A US military drone has been shot down over Yemen, southeast of the Houthi-controlled capital Sanaa, two US officials have confirmed.
Scotland coach Gregor Townsend retained just one player, full-back Stuart Hogg, in the starting XV for Saturday's Test with France as the side bid to rebound from their 32-3 pasting by the French last weekend.
The United Arab Emirates on Wednesday rejected accusations it supported Yemeni separatists in their seizure of the government's de facto capital Aden.
Sudan took further steps in its transition towards civilian rule Wednesday with the swearing in of a new sovereign council, to be followed by the appointment of a prime minister.
Indonesia's Papua was hit by fresh unrest Wednesday as more than 1,000 security personnel were sent to the restive region after violent protests that saw buildings torched and street battles between police and demonstrators.
Shots were fired and several people injured overnight as gangs armed with guns and baseball bats stormed the set of a music video by controversial French rapper Booba, a police source told AFP Wednesday.
The Women's Rugby World Cup in 2017 will be the last to bear that title with World Rugby announcing on Wednesday they are adopting a policy of gender neutrality for their tournaments.
In the decade since Jade Goody died from cervical cancer at the age of 27, theso-called "Jade Goody effect" has worn off
Football broadcaster Gary Lineker has told fans the BBC received a complaintabout a bald joke he made on Match Of The Day
China on Wednesday blasted a huge planned US arms shipment to self-ruled Taiwan and threatened to sanction firms involved in the sale of F-16 fighter jets.
President Sergio Mattarella begins talks with key political leaders on Wednesday to see if a new coalition can be formed, a day after Italy's dysfunctional anti-immigrant government dramatically fell apart with the resignation of Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte.
Channel 4's show Train Your Baby Like A Dog raised concerns before it was evenaired - and it certainly proved to be divisive
When I began working as a high school teacher, I realized that although it's aprofession that is to be revered, it can also come with some absolutely"Funniest Home Video"-worthy style moments
An employee of Britain's consulate in Hong Kong who went missing earlier this month is being held in China, Beijing confirmed Wednesday.
John Gosden and Frankie Dettori are probably the best trainer-jockey combination since Vincent O'Brien and Lester Piggott ruled the "Sport of Kings" 40 years ago and in Enable and Stradivarius provide the two star attractions at the prestigious York Ebor meeting this week.
Warner Brothers is taking the red pill and plugging back into The Matrix, withstars Keanu Reeves and Carrie-Anne Moss reprising their roles for a fourthfilm in the game-changing action franchise
The next Spider-Man film could be very far from home for fans of the MarvelCinematic Universe because of a standoff between Disney and Sony
The death toll from an Islamic State attack on a Kabul wedding at the weekend has reached at least 80, an official said Wednesday, as the Afghan capital still reels from the deadliest blast in more than a year.