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Indonesia has executed four people, despite last minute calls for mercy and pressure from the international community to halt plans.

Springfield (United States) (AFP) - Jimmy Walker, who missed the cut in three of his past four major starts, fired a five-under-par 65 Thursday to grab a one-shot lead in the first round of the PGA …

Lima (AFP) - Former Wall Street banker Pedro Pablo Kuczynski was inaugurated as Peru's new president Thursday, vowing to kick-start the economy and unite a country torn by a photo-finish election.

Beirut (AFP) - Al-Nusra Front, whose leader on Thursday announced its break from Al-Qaeda, is a well-organised, battle-hardened jihadist group allied with rebels fighting the Syrian regime.

Kathmandu (AFP) - Floods and landslides in Nepal and India have killed more than 90 people in recent days, with at least two million residents forced to flee their homes, officials said Thursday.

Paris (AFP) - France on Thursday identified the second jihadist involved in the brutal killing of an elderly priest, as calls mounted for the prime minister and interior minister to resign after the …

Geneva (AFP) - The World Wildlife Fund on Thursday urged Asian states to investigate all tiger breeding centres and crack down on any involved in black-market animal trade.

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