With only a skimpy loincloth to protect their modesty, thousands of men brave freezing temperatures to fight for lucky charms thrown by a priest at Japan’s annual Naked Man Festival.
Pensioner Sarjo Manneh celebrated more joyfully than most when former leader Yahya Jammeh agreed to leave The Gambia in January.
Faced with the risk of drones being used to snoop or carry out attacks on French soil, the air force is showing its claws.
Britain’s House of Lords is to begin debating a bill empowering Prime Minister Theresa May to kickstart Brexit — a potentially tricky test given her Conservatives do not hold a majority there.
US Vice President Mike Pence meets EU and NATO leaders Monday at the end of a European trip aimed at reassuring allies worried that President Donald Trump might abandon them.
New Zealand’s High Court ruled Monday that Kim Dotcom was eligible for extradition to the United States over online piracy allegations linked to his now-defunct Megaupload web empire.
Malaysia on Monday summoned the North Korean ambassador over his accusation that Kuala Lumpur was conspiring with “hostile forces” as it investigates the murder of leader Kim Jong-Un’s half-brother, the foreign ministry said.
President Donald Trump’s personal lawyer has given him a peace plan for Ukraine drawn up by non-diplomats, and which has outraged officials in Kiev, The New York Times reported.
Worldwide arms trade has risen to its highest level since the Cold War in the last five years, driven by a demand from the Middle East and Asia, a study said Monday.
Exit polls indicated leftist candidate Lenin Moreno was leading in the first round of Ecuador’s presidential election on Sunday.
Venezuela’s President Nicolas Maduro named a new mining minister on Sunday, the latest of several appointments as he seeks to strengthen his position against opposition pressure to quit.