Kuala Lumpur (AFP) - Malaysian police arrested three leading opposition politicians in a bid to thwart a protest march on Saturday demanding the release of jailed opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim, his party said.
Somalia's ambassador to Switzerland is among the 14 people killed in a gun and bomb attack on a hotel in Mogadishu.
Lausanne (AFP) - Tortuous negotiations aimed at laying to rest fears that Iran will acquire nuclear weapons moved into top gear Saturday with each side demanding the other give ground ahead of a looming deadline.
Dozens of people have been killed during extreme storms in Ecuador and Chile.
Sanaa (AFP) - Arab warplanes pounded Iranian-backed rebels in Yemen for a third night while President Abedrabbo Mansour Hadi held summit talks in Egypt Saturday with regional allies seeking to prevent his overthrow.
Moscow (AFP) - Vandals Saturday destroyed an improvised memorial created by supporters of Russian opposition leader Boris Nemtsov on the bridge where he was shot a month ago, the Echo of Moscow radio station reported Saturday.
Sniffer dogs have been called in to help search for two people missing after what's believed was a gas explosion levelled three New York buildings.
Prague (AFP) - Two young Czech women kidnapped in Pakistan in 2013 have been freed and have returned home, Prime Minister Bohuslav Sobotka said Saturday.
Chinese President Xi Jinping has called for global support for a proposed Asian development bank during the Boao Forum for Asia.
Singapore (AFP) - More than 330,000 people, equivalent to 10 percent of Singapore's citizen population, have visited parliament to pay their respects to the late former prime minister Lee Kuan Yew ahead of his cremation, officials said Saturday.
A US pilot who scared passengers by yelling during a flight is suing JetBlue Airways for ignoring warning signs he was not well before the plane took off.