsetting Hong Kongers by lumping their city in with China — then annoyed mainlanders when he tried to fix his mess.
Devastating earthquakes, floods, hailstorms and wildfires, along with man-made devastation, helped push global disaster costs to $175 billion (161 billion euros) last year, reinsurer Swiss Re said on Thursday.
A civil rights group is suing the US state of Georgia because it will not let a couple give their toddler daughter “Allah” as her last name.
As a Foreign Office diplomat, Crispin Tickell helped Britain join the European Union in 1973. Now 86, he reflects on missed opportunities and his deep disappointment at the Brexit vote.