Nxivm ‘sex cult’ case: Co-founder pleads guilty to racketeering

The co-founder of a suspected US sex cult has pleaded guilty to committing racketeering offences. Nancy Salzman, 65, told a court in New York she had stolen email addresses of critics of Nxivm group and...

Senate votes to end US support of Saudi-led Yemen war

The US Republican-led Senate has approved a bill to end US support for the Saudi-led coalition war in Yemen. The bipartisan vote was 54 to 46, and is a rebuke to President Donald Trump's support...

Hakeem al-Araibi, refugee footballer, gets Australian citizenship

A refugee footballer whose detention in Thailand sparked a global outcry has become an Australian citizen after a ceremony in Melbourne. Hakeem al-Araibi was accused by the Bahraini government of vandalising a police station during...

Felicity Huffman: Desperate Housewives star charged in exam cheating scheme

Desperate Housewives star Felicity Huffman is among more than 40 people charged in a US college cheating scam, according to unsealed court records. The alleged scheme involved helping students cheat on entrance exams, as well...

Algerian president Abdelaziz Bouteflika drops bid for fifth term

Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika has postponed the 18 April presidential elections and said he will not seek a fifth term in office. President Bouteflika's candidacy had provoked mass protests across Algeria over the past few...

Wonder Woman star Gal Gadot wades into Netanyahu row over Israeli Arabs

Wonder Woman star Gal Gadot has become embroiled in a row with Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu over the status of the country's Arab minority. "Love your neighbour as yourself," the Israeli actress said, amid...

Missing Catherine Shaw: Body found in Guatemala

A body has been found in the search for a 23-year-old British woman who went missing in Guatemala, the country's police force has said. Catherine Shaw, from Witney, was reported missing after she left Hotel...

Wildlife World Zoo: Jaguar attacks selfie-taker

A woman who stepped over a barrier to take a selfie at a zoo in Arizona, US, has been attacked by a jaguar. It happened on Saturday and the woman's injuries were not life-threatening. When she...

South Korea’s Moon names new point man on North Korea after Hanoi summit breakdown

SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korean President Moon Jae-in has replaced his unification minister who played a major role in detente with North Korea over the past year, his office said on Friday, and named...

Religious school that India says it bombed looks undamaged and deserted

JABA, Pakistan (Reuters) - Days after India said its warplanes hit a militant Islamist group’s training camp on the site of a religious school in northeastern Pakistan, killing a large number of militants, the...

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