A Dutch man has been found guilty over a £1.6bn drugs smuggling operation where he posed as a handyman on a fake ambulance.
Tunisian feminist Amina Sboui looks back on the topless photo that made her famous and explains why she decided to publish an such an incendiary image.
France holds a national memorial service to remember the 130 people who died in the Paris attacks two weeks ago.
The Dutch finance ministry says it will fight a ruling ordering it to recover as much as €30m (£21.2m) in tax from Starbucks.
Rotana Tarabzouni is a Saudi born singer now studying in the US. She's been trolled on Twitter for her choice to sing and campaign for women's rights.
A suicide bomber has killed at least 21 people in attack on a Shia Muslim procession in Nigeria's Kano state, eyewitnesses say.
The Supreme Court on Friday blocked votes from being counted in a controversial Hawaii election designed to be a major step toward Native Hawaiian self-governance.
Black Friday sees an online spending surge on both sides of the Atlantic, although there were still long queues of US consumers hunting for bargains on the High Street.
Tens of thousands of Nepal schoolchildren form a human chain along the capital Kathmandu's ring road, in protest at a blockade on the Indian border.
Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson is visiting Syrian refugees in Jordan this weekend.
The Secret Service says a man who jumped the White House fence draped in an American flag on Thanksgiving has been charged.
Shaimaa Khalil meets one of the country's up and coming artists and public speakers who has been in a wheelchair for more than seven years after a car accident destroyed her spine.
Donald Trump has made some controversial campaign promises lately – including vows to monitor certain mosques, track Syrian refugees and bring back waterboarding – but the debate is still raging over perhaps his biggest-scale proposal: mass deportation of the country’s illegal immigrants.
Japanese officials say they are investigating decomposed bodies found on board boats off the country's coastline.
Footballer Mathieu Valbuena speaks publicly for the first time about an alleged sex tape blackmail plot involving France teammate Karim Benzema.
Pope Francis urges Kenyans to unite and take a stand against the destructive effects of tribalism by asking a stadium of people to hold hands.
Six children have drowned as two migrant boats carrying them from Turkey to Greece sank in the Aegean Sea, Turkish media say.
America's heroin crisis has risen to levels that are demanding attention on the 2016 campaign trail as candidates from both sides of the aisle call for action, particularly in the first-in-the-nation primary state of New Hampshire where heroin overdoses have soared.
Russians vow to stop going to Turkey on holiday in revenge for downed plane.
Russia is preparing to begin waging electronic warfare in Syria with the institution of jamming systems that are meant to prevent an incident similar to the attack on Tuesday that brought down a Russian plane in the war-torn region, according to reports by the Russian news media.