The FBI has unlocked the iPhone used by one of the San Bernardino terror attackers, officials said, ending a heated legal standoff with Apple that had pitted US authorities against Silicon Valley.
The Rolling Stones unleashed two hours of shrieking, thundering rock and roll on an ecstatic crowd of hundreds of thousands of Cubans and foreign visitors Friday night, capping one of the most momentous weeks in modern Cuban history with a massive celebration of music that was once forbidden here.
Dancing the tango, relaxing with family in picturesque Patagonia, catching a baseball game with Cuba's Raul Castro — it's been an unusual week for President Barack Obama.
A leading Turkish newspaper opposed to President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and seized by authorities warned of the "darkest days" in the history of the press Saturday in a defiant edition as police used rubber bullets to disperse a new protest.
A senior Facebook Inc executive was released after nearly 24 hours in a Brazilian jail due to a disputed court order demanding data from the company's WhatsApp messaging service for a confidential drug-trafficking investigation.
Leonardo DiCaprio won his long-awaited first Oscar for revenge epic "The Revenant" but journalism drama "Spotlight" took best picture in a surprising end to Hollywood's glittering awards season.
A documentary about a Pakistani girl shot in the face by her own family won an Oscar on Sunday, after helping persuade the government to fight so-called "honor killings."
Harper Lee, who wrote one of America's most beloved literary classics, "To Kill a Mockingbird," and surprised readers with a second book about racial injustice in the U.S. South after living a largely reclusive life for decades, died at the age of 89 on Friday.
Police have arrested six people accused of arranging the marriage of a seven-year-old boy and six-year-old girl in eastern Pakistan, officials said Saturday.
The tiny Himalayan nation of Bhutan has a new crown prince.
A town in Germany has banned male asylum seekers from public swimming pools after complaints from women that they were being harassed by migrants, AFP learnt Friday.
Three winning tickets shared a $1.6-billion bonanza in the US Powerball lottery on Wednesday, after millions of people tuned in to see the fate of the world-record jackpot live on TV.
British music icon David Bowie has died of cancer at the age of 69, drawing an outpouring of tributes for the innovative star famed for groundbreaking hits like "Ziggy Stardust" and his theatrical shape-shifting style.
Swiss multi-billionaire businesswoman Margarita Louis-Dreyfus, the 53-year-old chair of French conglomerate Louis Dreyfus Commodities and owner of the Olympique de Marseille football team, is pregnant with twins, the company said Monday.
German leaders expressed shock over dozens of apparently coordinated sexual assaults against women on New Year's Eve in the western city of Cologne blamed on "Arab-looking men," but warned against anti-migrant scapegoating.