Caracas (AFP) - President Nicolas Maduro plans to limit the US diplomatic presence in Venezuela and require American tourists to obtain visas, amid growing tensions between the two countries.
An overnight storm in Texas has grounded nearly 1000 flights out of Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport.
A terrorism expert and New Zealand's opposition say sending troops into Iraq is giving the terrorists what they want.
London (AFP) - The London man believed to be Islamic State executioner "Jihadi John" told a journalist four years ago that surveillance by British security services had left him contemplating suicide, it emerged Saturday.
In a series of attacks in and around Iraq's capital, 37 people have been killed.
Robert Mugabe has celebrated his 91st birthday by threatening to take over the remaining land still in the hands of whites.
Monaco (AFP) - A prominent Swiss businessman was on Saturday charged in connection with an alleged art fraud targeting Russian oligarch and football club owner Dmitry Rybolovlev.
The wife of a New Zealander who was on board the doomed Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 hopes to bring her husband home a year after the tragedy.
Sierra Leone has recorded a rise in new Ebola cases this week, with President Ernest Bai Koroma reinstating various restrictions to combat the spread.
Mexico City (AFP) - Mexico's government dealt a major blow to the Knights Templar drug cartel by capturing its last leader, but the proliferation of new armed groups shows the government is far from victory.
Rio de Janeiro (AFP) - International Olympic Committee president Thomas Bach said Saturday a swathe of reforms aimed at streamlining Olympic tournaments and keeping costs in check were bearing early fruit, after Tokyo 2020 organizers unveiled changes to their plans designed to save more than $1 billion.