Islamic State is sending hundreds of naive and gullible recruits to die as untrained suicide bombers, US President Barack Obama's envoy says.
An upscale restaurant has described a hen's party as "peasants" and "bottom of the barrel" after the bride-to-be gave the business a bad review online.
Moscow (AFP) - The rights group that ran Russia's only museum in a former gulag said Tuesday it has been ousted and the institution will cease as a memorial devoted to Soviet-era repression.
Indonesian authorities say Myuran Sukumaran and Andrew Chan did not say a word as armoured vehicles took them from their Bali jail in the pre-dawn dark.
Kerobokan (Indonesia) (AFP) - Two Australian drug smugglers in Indonesia were taken from their Bali prison Wednesday to an island where they will executed, as the Australian leader said his country was "revolted" by their looming deaths after frantic diplomatic efforts to save them.
BrasÃlia (AFP) - A Brazilian federal judge on Tuesday ordered the deportation of Italian extremist and writer Cesare Battisti, convicted of murder in his homeland, citing legislation providing for the removal of wanted foreign nationals.
Ankara (AFP) - Every meal that goes before Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is rigorously tested both at home and abroad for fear of possible assassination, his personal doctor said.
Athens (AFP) - Prosecutors said Tuesday that the jailed leader of Greece's neo-Nazi Golden Dawn party and his deputy may have to be freed after 18 months in custody.
The rogue trader whose fraudulent deals broke the city's oldest, and arguably most prestigious, merchant bank, Barings, calls for more bank prosecutions.
Paris (AFP) - President Francois Holland will make the first ever visit by a French head of state to Cuba in May in the latest sign of a thaw between the isolated communist nation and Europe and the United States.
A New Zealand man will find out later this month if he will be jailed in Myanmar for using an image of Buddha to promote a bar in the nation's capital.