A pregnant 15-year-old who had been raped by a brother-in-law decided to marry her attacker, hoping this would shield her from other male relatives who might kill her in the name of "family honor."
A Pakistani official says the death toll from twin blasts in the northwestern town of Parachinar climbed to 40 overnight, bringing the overall death toll from three separate attacks on Friday to 56.
A county government in southwestern China says around 100 people from 40 homes are feared buried by a landslide that crashed into their homes.
The Latest on a foiled plot targeting the Grand Mosque in the holy Muslim city of Mecca in Saudi Arabia (all times local): 5:30 a.m.
Among other topics, the ambassador laid out the position of nations from the Gulf Cooperation Council and their decision to impose economic and diplomatic sanctions on GCC member Qatar, following a list of long-simmering grievances.
Some 800 households from five publicly-owned apartment towers in London were evacuated Friday night after an inspection found them to be unsafe.
Saudi security forces foiled a terror plot targeting the Grand Mosque in the Muslim holy city of Mecca, exchanging gunfire with one of the suspects who blew himself up inside a home Friday, Saudi Arabia's Interior Ministry said.
Albania holds parliamentary elections Sunday after the country's two largest political parties set aside decades of bitter rivalry and reached a landmark agreement aimed at furthering efforts to eventually join the European Union.
Mexican authorities say 10 people have been injured by a fireworks explosion in central Mexico.
President Michelle Bachelet is asking forgiveness of Chile's largest indigenous group for what she says are "errors and horrors" committed by the state throughout history.
Fire has been raging for nearly a day through a building in Peru's capital where tons of flammable materials were stored — and the country has been transfixed by appeals for help by trapped youth.
Former California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger says the environment shouldn't be a partisan issue.
There was activity this week on both sides of the Korean peninsula’s DMZ.
Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos says the nation is on the verge of completing an historic feat: All guerrillas in the country's largest rebel group will soon have turned in their weapons.
Police in Scotland have turned down an offer to be reimbursed for the policing costs for former President Barack Obama's recent visit to Edinburgh and St. Andrews.
The World Jewish Congress and the leading Jewish group in Hungary are both objecting to Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban's praise for Miklos Horthy, a leader who allied Hungary with Nazi Germany.
Pope Francis will preside over a reconciliation ceremony between Colombian victims and former guerrillas during a September visit aimed at consolidating the peace process to end Latin America's longest-running armed conflict.
About 30 young British boys wore skirts to school in Exeter in protest of being told they could not wear shorts even in hot weather, but they have won their fight and can now dress comfortably.
About 30 young British boys wore skirts to an Exeter school after being told they could not wear shorts in hot weather.
Turkish media reports say five people — three of them children — were electrocuted at a water park pool in northwest Turkey and have died.
The U.N. human rights office says it estimates that more than two years of intensified conflict in Yemen has killed nearly 5,000 civilians.
A former paramilitary commander turned police informer in Northern Ireland has pleaded guilty to 200 terrorist offenses.
The latest youth to die during Venezuela's crackdown on anti-government protests has a connection to President Nicolas Maduro: His father was once the socialist leader's supervisor.
Dutch customs officials say they have intercepted a crate containing 12 concealed pieces of rhinoceros horn that was being sent from South Africa to Laos.
Officials say former U.S. President Barack Obama has arrived on the resort island of Bali to begin a vacation in Indonesia, where he lived for several years as a child.
Striking photos released Friday show just how dangerously close a Russian fighter jet came to a U.S. Air Force reconnaissance aircraft in a Monday interaction deemed "provocative" by a U.S. official.
Lawmakers from Hungary's governing parties have approved legislation on political advertising which opposition parties say will limit their billboard campaigns.
The U.S. European Command has released dramatic photos of a Russian jet coming within a few feet of a U.S. Air Force reconnaissance jet over the Baltic Sea in a maneuver that has been criticized as unsafe.
The United States ambassador to Somalia says the U.S. once again will have a permanent diplomatic presence in the country after it opens offices in Mogadishu later this year.
At least 15 people were killed and 70 others were wounded Friday after two bombings at a crowded market in Pakistan's northwestern tribal region, Pakistani government officials said.
China's Foreign Minister is calling for a political solution to end Syria's six-year crisis saying that once the country's security conditions begin to improve refugees will start returning to their country.
The Latest on the day's attacks in Pakistan (all times local): 6:20 p.m.
Dina Muhimba handles hundreds of diamonds every day in what she describes as a "no-mistake job."
A tourist bus crashed into a bridge in central Paris on Friday, injuring at least four people, according to multiple media reports.
The acting managing director of Al-Jazeera's English language service on Friday denounced demands by Gulf Arab states involved in a dispute with Qatar for the network's shutdown as an attempt to suppress free expression.
The man accused of driving into a crowd of Muslim worshippers this week in Britain, killing one person, was charged Friday with terrorism-related murder and attempted murder, officials said.
A tour bus company says one of its double-decker, open-roof buses hit the roof of a Paris tunnel, injuring four people, one of them seriously.
A Belgian court has found a princess from Abu Dhabi and her seven daughters guilty of mistreating around 20 servants forced to work for them in a plush Brussels hotel.
The latest on the Grenfell tower fire in London (all times local): 12:50 p.m.
The German government is strongly rejecting criticism — from a religious authority overseen by the Turkish government — of a new liberal mosque in Berlin where all Muslims can pray together.
Italy's farm lobby is warning that agricultural production is plummeting nationwide because of prolonged heat and dry weather — and authorities are now rationing water and declaring a state of emergency in some areas.
Manslaughter charges are being considered in the deadly London fire that began in a fridge freezer, killing at least 79 people last week, British police said Friday.
British authorities have charged 47-year-old Darren Osborne with terrorism-related murder and attempted murder in connection with the van attack on a crowd of Muslim worshippers near two north London mosques.
France's interior minister is paying a visit to the northern port city of Calais where migrants seeking to cross the English Channel to Britain are returning after thousands were moved out last fall.
British Prime Minister Theresa May's show of goodwill at the European Union summit left the 27 other EU leaders with "thousands of questions" and eagerly awaiting a more detailed proposal on the future right of EU citizens to remain in a departed Britain.
A leading Polish human rights official has come under fire for saying the "Polish nation" took part in the implementation of the Holocaust — a controversial statement in a country that never collaborated with Nazi Germany during World War II.
The German government says Chancellor Angela Merkel will host a meeting next week of European participants in the Group of 20 summit to prepare for the meeting of global powers in July.
The Latest on the Grenfell Tower fire (all times local): 10:50 a.m.
Mongolians vote for a new president on Monday in a race pitting a horse salesman against a former judo star and a nationalist wanting more gains from the vast, landlocked country's mineral wealth.
Officials say three people have been killed and three others wounded in a suspected Islamic extremist attack in Kenya's Mandera County, which borders Somalia.